October 12, 2017

For the quarter ended Sept. 2, on a same-store basis the PJC network's retail sales increased by 4%, with pharmacy same-store sales up 4.6% and front-end comparable sales up 3.4%.

September 28, 2017

The appointment of former Walgreens EVP Kermit Crawford to the position of Rite Aid president and COO was announced alongside Rite Aid’s quarterly earnings.

September 12, 2017
Recently, patient advocates and regulators have begun acknowledging a need for something to be done about increasing costs of specialty drugs — both for manufacturers and patients. 
 
September 8, 2017

Same-store sales for the quarter ended Aug. 12 were up 0.7%.

September 5, 2017

Among the potential treatments Gilead will acquire is Kite’s most advanced therapy candidate, axicabtagene ciloleucel (axi-cel), a cancer-fighting therapy expected to be the first to market to treat refractory aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma, with a Food and Drug Administration decision date of Nov. 29.

August 31, 2017

In addition, comparable e-commerce sales across all global markets for the four-week retail period were up 26%.

August 31, 2017

Over the period, same-store sales increased 2.6%, attributable to increases in average transaction amount and customer traffic.

August 31, 2017

Total comparable store sales for the month saw a slight decrease of 0.5%, compared with a 3% decrease in comparable sales in the prior year period.

August 25, 2017

Same-store sales for the Dollar Tree banner increased 3.9%; same-store sales for the Family Dollar banner increased 1%.

August 22, 2017

Phillip Dritsas, SVP and GM, consumer division and specialty markets for Mission Pharmacal, discussed opportunities for Dr. Smith’s products in both the baby and adult categories.

August 22, 2017

New consumers are entering the market who are willing to pay a premium to get what they want — when they want it.

August 22, 2017

Skin care and hair care company Sundial Brands made its debut on Black Enterprise Magazine’s BE 100s List as the tenth largest black-owned business in America.

August 22, 2017

The average household spends $3,400 on packaged goods, but the average grocery banner only captures as much as 20% of that, according to IRI.

August 21, 2017

Fiber Choice will join a growing digestive health product portfolio that already includes IBgard (for irritable bowel syndrome) and FDgard (for functional dyspepsia).

August 21, 2017

The company has reached a settlement of patent litigation with AstraZeneca, allowing for its store brand capsules to launch at the end of next month.

August 17, 2017

SpartanNash has approximately 250 own brands in the commissary system today. That assortment will grow to approximately 425 by year’s end.

August 16, 2017
Sales rose 1.6% to $16.43 billion in the quarter ended July 29, beating analysts' estimates of $16.30 billion. Same-store sales rose 1.3%, also more than analysts had expected. Comparable digital sales surged 32%.
August 8, 2017

As it named a new president, Diplomat reported Q2 results that showed increased revenue, but highlighted the margin pressure it’s seeing as the result of DIR fees. 

July 28, 2017

The BAT provision would have ended importers’ ability to deduct the cost of merchandise purchased from other countries.

July 27, 2017

North America pharmaceutical distribution and services revenues of $43 billion for the quarter were up 4% on a reported basis and 5% on a constant currency basis.

July 11, 2017

Generic drugs reached 71.6% of prescriptions during the first quarter, compared to 70.7% for the comparable period last year.

July 5, 2017

A trend toward “premiumization” and building momentum for more naturally positioned offerings, as well as growing awareness of dental hygiene and the rising prevalence of cavities, drove the $27 billion global oral care market in 2016.

July 5, 2017

Consumers are starting to see the light after years of ignoring warnings that sun exposure poses a health risk and hastens aging, with overall category sales rising 6.7% for the 52-week period ended May 14 across multi-outlets, according to IRI.

June 29, 2017

Rite Aid's Retail Pharmacy Segment revenues were $6.4 billion and decreased 4.9% compared to the prior year period.