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06/28/2013 - 3:00pm

Excitement was in the air during Thursday night's social gatherings and activities all day Friday at McKesson ideaShare 2013.

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06/28/2013 - 2:32pm

McKesson ideaShare 2013 hosted the Health Mart Annual Meeting and served as the ideal forum for Health Mart members to access the latest pharmacy solutions, continuing education courses and networking events. Health Mart recently updated its store design and decor and attendees were invited to tour a demonstration store on the show floor.

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06/28/2013 - 12:58pm

NEW YORK — Rite Aid has brought the latest iteration of its Wellness store format to Manhattan with the remodel of a 14-year-old store. In a recent interview with DSN, Rite Aid president and COO Ken Martindale said part of the challenge of the remodel was fitting it inside the smaller space that characterizes many of the chain’s urban stores; this particular store is about 9,200 sq. ft., compared with about 14,000 sq. ft. for the Lemoyne, Pa., store where the company debuted the new Wellness format, dubbed Genuine Well Being.

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06/28/2013 - 12:40pm

NEW YORK — Rite Aid has brought the latest iteration of its Wellness store format to Manhattan with the remodel of a 14-year-old store. In a recent interview with DSN, Rite Aid president and COO Ken Martindale said part of the challenge of the remodel was fitting it inside the smaller space that characterizes many of the chain’s urban stores; this particular store is about 9,200 sq. ft., compared with about 14,000 sq. ft. for the Lemoyne, Pa., store where the company debuted the new Wellness format, dubbed Genuine Well Being.

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06/28/2013 - 12:30pm

NEW YORK — Rite Aid has brought the latest iteration of its Wellness store format to Manhattan with the remodel of a 14-year-old store. In a recent interview with DSN, Rite Aid president and COO Ken Martindale said part of the challenge of the remodel was fitting it inside the smaller space that characterizes many of the chain’s urban stores; this particular store is about 9,200 sq. ft., compared with about 14,000 sq. ft. for the Lemoyne, Pa., store where the company debuted the new Wellness format, dubbed Genuine Well Being.

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06/28/2013 - 12:20pm

NEW YORK — Rite Aid has brought the latest iteration of its Wellness store format to Manhattan with the remodel of a 14-year-old store. In a recent interview with DSN, Rite Aid president and COO Ken Martindale said part of the challenge of the remodel was fitting it inside the smaller space that characterizes many of the chain’s urban stores; this particular store is about 9,200 sq. ft., compared with about 14,000 sq. ft. for the Lemoyne, Pa., store where the company debuted the new Wellness format, dubbed Genuine Well Being.

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06/27/2013 - 7:45pm

A look at the sessions, the social scene and the families that make up the McKesson family.

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06/27/2013 - 7:36pm

As attendees of McKesson ideaShare 2013 arrived in Las Vegas to experience this year's event, exhibitors and conference coordinators were hard at work setting the stage for the highly anticipated show.

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06/27/2013 - 12:31pm

Desloge, Mo.-based Parkland Health Mart Pharmacy was honored with the 2013 Pharmacy of the Year Award by McKesson Corporation in Las Vegas, Thursday, at the Venetian Casino and Resort, as part of the wholesaler’s annual McKesson ideaShare conference.

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06/26/2013 - 1:40pm

The biggest challenge — and opportunity — facing retailers and suppliers today is partnering together to better understand consumer needs to grow existing categories and create entirely new ones, Jim Flannery, director of global business development for Procter & Gamble told DSNTV in a special edition of DSN Executive Viewpoints.

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06/26/2013 - 1:02pm

Marketing and media firm InterQuantum is launching a dietary supplement line from Kowa Health Care. DSN talked with InterQuantum’s Anthony Raissen about the company’s 2013 launch plans.

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06/17/2013 - 4:58pm

The Pharmacy of the Year Awards presentation is always a highly anticipated part of the program at McKesson ideaShare, honoring independent pharmacy owners for driving growth and improvements both in their businesses and in the lives of their patients.

