Retail News

03/28/2014 - 9:23am

Safeway on Friday announced the expiration of the 21-day "go-shop" period pursuant to the terms of the previously announced definitive merger agreement under which AB Acquisition has agreed to acquire all outstanding shares of Safeway.

03/28/2014 - 7:22am

Fred's Super Dollar will be exiting a number of front-end categories — including footwear, televisions/home theater and select home furnishings — in an effort to expand seasonal, health, beauty, pharmacy and OTC, in line with reconfiguration plan strategies, Fred's CFO Jerry Shore told analysts Thursday.

03/28/2014 - 6:24am

Rebecca Shanahan, CEO of Avella Specialty Pharmacy, will be the keynote speaker at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy’s Specialty Pharmacy Conference 2014, Avella announced Wednesday.

03/28/2014 - 6:15am

Pharmacists in New Mexico have become the first in the United States certified to prescribe Narcan (naloxone), which prevents or reverses the effects of opioids including respiratory depression, sedation and hypotension, according to a report published Wednesday by The New Mexican.

03/28/2014 - 6:00am

According to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, a Missouri bill would require health benefit plans to reimburse pharmacies when they dispense less than a 30-day supply for the purpose of synchronizing a patient’s chronic medications.

03/27/2014 - 2:01pm

At the American Pharmacists Association Convention on Thursday, PrescribeWellness announced a partnership with the APhA Foundation to provide community pharmacies new tools to help their diabetic patients improve their disease management and health.

03/27/2014 - 1:06pm

Indiana Governor Mike Pence earlier this week signed legislation designed to create a pathway for the substitution of interchangeable biologic medicines, according to published reports.

03/27/2014 - 11:58am

Walgreens’ “Less Hassle, More Time” campaign — which was based in part on insights from GfK’s Health team — won a Gold ARF David Ogilvy Award Tuesday night, GfK announced.

03/27/2014 - 11:20am

In lead-up to a House Panel hearing on Thursday, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores submitted a statement expressing its support for the leadership and efforts of Congress and the Food and Drug Administration in taking common-sense approaches in safeguarding the process of delivering prescription medications to patients.

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