May 17, 2013

With a little more than three months to go before the start of the first NACDS Total Store Expo show, which replaces its Marketplace, Pharmacy and Technology, and Supply Chain conferences, DSNTV caught up with the NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson to talk about the biggest challenges facing the industry as the association celebrates its 80th anniversary.

September 1, 2015
Dollar Tree swung to a loss in its second quarter on higher integration costs related to its acquisition of a formal rival. But its revenue skyrocketed as a result of the merger.
August 24, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drugs Stores celebrated Albertsons/Safeway and Kinney Drugs for the companies’ political advocacy and grassroots activities at NACDS Total Store Expo, Friday evening at the NACDS Political Involvement reception.

August 24, 2015

Pharmaprix, Shoppers Drug Mart’s Quebec arm, announced a new ambassador for its Aimez Vous program and a partnership with Osteoporosis Canada. 

August 20, 2015

In the Aug. 24 issue, DSN also highlighted some of the companies attracting — and retaining — New General Market consumers, including Ansell, Beiersdorf, Dentek, Fleet, hello products, Kao Brands, Mentholatum, Paris Presents and Wahl.

August 18, 2015

Soutus has more than 25 years of public affairs and communications experience and was most recently SVP public affairs and communications for Coca-Cola in North America. 

August 18, 2015

The Fairway Pharmacy team has joined Price Chopper, including owner Jerry Prusack, who will continue as the pharmacist at the acquired location.

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 14, 2015

Smokers of 25 or more cigarettes per day reported 23 pounds of smoking cessation-attributable weight gain, researchers found. 

August 12, 2015

BioPlus is now one of over 70 founding and corporate members of NASP.

August 6, 2015

At customer panels at Cardinal Health’s Retail Business Conference, nine different independent pharmacy owners detailed some of the tactics they are using to keep their customers, attract new shoppers and make their businesses more than just a neighborhood pharmacy.

August 5, 2015

The Hershey Company on Tuesday introduced the newest addition to its Brookside Dark Chocolate portfolio, the Brookside Fruit & Nut Bars.

August 5, 2015

Wegmans to open a mall-based store on two floors and lease space on a third floor to complementary tenants. 

August 4, 2015

Memphis-based company Christie Medical Holdings has developed a device that uses “harmless, near-infrared light” to indicate the location of veins.

July 29, 2015

Rite Aid has announced Reliance ACO, based in southeast Mich., as the latest healthcare provider to join its Rite Aid Health Alliance initiative. 

July 28, 2015

In its largest acquisition to date, medical equipment manufacturer Drive Medical acquired DeVilbiss Healthcare from Vestar Capital Partners in early July.

July 24, 2015

Bob Marley, a shelter schnoodle from Fowler, Calif., that was named for his dreadlocks, won the title of America’s top doggie makeover in the 2015 Dirty Dogs Contest.

July 24, 2015

On Friday, Stichting Preferred Shares Mylan, an independent foundation established in the Netherlands, announced that it would exercise its full call option to purchase 488,388,431 preferred shares in Mylan.

July 23, 2015

Baby Comfy Care won this year’s Drug Store News/ECRM Best Product Award in the personal care, oral and baby category for its Deluxe Safety Nail Clipper at ECRM’s Personal Care, Oral and Baby event from July 12 to 15. St. Louis-based Handi-Craft Co. was named as the finalist for the Dr. Brown’s Options Baby Bottle.

July 22, 2015

The council for Responsible Nutrition has 13 new member companies, including nine associate members and four new voting members.

July 17, 2015

Witynski has served as SVP stores since joining Dollar Tree in 2010.

July 16, 2015

Global snack brand Mondelēz International has closed its acquisition of an 80% stake in Kinh Do, Vietnam’s leading snack business, the company announced Thursday.

July 16, 2015

More and more, the success of any healthcare delivery model in the United States will depend on the ability of all members of a patient-care team — physicians, pharmacists, hospital systems and health plan payers included — to collaborate effectively on a longterm plan of care that’s focused on successful outcomes and disease prevention.

July 14, 2015

The retailer plans to open a 1.5 million-sq.-ft. distribution center in the vicinity of Spartanburg, South Carolina.