November 20, 2014

CVS Health announced on Thursday that the company and its foundation has committed to invest more than $1 million in grants to support tobacco cessation and prevention programs.

November 19, 2014

7‑Eleven, which has long offered single-dose blister packs of the most popular, national brand over-the-counter medications, on Tuesday entered the private-label drug business.

November 19, 2014

L'Oreal Paris USA has tapped Genesis Rodriguez as the brand's newest ambassador.

November 17, 2014

In this issue, we explore the profile of health-seeking drug store shoppers, their pharmacy purchase behavior and the best times to reach this valuable audience with promotional messages.

November 10, 2014

Health Mart on Monday announced that it is hosting its second series of Town Hall meetings, “Pharmacy Quality Measures: Action Steps for Improvement.”

November 7, 2014

Rite Aid on Friday announced it has entered into an agreement with HealthSpot to provide convenient healthcare services via private, walk-in HealthSpot stations inside select Rite Aid locations.

 

November 4, 2014

GMDC announced that CPG executive Patrick Spear has been named president of the 44-year-old trade association effective Nov. 1.

 

October 28, 2014

Penn Foster on Tuesday announced a new partnership with Walgreens to improve its U.S. Pharmacy Technician Program.

October 27, 2014

It has only been a week since its launch and the list of retailers supporting Apple Pay just got a little shorter as Rite Aid and CVS/pharmacy confirmed reports that they no longer accept Apple Pay.

October 23, 2014

CVS Health and Direct Relief have teamed up to provide $1 million in flu shot vouchers to community health clinic patients in underserved communities who lack health insurance.

October 22, 2014

The Emerson Group, a consumer products equity organization, announced the addition of Stephanie Gregg to the company. 

October 15, 2014

The majority of mobile users have looked at a retailer’s ad circular in the past 30 days, with nearly half of those viewing it within a mobile app, according to the findings of a recent study examining shopping behaviors of more than 11,000 mobile users. 


October 14, 2014

Music group One Direction is launching a range of makeup inspired by, and designed for, its fans.

October 8, 2014

PrescribeWellness on Tuesday announced they will now make their StarWellness application available to AAP’s Managed Care members via the AAP Quality Center.

October 7, 2014

Target has announced that it is completely revamping its app, while also working on a new app for pharmacy.

October 7, 2014

Walmart on Tuesday announced it is expanding its Centers of Excellence program.

October 3, 2014

Two iconic health brands were brought together last week with the partnership between WebMD Health and Walgreens. The deal couples the online go-to source for healthcare information with one of the retail pharmacy leaders in advancing the scope of practice across the back bench. The deal also underscores the industry trend toward making healthcare coaching readily available at the pharmacy counter by combining WebMD's digital engagement tools with on-hand assistance from Walgreens' pharmacists and nurse practitioners.

 

October 2, 2014

IT Cosmetics and Ulta Beauty have inked an exclusive partnership and launched a first-of-its-kind makeup brush co-brand, IT Brushes for Ulta.

October 2, 2014

WebMD Health and Walgreens on Thursday partnered on an initiative to help improve health and wellness in America by helping and incenting consumers to make healthier choices at home, work and on-the-go. 

 

October 2, 2014

First Lady of Wisconsin Tonette Walker on Wednesday recognized Walgreens store managers from around Wisconsin whose stores participate in an on-the-job training program for people with disabilities, a state partnership with Walgreens that puts individuals on a path to employment and independence. 

October 1, 2014

Orville Redenbacher, a brand from ConAgra Foods, is partnering with Skinnygirl brand to introduce a new popcorn product called Skinnygirl Microwave Popcorn. 

 

September 26, 2014

As part of its new Women’s Wellness initiative, Schnucks Pharmacies has announced that four different oral breast cancer medications (Letrozole, Megestrol, Anastrozole and Tamoxifen) will be available for $9 with a valid prescription.

September 25, 2014

Tensator, a provider of queue management and customer journey solutions, has announced that TY KU, a sake and spirits company, realized a 600% uplift in sales following the deployment of Tensator’s Virtual Assistant signage at a national retail chain in Monterey, Calif.


September 24, 2014

Probi and Pharmavite entered into a long-term agreement for the distribution and marketing of Probi's line of probiotic products.