In an exclusive interview, Drug Store News talks to Fred's Pharmacy CEO Mike Bloom about his vision to transform Fred’s into a healthcare company, how the Rite Aid deal could fast-track that plan and what the company is doing to bring more sophisticated tools and processes to its merchandising operations.
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