February 21, 2014

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Retail Advisory Board will be heading to London on Feb. 25 to examine key marketplace trends, including multigenerational retailing, how the omni-channel is improving the shopping experience, urban retailing and managing OTC medications.

February 20, 2014

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced that Haley Barbour, former governor of Mississippi and former chairman of the Republican Governor’s Association, will be the keynote for the NACDS Chain Members and Political Action Committee Breakfast at the 2014 NACDS Annual Meeting.

February 20, 2014

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association on Wednesday announced that Craig Wheeler, president and CEO, Momenta Pharmaceuticals, was elected as GPhA board chairman.

February 3, 2014

Leaders from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores set the stage Monday morning at the Regional Chain Conference for regional chain attendees to tackle issues ranging from the Affordable Care Act implementation to digital’s impact on shoppers and stores, to how to engage in interactive discussions and business meetings.

January 31, 2014

Avella Specialty Pharmacy on Thursday named Rebecca Shanahan CEO. Shanahan brings more than two decades of successful leadership experience in the healthcare sector, as well as five years of service on Avella’s board of directors, to her new role.

January 28, 2014

Herman G. Rowland Sr., Chairman of the Board for Jelly Belly Candy Co., is the recipient of the first ISM Lifetime Achievement Award.

January 14, 2014

The recent breach of customer data at Target has attracted the attention of two U.S. senators.

January 13, 2014

Supermarket chain A&P, which emerged from bankruptcy in March 2012, has confirmed the departure of president and CEO Sam Martin.

January 13, 2014

Supervalu on Monday elected retail executive Gerald Storch as the company’s new chair of its board of directors.

January 9, 2014

Schnuck Markets chairman and CEO Scott Schnuck, 63, plans to transfer the latter title in March to his brother, president and COO Todd Schnuck, 55, the company said.

January 7, 2014

Navarro Discount Pharmacy has been recognized as a winner of the 2013 UnitedHealthcare Medication Adherence Targeted Intervention Program Challenge benefiting the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation.

December 3, 2013

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service on Monday announced that Lt. Gen. Samuel Cox will serve as the chairman of the Exchange board of directors, effective Dec. 2.

November 25, 2013

Walmart International president and CEO Doug McMillon was given the nod over Walmart U.S. president and CEO Bill Simon to succeed Mike Duke as president of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., the company announced Monday morning.

November 13, 2013

The chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee highlighted the human tragedy wrought by last year's fungal meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated injectable steroids as he spoke in favor of a new law that would regulate compounding pharmacies and also implement federal track-and-trace policies for drugs during a recent speech.

November 8, 2013

Boehringer Ingelheim SVP managed markets Jeff Huth has been elected by the National Pharmaceutical Council as chairman of the board for 2013-2014, the organization said Friday.

October 17, 2013

Kroger on Thursday announced that Michael Ellis will be named president and COO, effective Jan. 1, 2014, completing the succession plan announced in September.

October 10, 2013

Telehealth services and software provider MDLive has appointed a nationally known physician and talk show co-host as chairman of its medical advisory board.

October 1, 2013

The Healthcare Distribution Management Association on Tuesday announced the re-election of David Neu, president of AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp. as chairman of its board of directors. Ted Scherr, president and CEO of Dakota Drug, also was re-elected as vice chairman.

September 27, 2013

Barilla, a leading Italian pasta brand, has become the subject of an international boycott after company chairman, Guido Barilla, made remarks during a radio interview that critics have characterized as disparaging gay people.

While everyone is entitled to having a personal opinion, this is lesson 101 on what not to say. If you want your brand to reflect your personal opinion — which you are, of course, entitled to — don't be surprised if people who don't share your opinion don't want to share your brand experience either.

September 27, 2013

One of the world's leading Italian pasta brands is the subject of an international boycott after remarks that critics have characterized as disparaging gay people, and the mother of a leader in a U.S.-based gay-rights group is petitioning a supermarket chain to stop carrying it.

September 23, 2013

Royal Ahold supervisory board member Tom de Swaan will resign as of the end of this month, the company said Monday.

September 20, 2013

Kroger on Friday announced its board of directors' long-term CEO succession plan.

September 6, 2013

The National Community Pharmacists Association on Thursday reiterated its stance on compounding to the House Energy and Commerce Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives.

August 12, 2013

Enthusiasm rang high during Sunday morning’s Business Program as both NACDS chairman Bob Narveson and NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson welcomed attendees to the first NACDS Total 
Store Expo.