09/12/2011 - 9:40am

McKesson on Monday announced the creation of a new division: McKesson Specialty Health.

09/12/2011 - 9:08am

Consumer sentiment toward the economy continues to be negative, acknowledged David Dillon, Kroger chairman and CEO, a factor that may drive many consumers toward more of the value-driven store brands in which Kroger is investing.

09/12/2011 - 8:47am

A Midwest supermarket retailer will spend $60 million to build up to 10 stores and remodel or rebuild several more over the next three years, according to published reports.

09/12/2011 - 8:21am

Target has assisted Texas wildfire relief efforts by donating $60,000.

09/12/2011 - 7:54am

Longtime industry veteran Mark de Bruin in July signed on with wholesaler H. D. Smith as corporate VP managed care. Drug Store News sat down with de Bruin recently to discuss the managed care climate for the independent pharmacy operator and how the business of pharmacy continues to evolve. 

09/12/2011 - 7:50am

New worries about the economy are affecting back-to-school shopping this fall.

09/12/2011 - 7:50am

Somewhere along the road back from Boston, DSN publisher Wayne Bennett and I looked at each other and realized that the previous 24 hours or so had been some of the most productive time we had enjoyed at a trade show in quite a while.

09/12/2011 - 7:49am

As the clock winds down on the patent exclusivity of the industry’s biggest blockbuster drug in November, speculation continues to grow that Pfizer will look to flip the switch on an OTC version of Lipitor (atorvastatin) before generic competition whittles away at the $7 billion behemoth. 

09/12/2011 - 7:48am

Consumers still have a sweet tooth despite a sour economy. U.S. confectionery sales at food, drug and mass stores continue to grow at a pace of 4.2%, outpacing overall store sales, according to data from the National Confectioners Association.