July 23, 2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill extending the authority of pharmacists and nurse practitioners to administer certain immunizations as of July 1. The bill comes after a surge in whooping cough cases in New York, which began in 2013.

July 23, 2015

The opening session for Cardinal Health’s 25th annual Retail Business Conference featured speakers like pharmaceutical segment CEO Jon Giacomin and Gen. Colin Powell (U.S., ret.).

July 23, 2015

Drug Store News spoke with Betsy Walker, Community Relations director at Cardinal Health, about its medication-abuse prevention program, GenerationRx, as it launched its new branding and website initiatives.

July 23, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart parent company Loblaw Cos. reported that the retail drug chain’s same-store sales were up 3.8% for the second quarter ended June 20.

July 23, 2015

More than 8,100 independent pharmacists and pharmacy owners flocked to the tradeshow floor, here this week at Cardinal Health’s 25th annual Retail Business Convention.

July 23, 2015

A recent survey conducted by the Private Label Manufacturers Association revealed that private label products offered significant savings.

July 23, 2015

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. announced today the launch of “Perfectly, Imperfect,” an educational initiative that debunks myths about emergency contraception.

July 23, 2015

The United Family chain of supermarkets on Wednesday announced an expansion of its pharmacy services with the launch of Pet Meds at its 57 pharmacy locations.

July 23, 2015

Verde Technologies this week is debuting its Deterra Drug Deactivation System, a self-contained pouch used to dispose of prescription medications.

July 22, 2015

Cardinal Health will host its fourth annual Pharmacy Boot Camp on July 25, as part of its Women in Pharmacy program at this year’s Retail Business Conference in Las Vegas from July 22 to 25.

July 22, 2015

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association has appointed Chester “Chip” Davis, Jr. as president and CEO, replacing current CEO Ralph Neas effective Aug. 18.

July 22, 2015

Novartis will be able to introduce Sandoz’s Zarxio (filgrastim) after Sept. 2, the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Federal Circuit ruled Wednesday. 

July 22, 2015

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

July 22, 2015

Hamacher Resource Group VP Dave Wendland will present continuing education sessions at the North Carolina Mutual Drug trade show, Good Neighbor Pharmacy’s ThoughtSpot Conference and Miami-Luken’s Smart Pharmacy Conference.

July 22, 2015

Markwins International Corp., a color cosmetics company, has named Jeff Rogers as president of Physician’s Formula group.

July 22, 2015

The National Retail Federation revised its full year retail sales forecast ahead of second-quarter earnings announcements from major retailers next month.

July 22, 2015

While paid search and email marketing still top retailers’ lists of effective customer acquisition channels, social media has moved up the ranks to become an important tool for engaging with and attracting new customers.

July 22, 2015

Rite Aid stores are hoping to attract more back-to-school shoppers with a new assortment of supplies, including affordable electronics and dorm room furniture.

July 22, 2015

None of the patients studied had received a hepatitis B vaccine according to guidelines from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.

July 21, 2015

ACME will enter new markets in Connecticut and New York with its acquisition of A&P stores. 

July 21, 2015

Qore-24 creates an antimicrobial barrier on the hand for up to 24 hours, according to the company. 

July 21, 2015

Aurobindo Pharma announced Tuesday that the Food and Drug Administration had approved its generic version of Tambocor in 50-, 100- and 150-mg dosage strengths

July 21, 2015

Chobani announced three new Chobani Flip products as part of its largest-ever portfolio expansion on Tuesday.

July 21, 2015

Hy-Vee is preparing to make a big splash in the Twin Cities market, according to a report in Minneapolis' Star Tribune published Saturday.