March 4, 2015

SpartanNash has announced the promotion of two EVPs to key positions within the company.

February 23, 2015

Target further enhances its free fulfillment options by slashing its free shipping minimum in half.

February 17, 2015

McKesson on Tuesday announced that Bansi Nagji has been appointed EVP corporate strategy and business development.

February 5, 2015

Pfizer has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Hospira.

 

February 2, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance on Monday announced the appointment of Marco Pagni as EVP and global chief legal and administrative officer.

January 30, 2015

Innovation, makers of PharmASSIST pharmacy automation solutions, has announced that Fruth Pharmacy has purchased the firm’s PharmASSIST Symphony workflow management and process optimization software for a new central fill site in Nitro, W. Va.

January 20, 2015

Partner up or risk being left behind. That’s the choice facing more and more pharmacy groups grappling with accountable care, outcomes-based reimbursement and risk-sharing collaborative health networks. 

 

January 14, 2015

Park City Group, a cloud-based software company that uses big data management to help retailers and their suppliers, has announced that a national retailer surpassed its fiscal 2014 goals by reducing direct store delivery inventory investment costs by 22%.

January 14, 2015

As cold and flu stories continue to monopolize airwaves, a new study reports that people still look to power through with daily life when ill. 

January 13, 2015

Retailers at NRF’s Big Show are hearing a lot about “machine learning.” What is it and how does it help retailers?

 

January 8, 2015

Fred’s strong pharmacy sales weren’t enough to help the company avert a 1.4 percent same-store sales decline for the month.

January 7, 2015

Bartell Drugs announced that former REI executive Brian Unmacht has been named president.

December 11, 2014

Are high distribution costs and overly complex regulations stifling pharmaceutical and health product suppliers’ ability to fully engage with the fast-changing healthcare marketplace? That’s one concern raised by a global survey of healthcare executives in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia and Latin America from United Parcel Service.

December 11, 2014

Kroger on Thursday announced that Nora Aufreiter has been elected to the company's board of directors.

December 3, 2014

Datarithm on Wednesday announced their partnership with CARE Pharmacies Cooperative on a cloud-based platform for forecasting, balancing and cycle counting prescription inventory.

 

December 3, 2014

A number of chief marketing officers have increased their overall marketing budgets for 2014 with a focus on the enhanced omninchannel shopping experience, according to a BDO USA survey released Tuesday.

December 3, 2014

Drug Store News' sister publication Retailing Today has released the findings of the inaugural "Best Retailers to Work With" research report.

 

 

December 1, 2014

Consumer Reports last week projected less shopper traffic over the five days between Thanksgiving Day and Cyber Monday.

December 1, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration recently issued draft guidance on key product tracing provisions of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act, which is expected to be implemented by the industry on Jan. 1, 2015. 

November 25, 2014

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association earlier this month added 10 member companies to its roster, including four manufacturer members and six associate members.

November 24, 2014

Walmart Stores on Monday announced that its board of directors has appointed Tom Horton — former chairman and CEO of American Airlines — as a new member of the company’s board, effective Nov. 21.

November 19, 2014

Family Dollar Stores on Wednesday announced that it has rescheduled the special meeting at which Family Dollar shareholders will vote on the merger with Dollar Tree to Dec. 23, 2014.

 

November 3, 2014
"The best organizations are built on healthy consistent leadership practices. And they invest in getting even healthier.  So what gets in the way of creating a healthy organization?" writes Dan Mack, founder of Mack Elevation Forum, in his latest blog post. 
October 23, 2014

The Center for Healthcare Supply Chain Research and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy are partnering to provide the nation’s schools of pharmacy a supply chain educational tool surrounding the distribution of specialty pharmaceuticals.