December 11, 2014

In the October issue of DSN, I wrote about a pet clinic program Walgreens was testing in 50 stores in Massachusetts.

November 25, 2014

Recently, NACDS provided a summary of the 2014 midterm elections, with an emphasis on the federal level. This memo includes an overview of the state elections, which will shape the operating environment on pivotal state issues.

November 21, 2014

When former Staples executive Brian Tilzer joined CVS Health early last year as SVP chief digital officer he was charged with spearheading the company’s digital innovation efforts and connecting current and future digital initiatives. Tilzer hit the ground running and the momentum remains strong as the company is now preparing to open a Digital Innovation Lab in Boston and connect with start-ups to enable the retailiization of healthcare in an area of Boston that has emerged as hot bed of technology and healthcare innovation.

November 18, 2014

CVS Health officially announced plans to create a new Digital Innovation Lab in Boston.

November 17, 2014

CVS Health has confirmed a report that it is planning to open a CVS Health Digital Innovation Lab this winter in Boston that will focus on “building customer-centric experiences in health care.”

November 17, 2014

Genzyme, a Sanofi company, on Friday announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved Lemtrada (alemtuzumab) for the treatment of patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis. 

November 17, 2014

As a recent article in The Boston Globe points out, the turmoil and reinstatement of ousted Market Basket CEO, Arthur T. Demoulas, no doubt sparked some corporate soul-searching and serves as a reminder of just how rare such a stand by rank and file employees can be.

October 16, 2014

 Kaz on Wednesday launched the new Febreze Air Purifier. 

October 15, 2014

That awesome little dude pictured is my bulldog Petey. As I write this column, my wife is bringing him home after five nights in the animal hospital — for that I am happier than the limits of my word count could ever fully allow me to convey.

October 15, 2014

Somersets, a line of shaving and skin care products, is known for its signature bullet-shaped packaging for its shaving oil.

October 9, 2014

Ocean Spray is known for its line of juices, but the brand will make a leap to the water aisle with the introduction of PACt cranberry extract water.

September 26, 2014

The Boston Herald has reported that Walgreens is expanding its partnership with Florida veterinary company, ShotVet, to offer pet care services, such as vaccines and micro-chipping, at select stores in Massachusetts.

September 22, 2014

Through a partnership with a Florida veterinary company, ShotVet, Walgreens is offering preventive care services for pets at select stores in Massachusetts, according to the Boston Herald.

September 3, 2014

Exhibitors at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo donated more than four tons (8,400 lbs.) of consumer goods to be dispersed to various charitable organizations throughout the Greater Boston community, NACDS has announced.

August 26, 2014

The highlight of Monday night at NACDS Total Store Expo in Boston was the Boston Extravaganza featuring Train.

August 26, 2014

Greenwood Group held a party Monday night at Fenway Park during NACDS Total Store Expo in Boston.

August 24, 2014

At the NACDS Total Store Expo 2014, Emerson hosted parties Friday and Saturday night at the Boston Harbor Hotel and City Landing.

July 10, 2014

Boston Beer launched a West Coast-style IPA, Rebel IPA. Crafted in the Samuel Adams nanobrewery, Rebel IPA is brewed with five types of American hops from the Pacific Northwest.

July 1, 2014

New legislation overseeing compounding pharmacies was introduced Sunday in Massachusetts, according to a report in the Boston Globe.

June 25, 2014

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick on Tuesday enacted biosimilars legislation updating Massachusetts’s pharmacy law and paving the way for the substitution of biosimilars deemed "interchangeable" by the Food and Drug Administration.

June 23, 2014

BJ's members will now be able to brew the wholesale chain's brand of coffee with their Keurig coffee makers.

June 20, 2014

Health insurer Harvard Pilgrim Health Care is offering the EatRight Rewards program to its employees and members. EatRight Rewards provides financial rewards to employees who buy healthy foods at the grocery store.

June 20, 2014

In an effort to address opioid drug abuse, governors of five New England states convened for a summit on Monday, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy stated.

June 12, 2014

Carex Health Brands on Thursday introduced AccuRelief Pain Relief Systems, a line of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) therapy FDA–approved for full-body, over–the–counter use.