01/29/2016 - 10:39am

Drug Channels on Thursday released its latest ranking of pharmacies based on total prescription revenues, with Walgreens Boots Alliance the largest of retail pharmacies, followed by CVS Health and Walmart. "We estimate that total revenues of retail, mail and specialty pharmacies reached $364.1 billion in 2015, up 12.1% from 2014," wrote Adam Fein, CEO Drug Channels Institute. "The top tier of dispensing pharmacies ... accounted for about 64% of U.S. prescription dispensing revenues in 2015." (Drug Channels)

01/29/2016 - 9:34am
This week, Arizona ranks No. 2 in flu incidence among states and No. 3 in flu incidence gains, while Nevada tops the Walgreens Flu Index. 
 
01/29/2016 - 9:20am

“Our January promotion, ‘2016 Starting Points,’ was well received by our customers, so we decided to offer our loyal shoppers another chance to easily and quickly earn more Plenti points,” reported John Learish, Rite Aid SVP marketing. 

01/29/2016 - 9:06am

McKesson's North America pharmaceutical distribution and services revenues were $39.6 billion for the quarter, up 6% on a reported basis and 7% on a constant currency basis, primarily driven by market growth.

01/28/2016 - 2:36pm
In addition, Walgreens is suspending Theranos laboratory services at its Palo Alto, Calif., store, effective immediately.
 
01/28/2016 - 1:55pm

Fruth Pharmacy has opened another location in West Virginia, this time inside the Tower FoodFair grocery store in Barboursville.

01/28/2016 - 1:24pm

Working in partnership with CSI (Computerized Screening, Inc.), which provides the in-store Health Stations for Price Chopper and Market 32, and now Doctor On Demand, the leading video telemedicine provider, customers will now have immediate access to board certified physicians around the clock. 

01/28/2016 - 12:47pm

Procter & Gamble’s Pantene hair care brand is teaming up with Walmart for the 10th annual Pantene Beautiful Lengths event in Northwest Arkansas.

01/28/2016 - 12:05pm

Additionally, there has been an increase in the number of shoppers who claim brand names are very important.