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. 

September 15, 2014

Among those with diabetes, patient-focused, collaborative care that includes pharmacists can positively impact health outcomes, particularly in underserved or uninsured populations.

September 15, 2014

The Female Health Co. on Monday announced that Martin Tayler will join the company's management team as EVP global operations. 

September 15, 2014

Manufacturers of As Seen on TV merchandise are reshaping the category by focusing on extending the lives of their products and investing in long-term brand building.

September 15, 2014

The 16th annual Drug Store News Industry Issues Summit on Dec. 2 is shaping up to be a must-attend event. In addition to the newly named CVS Health and the Walgreens Boots Alliance, participating retailers will include Ahold, Cardinal Health, Costco, Family Dollar, Good Neighbor Pharmacy, Rite Aid, Sam’s Club, Shopko, Target, Thrifty White and Winn-Dixie.

September 15, 2014

Mylan announced that its subsidiary, Mylan Labs Limited, has signed an agreement with Gilead Science under which Mylan has been licensed the non-exclusive rights to manufacture and distribute sofosbuvir and the investigational single tablet regimen of ledipasvir/sofosbuvir in 91 developing countries. 

September 15, 2014

Two U.S. hospitals are preparing to launch trials with diabetics and chronic disease patients using Apple's HealthKit, according to a Reuters report published Monday morning. 

September 15, 2014

Sharps Compliance Corp. and MedReturn on Monday announced that they have joined forces to launch MedSafe.

September 15, 2014

Robert Ehrlich, founder of Pirate's Booty and parent company Robert's American Gourmet, continues to expand on the possibilities of the snack-food market with the introduction of SexyPop Popcorn.

September 15, 2014

Unilever revealed this month the new "Take Pride in Your Pregame" program featuring ESPN college football analyst and SEC Network host Jesse Palmer to help guys take pride in their everyday grooming routines.

September 12, 2014

August retail sales increased 0.5% seasonally adjusted month-to-month and 2.7% unadjusted year-over-year, according to the National Retail Federation.