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06/01/2013 - 1:15pm

SAN ANTONIO — The Food Marketing Institute Friday night honored three grand-prize winners and three honorable mentions at its inaugural Gold Plate Award presentation at the Health and Wellness @Retail 2013 conference in San Antonio. The winners were Redner’s Warehouse Markets, Price Chopper Supermarkets and Affiliated Foods Midwest. Safeway, Hannaford Bros. and BD&K Foods were recognized with honorable mentions.

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06/01/2013 - 12:58pm

SAN ANTONIO — Attendees of the FMI/GMDC Health & Wellness @Retail 2013 event gathered on Friday night at the First-Time Attendee Orientation/Reception, the Showcase Review Reception and the Opening Evening Reception.

 

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05/31/2013 - 7:05pm

SAN ANTONIO — Attendees of FMI/GMDC's Health & Wellness @Retail 2013 event mingled at the GMDC and FMI Cocktail Reception on Thursday night.

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05/31/2013 - 5:38pm

SAN ANTONIO — Attendees of the FMI/GMDC's Health & Wellness @Retail 2013 event mingled at FMI's Welcome Cocktail Reception on Wednesday.

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05/29/2013 - 9:26am

DSNTV recently interviewed Walgreens DVP of category strategy, innovation and space management Beth Stiller at the company's Bucktown/Wicker Park flagship store in Chicago for a Virtual Store Tour segment focused on Walgreens’ key strategy in such core categories as health and beauty, and how it plays out in its flagship stores.

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05/22/2013 - 4:20pm

AMSTERDAM — British retailer Marks & Spencer has unveiled its latest concept store, bringing its “clicks and bricks” strategy to the Dutch capital after a 10-year absence from the country. The 5,000-sq.-ft., women’s clothing-focused store includes features like a “virtual rail,” which it calls the first of its kind. The rail is a display that integrates physical rails of clothing samples with digital rails, consisting of three 46-in.

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05/17/2013 - 11:32am

With a little more than three months to go before the start of the first NACDS Total Store Expo show, which replaces its Marketplace, Pharmacy and Technology, and Supply Chain conferences, DSNTV caught up with the NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson to talk about the biggest challenges facing the industry as the association celebrates its 80th anniversary.

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05/13/2013 - 9:26am

SAN FRANCISCO — Walgreens celebrated the official opening of its latest flagship store located at Powell and O’Farrell streets in the heart of San Francisco’s Union Square neighborhood. The store’s expanded features include a Look Boutique beauty department that features dozens of prestige and niche cosmetic, skin care and hair care brands, including Britain’s leading skin care and cosmetics brand, No7, created by Boots.

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05/13/2013 - 9:25am

SAN FRANCISCO — Walgreens celebrated the official opening of its latest flagship store located at Powell and O’Farrell streets in the heart of San Francisco’s Union Square neighborhood. The store’s expanded features include a Look Boutique beauty department that features dozens of prestige and niche cosmetic, skin care and hair care brands, including Britain’s leading skin care and cosmetics brand, No7, created by Boots.

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05/10/2013 - 12:23pm

SEATTLE — Roughly 40 vendors mingled with key members of the Amazon health and beauty team at Seattle’s Utina Wardroom last month to celebrate the May 13 issue cover story, “Navigating Amazon.” In addition to providing a highly detailed, step-by-step roadmap for how vendors can do business with the world’s largest online retailer, the special report also provided key insight into Amazon’s growing health and beauty business and how it is aligned across the enterprise, as well as how Amazon measures success in those categories, what it expects from its vend

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05/06/2013 - 10:34am

There is no substitute for the face-to-face counsel of the pharmacist in improving patient adherence — and he’s got the data to prove it. That’s the message Thrifty White president and CEO Bob Narveson had for DSNTV in part two of a frank and broad-ranging interview about the state of the industry, the role community pharmacy can play in healthcare reform and the results of an exciting new study that validates the role companies like his can play to innovate patient care, improve outcomes and lower healthcare costs.

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05/06/2013 - 9:41am

Boiron owner Michèle Boiron flew over from France in April to host a pair of lectures on the benefits of homeopathy. The brand is celebrating 30 years in the United States. In that time, Boiron has carved out a big niche with its Oscillococcinum flu treatment. DSN traveled to Philadelphia to meet with Boiron’s owner and discuss how homeopathy is faring in the United States.