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03/05/2012 - 3:30pm

In preparation for Natural Products Expo West, which kicks off March 8 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif., Zevia All Natural Soda is looking to make a big splash in the U.S. market with its line of sugar-free, naturally-sweetened sodas. DSN caught up with Paddy Spence, Zevia CEO, to talk about the new product launch and the potential for "natural sodas" in the U.S. marketplace.

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02/28/2012 - 11:45am

As part of its Executive Retailer Viewpoint series, DSN sat down with Chuck Wilson, VP pharmacy operations at Health Mart, at DSN's Industry Issues Summit to discuss opportunities for community pharmacy to improve patient outcomes.

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02/28/2012 - 10:55am

Morrisons, the large U.K.-based supermarket chain, wanted to get closer to its customers. The result was M Local, its new 3,000-sq.-ft., freestanding, convenience food format.

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02/28/2012 - 10:00am

Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy in late February released data showing that both patients and their health plans can realize savings of up to 60% on the cost of infused specialty medications by choosing alternate treatment sites, such as the ones fielded by Walgreens. DSN caught up with Michael Einodshofer, director of utilization management at Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy, to discuss the potential cost-reduction impact savings it can have on employers and payers.

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02/17/2012 - 12:40pm

As part of its Executive Retailer Viewpoint series, DSN sat down with Mike Cantrell, president at Good Neighbor Pharmacies, at DSN's Industry Issues Summit to discuss technology and the evolution of pharmacy care.

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02/16/2012 - 6:38pm

DSN brings you a pre-show preview of some of the hottest products that will be at the ECRM Cough & Cold and Allergy EPPS from Feb. 26 to March 1 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas.

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02/14/2012 - 10:41am

DSN.TV hit the streets of New York City to ask women about the nail colors, designs and applications they choose, as well as what frustrates them most about doing their nails at home.

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02/01/2012 - 10:40am

As part of DSN's Executive Retailer Viewpoint series, DSN sat down with Jason Reiser, VP health and wellness, ops/compliance at Sam's Club, at DSN's Industry Issues Summit to discuss how to better engage customers and the impact of the economy on business in 2012.

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01/31/2012 - 6:31am

As of Jan. 1, asthma products like the Primatine Mist inhaler became no longer available at retail — leaving consumers with few asthma-care options in the OTC aisle. Drug Store News recently interviewed King Bio president Frank King, who is introducing a new nonprescription inhaler for asthmatics, formulated with homeopathic ingredients, called AsthmaCare under its Safecare banner of products.

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01/18/2012 - 11:06am

In an effort to tap into the minds of some of the industry's top executives, Drug Store News recently sat down and talked with some of these leaders in a multipart executive viewpoint video series.

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01/10/2012 - 12:50pm

Walgreens has brought the latest example of its flagship retail pharmacy to life in Chicago, tantalizing its hometown crowd with departments most shoppers wouldn't normally associate with a pharmacy — fully stocked sushi bar, quick-and-fresh deli offerings, a self-serve yogurt bar adjacent to a juice bar that along with the healthy-for-you selection of juices offers the "double-rich chocolate malted milk" that the retailer invented in 1922.

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01/10/2012 - 12:40pm

Walgreens has brought the latest example of its flagship retail pharmacy to life in Chicago, tantalizing its hometown crowd with departments most shoppers wouldn't normally associate with a pharmacy — fully stocked sushi bar, quick-and-fresh deli offerings, a self-serve yogurt bar adjacent to a juice bar that along with the healthy-for-you selection of juices offers the "double-rich chocolate malted milk" that the retailer invented in 1922.

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01/10/2012 - 12:28pm

Walgreens has brought the latest example of its flagship retail pharmacy to life in Chicago, tantalizing its hometown crowd with departments most shoppers wouldn't normally associate with a pharmacy — fully stocked sushi bar, quick-and-fresh deli offerings, a self-serve yogurt bar adjacent to a juice bar that along with the healthy-for-you selection of juices offers the "double-rich chocolate malted milk" that the retailer invented in 1922.

