April 13, 2015

Walmart’s share price will be under pressure in the coming years as a holding company created decades ago by the Walton family to control their ownership of the company prepares to unload as much as 6% of Walmart’s outstanding shares.

April 10, 2015

AB Acquisition LLC — parent company of Albertson's LLC, New Albertson's Inc. and Safeway (collectively Albertsons) — announced on Friday that Bob Miller, the company's current executive chairman, will assume the additional role of CEO, effective immediately.

April 10, 2015

Surescripts has expanded its nationwide health information network to include PointClickCare, a cloud-based software platform for the senior care market.
 

April 9, 2015

Hampered by a calendar shift, Costco reported that comps were down during the month of March.

April 9, 2015

Associated Industries of Massachusetts has announced that CVS Health and the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission will receive the 17th Annual John Gould Education & Workforce Development Award for their Health Pharmacy Technician Program.

April 9, 2015

Pharmacists are performing more patient-care activities in a variety of healthcare settings as the industry is opening up to more opportunities for women.

April 9, 2015

Purchases in brick-and-mortar stores still accounted for more than 94% of all retail sales in the United States last year, totaling $4.4 trillion. But according to the new “Reality of Retail” report from retail marketing firm InReality, consumers are shifting their in-store shopping habits.

April 9, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance on Thursday posted solid same-store sales numbers, driving U.S. sales up 7.4% to $21 billion, but has targeted 200 store closures in a cost-saving initiative. 

April 9, 2015

Weis Markets is losing one of its longest serving executives after the company announced that the chairman of the board is stepping down.

April 8, 2015

Mylan on Wednesday announced a proposal to acquire Perrigo in $29 billion deal. 

April 8, 2015

Former Duane Reade CEO John Lederer joins board of Walgreens Boots Alliance. 

April 8, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance on Wednesday declared a regular quaterly dividend of 33.75 cents per share. 

April 7, 2015

The United States is the top market for e-commerce, followed by China and the United Kingdom, according to A.T. Kearney’s 2015 Global Retail E-Commerce Index. 

April 7, 2015

The CVS Health Foundation announced 55 new grant recipients as part of its multi-year, $5 million commitment to increase access to health care in communities nationwide.

April 7, 2015

Private health insurance exchange enrollment doubled to 6 million covered, accordiing to an Accenture report released Tuesday. 

April 7, 2015

Kroger is moving ahead with its strategic plan for 2015 by closing and rebranding some of its Harris Teeter stores in Tennessee.

April 7, 2015

The Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association on Tuesday established a new Biosimilars Board. 

 

 

April 7, 2015

The disparity between reimbursement rates and generic drug costs caused by a lag in payment is forcing many community pharmacies to operate at a negative margin.

April 6, 2015

A University of Southern California pilot currently underway at several California clinics is illustrating the important role that clinical pharmacists can play in team-based medical care.

April 6, 2015

Omnichannel solutions provider RichRelevance has hired a former WalmartLabs executive to serve as its chief product officer.

April 6, 2015

FMI is reportedly asking major credit card companies to delay the October 2015 mandate for U.S. retailers to comply with the Europay, Mastercard Visa (EMV) chip-based payment card standard. 

 

April 3, 2015

Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy will open its 30 location in May. 

April 2, 2015

Walgreens and M&M's Brand on Thursday partnered with NBC for a three-hour "Red Nose Day" comedy special to help children in need.

April 1, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy raised almost $200 million in follow-on public offering that closed Tuesday.