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07/02/2012 - 1:22pm

Prestige Brands earlier this year completed its acquisition of 17 GlaxoSmithKline brands. DSN sat with Prestige SVP sales and marketing Tim Connors to discuss what’s next.

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06/27/2012 - 11:04am

Drug Store News held its annual NACDS Marketplace party in Denver on Monday, June 25.

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06/26/2012 - 8:01pm

A peek at the sessions, the show floor and the families that make up the McKesson family.

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06/25/2012 - 4:29pm

On the show floor Monday at NACDS Marketplace in Denver

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06/25/2012 - 12:35pm

The National Sales Solutions party took place Sunday night in Denver at NACDS Marketplace 2012.

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06/25/2012 - 12:07pm

The Emerson Group party took place Sunday night in Denver at NACDS Marketplace 2012.

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06/24/2012 - 7:31pm

NACDS Marketplace welcome reception on Sunday night

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06/24/2012 - 2:25pm

On the show floor Sunday at NACDS Marketplace 2012 in Denver

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06/23/2012 - 7:48pm

NACDS Marketplace reception on Saturday night

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06/23/2012 - 5:11pm

The 2012 National Association of Chain Drug Stores Marketplace Conference kicked off Saturday morning with a bang as retailers and suppliers gathered for Meet the Market, a special program designed to provide attendees the opportunity to present and be presented with new products.

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06/22/2012 - 6:37pm

Carmen 
Bauza, Walmart’s VP beauty and personal care, was the special guest retailer speaker at the Mack Elevation Forum on June 22 in Denver.

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06/20/2012 - 5:00pm

Lewis Drug is celebrating its 70th anniversary — a milestone that can be attributed, in part, to its willingness to embrace change. And the philosophy is paying off. Not only is the regional player celebrating seven decades, but Lewis Drug also is having its best year to date in the history of the company. It is commemorating 70 years through promotional materials and block parties.

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06/14/2012 - 4:31pm

Pacific World is a provider of nail care products and beauty accessories and sells its products in more than 85,000 doors in more than 80 countries. Joel Carden, EVP of Pacific World, recently talked with Drug Store News about what has led to the global beauty company’s success and how it continues to achieve growth through retailer partnerships, innovation and mergers.

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06/14/2012 - 3:18pm

Drug Store News recently spoke with Greenwood Group president Pat O’Leary about the challenges small- and mid-tier companies face in the mass market.

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06/14/2012 - 1:00pm

It may be more than just coincidence that Walgreens has decided to really blow the doors off of retail pharmacy in the same city that screams horsepower every year over Memorial Day weekend. Walgreens is building a market-driven, consumer-focused retail health destination center that is focused on driving improved healthcare value for customers. And even as those Indy 500 drivers are chugging their milk at the Brickyard, Walgreens' pharmacists will be celebrating a victory of their own as they and their customers help redefine what “drug store” means in shopper parlance.

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05/21/2012 - 3:29pm

DSN recently talked with COPD Foundation founder and president John Walsh about the organization's new leadership. In March, the COPD Foundation took over leadership for Drive4COPD, which aims to screen people for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a collective term for emphysema and chronic bronchitis, which the group estimates to affect 24 million Americans who may have it but don't know it.

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05/21/2012 - 10:41am

Retail pharmacy veteran Frank Scorpiniti officially assumed the role of CEO of Rexall Pharma Plus in February. Now that he’s settled in North of the Border, Scorpiniti talked with Drug Store News about his new role and his insights on the Canadian retail pharmacy market.

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05/14/2012 - 1:25pm

One of the first lessons in life that children learn is that getting sick isn’t fun, and going to the pharmacy isn’t too exciting either. In 2004, pharmacist Charles Tabouchirani decided to change that by opening Cherry’s Pharmacy, a store that specializes in dealing with children. The store is small — 550 sq. ft. — but a bright mural, a collection of toys and an electric model train that travels in a loop along the wall make an inviting waiting room for Cherry’s core customers.

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05/07/2012 - 9:39am

Walgreens recently created a new consumer insights team focused on enhancing Walgreens’ engagement with its patients and customers in an effort to help improve the shopping experience. DSN talked to Adam Holyk, Walgreens divisional VP loyalty and consumer insights, on how the team will help complement Walgreens’ marketing efforts.

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05/04/2012 - 10:06am

According to Biotab Nutraceuticals chief marketing officer Robert Wilhovsky, there is seasonality within sleep aids. Biotab fielded the No. 3 sleep aid Alteril in food, drug and mass (without Walmart) with dollar growth of more than 126% for the 12 weeks ended April 15, according to SymphonyIRI Group data. Drug Store News caught up with Wilhovsky to talk about how Biotab approaches the overall sleep category, and how the company helps drive its sleep aid solution through key selling periods.

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04/23/2012 - 5:04pm

In part 3, VP health and wellness operations and compliance Jim Langman and director of business development Angie Muldoon discuss how Sam's Club's clinical offerings — pharmacy, optical and hearing aid centers — and its health screenings and new magazine align with the retailer's wellness platform.

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04/23/2012 - 3:36pm

SIFE, a global nonprofit that works with leaders in business and higher education to mobilize university students to improve the quality of life and standard of living of individuals and communities in need, hosted a reception on Monday — with co-hosts Mark Cosby, president of CVS/pharmacy, and Mark Wagner, president of operations and community management for Walgreens — for attendees of the 2012 NACDS Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Fla.

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04/23/2012 - 2:44pm

The Rx Partners Scholarship Awards and Board of Directors Reception were among the events on Monday and Tuesday, respectively, at the 2012 NACDS Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Fla.

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04/22/2012 - 9:03pm

A lot has happened across GlaxoSmithKline’s consumer division in the past year. Drug Store News spoke with GSK Consumer chief marketing officer John Graham and chief customer officer Keith Loranger about the next move to be made out of the consumer division’s new playbook.