September 19, 2014

Albertsons and Safeway announced on Friday the new senior leadership team and division leaders.

September 19, 2014

Larry Merlo, president and CEO of CVS Health, spoke on Friday before the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

September 19, 2014

L'Oréal USA Women in Digital, a program that recruits, supports and promotes female entrepreneurs in technology, has announced the three new companies that have been selected as winners of its 2014 NEXT Generation Awards.

 

September 19, 2014

Nearly one-quarter (24%) of retailers expect a significant increase (5% or more) in year-over-year sales during the 2014 holiday season, while another 70% are predicting sales will be on par with the 2013 season, according to a survey by global management consultancy Hay Group.

 

September 18, 2014

Dollar General on Thursday stated that it remains committed to acquiring Family Dollar.

 

September 18, 2014

Family Dollar Stores on Thursday announced a $458,000 donation to Feeding America. 

September 18, 2014

Kroger on Thursday raised the quarterly dividend by 12%, to 18.5 cents per share, to be paid on Dec. 1 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Nov. 14.

September 18, 2014

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has offered its support for new legislation — S. 2862, the Regulatory Transparency, Patient Access, and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2014 — which calls for a collaborative, coordinated approach to curbing prescription drug abuse and safeguarding patients.

September 18, 2014

Looking to serve a strong voice and advocate for Canada’s neighborhood pharmacy as they play an increasingly important role in healthcare is the new Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada.

September 18, 2014

Rite Aid on Thursday reported revenues of $6.5 billion for its second quarter ended Aug. 30, representing a 3.9% lift credited to rising pharmacy same-store sales. 

September 17, 2014

An analysis done by the CVS Health Research Institute provides insights regarding patients taking Sovaldi (sofosbuvir), a new and costly treatment for hepatitis C.

September 17, 2014

Family Dollar announced that its board of directors unanimously recommends that Family Dollar’s shareholders reject the unsolicited conditional tender offer made by Dollar General Corp. and not tender its shares. 

 

September 17, 2014

Canada’s Loblaw Cos. has announced the expansion of its loyalty program, PC Plus, to No Frills stores across Western Canada.

September 17, 2014

McKesson on Wednesday announced a new care management workflow and documentation solution – McKesson Care Manager.

September 17, 2014

Mission Pharmacal on Tuesday participated in a White House Industry Leadership Roundtable discussion on ways to curb emissions of hydrofluorocarbons. 

September 17, 2014

Nestlé Nesquik is partnering with the Girl Scouts of the USA to introduce the limited-edition Nesquik Girl Scouts Thin Mints and Nesquik Girl Scouts Caramel Coconut flavors.

September 17, 2014

Giant Eagle is planning to hire as many as 1,000 new associates to keep pace with its growing grocery business, the Pittsburgh Business Times reported Tuesday.

September 17, 2014

If shifting patterns in medical practice configurations and physician workforce trends continue, U.S. patients are likely to face growing challenges in access to care.

September 16, 2014

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of Hispanic consumers and in-store testing, in this multi-page report.

September 16, 2014

NBTY on Monday announced that the supplement manufacturer had received two Gold level national awards at a ceremony hosted by the Golden Bridge Awards. 

September 16, 2014

More than 75 locally-owned community pharmacies throughout Arkansas are enhancing patient care by participating in a unique nine-month medication adherence program.

September 16, 2014

Nielsen on Monday announced its series of video vignettes celebrating the Hispanic consumer.

September 16, 2014

Walgreens announced that Walgreens Boots Alliance filed a registration statement on Form S-4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

 

September 15, 2014

Community pharmacists can dramatically help their patients stick to their prescription regimens, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy.