November 5, 2014

Both Walgreens and Amazon.com advanced in the 2014 Kantar Retail PowerRanking Survey released Tuesday. Walgreens climbed from the No. 10 spot to No. 9 and Amazon.com went from No. 8 to No. 5.

November 5, 2014

Walgreens on Wednesday reported October sales of $6.8 billion, an increase of 6.9% from the comparable year-ago period.

 

November 5, 2014

Walmart on Tuesday announced that Scott Price, EVP international strategy and business development, will take on additional responsibility as president and CEO, Walmart Asia.

November 5, 2014

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield patients can now have prescriptions filled at Wegmans, with free home delivery.

 

November 5, 2014

Amazon this fall piloted the use of mobile app Flywheel and licensed cabs in San Francisco and Los Angeles, according to a report published in the Wall Street Journal Wednesday.

November 4, 2014

Sleep monitoring specialist Beddit on Tuesday announced the availability of its wireless sleep-tracking device nationwide in Bed, Bath and Beyond stores.

November 4, 2014

In recognition of American Diabetes Month, Colgate Total on Tuesday announced the "Small Steps Make A Big Difference" campaign to help raise awareness surrounding the relationship between oral health and diabetes. 

 

November 4, 2014

Across the front-end, CVS Health is in the midst of enhancing its digital capabilities. That , along with insight into the impact of its exit from the tobacco business, was the message Tuesday morning during the company's third-quarter conference call.

November 4, 2014

Forrester Research said Monday it expects U.S. online sales to reach $89 billion in November and December. That's up 13% — or about $10 billion — over a year ago.

November 4, 2014

GMDC announced that CPG executive Patrick Spear has been named president of the 44-year-old trade association effective Nov. 1.

 

November 4, 2014

Hamacher Resource Group on Tuesday announced the promotion of Jennifer Johnston to senior marketing services account manager.

November 4, 2014

About 1-in-3 holiday shoppers say they expect more than half of their purchases to be on sale or discounted, The Conference Board reported Tuesday.

November 4, 2014

The newly updated Immunizations app allows users to find pharmacies and clinics that provide free or low-cost immunizations. 

November 4, 2014

Innovation, the makers of PharmAssist pharmacy automation solutions, on Monday announced two additions to its national sales team.

November 4, 2014

The Iowa Board of Pharmacy is revisiting advocating the medical use of marijuana to state legislators.

November 4, 2014

Sears Holiding Co. joined the growing list of retailers with extended shopping hours on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Sears will open at its earliest time ever: 6 p.m., and Kmart will open its doors for 42 hours straight, from 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving to midnight on Black Friday.

November 4, 2014

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

November 4, 2014

Moberg Pharma on Tuesday announced that it has entered into an agreement with Emerson Healthcare, a division of Emerson Group, who will provide logistical services and all order to cash functions for retailer and wholesaler customers in the United States, according to the company. 

November 4, 2014

NBTY on Tuesday announced the appointment of Andrew Archambault to the position of chief customer officer. Archambault has nearly 20 years of experience in the consumer packaged goods industry, most recently serving as VP and managing director for Bacardi USA. 

November 4, 2014

Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy announced the opening of its newest location in Tigard, Ore. 

November 4, 2014

PrescribeWellness on Tuesday announced its 2014-15 Pharmacy Advisory Board. This Advisory Board will collaborate to address and forecast opportunities and issues affecting independent pharmacies.

November 4, 2014

Rogaine brand on Tuesday announced the launch of Women's Rogaine 5% Minoxidil topical aerosol, the first and only once-daily treatment approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of female pattern hair loss, according to the brand. 

November 4, 2014

Tailwinds from specialty pharmacy and increased generic utilization lifted CVS Health up on Tuesday, as the company posted net revenues of $35 billion, representing an increase of 9.7% for the three months ended Sept. 30.

 

November 4, 2014

Boston Retail Partners on Monday released a survey that highlights the issue of social media and technology solutions to deliver the products consumers want in an uninterrupted shopping experience.