09/19/2014 - 10:42am

In support of Shoppers Drug Mart's ongoing commitment to women's health, the company and its associate-owners have announced that the 13th annual Tree of Life campaign will run from Sept. 20 to Oct. 17.

09/19/2014 - 9:59am

A&P has completed the refinancing of its existing senior debt, which it says will enable the company to further invest in the business and ramp up growth strategies.

09/19/2014 - 8:57am
Revising year-end guidance on account of reimbursement rate headwinds, Rite Aid's stock took a hit after reporting second-quarter earnings even though the company beat analysts' consensus estimates for the quarter. The retail pharmacy operation recorded second-quarter profit of $127.8 million, or 13 cents per share, more than doubling FactSet consensus analyst estimate of 6 cents a share, according to a MarketWatch report. And while revenue of $6.5 billion was in line with analyst expectations, Rite Aid topped expected same-store sales growth of 3.3% by recording 4.1% in same-store sales growth. 
 
Rite Aid is still on the right track. 
09/18/2014 - 5:21pm

Looking to serve a strong voice and advocate for Canada’s neighborhood pharmacy as they play an increasingly important role in healthcare is the new Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada.

09/18/2014 - 4:22pm

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has offered its support for new legislation — S. 2862, the Regulatory Transparency, Patient Access, and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2014 — which calls for a collaborative, coordinated approach to curbing prescription drug abuse and safeguarding patients.

09/18/2014 - 3:43pm

McKesson donated four million pairs of latex gloves to World Vision, the wholesaler announced Thursday.

09/18/2014 - 2:53pm

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores submitted a statement urging transparency, collaboration and prioritization in working with pharmacy and other healthcare stakeholders to help protect patient access and fight prescription drug abuse and diversion.

09/18/2014 - 2:15pm

Kmart Pharmacy has announced that it is offering flu shots in stores for as low as $24.99. In addition, Shop Your Way members who receive their vaccination can get a $5 Kmart gift card with coupon available in select circulars and online.

09/18/2014 - 2:02pm

Good Neighbor Pharmacy, a national independent pharmacy network, on Thursday announced the launch of Good Neighbor Pharmacy University, an online central resource for network members to access information and education.