01/31/2013 - 11:20am

A standards-development organization for the pharmacy services industry has updated a white paper on protecting consumers and patients from accidental overdoses of the painkiller acetaminophen.

01/25/2013 - 3:30pm

Walmart recently announced that it would source $50 billion of the products sold in its stores in the United States over the next 10 years, according to a report in USA Today.

"Be American; buy American" has long been a slogan that makes buying U.S.-made goods sound nothing less than patriotic because it helps create American jobs, much like CVS' initiatives to create jobs for veterans, and the recent Made-in-USA fervor around the country has more than demonstrated that. But there are practical reasons for sourcing domestically as well, making it high time for retailers to start looking into putting more products with the "Made in USA" label on their shelves.

01/25/2013 - 12:13pm

Continuing to assist those who were affected by Hurricane Sandy, the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, a private foundation created by CVS Caremark, announced on Friday that it is donating $50,000 to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund.

01/24/2013 - 5:16pm

Beauty retail veteran Cheryl Mahoney has assumed a new post at CVS Caremark, and the company has brought onboard Alex Perez-Tenessa to serve as VP retail merchandising – beauty/personal care, according to CVS Caremark.

01/24/2013 - 9:34am

CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic and Barnabas Health in New Jersey have signed a clinical collaboration to enhance access to healthcare services in Monmouth and Ocean counties.

01/23/2013 - 3:04pm

Five pharmacies dominated prescription drug dispensing revenues in the United States last year, according to a new study.

01/22/2013 - 10:31am

CVS Caremark, in partnership with the Rhode Island National Guard and Reserve, sponsored a "Hiring Our Heroes" hiring fair at the National Guard Armory in Warwick, R.I. Tuesday morning.

01/18/2013 - 3:23pm

Costco announced in its January 2013 magazine that it would begin offering pharmacy benefit management services, targeting small businesses and highlighting a 200-employee company based in Washington state.

It remains to be seen whether the club retailer's efforts to compete with the existing PBM businesses of companies like CVS Caremark, Walgreens and Walmart will be successful, and analysts like Citi's Deborah Weinswig appear skeptical that they will. But whatever the outcome, it's clear that Costco is looking to compete in a bigger way.

01/18/2013 - 10:42am

CVS Caremark has announced that it is working to resolve service issues related to its SilverScript Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan.