A new report from One Click Retail highlighted that Amazon is the best growth opportunity for health and personal care brands, given that total category sales in the United States increased only about 1% in Q1 2017.
The multi-part initiative includes in-store Walgreens-exclusive consumer sweepstakes, a ChariTEA donation to cancer nonprofit Stupid Cancer and a digital media campaign to promote the National Iced Tea Month campaign.
In the first video dispatch from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting, Drug Store News talks to Innovation’s Doyle Jensen about how the company is looking to use automation to improve patient care in the pharmacy.
Procter & Gamble is holding talks with Trian Fund Management, which has a $3.5 billion stake in the company, about the future of its brands, the P&G CEO David Taylor confirmed to CNBC. Taylor called the talks “constructive” and noted, "We are willing to engage. We want to be better.” Trian has been increasing its stake in P&G and the company looks to cut costs by some $10 billion, the report said. (CNBC)
Susan G. Komen Chicago is collaborating with Walgreens on a new effort to enourage patients to get mammograms by offering 1,000 Balance Rewards points to patients presenting vouchers proving they had a mammogram done at a participating healthcare facility.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the American Pharmacists Association shared their concerns with the Trump Administration about the potential impact of drug importation on patient safety and the delivery of value-based care.
The National Community Pharmacists Association has sent its comments on to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding the agency’s recently proposed changes to how direct and indirect remuneration fees are reported.