June 15, 2015

As we raced to close this issue of Drug Store News, it sure had been a busy week for telehealth news, and by that measure, no headline was bigger than the news that Walgreens had decided to expand its partnership with Web-MD into three more states — Illinois, Washington and Colorado.

May 4, 2015

HealthSpot has unveiled version 2.0 of its software to facilitate web-based telehealth visits that feature a remote exam with high-definition video-conferencing.

April 22, 2015

Striving to be a digital leader in beauty retail, Sephora is feverishly developing new technologies.

April 6, 2015

Omnichannel solutions provider RichRelevance has hired a former WalmartLabs executive to serve as its chief product officer.

March 23, 2015

According to an upcoming study from Nielsen, multicultural consumers today are leaders in technology adoption.

 

March 9, 2015

A recently released Accenture survey examines customer expectations around a personalized shopping experience with retailers, including social channels, and explores the issue of digital trust.

February 5, 2015

A survey of U.S. consumers found that 64% of Americans are willing to have doctor visits via video telehealth.

January 21, 2015

A survey of U.S. consumers found that 64% of Americans are willing to have doctor visits via video telehealth.

 

January 5, 2015

MobileHelp on Monday announced the launch of its MobileVitals telehealth platform, a proactive, consumer-focused telehealth solution with a full line of peripherals available for customers to track their vital signs.

November 14, 2014

Being a mentor and paying it forward is one of the more critical roles of a leader, noted Jill Turner-Mitchael, Sam’s Club SVP health-and-wellness, who hails from Texas and has piloted Sam’s Club’s journey toward becoming a healthcare destination center. 

November 14, 2014

For Jocelyn Wong, SVP, chief marketing officer of Family Dollar, challenging the status quo is what she strives toward each day.

November 14, 2014

CVS Health’s Judy Sansone is widely regarded as a straight-shooting, savvy merchant with experience at various ends of the business. Today she serves as SVP, merchandising and personalization for CVS Health. 

November 14, 2014

Judy Wray  is helping to reinvent the beauty experience at Rite Aid. The chain’s beauty department’s new look features a much more interactive experience and the addition of more prestige cosmetic and skin care lines. Also in select stores, Rite Aid Beauty Advisors — specially trained to assist shoppers with all the beauty brands Rite Aid carries —  offer demonstrations and education. 

November 14, 2014

What happens when you take two cultures, both customer-focused and willing to embrace change to better the business, and blend them together? That’s the big project on the desk of Kathleen WilsonThompson, Walgreens Boots Alliance’s designated EVP and global chief human resources officer, who will be working to bring “let’s feel good” to “the corner of Happy and Healthy.”

November 14, 2014

The Healthy Communities Institute on Thursday introduced the SocioNeeds Index, which identifies those living in the highest risk zip codes that can benefit most from supportive health and social programs.

November 13, 2014

Target has acquired Pittsburgh-based PoweredAnalytics, a start-up that has developed an in-store personalization platform, the Pittsburgh Business Times reported.

November 4, 2014

MediSafe expanded its medication management platform to offer users a contextual personalized medication experience through a feed based on users’ medications.

October 30, 2014

Kroger is focused on expanding its omnichannel capabilities, the grocer shared Wednesday during an investor presentation. 

September 16, 2014

Gold Mobile, a provider of a cloud-based commerce and engagement platform, has announced the launch of its new healthcare division, GoMo Health.

September 15, 2014

Online beauty subscription company Birchbox recently opened its first brick-and-mortar store in Manhattan.

May 12, 2014

The 28th Alaska Legislature in late April passed legislation that will allow patients to obtain over-the-phone or online consultations where physicians can diagnose and, if necessary, provide a prescription.

April 24, 2014

Coupons.com on Thursday unveiled Retailer iQ, a targeting and analytics platform for grocery, drug and mass merchandisers that fundamentally changes the promotions and checkout experience for shoppers and retailers by making them digital, mobile and personalized.

April 22, 2014

It’s a hot topic that is fast becoming an integral component in the delivery of American healthcare. Looking to explore the various ways that retail-based health clinics are leveraging telehealth technology to provide care to consumers, this year’s Retail Clinician Education Congress in May will feature a Business Leadership track session on telehealth.

March 31, 2014

All laundry detergent, a brand from Sun Products Corp., announced the extension of the All mighty pacs line with the introduction of new All mighty pacs OXI.