10/05/2015 - 1:00pm
Kroger is completing the installation of its Digital Shelf Edge smart shelf technology to 2,200 shelves throughout the center of the supermarket, including most aisles with dry goods Cinicinnati.com is reporting. “It has the potential to reinvent brick-and-mortar retailing,” Kroger’s VP research and development Brett Bonner said. “It brings the info-richness of the Internet to the sight, sounds, smells and touching of in-store shopping.” (Cincinnati.com)
10/05/2015 - 12:43pm

The Generic Pharceutical Association’s CEO and President Chip Davis offered his recommendations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. 

10/05/2015 - 12:40pm

The New York Times outlines the impact price increases of Valeant Pharmaceutical's Cuprimine has on one family, juxtaposing Valeant's pharmaceutical business model against the threat of government action. “Cuprimine is just one of many Valeant drugs whose prices have spiked as part of the company’s concerted strategy, which has richly rewarded its investors and made it one of Wall Street’s most popular health stocks,” the article said. “But Valeant’s habit of buying up existing drugs and raising prices aggressively, rather than trying to develop new drugs, has also drawn the ire of lawmakers and helped stoke public outrage against the growing trend of higher and higher drug prices imposed by big drug companies.” (New York Times)



10/05/2015 - 12:22pm

Overall, 22% of consumers who are enabling their health management through technology in 2015 vs. 13% two years ago.

10/05/2015 - 12:20pm

Lebhar-Friedman, Inc. announces two personnel changes, including a new publisher for Drug Store News. 

10/05/2015 - 11:36am

Jason Ausili joined NACDS this week as the director of pharmacy affairs. Ausili will drive NACDS' initiatives designed to optimize pharmacy care and will assist with emerging care models.

10/05/2015 - 10:23am

Sam’s Club made some expansive personnel and strategy changes focused on merchandising on the same day that Walmart announced job cuts at its home office in Bentonville, Ark.

10/05/2015 - 9:49am

The seventh president in Meijer's 81-year history hails from Columbus, Ohio and is a graduate of Ohio Northern University’s College of Pharmacy.

10/05/2015 - 8:00am

Two Dutch pharmacy associations have presented a plan suggesting that widespread pharmacogenomics might be available by 2020.