November 29, 2016

GPhA president and CEO Chip Davis called for passage of the 21st Century Cures Act, which is headed to the House of Representatives this week, citing its funding for an act that would work to address the prescription drug abuse epidemic.

November 29, 2016

Topics for discussion at the Drug Store News Issue Summit include pharmacies’ role in the care of chronic condition patients, coordinating and connecting the touchpoints across the omni-channel platforms, how technology and consumerism will fuel personalized medicine and measuring and monitoring patient outcomes.

November 29, 2016

The Nature's Truth seasonal launch adds a little seasonal spice to the aromatherapy aisle this holiday season, creating an opportunity to attract new users to the vitamin aisle.

November 29, 2016
The $41 million deal will bring Ateb’s Time My Meds medication synchronization tool and its pharmacy-based patient care solutions into Omnicell’s portfolio. 
November 29, 2016

Among the participants at the MTM and Medication Adherence Innovations Summit was QS/1 market analyst senior manager Ed Vess, who offered input into pharmacy’s role in medication management and improving patient outcomes. 

November 29, 2016

Apple is actively pursuing deeper health applications that can be delivered through a wearable platform, such as the Apple Watch, through meetings with the Food and Drug Administration, AppleInsider reported Tuesday. "Sources inside the FDA tell us that 'Apple is here all the time' discussing 'a Parkinson's project, and SaMD (software as a medical device) in general,'" the report noted. "We've gotten into the health arena and we started looking at wellness, that took us to pulling a string to thinking about research," Apple CEO Tim Cook told AppleInsider in an interview earlier this year. "Pulling that string a little further took us to some patient-care stuff, and that pulled a string that's taking us into some other stuff." (AppleInsider)

November 29, 2016

Walgreens opened the doors to its latest specialty pharmacy in the Columbus, Ohio market, Columbus Business First reported Tuesday. "With the brand name 'Community, A Walgreens Pharmacy,' the facility opened this week at 114 W. 3rd Ave., in an office building next to Select Specialty Hospital, which provides short-term rehabilitation stays after hospitalization for surgery, stroke and other reasons," Columbus Business reported. To date, Walgreens has more than 250 pharmacies operating under the Community banner, the report added. (Columbus Business First)

November 29, 2016

The Stork OTC is available for purchase at select retailers nationwide and online for the average retail price of $79.99.

November 28, 2016

Online club retailer Boxed.com is partnering with Unilever to deliver everyday essentials from Dove, Caress, Ponds, and Simple to women's shelters across the country this Giving Tuesday.

November 28, 2016

HSN, Inc. has appointed Rod Little as CFO, effective January 3, 2017.

November 28, 2016

Impax announced Monday that it had appointed J. Kevin Buchi, CEO of TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals, to its board of directors. 

November 28, 2016

Both companies have confirmed that they are in preliminary discussions. 

November 28, 2016

Life Support in October launched its most recent line extension, a caffeinated Red Label Recovery Shot that features zero grams of sugar in a new berry flavor.

November 28, 2016

The latest Zicam product  combines the power of zinc, which reduces the duration of the common cold, and elderberry, a popular immunity boosting ingredient.

November 28, 2016

McKesson Canada's new president will lead 4,000 employees and be responsible for McKesson's distribution solutions offerings in Canada, including pharmaceutical distribution, pharmacy technology, specialty pharmacy and infusion, procurement and independent retail banner solutions.

November 28, 2016

Already more than 154 million consumers were expected to have shopped over Thanksgiving weekend, up from 151 million shoppers in 2015, according to NRF's annual Thanksgiving weekend results survey.

November 28, 2016

It still comes down to price.

November 23, 2016

Allergan will be acquiring Chase Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing neurodegenerative disorder treatments, including Alzheimer’s disease.

November 23, 2016

Bartell Drugs is encouraging consumers to “Shop Local” with Bartells on Black Friday weekend by hosting a special event on Nov. 26.

November 23, 2016

With the Black Friday weekend nearly here, there are clear winners when it comes to social media engagement.

November 23, 2016

The “For Your SweeHeart: Where diabetes and heart disease meet” campaign launch follows a survey by the two companies that found three-in-four Americans and two-in-three people with Type 2 diabetes don’t know that heart disease is the No. 1 health-related killer of Type 2 diabetes patients. 

November 23, 2016

A new study from Canadian medical cannabis producer MedReleaf is highlighting the potential of its medical marijuana strains in helping veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. 

November 23, 2016

Ross Davison joins H.D. Smith's executive leadership team as CFO, overseeing all financial activities, including accounting, treasury, planning, budgeting, tax, risk management, corporate capital structuring and investor relations. 

November 23, 2016

Kmart is striving to hit a major milestone on #GivingTuesday: raising $100 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.