November 25, 2014

Walgreens on Tuesday announced that its special shareholders' meeting to decide the acquisition of the rest of Alliance Boots is set for Dec. 29 in New York.

November 25, 2014

Walmart is being transformed again following the departure of EVP and chief merchandising officer Duncan Mac Naughton.

November 24, 2014

Omnicare and McKesson on Monday announced the signing of an expanded agreement to include the sourcing and distribution of branded, specialty and generic pharmaceuticals. 

November 24, 2014

More consumers are planning to shop on Black Friday than Thanksgiving, however when compared to last year, shopping intent has slightly decreased, according to a recently released survey from CivicScience.

November 24, 2014

Walgreens on Monday reported a perfect score of 100% on the 2015 Corporate Equality Index.

November 24, 2014

Walmart Stores on Monday announced that its board of directors has appointed Tom Horton — former chairman and CEO of American Airlines — as a new member of the company’s board, effective Nov. 21.

November 21, 2014

According to reports, House Republicans filed a lawsuit Friday charging the Obama administration with overreaching in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. 

November 21, 2014

More than 20 military teens and their mothers from USO's Operation: That's My Dress! recently attended L'Oréal USA's “Have A Beautiful Day,” a company initiative designed to promote veterans in the workforce.

November 21, 2014

More than one-third of those surveyed (36%) have previously used a mobile device to pay for something in a brick-and-mortar retail store, up from 15% in 2012.

November 21, 2014

Rite Aid, Meijer, Sears and Walgreens rank as some of the best retailers for Black Friday deals.

 

November 21, 2014

John Foley, Walgreens corporate operations VP for Eastern operations, will retire from the company effective Nov. 28, after a 29-year career with the company, Drug Store News has learned.

November 20, 2014

Walgreens may be in a year of transition through 2015.

 

November 20, 2014

Eighty-one percent of respondents plan to spend more or the same amount on the holidays compared with a month or two ago.

 

November 20, 2014

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association on Thursday emphasized the savings generic medicines bring to the table in light of rising brand prices. 

November 20, 2014

More specialty drug innovation, greater patient access to medicines and reduced impact from patent expiries will be the primary drivers of an increase in global medicine spending of up to 30% by 2018.

November 19, 2014

Dollar General Wednesday afternoon affirmed its commitment to the acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.

 

November 19, 2014

Emdeon announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Change Healthcare.

November 19, 2014

Family Dollar Stores on Wednesday announced that it has rescheduled the special meeting at which Family Dollar shareholders will vote on the merger with Dollar Tree to Dec. 23, 2014.

 

November 19, 2014

The New York Post on Wednesday reported that Dollar General may have to divest as many as 4,000 stores to satisfy the Federal Trade Commission in its bid for Family Dollar.

 

November 18, 2014

Camber Pharmaceuticals on Monday announced their selection as a 2014 “Supplier of the Year” at Anda’s annual Supplier Strategy Meeting in Doral, Fla.

November 18, 2014

Bi-Lo Holdings announced support for Apple Pay across its entire southeastern footprint.

 

November 18, 2014

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of pharmacy technology, biosimilars and generics, as well as a look at the impact of the Hatch-Waxman act and Q&A's with industry leaders, in this multi-page report.

November 18, 2014

CVS Health officially announced plans to create a new Digital Innovation Lab in Boston.

November 18, 2014

Dave Wendland, VP and member of the owner’s group at Hamacher Resource Group (HRG), will once again moderate the Diabetes and Chronic Care roundtable at Drug Store News’ Industry Issues Summit on Dec. 3, 2014. This marks Wendland’s 11th  year moderating the event.