August 27, 2012

Stop & Shop once again is offering flu vaccinations at all of its in-store pharmacies.

August 27, 2012

It seems that consumers' outlook on the economy is influencing how they will shop this upcoming holiday season, according to a new survey.

August 27, 2012

One-third of pharmacy customers say they use multiple pharmacies to fill their prescription needs — and that sets up multiple opportunities to foul up patient adherence and negatively impact patient outcomes.

August 26, 2012

One of the biggest trends in the pharmacy-retail industry is the expansion of services on offer, ranging from health screenings to medication therapy management to vaccinations and immunizations.

August 26, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores' 2012 Pharmacy & Technology Conference will be the last. But there's no need to break out the tissues — NACDS is rolling the Pharmacy, Marketplace and Supply Chain & Logistics conferences into a single show starting next year.

August 26, 2012

Program brings together 144 suppliers with retail buyers for a total of 1,501 meetings over the course of seven hours.

August 26, 2012

Customer satisfaction and pharmacy loyalty among parents increase significantly when the pharmacist can add custom flavoring to a child's medications, according to a new study.

August 26, 2012

Man, you gotta love it when a plan comes together. In the past week, two stories broke that will help position Walgreens at the top of their A-game.

August 26, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores' 2012 Pharmacy & Technology Conference got under way Sunday as NACDS chairman and president and CEO of Walgreens Greg Wasson talked about how far pharmacy has come during his career and the increasingly significant role it will play in health care in the future.

August 24, 2012

As several suitors eye individual parts of the Supervalu business, Bloomberg reported that Supervalu is seeking buyers to bid for the entire business.

August 24, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic medicated patch for treating pain made by Watson Pharmaceuticals, the company said.

August 24, 2012

Hair accessories brand Goody is expanding its portfolio with the new Softies collection of the first and only no-clip, stick-on hair accessory for girls.

August 24, 2012

McKesson on Thursday announced that Brian Tyler has been appointed EVP corporate strategy and business development, effective immediately.

August 24, 2012

Navarro Discount Pharmacy, which operates 31 locations in south Florida, has opened a fulfillment center facility for prescription medications under the name Navarro Health Services.

August 24, 2012

The retailization of health care, as it's called in the Aug. 27 issue of Drug Store News, could turn out to be one of the most significant developments in the history of retail and health care alike.

August 24, 2012

This year’s Olympics coverage on NBC stood in stark contrast to the television network's failed attempt to offer expanded audience choice through their pay-per-view “Triplecast” in 1992. Remember that 20 years ago, NBC aired the Olympics through three pay-per-view channels? Their total number of subscribers, either for a one-day pass or any of the “gold,” “silver” or “bronze” packages probably couldn’t equal even the smallest service area for a major cable company.

August 24, 2012

Judging by the results of new research from Mintel, loyalty is lost when it comes to body care products as nearly a quarter of those consumers who use body care products at least once a week usually just buy what’s on sale.

August 24, 2012

Details of Walgreens' new loyalty card — Balance Rewards — that's debuting next month were revealed in a New York Times report.

August 23, 2012

A drug maker that specializes in pain medications started the third late-stage trial of a drug for treating pain in patients who have undergone certain surgeries.

August 23, 2012

Chicken Soup for the Soul, the well-known book publisher and leader in life improvement, inspiration and wellness, will launch a national line of nutritious, quality comfort foods that will be available in supermarkets and food retailers in early 2013.

August 23, 2012

Disney/Pixar is bringing its latest animated adventure to various Blu-ray combo packs and DVD this November.

August 23, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug for high blood pressure made by Wockhardt, the Indian drug maker said.

August 23, 2012

Indian drug maker Wockhardt has received tentative approval from the Food and Drug Administration for a generic version of a Pfizer psychiatric drug.

August 23, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has released draft guidance for the Generic Drug User Fee Amendments to the Prescription Drug User Fee Act, the agency said.