September 26, 2010

Speaking with one voice, the nation’s largest chain and independent pharmacy groups gave a thumbs-up...

September 21, 2010

Independent pharmacies have garnered the highest customer satisfaction scores among its competitors, according to results...

September 16, 2010

CARE Pharmacies on Friday named Michael Wysong to the position of CEO, effective Sept. 7....

September 12, 2010

After a distinguished, eight-and-a-half-year tenure as chief of the National Community Pharmacists Association, Bruce Roberts,...

August 31, 2010

In an effort to connect independent pharmacy owners looking to sell their pharmacies and those...

August 22, 2010

Propelled by the maxim that in numbers there is strength, the nation’s top independent pharmacy...

August 15, 2010

Adding plenty of fire power to the rapidly improving image of community pharmacists as essential...

July 20, 2010

Teams of pharmacy students from three universities were named finalists in a community pharmacy business...

June 17, 2010

Independent pharmacy clearly has found its voice....

June 6, 2010

Independent pharmacy owners have long faced a challenge not addressed by their in-depth knowledge of...

June 6, 2010

In case members of Congress had forgotten just how critical the nation’s community pharmacists are...

May 31, 2010

The independent pharmacy lobby is hailing a decision by the Federal Trade Commission to freeze...

May 6, 2010

A congressional bill that aims to reduce healthcare costs by requiring greater transparency of pharmacy...

May 2, 2010

Expanding its business education offerings for independent pharmacy owners, the National Community Pharmacists Association will...

April 1, 2010

The uptick in prescription drug sales growth may or may not be yet another indicator...

March 25, 2010

Independent pharmacy’s toughest champion will soon be unlacing his gloves. Bruce Roberts, who has led...

March 14, 2010

In keeping with its dual nature as both a franchise chain and a group of...

March 14, 2010

Like small but seaworthy vessels caught in a storm alongside much bigger oceangoing ships, the...

February 11, 2010

Edith Rosato’s appearance on CBS affiliate WUSA-Channel 9 in Washington earlier this week -- in...

October 22, 2009

For two decades or more, independent pharmacy owners have been slammed by managed care, steady...

March 28, 2009

As parent company AmerisourceBergen merged more of its old Family Pharmacy network of independent drug stores and store-support services into its resurgent Good Neighbor Pharmacy operations and marketing umbrella, GNP has continued a rapid growth spurt and muscled its way into the top tier of national drug store brands.

March 28, 2009

If there’s an independent pharmacy in your market area with a Leader Pharmacy logo on the storefront — and with more than 3,400 Leader stores nationwide, chances are good that there’s one nearby — don’t be fooled by the store’s modest footprint or the folksy, mom-and-pop image it may project. The store’s owners have an arsenal of sophisticated business tools at their disposal, and the backing of an $87 billion, global health services and wholesaling giant.

March 28, 2009

Independent pharmacy has been slammed hard by the continuing slide in prescription-dispensing profits, a dismal economy and powerful chain store competitors. But with their strong ties to local communities and the patients they serve, most are weathering the storm and may emerge stronger than ever.

February 26, 2009

Behind the decision by United Drugs and Associated Pharmacies to merge is one overriding...