March 3, 2016

Kroger’s total sales including fuel and the acquired Roundy's chain increased 3.8% to $26.2 billion in the fourth quarter compared to $25.2 billion for the same period last year. 

March 3, 2016

Following a strong showing on Super Tuesday, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump has caught the attention of former Walmart CEO Bill Simon, Fox Business reported Wednesday. "While Simon says Trump needs to earn his support before he commits to backing the nominee, he believes the billionaire businessman has the opportunity to unite the Repubican party," the report noted. "I think he's got some work to do ... I think it's time for him now to demonstrate that he supports the party and if he does, I think that many people will rally behind him," Simon told Fox Business. (Fox Business)

March 3, 2016

The Mighty is reporting on the grand opening of a mock CVS location that the Riverside, Calif. Unified School District’s Adult School is using as a space for job training for adults with developmental disabilities.

March 3, 2016

Walgreens Boots Alliance is exploring the possibility behind opening a retail pharmacy stake in Australia, The Sydney Morning Herald reported Friday.

March 3, 2016
Both Wegmans and Publix are two of 12 companies that have earned spots on Fortune's "Best Companies" list every year since the list began. 
 
March 3, 2016

Going forward, Rite Aid will no longer report sales and comparable store sales results on a monthly basis.

March 3, 2016

Roche Diabetes' Accu-Chek Aviva Connect is available exclusively at Walgreens.

March 2, 2016
In 2015, APhA pledged to launch the resource center as part of the Obama Administration’s effort to curb the prescription drug and heroin crisis. 
March 2, 2016

Dove is launching a new bath collection infused with Moroccan Argan Oil and specifically formulated to address one of women’s biggest skin concerns: dry skin.

March 2, 2016

This is Gilead’s second FDA approval for a drug regimen based on tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) and is the smallest pill for a single-tablet treatment for HIV, according to the company.

March 2, 2016

Schnucks’ Cottleville location will be the company’s eighth store to offer customers a Caroline’s Cart.

March 2, 2016

HDMA’s Third Annual International Pharmaceutical Distribution Conference will take place in London from Sept. 12-13 and it is co-hosted with various European  healthcare distribution organizations. 

 
March 2, 2016

The Little Clinic has tapped Eileen Myers, formerly VP affiliations and patient-centered strategies for The Little Clinic, to lead this initiative being piloted in four communities.

March 2, 2016

The $2.2 billion deal is expected to strengthen McKesson’s position in Canada’s pharmaceutical supply chain, the company said.

March 2, 2016

Since 2010, Meijer has opened 36 new stores, and remodeled dozens of others.

March 2, 2016

The device now has 25% more battery life and is more integrated with the Quell Relief smartphone app, allowing users to manage their pain and see insights about their sleep patterns. 

March 2, 2016

Price Chopper helps drive awareness of type 1 diabetes both through its Diabetes AdvantEdge program and community nutrition programs. 

March 2, 2016

One of the fastest growing makeup brush brands in the United States is aiming to shake off winter blues by unveiling a new limited edition brush set for spring.

March 2, 2016

Southeastern Grocers on Tuesday welcomed grocery veteran Anthony Hucker to its ranks as COO, the Jacksonville Daily Record reported. "Hucker previously was president and COO of Schnucks, a Midwest food retailer," the paper reported. "He also served as president of Giant Food and was on the executive board of Ahold USA." (Jacksonville Daily Record)

 

March 2, 2016

The research team believe that because better bone mass at birth is likely to lead to stronger bones in older age, this improvement could result in reduced risk of broken bones, not just as a child, but as an older adult.

March 2, 2016

Walgreens is opening a specialty pharmacy location in downtown Richmond, Va., the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported last week.

March 1, 2016

Benzer Pharmacy’s newest location is a specialty pharmacy in Pinellas Park, Fla.

March 1, 2016

More than half of the companies on the 2016 NAFE Top 60 have at least four women on their boards of directors.

March 1, 2016

Publix’ sales for the fiscal year ended Dec. 26, 2015, were $32.4 billion, a 5.9% increase from last year’s $30.6 billion. Comparable-store sales for 2015 increased 4.2%.