September 30, 2014

Shares of Walgreens were up about $1.50 to more than $61 per share as the market opened Tuesday morning following the company's fourth-quarter earnings call. 

 

September 30, 2014

Walgreens Tuesday morning posted fourth-quarter sales of $19.1 billion, representing an increase of 6.2% compared to the year-ago period, while sales for the fiscal 2014 ended Aug. 31 increased 5.8% to a record $76.4 billion. 

 

September 30, 2014

Walmart on Monday morning officially unveiled its Walmart Pickup Grocery pilot with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, according to local CBS affiliate KFSM-TV 5News.

 

September 29, 2014

Alliance Boots on Monday announced that China Securities Regulatory Commission has approved the group's investment in Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited.

September 29, 2014

Coty announced on Monday that CEO Michele Scannavini has stepped down from his role at the company and resigned from Coty's board for personal reasons.

September 29, 2014

Diplomat Pharmacy on Monday announced that it has commenced its initial public offering of 13.3 million shares of its common stock.

 

September 29, 2014

Health experts argue that there are tactics that payers and purchasers can deploy to help improve patient access.

September 29, 2014

L’Oréal has inked a licensing deal with sports company Puma for beauty products.

September 29, 2014

"Successful retailers are credited with being innovative. And I think innovation means stretching beyond traditional boundaries," writes Hamacher Resource Group VP Dave Wendland in his latest blog post. 

September 29, 2014

Only 9% of retailers are leveraging customer data in a structured, usable way, according to HRC Advisory, a retail advisory firm and unit of Hilco Global.

September 26, 2014

C&S Wholesale Grocers has appointed Christopher Brown as SVP, independent sales, effective Sept. 29, underscoring its commitment to independent customers and reflecting its plans to continue to grow the independent business.

September 26, 2014

Camber Pharmaceuticals announced the launch of raloxifene hydrochloride, USP tablets in 60-mg dosage strengths.

September 26, 2014

The Boston Herald has reported that Walgreens is expanding its partnership with Florida veterinary company, ShotVet, to offer pet care services, such as vaccines and micro-chipping, at select stores in Massachusetts.

September 25, 2014

CVS/pharmacy announced on Thursday that it is marking National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Sept. 27 by renewing its community donation program to support local drug collection efforts by law enforcement.

September 25, 2014

Members of the Global Market Development Center attended more than 8,000 scheduled meetings in the span of five days at the 2014 General Merchandise Marketing Conference held in San Antonio from Sept. 5 to 9, GMDC has announced.

September 24, 2014

As the nation continues to move slowly toward economic improvement, stores and online retail outlets should expect to see an uptick in holiday sales this year, according to Deloitte's annual retail holiday sales forecast. 

September 24, 2014

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Restoration Act — more commonly known as the Hatch Waxman Act — which enabled manufacturers to bring generic versions of pharmaceuticals to market more easily, GPHA president Ralph Neas issued a statement.

September 24, 2014

Want satisfied pharmacy customers? Ensure that they have direct interaction and collaboration with pharmacists and implement an in-store clinic or wellness center. 

 

September 24, 2014

Kroger on Wednesday announced its membership in the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Million Dollar Club, marking the retailer’s fifth consecutive year of qualifying for membership.

September 24, 2014

Revlon revealed in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that, effective Sept. 30, Lawrence Alletto, its EVP, CFO and chief administrative officer, is leaving the company after about a year on the job to pursue other opportunities.

September 23, 2014

A bill has been introduced that lawmakers say would “close federal loopholes” and increase consumer access to generic drugs while boosting market competition.

September 23, 2014

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

September 23, 2014

McKesson has elected Donald R. Knauss and Susan Salka as new independent directors, effective Oct. 20, bringing to 11 the size of the board of directors.

September 23, 2014

The retail industry is expected to benefit from mobile commerce, free shipping offers, in-store pickup promotions and e-commerce videos during the 2014 holiday season.