November 13, 2014

To help customers prepare for the upcoming Affordable Care Act enrollment period, Rite Aid is once again providing convenient and comprehensive resources to assist them in choosing the best health insurance choices for themselves and their families.

November 13, 2014

Warren Buffett is snapping up Procter & Gamble’s Duracell battery business in a deal valued at $4.7 billion.

November 12, 2014

Drug Store News caught up with Rite Aid's Robert Thompson to discuss the impact Vaccine Central will have on raising immunization awareness. 

 

November 12, 2014

The Global Market Development Center on Wednesday released a new whitepaper that explores external drivers of change that will significantly impact the North American retail landscape over the next five years.

November 12, 2014

Declining gas prices may increase holiday spending this year according to a new national survey measuring consumer optimism.

 

November 12, 2014

Health care, wellness and beauty represent significant opportunity for Walgreens going forward.

November 12, 2014

Working women are powering through their cough-cold and flu symptoms and relying on drug store visits to get them through the workday, according to a new survey by WorkPlace Impact.

November 11, 2014

Robert Craves, a founding officer of Costco, died last week shortly after being diagnosed with cancer, The Seattle Times reported. 

November 11, 2014

The Golub Corp. has unveiled a new banner for its stores — Market 32 — which will begin rolling out across the chain’s six-state footprint this spring.

November 11, 2014

Skin care company Murad has hired Elizabeth Ashmun as chief marketing officer, overseeing all global marketing including brand development, advertising, public relations, creative and education, for products, services and new market opportunities.

November 11, 2014

Upsher-Smith has announced the release of the second in a series of educational e-books created for independent community pharmacists, The Front-End Opportunity: Capitalizing on the Highly Profitable Front-End.

November 10, 2014

Drug Store News' sister publication Chain Store Age is inviting retailers, design firms, architects and suppliers to submit entires for its 33rd annual Retail Store of the Year design competition.  

November 10, 2014

Dollar Tree on Friday announced that it has certified substantial compliance with the request for additional information issued by the Federal Trade Commission regarding its proposed acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.

 

November 10, 2014

Health Mart on Monday announced that it is hosting its second series of Town Hall meetings, “Pharmacy Quality Measures: Action Steps for Improvement.”

November 10, 2014

Hy-Vee is kicking off the second year of Hy-Vee Homefront, an initiative that has raised more than $387,000 to help support organizations that serve the nation’s military members, veterans and their families. New this year is Hy-Vee’s increased focus to recruit and provide employment to veterans and active-duty military members.

November 10, 2014

Kroger on Monday announced a total contribution to the USO of more than $3.3 million for 2014. The funds were raised through the company's Honoring Our Heroes sales event in May and customer contributions collected at check stands through the summer and fall. 

November 10, 2014

The Saint Francis FastCare in-store health clinic has opened inside Super Stop & Shop supermarket in Simsbury, marking the first in-store primary care clinic of its kind in a supermarket in Central Connecticut.

November 10, 2014

Pursuant to its $8 billion bond offering in the United States on Friday, Walgreens Boots Alliance — a wholly owned subsidiary of Walgreens — will be debuting $1.1 billion in six- and 11-year notes and $932 million in 12-year notes on the European exchange. 

November 7, 2014

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association urged the president to support changing the mandate that consumers obtain a prescription in order to utilize FSAs and HSAs to purchase over-the-counter medicines.

November 7, 2014
Don't google it, check a reliable source. That's the advice a Belgian healthcare website, Gezondheid en Wetenschap, recently advertised in this YouTube video that you have to play to believe. Sadly, they need to advertise such advice. Because do you know what is notably absent in the country? A pharmacist. 
November 7, 2014

Kantar Retail’s recent analysis of Amazon Prime Pantry confirms that its merchandising approach, unique business model and pricing strategy have little in common with clubs.

November 7, 2014

Skin care brand Murad celebrated the opening of its first stand-alone retail boutique on Nov. 5. The 1,500-sq. ft. store front, located in Los Angeles, will serve as the brand's global flagship retail location.

November 7, 2014

Shoppers Drug Mart is looking to raise $750,000 in support of Look Good Feel Better across its stores in the Aberta, Atlantic and Prairies regions. And in Ontario, the Canadian drug store retailer is hoping to raise $375,000 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

November 7, 2014

The Affordable Care Act will be reviewed by the Supreme Court again.