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10/05/2012 - 3:15pm

LEMOYNE, Pa. — Characterized by a vibrant color scheme contrasted against a natural wood-grain backdrop, Rite Aid held a grand opening of its "next generation" Wellness store on Oct. 4. The store features many interactive shelving elements, including a touchscreen Axe display in the men's grooming section and a nail bar island at the front of the store.

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10/05/2012 - 3:02pm

LEMOYNE, Pa. — Characterized by a vibrant color scheme contrasted against a natural wood-grain backdrop, Rite Aid held a grand opening of its "next generation" Wellness store on Oct. 4. The store features many interactive shelving elements, including a touchscreen Axe display in the men's grooming section and a nail bar island at the front of the store.

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10/05/2012 - 2:29pm

LEMOYNE, Pa. — Characterized by a vibrant color scheme contrasted against a natural wood-grain backdrop, Rite Aid held a grand opening of its "next generation" Wellness store on Oct. 4. The store features many interactive shelving elements, including a touchscreen Axe display in the men's grooming section and a nail bar island at the front of the store.

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10/04/2012 - 3:12pm

NEW YORK — Online shop Piperlime, which is a division of Gap, recently celebrated the opening of its first full-scale retail location in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City.

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10/03/2012 - 2:55pm

DSN recently caught up with Sajid Syed, president of Acro Pharmaceutical Services, to talk about how the company works with what he calls the "four P's" — the patient, physician, pharmaceutical manufacturer and payer — to provide an array of specialty pharmacy services to clients.

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10/01/2012 - 12:46pm

As part of its exclusive Executive Viewpoint video series, DSN editor Rob Eder interviewed Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson and president of health and daily living solutions Joe Magnacca for DSN.TV. In Part 1, Wasson talks about how the company’s strategy has evolved in recent years.

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09/27/2012 - 7:08am

DSN caught up with Dave Dimas — program director of engineering, sciences and information technology at the University of California, Irvine Extension — to discuss the role predictive analytics can play in health care, as well as a new certificate program on how to best translate that consumer data into action plans.

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09/21/2012 - 1:10pm

DSN sat down with Judy Blatman, SVP communications for the Council for Responsible Nutrition, to get the details on the launch of the organization's "Life…Supplemented" resource app for iPhones and iPads.

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09/21/2012 - 12:53pm

DSN sat down with Jeff Weidauer, Vestcom International VP marketing and strategy, for some insights on who the millennial is, and when it comes to shopping, what her expectations are.

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09/14/2012 - 10:56am

Lately a number of mass merchandise retailers have been taking the little road and opening small-format stores in dense, urban areas. One of the most notable of these is CityTarget, which recently opened in Chicago.

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08/31/2012 - 11:19am

In an exclusive video store tour, Duane Reade senior director of store concepts Mike Defazio walks Drug Store News editor Rob Eder and the DSN.TV cameras through the newest Duane Reade flagship store at 100 Broadway. In keeping with the Walgreens/Duane Reade flagship store strategy, the new store serves as a test lab for several new concepts aimed at driving new trips to the store.

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08/30/2012 - 11:07am

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores wrapped up its 2012 Pharmacy & Technology Conference in Denver Tuesday night with a closing reception at the Hyatt Regency Denver hotel. After the reception and a closing dinner, the organization presented the Harold W. Pratt Award to IMS Health VP industry relations Doug Long, followed by a performance by rock band Bad Company.

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08/28/2012 - 6:38pm

CVS Caremark and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have teamed up to increase awareness of the new services available under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. To announce the partnership and highlight new benefits and options for Medicare beneficiaries, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently visited a CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic in Jacksonville, Fla.

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08/28/2012 - 9:52am

After a fun-filled first night in Denver, NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson and former CMS, FDA chief Mark McClellan rallied the troops at the second business session early Monday morning. From the Welcoming Reception Sunday night to the business sessions Monday morning, and all the action on the show floor ... see what DSN's cameras saw on Day 2 at the NACDS Pharmacy & Technology Conference.

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08/27/2012 - 11:09am

From Meet the Rx Market to the Upsher-Smith wine tasting party, DSN's cameras caught all the action happening at Day 1 of the NACDS Pharmacy and Technology Conference in Denver.

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08/27/2012 - 9:52am

What are some of the hottest trends in nail and beauty? What do beauty mavens need the most help with when shopping the store? To get the answers to these questions — and much more — DSN.TV spoke with Walgreens senior beauty adviser Rachel Rupchand to get her invaluable insight into the latest trends sweeping the world of beauty.

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08/27/2012 - 8:14am

AccentHealth’s Andrew Schulman, VP marketing, recently sat down with DSN to talk about a new regular DSN feature debuting in this issue called “Patient Views,” and how this series of surveys can help inform pharmacy operators and healthcare suppliers alike.

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08/21/2012 - 12:09pm

Drug Store News recently sat down with Tom Hadfield, CEO of AeroDesigns, to discuss the company’s new delivery system for energy — the AeroShot Energy— and the brand’s inherent point of differentiation.

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08/16/2012 - 5:34pm

Department of Health and Human Services secretary Kathleen Sebelius visited a CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic in Jacksonville, Fla., on Aug. 15 to highlight new benefits and options for Medicare beneficiaries that will help them stay healthier.

These services include a free annual wellness visit, allowing patients to meet with their doctor to discuss health concerns and the best ways to stay healthy, as well as a wide variety of preventive tests and screenings, most at no cost to patients.

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08/16/2012 - 3:44pm

Pharmaca’s new 1,000-sq.-ft. Natural Beauty Bar in Los Angeles along Sunset Boulevard centers around two areas: the brow bar for waxing and threading services and the makeup area for makeup application and makeovers.

“With [the new beauty bar], it’s really allowed us to expand on some new items,” Tiana Ukleja, Pharmaca’s health and beauty category manager, told Drug Store News. “We have a great partnership with a brand called SpaRituals. [Previously] we had only been able to house 24 [nail] colors, now we have 200.”

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08/03/2012 - 10:37am

TV news station CBS Philly reports how Walgreen's Take Care Clinic nurse practitioner Renee Corradetti noticed an abnormality in a patient's throat, which later led to a diagnosis of an aggressive form of throat cancer.

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07/19/2012 - 2:45pm

Nestled in the historic American Surety building at 100 Broadway is Duane Reade’s second flagship location in Manhattan's Financial District. The recently opened 22,000-sq.-ft. location fits the rich structural history of 100 Broadway while incorporating some of the most innovative ideas seen today in retail pharmacy. This unique store experience further develops the retailer’s leading edge “up market” store concept and features such amenities as a gourmet salad bar, full-time barista and an in-store museum-like exhibit.

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07/19/2012 - 2:36pm

Nestled in the historic American Surety building at 100 Broadway is Duane Reade’s second flagship location in Manhattan's Financial District. The recently opened 22,000-sq.-ft. location fits the rich structural history of 100 Broadway while incorporating some of the most innovative ideas seen today in retail pharmacy. This unique store experience further develops the retailer’s leading edge “up market” store concept and features such amenities as a gourmet salad bar, full-time barista and an in-store museum-like exhibit.

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07/18/2012 - 5:18pm

As part of the Executive Viewpoint Series, DSN talked to Dan Mack — DSN expert blogger, EVP strategic sales at The Swanson Group and managing director of Mack Elevation Forum — discusses his unique perspective on what suppliers should focus on when engaging with retailers and what "blind spots" they should be wary of.