September 22, 2015

According to Protein Sciences, Flublok is the only flu vaccine that is free of formaldehyde, antibiotics, gluten, gelatin, egg protein, latex, thimerosal and other preservatives.

September 22, 2015

Bloomberg Business reports that the company in charge of A&P, currently in bankruptcy, has won court approval to sell 95 of its stores to Acme Markets and Stop & Shop. The sale will net $370 million. 

September 22, 2015

Revlon kicked off its six-week Love is On Million Dollar Challenge, which looks to raise money for more than 100 women’s health charities.

September 22, 2015

The campaign includes an ambassador program where Rite Aid coordinators will plan and implement onsite workplace flu clinics staffed by certified immunizing Rite Aid pharmacists. 

September 22, 2015

The acquisition of PunchTab is Walmart’s 15th acquisition by @WalmartLabs in the last four years. 

September 21, 2015

For the U.S. pharmaceutical market, 2015 is already shaping up to be another double-digit growth year in terms of prescription spend, and brand-name specialty drugs are big drivers of that growth.

September 21, 2015

In July, Stichting Preferred Shares Mylan exercised its full call option on over 488,000,000 preferred shares in Mylan — a move aimed at fending off Teva’s since abandoned attempt at acquiring the pharmaceutical company.

September 21, 2015

According to a new report from Packaged Facts, 3-in-10 consumers surveyed have opted for same-day delivery in the past year. 

September 21, 2015

South Korean beauty fave TonyMoly is laying down U.S. roots. With one store in New York City’s Chinatown, limited product distribution in Urban Outfitters and Sephora and a new website, the brand has opened its second Big Apple location.

September 18, 2015

Overall, CDC estimates that 47% of the U.S. population age 6 months and older was vaccinated during the 2014-2015 season, similar to the 2013-2014 season and up from an estimated 41% five years ago.

September 18, 2015
Drug Store News and The Convenient Care Association will present The Retail Healthcare Webinar Series, a new educational forum specifically tailored to healthcare key stakeholders and professionals in the retail health industry, beginning this month.
September 18, 2015

A recent Harris Poll found that one-half of households use OTC medicines to treat a chronic or recurring condition.  These families would particularly benefit from OTC eligibility in FSAs and HSAs.

September 18, 2015

McKesson on Friday bought the pharmaceutical distribution division of Ireland's UDG Healthcare in a cash transaction valued at $466.5 million. 

September 18, 2015

Sixty percent of holiday shoppers say they have increased their online spending in the past to qualify for free shipping, according to the 2015 Holiday Shopping Survey from Pitney Bowes. 

September 17, 2015

Beer brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) announced Thursday that it had approached the board of beer and soft drink maker SABMiller about a potential merger.

September 17, 2015

The iMedicare platform integrates with every pharmacy system, so pharmacies can identify patients eligible to choose a Medicare plan and generate a customized report within seconds.

September 17, 2015

Drug Store News recently had the opportunity to speak with John Szustaczek, The DivaCup’s director of sales and marketing, about the company’s double-digit annual growth rates, why consumers are drawn to the product and The DivaCup’s geo-targeted advertising strategy.

September 17, 2015

NACDS was one of only 2,000 workplaces nationwide to earn the “Best Workplaces for Commuters” distinction.

September 17, 2015

Fitbit Wellness will be able to expand integration opportunities with health plans and self-insured employers by its ability to enter into Business Associate Agreements with HIPAA-covered entities. 

September 17, 2015

The share of “vertical” acquisitions will reach 84% of the total provider acquisition volume by 2018, up from 74% today.

September 17, 2015

While most available apps focus on overall wellness, healthcare systems and professionals are expressing greater interest and excitement in broader app use.

September 17, 2015

McKesson realized more than $11 million in annualized savings between improved employee performance and saved medical costs thanks to its health and wellness programs. 

September 17, 2015

A 2012 Nielsen study, revealed that 92% of consumers trust word-of-mouth testimonials or product recommendations above all other sources of product information.

September 17, 2015
The company’s president, CEO and chairman Joseph Papa has issued a letter to shareholders recommending against tendering their shares to Mylan.