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01/10/2012 - 12:14pm

Walgreens has brought the latest example of its flagship retail pharmacy to life in Chicago, tantalizing its hometown crowd with departments most shoppers wouldn't normally associate with a pharmacy — fully stocked sushi bar, quick-and-fresh deli offerings, a self-serve yogurt bar adjacent to a juice bar that along with the healthy-for-you selection of juices offers the "double-rich chocolate malted milk" that the retailer invented in 1922.

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01/04/2012 - 6:31am

Chain Drug Marketing Association later this month will be hosting its 86th Annual Trade Expo at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee, Fla. Drug Store News caught up with Brianne Johnson, CDMA director of business development, to talk about what’s new at the show this year.

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01/03/2012 - 4:07pm

On Sunday, Jan. 1, Walgreens' contract with Express Scripts expired, and millions of Walgreens customers covered by ESI were forced to either move their pharmacy business to another pharmacy in the Express Script network or come up with some other way to stick with Walgreens. DSN editor Rob Eder on Tuesday interviewed Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson on what the company is doing to hold on to those customers and to appeal to payers, and what the potential ESI-Medco deal could mean.

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01/02/2012 - 3:10pm

Navarro Discount Pharmacy recently celebrated the opening of its 30th store in Homestead, Fla., in the Homestead Pavilion Shopping Center. The store further differentiates the retailer from its competition and caters to the Hispanic market with its mix of ethnic products, such as chili peppers, piñatas and Jumex nectars. For added convenience and improved customer service, the pharmacy department has been moved to the front of the new 11,280-sq.-ft. store.

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12/16/2011 - 11:56am

Drug Store News kicked off Friday morning with a firsthand look at the transformed Duane Reade store nestled in the vibrant neighborhood of 52nd and Broadway.

To better reflect the needs of the neighborhood, which is brimming largely with tourists and business travelers, Duane Reade transformed the former 3,100-sq.-ft. Duane Reade Express store into an impressive 20,000- sq.-ft. health, beauty and daily living destination.

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12/16/2011 - 11:45am

Drug Store News kicked off Friday morning with a firsthand look at the transformed Duane Reade store nestled in the vibrant neighborhood of 52nd and Broadway.

To better reflect the needs of the neighborhood, which is brimming largely with tourists and business tourists, Duane Reade transformed the former 3,100-sq.-ft. Duane Reade Express store into an impressive 20,000- sq.-ft. health, beauty and daily living destination.

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12/15/2011 - 10:10pm

DSN caught up with ECRM president Mitch Bowlus to find out what was in store for the company’s highly successful series of Efficient Program Planning Session meetings and the constantly evolving MarketGate technology that helps drive them.

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12/15/2011 - 8:46am

The National Community Pharmacists Association recently unleashed a new front-end program that has seen more than 20% growth in test pilots. Operating under the hood of that program is 35-year retail veteran Gabe Trahan, NCPA senior director of store operations and marketing. Drug Store News caught up with Trahan to discuss the kinds of tools that can be accessed as part of the new program.

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12/13/2011 - 12:54pm

DSN spoke with Hamacher president Dawn Vogelsang about its new digital product library featuring as many as 6,000 home health care items, as well as the opportunities in home health care today.

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12/05/2011 - 4:06pm

Winn-Dixie’s latest transformational remodel in Miami is a store of the future with a merengue twist, featuring a strong Hispanic influence. In addition to bilingual signage, Winn-Dixie incorporates the regional flair with features like a full-service Cuban café replete with such Spanish pastries as empanadas, as well as a wide variety of Hispanic products. Winn-Dixie’s transformational remodel initiative — which incorporates upscale fresh departments, including produce, deli, meat and seafood — generates between $400 and $500 in sales per sq. ft.

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12/02/2011 - 2:19pm

In “Star Trek,” the Starship Enterprise never featured an onboard retail pharmacy. But if it did, it might look something like eRxCity, which opened in May on the corner of Canal and Mott sts. in New York’s Chinatown, founded by sisters Yvonne Tsang and Priscilla Cheung (née Tsang).