September 10, 2015

Eight out of 10 global shoppers’ purchase decisions are now informed by a digital device, with consumers saying they are smarter shoppers and getting more value than before. 

September 10, 2015

According to the sixth annual Shopping Experience Study of more than 5,000 consumers by Cognizant, 64% of respondents said they buy online at least once a month, and 13% make weekly purchases.

September 9, 2015

The research found a 1% increase in overall prescription drug use was associated with decreases in non-prescription drug medical costs for three distinct groups of Medicaid beneficiaries.

September 9, 2015

Shoppers who are out of pet food won't have to go very far for a refill, if PetSmart's new partnership with Google has any say about it.

September 8, 2015

In addition to her time as senior partner of McKinsey and Co., Nancy Killefer served in the United States Department of the Treasury as the assistant secretary for management, CFO and COO.

September 8, 2015

The role of the pharmacist in the U.S. healthcare system has expanded beyond dispensing to include vaccinations and medication therapy management, and that role could expand further with pharmacy provider status on the horizon. 

September 8, 2015

Good Neighbor Pharmacy highlighted a lot of good news at its ThoughtSpot 2015 earlier this summer, such as how the winds of change are whipping up the need for a patient-focused pharmacy model that supports an outcomes-based patient management solution. 

September 8, 2015

Under the terms of the offer, Perrigo shareholders would receive $75 in cash and 2.3 Mylan ordinary shares for each Perrigo ordinary share.

September 4, 2015

Retail analytic company RetailNext on Friday announced its monthly Retail Performance Pulse, showing a 7.3% year-over-year decrease in sales and a 9.9% decline in traffic at physical stores for August.

September 3, 2015

A new study has found that a majority of shoppers feel positively about shopping in stores and more than half think that technology can enhance the retail experience.

September 2, 2015

Haggen’s acquisition of 146 Albertsons and Safeway stores is shaping up as a disaster and the reasons why are detailed in a new lawsuit that puts the blame squarely on the parent company — Albertsons Holdings — of the divested stores.

September 2, 2015

Kmart has paid the U.S. government $1.4 million to resolve allegations that it improperly used drug manufacturer coupons and gasoline discounts to reduce pharmacy costs for Medicare patients at Kmart pharmacies.

September 2, 2015

According to a new study from OneStop Marketing, 83% of mobile users now engage in shopping activities on their phone immediately before, during or after a trip to the store.

September 1, 2015
Dollar Tree swung to a loss in its second quarter on higher integration costs related to its acquisition of a formal rival. But its revenue skyrocketed as a result of the merger.
September 1, 2015

Giant Food Stores and Martin’s Food Markets launched a campaign to “Bag Hunger” in honor of September’s Hunger Action Month.

September 1, 2015

Sustainable product company Just Goods on Tuesday launched a paper-based bottled water called Just Water, which will be available nationwide at Whole Foods Market and on-the-go airport locations.

September 1, 2015

Gail Borgatti Croall, chief medical officer at HealthSpot, and Pat Basu, chief medical officer and president of Doctor on Demand, presented Sunday at NACDS Total Store Expo about the growing telehealth industry. 

August 31, 2015

The guidance was outlined in a blog post by Janet Woodcock, director of the FDA’s center for drug evaluation and research, and Karen Midthum, director of the FDA’s center for biologics evaluation and research.

August 31, 2015

Perrigo expects the brand to bring in $3 million in the remainder of the year, with $10 million in projected full-year net sales. 

August 31, 2015

The combination of resources is aimed at providing diabetes patients better tools for self-management and giving healthcare providers more tools to support patients, according to the companies. 

August 31, 2015

Some 70% of employers have curbed cost increase by focusing on employee wellness and 76% did so by adding or expanding consumer-directed plans

August 28, 2015

Mylan will now move forward with its plans to tender a formal offer directly to Perrigo’s shareholders. 

August 28, 2015

Fast-growing Ulta Beauty shows no signs of losing its momentum as the specialty retailer reported better than-expected results for the second quarter and raised its guidance.

August 27, 2015

The affiliation encourages collaboration between the health care providers and MinuteClinic providers to improve coordination of care for patients seen at MinuteClinic locations.