John Standley, Rite Aid chairman and CEO, on Thursday morning announced a sixth Rite Aid Health Alliance partnership with Physician Direct ACO in Detroit.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores submitted a statement urging transparency, collaboration and prioritization in working with pharmacy and other healthcare stakeholders to help protect patient access and fight prescription drug abuse and diversion.
Influenza vaccination coverage estimates show an encouraging upward trend overall, but coverage among healthy adults ages 18 years to 64 years has yet to top 40%.
Dollar General on Thursday stated that it remains committed to acquiring Family Dollar.
Direct response marketing and branding company International Commercial Television, which exhibited at the recent NACDS Total Store Expo in Boston, has big plans for its at-home, anti-aging beauty tool called DermaWand. With international demand and growth opportunities showing little signs of slowing, the company is looking to take the U.S. retail market by storm. To learn more about the company, its U.S. expansion plans, and how it can partner with retailers and drive consumer education, DSN recently spoke with Richard King, VP, director - retail sales, International Commercial Television.
Rx-to-OTC switches are expected to continue, serving as a triple-win for the industry as retailers gain more store traffic and category sales; consumers benefit from easier access to effective remedies; and brands enjoy revenue streams that extend beyond patent expiration.