11/06/2015 - 1:03pm

A CBS star and the producer of the People’s Choice Awards — which will be held Jan. 6 — got flu shots at a press conference to promote Walgreens’ vaccination campaign. 

11/06/2015 - 12:18pm

Pharmacy and retail NACDS members members were able to discuss issues surrounding Medicaid, prescription drug monitoring program funding, opioid abuse, plastic bag preemptions and back-to-school sales tax holidays. 

11/06/2015 - 10:08am

CVS Health is a likely buyer for as many as 85% of any stores that will be required to be sold by Walgreens Boots Alliance/Rite Aid by the Federal Trade Commission. 

11/05/2015 - 4:41pm

As the company heads into the holiday season and Q4, CEO Jerry Shore said Fred’s is aiming to optimize its operations and finish the fiscal year with a strong financial showing. 

11/05/2015 - 4:00pm

Walgreens may have to shutter as many as 3,000 stores in its bid to buy Rite Aid, or 65% of Rite Aid's store base, according to one real estate analyst in a Fortune story published Thursday, including 1,000 locations Walgreens is willing to jettison as part of any FTC negotiation and another 2,000 locations after the merger is complete. "The post-merger Walgreens real estate imperative will be to minimize cannibalization," noted Garrick Brown, VP research at Cushman for the West Region, adding that there are countless Rite Aid and Walgreens locations opposite one another across the country. (Fortune)

11/05/2015 - 3:04pm

Shoppers Drug Mart’s Holiday Beauty Galas offer skin analysis and makeup applications in an effort to raise funds for charities that improve women’s health, through the company’s LOVE YOU program. 

11/05/2015 - 12:34pm

Though Costco’s U.S. sales saw a 1% increase over both the four weeks and nine weeks ended Nov. 1 compared to last year, its Canadian stores saw an 8% decrease in comparable sales. 

11/05/2015 - 12:06pm

The new store will feature locally-made coffee, beer and ice-cream, along with expanded pharmacy and beauty departments. 

11/05/2015 - 11:45am

Almost two-thirds of consumers surveyed say social media will have some influence on their purchasing decisions, largely among the 18-44 age demographic.