August 2, 2013

Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Inmar is a company that has developed a digital promotion platform that it describes as an end-to-end system to allow markets to create, launch and manage digital offers. Jeff Pepperworth, president of Inmar's healthcare network, recently spoke with Drug Store News about the company and its products, which it will showcase next month at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores' Total Store Expo in Las Vegas.

August 20, 2015

AmerisoureBergen’s Good Neighbor Pharmacy network network announced Thursday that it awarded a total of $12,500 in college scholarships to seven high school seniors aspiring to enter the healthcare industry.

August 20, 2015

Since the launch of Nexium 24HR in May of 2014, the brand has generated approximately $300 million, “making it one of the largest and most successful Rx-to-OTC switches,” Ian Read, Pfizer chairman and CEO, recently told analysts.

August 18, 2015

In a study, subjects taking Vitamin D reported approximately half the falls of those in the control group who were not taking the supplement.

August 6, 2015

At customer panels at Cardinal Health’s Retail Business Conference, nine different independent pharmacy owners detailed some of the tactics they are using to keep their customers, attract new shoppers and make their businesses more than just a neighborhood pharmacy.

July 16, 2015

As many as 12% of pet owners have bought health insurance for their animals. And among millennials, that number jumps to 19%. 

June 8, 2015

Food Lion has launched a new website designed to make shopping, saving and planning for dinner easy for shoppers.

June 5, 2015

Merz North America has been operating in North Carolina since 1995. 

May 18, 2015

Moose Pharmacy in Mt. Pleasant, N.C., has successfully implemented an RxSafe 1800 robotic storage and retrieval system. 

May 13, 2015

A Duke study explores modality behind successful smoking cessation attempts. 

May 11, 2015

GlaxoSmithKline pledges $20 million toward creation of Qura Therapeutics, a joint venture with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill dedicated to finding a cure for HIV.

April 27, 2015

QS/1’s Pharmacy Management Systems have been upgraded to exchange data with CCNC’s PharmaceHome, a software application that conducts medication reconciliation to manage the care of Medicaid recipients in North Carolina

April 21, 2015

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory joined with such companies as Coca-Cola and CVS to kick off the Fit Family Challenge.

March 17, 2015

Hamacher Resource Group's Tom Boyer will present to first-year students in the Pharmacy Practice program at Campbell University in Buies Creek, N.C.

March 6, 2015

Food Lion has announced plans to remodel its Raleigh, N.C., market stores in 2015, marking the third market to receive the store remodels.

January 28, 2015

Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would formally designate pharmacists as healthcare providers under Medicare Part B.

January 7, 2015

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University have uncovered a novel approach to creating inhalable vaccines using nanoparticles that shows promise for targeting such lung-specific diseases as influenza, pneumonia and tuberculosis.

December 12, 2014

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation announced the election of Troy Trygstad, the re-election of Leonard Edloe and appointment of Ed Hamilton.

 

December 9, 2014

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill received a $100 million donation to the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy from alumni Fred Eshelman, founder and CEO of Pharmaceutical Product Development and founding chairman of Furiex Pharmaceuticals. The committment will be used to create a center within the pharmacy school named the Eshelman Institute for Innovation.

December 4, 2014

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced on Wednesday a $100 million commitment to the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy from Fred Eshelman, a 1972 graduate of the School, founder and former CEO of Pharmaceutical Product Development, and founding chairman of Furiex Pharmaceuticals.

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 12, 2014

North Carolina-based brand Cheerwine is bringing to consumers a special beverage for the holidays. For the first time ever, it will offer a pre-mixed blend — Cheerwine Punch — in two-liter bottles. 

November 12, 2014

Food Lion has announced the remodel of 45 stores in the greater Greenville, New Bern and Jacksonville, N.C., market as part of the grocer's "Easy, Fresh and Affordable… You Can Count on Food Lion Every Day" strategy.

November 10, 2014

Mission Pharmacal Company and Europa Sports Products of Charlotte, N.C., signed an agreement for Europa to distribute Mission's Compete energy bites to fitness centers and select other retail outlets nationally.