August 17, 2015

Former Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson and Flowers Foods Chairman George Deese received the 2015 Hall of Achievement award from the Grocery Manufacturers Association during its  annual Leadership Forum. 

August 6, 2015

GMDC has played an integral role in front-end merchandising for almost five decades. 

June 29, 2015

A survey of 1,100 U.S. online grocery shoppers shows that more than half have increased the amount of grocery shopping they do online by an average of 29%.

June 19, 2015

Kroger’s King Soopers division has launched a new website that offers over 36,000 natural and organic products for customers who live in and around the Denver metro area.

June 15, 2015

As we raced to close this issue of Drug Store News, it sure had been a busy week for telehealth news, and by that measure, no headline was bigger than the news that Walgreens had decided to expand its partnership with Web-MD into three more states — Illinois, Washington and Colorado.

May 7, 2015

The energy is just getting started for the upcoming NACDS Total Store Expo. To learn more about this year’s Total Store Expo, Drug Store News recently spoke with Jim Whitman, NACDS SVP member programs and services.

April 22, 2015

The supermarket industry’s biggest engine appears to be firing on nearly all cylinders.

April 3, 2015

Visual Health Solutions launches Visualize You Weight Change Viewer app in partnership with UnitedHealthcare. 

March 10, 2015

The recently merged Albertsons and Safeway organization has named a new president of the Denver division.

February 23, 2015

A centralized notification system for immunization reminders would significantly improve childhood immunization rates, according to a study pubished in  JAMA Pediatrics

December 11, 2014

Nothing highlights Walgreens’ transition to full-service community health provider better than the company’s massive flu shot and immunization program. Under an aggressive, seven-year expansion program driven by pharmacy, health and wellness chief Kermit Crawford, the program has given Walgreens a powerful platform on which to build an expanding menu of preventive health-and-wellness services.

 
November 25, 2014

Recently, NACDS provided a summary of the 2014 midterm elections, with an emphasis on the federal level. This memo includes an overview of the state elections, which will shape the operating environment on pivotal state issues.

September 22, 2014

The Global Market Development Center has announced the Top 10 Scanned Showcase Products of the 2014 General Merchandise Marketing Conference.

July 17, 2014

There is “something brewing in Congress” these days, NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson wrote in a July 16 newsletter to NACDS chain members.

July 17, 2014

About 30% of top-performing OTC drugs today were once prescription-only medications noted Dave Wendland, VP Hamacher Resource Group, on Thursday during a videocast hosted by GMDC titled "Rx-to-OTC: Getting it Right at Retail."

July 15, 2014

John Biles, who led the University of Southern California’s School of Pharmacy for 27 years, died June 27.

 

July 3, 2014

As the healthcare landscape continues to change at a rapid pace, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores is supporting a bipartisan initiative aimed at accelerating the pace of cures and medical breakthroughs in the United States.

June 19, 2014

The Global Market Development Center has unveiled its revamped public facing website to include more responsive features, modern designs and user-friendly aspects.

June 4, 2014

Pilgrim's Pride Corp. on Tuesday confirmed that it submitted a revised proposal to acquire Hillshire Brands

May 27, 2014

Pilgrim's Pride Corp., the world's second-largest chicken producer, as well as one of the world's biggest protein companies, is in talks to acquire Hillshire Brands for $6.4 billion, according to a report from Reuters.

May 7, 2014

Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy on Tuesday announced the opening of its newest location in Greenwood Village, Colo.

May 6, 2014

In a study released Saturday that included data from more than 3 million children and adolescents from diverse geographic regions of the United States, researchers found that the prevalence of both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes increased significantly between 2001 and 2009.

May 5, 2014

Ancient Harvest, a provider of organic, non-GMO and gluten-free foods, on Monday announced the launch of new Mac & Cheese and Culinary Ancient Grain lines.

April 30, 2014

Horizon, a national organic dairy brand, on Tuesday announced the launch of a line of new snack products, which include Horizon Snack Crackers, Sandwich Crackers and Snack Grahams.