June 29, 2015

Tris Pharma will supply the new Robitussin long-acting dextromethorphan. 

June 29, 2015
Drug Store News caught up with Crossmark’s CEO Steven Schuckenbrock to discuss Crossmark’s innovative business model designed to drive faster sales growth and greater efficiencies for its clients and customers.
June 29, 2015

Canadian grocer Sobeys, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire Co., is reportedly looking to cut 1,300 jobs as it streamlines its distribution operations, according to The Globe and Mail.

June 29, 2015

For eight years, Rite Aid has deployed its customized RV to raise awareness around skin cancer. 

June 29, 2015

New Rite Aid operations EVP Bryan Everett led the rollout of a new format and new store and remodeling programs while also overseeing pharmacy and clinic operations at Target.

June 29, 2015

Millennials are more open-minded about investing in a loyalty program membership compared with any other population segment, according to the findings of a recent survey.

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 26, 2015

Drug Store News editor-in-chief Rob Eder shares highlights from McKesson ideaShare 2015 straight from the show floor in San Diego. 

June 26, 2015

Kevin Kettler, SVP marketing, U.S. Pharmaceutical at McKesson, took Drug Store News on a guided tour of the McKesson ideaShare show floor following the Opening General Session yesterday. The five stations included on the tour are designed to increase access to patients, help bring those patients into the store and maximize these patients by offering new services to bring in new revenue.

June 26, 2015

Former Walgreens executive Miguel Almeida has joined yoga-inspired athletic apparel company Lululemon Athletica as EVP digital.

June 26, 2015

Friskies has introduced a new snack-toy hybrid for cats called Pull ‘n Play, which features edible strings. The company is hosting an interactive cat adoption experience with professional football player Steve Weatherford and celebrity cat Waffles in New York on Friday.

June 26, 2015

The largest supermarket operator in the United States is on fire, so it makes sense that the Kroger Co. approved its first stock split in 16 years and a 13.5% dividend increase.

June 26, 2015

McKesson has made significant strides in the past year to deliver on the three focal points identified by the wholesaler last year to help grow the businesses of Health Mart member pharmacies and independent owner/operators partnered with McKesson, Mark Walchirk, president of McKesson’s U.S. Pharmaceutical unit, told a record 5,000 attendees during the Opening General Session of McKesson ideaShare 2015.

June 26, 2015

Americans are feeling patriotic as July 4 approaches, and they are putting their wallets where their feelings are. According to the National Retail Federation 2015 Independence Day Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, more than 156 million consumers, or 64% of those celebrating, are planning to take part in the July 4 holiday by attending a cookout, picnic or barbecue, spending an average of $71.23 per household, up 4% from $68.16 in 2014.

June 26, 2015

Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law on Friday House Bill 182, which allows pharmacists to administer the flu vaccine to patients 9 years of age and older, with parental consent.

June 26, 2015

As McKesson ideaShare 2015 was just getting underway, DSN editor-in-chief Rob Eder caught up with McKesson president of U.S. Pharmaceutical Mark Walchirk about the state of the pharmacy business, how smart independent pharmacy owners are finding new ways to compete and what McKesson is doing to help independent pharmacies become more broadly integrated into the patient care team, drive improved outcomes and improve profitability.

June 26, 2015

Unilever has signed an agreement to acquire skin care brand Dermalogica, which is sold in salons and spas worldwide.

June 26, 2015

The world’s largest online retailer will soon be driving around and selling product out of a truck — a truck that looks like a giant Amazon package.

June 25, 2015

Alcon, a division of Novartis, has announced the U.S. launch of Clear Care Plus Cleaning & Disinfecting Solution containing HydraGlyde Moisture Matrix technology for cleaning and disinfecting contact lenses.

June 25, 2015

McKesson ideaShare 2015 kicked off Wednesday with a full day of continuing education sessions to help independent pharmacists remain at the cutting edge of patient care and pharmacy practice. Over the course of the four-day conference, McKesson will host more than 30 CE sessions, covering such important topics as medication synchronization, marketing in a digital world, building prescriber relationships and much more.

June 25, 2015

Corrective Education Company has announced an official and exclusive partnership with D.A.R.E., and the building of a curriculum aimed at juveniles, named D.A.R.E. to Make the Right Choices, which utilizes Restorative Justice to dissuade youth from shoplifting.

June 25, 2015

Crystal Deodorant, a maker of natural mineral salt deodorant, is launching a new scent to complement its line of natural scented deodorants.

June 25, 2015

CVS Health was among the recipients of this year’s Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest honor the department gives to employers for support of National Guard and Reserve employees.

June 25, 2015

Dollar General has appointed John Garratt as interim CFO, effective July 1.