03/08/2016 - 4:52pm

As part of its annual Industry Issues Conference in December, Drug Store News assembled a first-class panel of retail pharmacy and supplier executives for an exclusive, in-depth discussion on emerging best practices for improving care among patients with chronic conditions.

03/04/2016 - 6:47pm

One of the most promising recent developments in the nation’s search for a more accessible and cost-effective healthcare system has been the rapid rise of health events and free testing services at chain and independent pharmacies. 

03/04/2016 - 11:30am

The company said its total revenues for the period ended Feb. 14, which included the holidays, increased 2.6% to $28.2 billion. 

02/04/2016 - 11:45am

The shift this year of the Super Bowl from late January to early February impacted Costco's January results, the retailer reported. 

02/02/2016 - 4:49pm

How does a big-box warehouse club operator generate awareness of its health services when its pharmacies are dwarfed by a vast array of electronics, case-pack groceries, apparel and general merchandise? Work with what you’ve got by tapping into the massive stream of customer traffic flooding the stores, and by highlighting your health-and-wellness offerings through pharmacist-provided counseling, preventive-health services and free health screening events.

01/29/2016 - 11:39am

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)

01/07/2016 - 12:14pm

Comparable results were best among the company's hearing aid, optical and pharmacy categories, Jeff Elliott, AVP financial planning and investor relations, shared in a pre-recorded call for investors. 

12/09/2015 - 12:48pm

Costco’s first quarter of FY16 saw an increase of 2% in U.S. sales and an overall dip of 1% for the company's entire operation.

12/07/2015 - 6:05pm

Vitamins have made a comeback.