July 5, 2017

Rite Aid emerges from the Walgreens Boots Alliance transaction as a much leaner, multi-regional chain with a much smaller debt load.

July 5, 2017

In the time that PDC Brands was owned by Yellow Wood Partners, the company saw revenues quadruple and a more than fivefold increase in EBITDA. 

July 3, 2017

This year's McKesson ideaShare features more than 900 first-time attendees. DSN caught up with first-time attendees Jan Scott, owner of Nicholls Pharmacy in Nicholls, Ga., and Yunus Wasel of Greater Care Pharmacy in Warren, Mich., to ask why they decided to attend McKesson ideaShare this year and what they expect to get out of the meeting.

July 3, 2017

For more than 30 years, McKesson ideaShare has focused on giving independent pharmacists and owners the knowledge, tools and resources they need to improve their pharmacy’s performance. This year’s conference comes with a warning label.

July 3, 2017

Visiting New Orleans wasn’t the biggest driver of attendance for those registered for McKesson ideaShare 2017 — McKesson knows because it asked. In an effort to better align this year’s program and educational offerings with what its customers’ need, McKesson asked those planning to attend the conference about the biggest draws.

July 3, 2017

Many features of the myHealthMart online portal that have been helping Health Mart pharmacists and owners better manage their pharmacy business over the past year have been incorporated into a new mobile app that will be launched at the 2017 McKesson ideaShare meeting.

June 30, 2017

McKesson has awarded its 2017 Pharmacy of the Year Award to second-generation pharmacist Nicole Winnen’s Mac Prescription Shop, a Health Mart pharmacy. Winnen was 24 years old when she purchased Mac Prescription Shop from her father and his partner in 2000, and since then, her focus has simultaneously been on providing vital services to the McMinnville, Ore., community and continuing to grow the business — two goals that have gone hand-in-hand.

June 30, 2017

Along with the new indication, the Food and Drug Administration DA approved a next-generation sequencing-based test to identify the RAS mutation status of a patient’s tumor, which Amgen said helps identify patients who would benefit from treatment with Vectibix. 

June 30, 2017

QS/1 is bringing its customers the Pharmacy Connect platform, which allows pharmacists to exchange patient information securely with healthcare providers and to communicate with patients, through a partnership with Updox.

June 30, 2017

AlixPartners estimates that retail collectively stands to lose $70.7 billion during the next 10 years if the proposed cuts in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (commonly referred to as food stamps) turn into reality, CNBC reported.

June 30, 2017
Schnucks first teamed up with Instacart in February to bring delivery to customers in St. Louis, Mo., Rockford, Ill., and Evansville, Ind. 
June 29, 2017

The company said that the creams had combined U.S. sales of $38 million for the 12 months ended Aril 2017, according to QuintilesIMS data.

June 29, 2017

The drug had combined sales of $188 million for the 12 months ended April 2017, the company said.

June 28, 2017

The Food and Drug Administration has shared a list of drugs without patents or exclusivity that don't yet have generics, and has outlined a new plan for expediting review of generics of drugs with limited competition.

June 28, 2017
L’Oréal valued The Body Shop at roughly 1 billion euros when it announced talks with Natura Cosmeticos in mid-June. 
 
June 28, 2017

Yes To is introducing two new mask lines, adding to its existing mask lines and launching its new micellar water offerings this summer, with the products set to launch July 1. 

June 27, 2017

See highlights from New General Market Summit keynote presentations delivered by Sundial Brands CEO Rich Dennis, Method and Olly Nutrition co-founder Eric Ryan and Seventh Generation CEO John Replogle. 

June 27, 2017

Chocolate peanut butter Twinkies comprise a chocolate cake Twinkie with peanut butter crème filling, and come on the heels of Hostess' introduction of chocolate cake Twinkies. 

June 27, 2017
The collaboration will offer patients with chronic pain, mobility or balance issues, minor orthopedic injuries and certain post-pregnancy issues an ongoing treatment solution, the companies said.
 
June 27, 2017

J M Smith has named Saul Factor — who was most recently EVP corporate strategy at Accord Healthcare and spent 10 years with McKesson’s generics division — to head the pharmacy technology solutions company. 

June 27, 2017

Target Restock, available exclusively to Target REDcard members — comes as such rivals as Walmart and Amazon have been expanding similar services.

June 27, 2017

Besides its efforts to provide naloxone in states where regulations allow, Walgreens also has installed safe medication disposal kiosks in 600 pharmacies across the United States.

June 27, 2017

Walgreens said that it credits such tools as Pill Reminder and Refill by Scan for its mobile app’s popularity among those older than 55 years of age — a demographic that makes up 20% of its users. 

June 26, 2017

Rituxan Hycela contains hyaluronidase human, an enzyme that helps with the subcutaneous delivery of Rituxan's active ingredient, rituximab, allowing for faster administration compared with intravenous Rituxan.