September 4, 2014

Walgreens on Thursday reported August sales of $6.4 billion, an increase of 3.6% from the same month in fiscal 2013.

 

September 3, 2014

Abbott on Wednesday announced that it has received CE Mark (Conformite Europeenne) for its FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System, a revolutionary new glucose-sensing technology for people with diabetes. 

August 21, 2014

Sears Holdings announced on Thursday a wider net loss and decrease in revenues for second quarter 2014.

August 20, 2014

Look for Walgreens to continue to try to create a kind of retail theater, focused very sharply on the front end of the store.

August 20, 2014

“All providers in the healthcare system should practice to the fullest extent allowed by their license.”

August 7, 2014

Following Walgreens' decision to acquire the rest of the Alliance Boots business — and to keep its headquarters based in the greater Chicago area — Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., weighs in on the decision in a brief video.

August 6, 2014

Walgreens said it has exercised its option to complete the second step of its strategic transaction with Alliance Boots ahead of the original option period, which was between February and August 2015.

 

August 6, 2014

Walgreens Boots Alliance will be emphasizing improved front-end margin contributions across its U.S. Walgreens store base once the merger is complete, mirroring the peformance of its U.K. store base Boots, in an effort to counter margin pressures from the pharmacy side of the business. 

August 5, 2014

Walgreens on Tuesday reported July sales of $6.4 billion, an increase of 6.1% compared to the same month in fiscal 2013.

 

August 4, 2014

Walgreens on Monday announced the appointment of Timothy McLevish as  EVP and CFO.

 

July 24, 2014

Walgreens today announced that Kermit Crawford, president of Pharmacy, Health and Wellness, will retire after 31 years in a variety of advancing roles with the company to take on new opportunities

July 21, 2014

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed a bill Monday that opens up medical marijuana to treat symptoms of epilepsy in adults and children.

July 18, 2014

Americans have a cleaning obsession, according to a new survey commissioned by CLR. One-third of Americans say that they're obsessed with cleaning, with the average American spending nearly five hours a week cleaning.

July 18, 2014

According to a recent study published in Pediatrics, use of milliliters as a dosage measurement unit, as opposed to teaspoons and tablespoons, cut down significantly on medication dosing errors when parents administered medicines to their children.

 

July 16, 2014

Walgreens will sponsor a Color Me Happy 5K Run on Sept. 13, according to a report published Wednesday in the Dispatch Argus.

July 8, 2014

Sears Holdings announced on Tuesday that its Sears and Kmart stores are introducing an online/in-store collaboration to allow pick up of Sears.com or Kmart.com orders at any of each other’s stores — more than 2,000 locations nationwide — in five minutes or less.

July 7, 2014

Sears Holdings has hired Kristin Coleman as SVP, general counsel and corporate secretary.

July 7, 2014

Ulta Beauty has selected Mullen, an Interpublic Group owned agency, as its new advertising agency-of-record.

July 3, 2014

With the generosity from thousands of Jewel-Osco shoppers, the company recently presented the Muscular Dystrophy Association with a check for $110,000 in funds donated by Jewel-Osco shoppers for use toward the organization’s Summer Camp program.

July 3, 2014

Walgreens on Thursday reported June sales of $6.3 billion, an increase of 8.9% as compared to the same month in fiscal 2013.

 

June 30, 2014

President Obama intends to nominate former Procter & Gamble head Robert McDonald to serve as Veterans Affairs secretary, according to published reports.

June 27, 2014

As the registry operator of the new .pharmacy domain, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, under a contract with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, will soon provide a means for identifying safe online pharmacies and resources.

June 25, 2014

HealthSmart on Wednesday announced the launch of the Griploc Sliding Reacher in what the company is characterizing as a revolution in the reaching product market.

June 25, 2014

Quest Products has announced the national launch of its ProVent Eczema and Psoriasis Spray, a spray formulated to help minimize the appearance of skin conditions often associated with eczema and psoriasis.