02/01/2016 - 2:21pm

The transaction is expected to be completed in mid-2016, following associate consultation procedures, shareholder approval and regulatory clearances.

01/29/2016 - 12:00pm
New patients enrolled in the CVS Health Specialty Connect pilot were 17.5% more likely to pick up their first refill and existing specialty patients had an 11.4 percentage point improvement in adherence. 
 
01/29/2016 - 10:39am

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)

01/29/2016 - 9:34am
This week, Arizona ranks No. 2 in flu incidence among states and No. 3 in flu incidence gains, while Nevada tops the Walgreens Flu Index. 
 
01/29/2016 - 9:20am

“Our January promotion, ‘2016 Starting Points,’ was well received by our customers, so we decided to offer our loyal shoppers another chance to easily and quickly earn more Plenti points,” reported John Learish, Rite Aid SVP marketing. 

01/28/2016 - 2:36pm
In addition, Walgreens is suspending Theranos laboratory services at its Palo Alto, Calif., store, effective immediately.
 
01/28/2016 - 12:47pm

Procter & Gamble’s Pantene hair care brand is teaming up with Walmart for the 10th annual Pantene Beautiful Lengths event in Northwest Arkansas.

01/28/2016 - 11:44am

Overall same-store sales decreased 1.4% over the prior-year period, including a front-end same-store sales decline of 1.9% and a pharmacy same-store sales decrease of 1.2%. 

01/26/2016 - 3:12pm

Walmart is not associated with TRC and recommends that shareholders reject this unsolicited offer.