September 15, 2011

Rite Aid is teaming up with OptumHealth to become the first to provide "virtual clinics" in a retail pharmacy setting.

September 14, 2011

Good Neighbor Pharmacy, a network of more than 3,700 independently owned and operated community pharmacies, on Wednesday announced the creation of a new position, with Mike Quick named as national VP, GNP development.

September 14, 2011

Customers with diabetes at Rite Aid locations in New York and Washington will have access to patient education and support from trained pharmacists to help them better control their disease, the retail pharmacy chain said.

September 14, 2011

The Rite Aid here in Linglestown, Pa. now features eight linear feet of get-fit products just outside of its GNC store-within-a-store space.

September 13, 2011

Ahold USA has appointed a former Walmart executive to head its Landover, Md.-based Giant Food division, the supermarket operator said Tuesday.

September 9, 2011

Emerson Group has expanded its team, the company announced.

September 9, 2011

Weis Markets earlier this week named Regina Tator as its director of private brands.

September 8, 2011

Bills proposed in Pennsylvania's state legislature would allow patients to have their prescriptions filled through mail-order and at community pharmacies for the same price.

September 7, 2011

GNC on Monday announced that it again is partnering with the Western Pennsylvania Committee of the Wounded Warrior Project as lead sponsor of its annual golf outing to be held Sept. 19 at the Diamond Run Golf Club in Sewickley, Pa.

September 7, 2011

Rite Aid's philanthropic arm is donating $50,000 to Hurricane Irene relief efforts, Rite Aid said Wednesday.

September 1, 2011

Same-store sales at Rite Aid increased by 2.5% for the month of August compared with August 2010, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

August 31, 2011

This CVS location in central Pennsylvania has already started touting the convenience and affordability in relation to its flu vaccination services.

August 29, 2011

Boiron USA will be partnering with Vitamin Angels, a global nonprofit organization working to reduce child mortality by connecting infants and children under 5 years with vital nutrients for the second consecutive year, the homeopathic medicine manufacturer announced Friday.

August 26, 2011

Grocer A&P officially opened on Friday its new Superfresh store, featuring a full-service pharmacy and expanded international offerings, in Philadelphia’s Northern Liberties neighborhood.

August 26, 2011

With Hurricane Irene barreling up the East Coast and expected to make landfall in the Northeast this weekend, Rite Aid is stocking extra emergency supplies in its stores in affected regions, the retail pharmacy chain said.

August 26, 2011

Weis Markets earlier this week announced the completion of an extensive remodel of its Camp Hill, Pa., store.

August 24, 2011

The final outcome of the battle between Israel’s Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Canada’s Valeant Pharmaceuticals International to buy Cephalon serves as a good illustration of why it helps to have a plan B.


August 24, 2011

Specialty pharmacy is expanding beyond its traditional base as a central-fill and mail-order distribution model for patients. A new, community-driven model is emerging, led by a fast-growing network of integrated, 
community-based specialty providers based in Drexel Hill, Pa.

August 24, 2011

The Frosty Paws freezer unit pictured here is located inline with pet care in this Giant supermarket located in central Pennsylvania.

August 22, 2011

Flu shots are available at every Rite Aid store around the country, the retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

August 19, 2011

After a popular Facebook contest made Brandi, a 7-year-old German shepherd mix, Weis Markets’ Pet of the Game at a Penn State football game in 2010, the company’s second annual Pet of the Game Facebook Contest returns to Weis Markets’ official Facebook fan page, the grocer announced Thursday.

August 16, 2011

Data and data management services provider Health Market Science has appointed Mark Cieplik as SVP life sciences sales, the company said.

August 15, 2011

The Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania recently recognized Weis Markets for its commitment to recycling and its innovative program to recycle waxed cardboard used to ship and store fresh vegetables and meats, the grocer announced Monday.

August 11, 2011

Weis Markets earlier this week named Mike Mignola VP store operations and Bruno Garisto VP center store sales and merchandising.