July 7, 2015

Attendees at McKesson ideaShare 2015 met the sunrise Friday morning with a special breakfast session that aimed to help independent pharmacies navigate the changing reimbursement landscape and gain entry to more narrowly focused preferred pharmacy networks.

July 7, 2015

Teva announced Tuesday that it had introduced its generic version of Axert (almotriptan malate) tablets. 

July 7, 2015

Four regional Health Mart pharmacies were recognized for their excellence with nominations for McKesson’s Pharmacy of the Year award, here at McKesson ideaShare 2015. Drug Store News caught up with each of the finalists in a series of one-on-one interviews at this year’s event, and it became clear that three traits were common among them.

July 6, 2015

Amazon’s latest gambit to encourage shoppers to buy a $99 Prime membership and goose second quarter sales involves the creation of quasi-holiday called “Prime Day.”

July 6, 2015

Burt Shavitz, the iconic, bearded beekeeper who co-founded Burt’s Bees in 1984, has passed away. He was 80 years.

July 6, 2015

The Harvard Drug Group enhances Cardinal Health's generic distribution business, expands OTC portfolio. 

July 6, 2015

The focus on education at McKesson’s ideaShare 2015 didn’t stop when the exhibit hall opened Thursday evening. Friday and Saturday in San Diego saw a robust lineup of Continuing Education and Lunch & Learn sessions that aimed to keep independent pharmacy owners and pharmacists apprised of the latest developments in patient care and the current state of the business.

July 6, 2015

What’s next in mobile applications and digital disruption in the path to purchase? Find out by attending the upcoming thought leadership event to be hosted by Drug Store News and the Mack Elevation Forum on Aug. 21.

July 6, 2015

Dollar Tree announced Monday that it had completed its Family Dollar transaction, opening the door to a $19 billion company with more than 13,000 locations. 

July 6, 2015

Both NoGii and Spartan Brands were rewarded by retailers for their new product innovations at ECRM 2015 Vitamin & Sports Nutrition.

July 6, 2015

Scott Miller, SVP operations, will oversee the Fresh Formats team on an interim basis until a permanent replacement is announced.

July 6, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration recently approved Orkambi a new cystic fibrosis treatment that received designation from the FDA as a breakthrough therapy and as an orphan drug. 

July 6, 2015

The Independent Pharmacy Cooperative has selected Lombard Pharmacy and owner Craig Kueltzo as its 2015 Most Valuable Pharmacy.

July 6, 2015

Mondelēz International, Inc. and D.E Master Blenders 1753 B.V. will create Jacobs Douwe Egberts, a pure-play coffee company with annual revenues of more than €5 billion.

July 6, 2015
A retailer’s social media activity has a greater impact on shoppers than the company’s website, according to the Digital Shopping Tool Impact Study 2015 from marketing technology provider Epsilon.
July 6, 2015

Class was in session here at McKesson ideaShare 2015 on Friday with a series of Health Mart University Live! sessions focused on building leadership skills, gearing up for quality measures and a business-building workshop where owners shared best practices and opportunities to grow the business.

July 6, 2015

Executive with experience in development and administration of enterprise risk management solutions will serve Rite Aid as company expands governance, risk and compliance program. 

July 6, 2015

Cardinal Health deploys a number of programs that help advance careers and well-being of the nation's veterans after service. 

July 6, 2015

McKesson hosted its annual RxOwnership lunch event here on Friday at ideaShare 2015, offering an insiders’ look at the market for buying and selling pharmacies, and the considerable advantages ownership entails.

July 6, 2015

Starting on July 7, customers will be able to place online grocery orders for select product, including fresh food, for pickup in six stores in the Ottawa area.

July 2, 2015

Bob Graul, director of McKesson's RxOwnership program, will take charge of financing new pharmacy operations through First Financial Bank. 

July 2, 2015

A recently launched gifting website with a familiar sounding name promises to make it better to receive than give a gift.

 
July 2, 2015

Hallmark Business Connections, a subsidiary of Hallmark Cards Inc., has named longtime employee Tressa Angell as its new president.

July 2, 2015

Procter & Gamble’s community-building program, My Black is Beautiful, will celebrate its community of 2 million strong by shining a light on what makes Black women “All Together Beautiful” at the 2015 Essence Festival.