February 27, 2015

J&J formed Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness Solutions to facilitate the development and implementation of programs that focus on wellness and prevention. 

February 26, 2015

Congress introdues legislation to protect FDA user fees from sequestration. 

February 26, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has submitted a statement to the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health expressing concerns about pharmacy-related budget proposals.

February 26, 2015

Safeway and Albertsons announced several executive moves, including the appointment of a new chief administrative officer.

 

February 26, 2015

Sears Holdings reported a 2% drop in same-store sales at Kmart, but executives expressed optimism as the Q4 results "improved materially from last year."

February 26, 2015

"Why do you think the TV show 'Shark Tank' is so popular? You would think that a show about a bunch of finely dressed business people assessing new business ventures is more fodder for boardrooms than family living rooms. So what’s the hook and what can we all learn from this happening?" writes Dan Mack in his latest blog post. 

 

February 25, 2015

GlaxoSmithKline's Alli weight loss aid is making a return to shelves.

February 25, 2015

Green Shield Canada, in partnership with the Ontario Pharmacists Association and the British Columbia Pharmacy Association, aim to improve health outcomes and reduce costs with new Pharmacist Health Coaching program.

February 25, 2015

Target’s better-than-expected 3.8% fourth-quarter same-store sales increase softened the sting of a massive $5.1 billion charge the company said it would take related to its retreat from Canada.

 

February 25, 2015

During Easter season, a small chocolate bunny can make a big impact. 

February 25, 2015

Leading up to a Senate hearing examining recommendations from the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission, NACDS expressed support for the commission’s recognition of preserving pharmacy access and choice for TRICARE patients.

February 25, 2015

In a sign that retailer efforts to enhance customer service may be working, few consumers report having a bad experience with a retailer in the past six months.

February 24, 2015

Mylan has been appointed as the exclusive India distributor of Sovaldi (sofosbuvir 400mg tablets) and Harvoni (ledipasvir 90mg/sofosbuvir 400 mg tablets) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C, by Gilead Sciences. 

February 24, 2015

The Personal Care Products Council announced on Tuesday the election of its new board officers, including its new chair.

February 23, 2015

The Uniprix Group implements new express beauty solution dubbed Daniele Henkel To Go.

February 23, 2015

The Drug Store News Group capped off 2014 with a bang as some of the top minds in pharmacy retailing gathered for the 16th annual Industry Issues Summit on Dec. 3 to take part in a candid discussion of the top issues and trends impacting the industry.

February 23, 2015

Kim Coalter, a staffer for Rep. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., toured Fred's Super Dollar pharmacy in Mississippi last week.

February 23, 2015

Target further enhances its free fulfillment options by slashing its free shipping minimum in half.

February 23, 2015

Are you price competitive? As many as 37% of consumers are price checking items as they shop.

February 23, 2015

The Hain Celestial Group bolsters its personal care portfolio and expands the scale of its Canadian operations to more than $150 million in net sales via acquisition.

February 20, 2015

FDA makes direct-to-consumer genetic testing easier to bring to market. 

February 20, 2015

The recently introduced Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2015 receives support from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.

February 20, 2015

GoHealth announced that Walgreens part-time employees are able to enroll in GoHealth’s online marketplace.

February 19, 2015

Walmart will invest $1 billion in employee base in an effort to improve the customer experience.