May 20, 2015

Which U.S. company fits more Americans with glasses and contact lenses than any other? That would be Walmart, which also happens to operate the largest chain of vision centers in the country.

May 20, 2015

Walmart means health and wellness. Increasingly, that’s the message that Wal-Mart Stores is working to convey to the 140 million Americans who walk through its store aisles each week.

May 20, 2015

A retail pharmacy giant is beginning to fully harness the power of scale. Now firmly established as one of the top retailers of prescription drugs in the United States, Walmart may soon lay claim to an even bigger share of the pharmacy and OTC market as its leaders learn to align pharmacy operations and in-store marketing efforts more closely with other departments within Walmart’s Supercenters, discount stores and Neighborhood Markets.

May 20, 2015

The new Center for Healthcare Regulatory Insight within KPMG's Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice will be led by seasoned regulatory and policy veteran Larry Kocot.

May 20, 2015

The National Association of the Boards of Pharmacy named Rite Aid's Mike Podgurski honorary president.

May 20, 2015

A new and radically different concept for frontline health care emerged last year when Walmart unveiled its first Walmart Care Clinics in Texas, Georgia and South Carolina. If things go according to plan, patients and health plan payers across the United States can look forward to a cheaper and more affordable alternative to the family doctor for nearly all their primary care needs.

May 20, 2015

The retail behemoth that is Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is fixing its sights on a new target: the nation’s overstretched and overly costly primary healthcare system. The result could be a major disruption of that system and the acceleration of health reform in America.

May 20, 2015

While building a 4,500-store retail pharmacy powerhouse in the United States, Walmart also has kept pace with the specialty pharmacy revolution and is positioning itself to play a stronger role in this most innovative, dynamic and complex area of pharmaceutical R&D and bioengineering.

May 19, 2015

GMDC's Dave McConnell to hand the reigns to Patrick Spear on June 1. 

May 19, 2015

Ricky Kenig, founder of New York City’s infamous beauty supply chain Ricky’s NYC, has left the company to start a new beauty venture. Enter Kenig + Alcone.

May 15, 2015

AB Acquisition LLC — parent company of Albertson's, New Albertson's and Safeway (collectively Albertsons) — has named industry veteran Mark Panzer as SVP of pharmacy, health and wellness, overseeing the company's 1,760 pharmacies in 34 states across the country.

May 15, 2015

Weis Markets named Richard Gunn SVP merchandising and marketing. 

 

May 13, 2015

Smith brings more than 20 years of supply chain experience to the company. 

May 12, 2015

IRI on Tuesday tapped former P&G marketing executive as senior advisor. 

May 11, 2015

BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy on Monday named Kathy Norris director of patient care services.

May 11, 2015

Tria Beauty, a maker of at-home laser and light-based skin care treatments, has hired Sandra Gardiner as CFO.

May 7, 2015

Drug Store News on Sunday caught up with Brian McNamara, region head of Europe and the Americas of the recently christened GSK Consumer Healthcare, representing the joint venture between GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis to talk about what a consolidating OTC market means for the industry, and how GSK will be coming to market.

May 7, 2015

Retailers and technology vendors convened at the third annual Health, Wellness and Technology Roundtable to discuss what they see in the current technology today, what they expect in 2015 and some of the unmet technology needs.

May 7, 2015

Hart of Dixie" star Jaime King was on hand for the Plenti loyalty program introduction celebration.

 

May 7, 2015

Clinical research organization Biorasi has tapped Doug Klinger, president of Health & Wellness Solutions for Sears Holdings, to serve on its advisory board.

May 7, 2015

“You’re going to need a bigger boat,” Steve Anderson, president and CEO of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, told attendees of the NACDS Annual Meeting Business Program Sunday morning.

May 6, 2015

NBTY on Tuesday named a product development specialist to chief scientific officer. 

May 4, 2015

Beauty brand Lumene has tapped a former Unilever executive to serve as its new CEO, effective May 5th.

May 1, 2015

The CEO of Carter's Inc. and the former CFO of V.F. Corp. have joined the board of directors at the Fresh Market.