June 15, 2015

Opening of second Meijer in Detroit will attract new business to the city, mayor says. 

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 20, 2015

Perrigo Animal Health in May announced its launch of PetArmor Joint Health Maximum, a supplement for dogs that contains glucosamine, chondroitin, MSM and manganese. It’s an opportunity for retailer’s to associate their store brand with a quality pet supplement.

April 24, 2015

Meijer has partnered with Scotts-MiracleGro to create an unprecedented lawn and garden section in its stores, just in time for the spring gardening season. 

April 16, 2015

Meijer is the latest retailer to test out curbside pickup of online orders.

March 24, 2015

It probably takes less to satisfy the average consumer than it does to satisfy Mick Jagger, but even still, consumers can’t seem to get any satisfaction these days.

March 13, 2015

An Altarum report found that national health spending increased 5.7% in January 2015 vs. January 2014. 

March 2, 2015

Meijer sells five gas stations and convenience stores for an undisclosed amount.

February 24, 2015

Researchers found that switching glaucoma patients to a generic prostaglandin analogue improved adherence. 

 

February 23, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy's Phil and Jocelyn Hagerman gift $5 million to the Ferris State University’s College of Pharmacy. 

January 28, 2015

More than two years after Meijer first publicly confirmed that it was considering opening stores in the state of Wisconsin, the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer is in the home stretch of construction of its four new supercenters in the greater Milwaukee area.

December 29, 2014

Diplomat Pharmacy has announced that Jennifer Hagerman will take office as the president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association.

December 8, 2014

Meijer is responding to a need from food pantries for nutrition education resources by publishing a cookbook that features recipes using ingredients frequently found in food pantries.

 

November 26, 2014

Midwestern retailer Meijer is shifting the focus this Cyber Monday to digital, announcing a 20% off coupon through its mPerks program and allowing its customers to go digital for the greatest savings.

November 11, 2014

Rite Aid officially named Physician Direct ACO, based in Sylvan Lake, Mich., as the sixth healthcare provider to join its Rite Aid Health Alliance initiative.

 

September 29, 2014

Health experts argue that there are tactics that payers and purchasers can deploy to help improve patient access.

September 18, 2014

John Standley, Rite Aid chairman and CEO, on Thursday morning announced a sixth Rite Aid Health Alliance partnership with Physician Direct ACO in Detroit. 

 

September 12, 2014

Diplomat on Wednesday announced that it is partnering with area leaders to provide the necessary funding to expand Dr. Phil Zimbardo's Hero Imagination Project to the Flint, Mich., area.

September 8, 2014

About 70% of those seniors getting help with daily activities received that assistance from family, friends and other unpaid caregivers.

September 3, 2014

Midwestern retailer Meijer is preparing to hire thousands of new team members for its stores as the growing company prepares for the fall and holiday selling seasons, announced Janet Emerson, EVP operations for the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer.

August 8, 2014

Diplomat on Thursday announced that its president, Gary Kadlec, has been elected to the board of directors for the American Foundation of Pharmaceutical Education. 

July 14, 2014

 Diplomat on Saturday hosted a ‘Keep Kids Safe and Healthy’ event at the specialty pharmacy's retail store.

July 10, 2014

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s craft label Goose Island introduced several new brews. Madame Rose, part of a barrel-aged line that includes Halia, Gillian, Sofie, Juliet and Lolita, is a Belgian-style sour ale that is aged in cabernet barrels with wild yeast and fresh tart Michigan cherries.

July 3, 2014

Diplomat Pharmacy on Thursday announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the proposed initial public offering of its common stock.