04/22/2015 - 10:04am

It has been a year since Loblaw Co. completed its acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart in a $12.4 billion deal that created a retailing powerhouse.

04/22/2015 - 10:04am

Picking up almost 600 new stores in 2014, McKesson’s Health Mart is a forward-thinking pharmacy franchisor that focuses on a key component of community pharmacy success — the pharmacist-patient relationship.

04/22/2015 - 10:04am

In the past year, AmerisourceBergen has introduced a number of initiatives to help their Good Neighbor Pharmacy franchisees not only build out the clinical aspects of their business, but also develop the front ends of the pharmacy business and better connect to the patient.

04/22/2015 - 10:04am

The supermarket industry’s biggest engine appears to be firing on nearly all cylinders.

04/22/2015 - 10:03am

Measured by sheer number of stores in its service network, geographic reach and market penetration, Cardinal Health wields enormous clout as an independent pharmacy provider. The healthcare giant now distributes pharmaceuticals and provides marketing and support services to more than 8,400 independent pharmacies.

04/22/2015 - 10:03am

Today, Target has moved beyond the data breach of late 2013, recording a 4.1% lift in fourth-quarter sales for the period ended Jan. 31, and discontinued its Canadian operations.

04/22/2015 - 10:03am

“Our health-and-wellness experts are leading the way for the future of health care in our stores and beyond.”

For any retail pharmacy provider, that would be a bold, perhaps even overly confident, assertion. But coming as it does from Walmart, it’s something that both the U.S. healthcare system and Walmart’s competitors are taking seriously.

04/22/2015 - 10:03am

When news of Rite Aid’s acquisition of the $5 billion-large PBM EnvisionRx broke on Feb. 11, the company’s shares closed 6.6% higher that day at $8.08. That’s because Wall Street knows a good deal when it sees one, and the acquisition of EnvisionRx is a good deal.

04/22/2015 - 10:02am

Walgreens forever changed its corporate trajectory with the execution of its “step 2” merger and acquisition of Boots Alliance, creating a truly international retail pharmacy operator with the restructured and rebranded Walgreens Boots Alliance.