November 5, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart’s Holiday Beauty Galas offer skin analysis and makeup applications in an effort to raise funds for charities that improve women’s health, through the company’s LOVE YOU program. 

November 5, 2015

On average, participants who used the app lost about 2 pounds after two years — no more than participants in a control group that received paper handouts about exercise and nutrition.

November 5, 2015

While Apple Pay has been available for a little more than a year, usage rates are still low. Walgreens is the first retailer to integrating its loyalty program with the mobile payment service.

November 5, 2015

The move to the new EHR, EpicCare, will begin in early calendar year 2016.

November 4, 2015

The APhA on Oct. 28, along with the National Association of Chain Drug Sotres, the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, the National Community Pharmacists Association and Walgreens, held its third annual Capitol Hill Health Fair, providing flu vaccinations and health screenings. The event was also partly sponsored by U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, R-Ga., who is a registered pharamacist (pictured). (APhA)

November 4, 2015

CNBC reported Tuesday that former Walmart U.S. CEO Bill Simon crash-landed his small airplane in Fayettevill, Ark. on a trip between Bentonville and Waco, Texas. He and his two passengers escaped with minor injuries after he parachute landed the plane. (CNBC)

November 4, 2015

For the full-year 2015, Diplomat Pharmacy now expects revenue between $3.25 and $3.4 billion, up from a previous range of $3.2 to $3.4 billion.

November 4, 2015

Target is taking steps to right-size its portfolio by closing 13 money-losing stores on Jan. 30, according to a report from the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal.

November 4, 2015

Cathy Polley had a meaningful impact on the business of retail pharmacy for more than 30 years, 19 of which were spent at Kmart.

November 4, 2015

Genoa said that the acquisition was part of its strategy to improve patient care at the community mental health centers it partners with amid a shortage of psychiatry providers. The acquisition marks the launch of Genoa Telepsychiatry. 

November 4, 2015

The space will provide patients with clinical support and a full-service pharmacy in an effort to promote physician-patient communication and streamline treatment. 

November 4, 2015

America Fall Allergy Capitals report ranks the 100 most challenging places to live in the United States with fall allergies based on regional pollen data, medication use and the number of allergy specialists in the largest 100 U.S. metropolitan areas.

November 4, 2015

There are nearly 100 MinuteClinic locations in five New England states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.

November 4, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation announced that it had promoted NACDS pharmacy care and patient advocacy staffer as its new research programs director.

November 4, 2015

The New York Times reported Tuesday that embattled drug maker Turing Pharmaceuticals, which made headlines when it acquired Daraprim and raised the price by more than 5,000% overnight, had announced a planned drop in price by the end of 2015. The Times pointed out that the 10% decrease. “Since acquiring Daraprim three months ago, our top priority has been to ensure that patients who need Daraprim have ready, affordable access to it,” Turing said in a letter. (New York Times)

November 4, 2015

Watch the latest promotional video from Poo-Pourri, an original music video directed by the “Uptown Funk” director. 

November 4, 2015

Drug Store News spoke to Zipdrug’s founder and CEO Stu Libby about the start-up's first few months in business and how it’s looking to change the way patients get their medication. 

November 4, 2015

Sam’s Club has named found a new SVP and general merchandise manager of grocery and beverage with experience in the industry. 

November 4, 2015

In this week’s installment of What’s Next, Lonni Delane discusses 9 of the biggest trends having to do with innovation and technology among beauty retailers. 

November 3, 2015

Amazon has made a big move to capture customers in every channel — by opening a new brick-and-mortar bookstore. 

November 3, 2015

With the CCMRegistry.com Apple TV App, patients and family can securely log in and follow the recommended care plan instructions and events as visualized on a simple timeline. 

November 3, 2015

In addition to media, on-site activation, branding and hospitality at Lambeau Field, Carmex and the Green Bay Packers will be working closely together to implement various promotional efforts over the course of the partnership. 

November 3, 2015

At less than $40, iHealth Ease makes the most-advanced monitoring technology broadly available to consumers for tracking and managing high blood pressure, the company stated.  

November 3, 2015

According to the latest Kline blog, the United States is not as aggressive in switching medicines from prescription-only to OTC as their counterparts overseas. "The United Kingdom is not the only country to be more proactive about switch than the United States," the blog states. "Triptans for the treatment of migraine have switched in numerous countries including the United Kingdom, Germany, Sweden and New Zealand." (Kline