01/30/2013 - 4:08pm

Rite Aid is promoting heart health to mark American Heart Month in February.

01/25/2013 - 12:23pm

Students at an Ohio pharmacy school are taking part in a nationwide effort to boost medication adherence.

01/24/2013 - 10:57am

Rite Aid has raised nearly $600,000 for a United Way chapter in Pennsylvania, the retail pharmacy chain said.

01/23/2013 - 4:04pm

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

01/18/2013 - 4:23pm

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.

01/17/2013 - 11:41am

Rite Aid has obtained 400,000 new seasonal flu shots, which began arriving in stores earlier this week, the retail pharmacy chain said.

01/15/2013 - 6:13pm

“A drug store in the palm of your hand.” That’s what Walgreens calls the fast-growing suite of health and pharmacy services now available from many retail pharmacies to Americans with smartphones.

01/14/2013 - 7:09pm

Amid an unusually strong flu season that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called an epidemic, supplies of flu vaccines are running low, and some people hoping to get immunized are having trouble finding them.

01/11/2013 - 11:02am

Growth in the consumer products market is likely to slow down over the next five years, while pharmacy retailers will see a profit windfall due to the generic drug cycle, according to a new report.