A lot was happening in the world of community pharmacy, as we raced to close this issue of Drug Store News— no news bigger than the late October bombshell that Walgreens Boots Alliance would swallow up Rite Aid, in a deal valued at more than $17 billion all in.
Social media marketing genius and best-selling business writer Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerMedia, will deliver a special lunchtime keynote address at the 17th annual Industry Issues Summit at the famed New York Athletic Club on Dec. 3, with record-breaking attendance expected.
As it moves into the final phases of its merger with Procter and Gamble’s specialty beauty business, Coty has announced its planned restructuring, which will take effect once the merger is complete, likely in the last half of 2016.
CNBC reported Tuesday that former Walmart U.S. CEO Bill Simon crash-landed his small airplane in Fayettevill, Ark. on a trip between Bentonville and Waco, Texas. He and his two passengers escaped with minor injuries after he parachute landed the plane. (CNBC)
Drug Store News recently spoke with GENCO VP of healthcare logistics, Kevin McPherson. With more than three decades of supply chain and healthcare experience, McPherson is driving the company’ efforts to improve the safety and efficiency of the healthcare supply chain through the company’s Lifecycle Logistics concept.