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October 23, 2013

A U.S. Air Force master sergeant has been named the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board's Certified Pharmacy Technician of the Year, the PTCB said.

October 23, 2013

Indiana's Manchester University has begun an "immediate" search for a new dean for its College of Pharmacy, the university said Wednesday.

October 23, 2013

The University of Maryland's School of Pharmacy has named its atrium in honor of a graduate who now leads an institutional pharmacy services company.

October 22, 2013

A top executive of generic drug maker Hospira spoke in favor of giving biosimilar drugs the same generic names as the branded biologics they're based on.

October 22, 2013

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy has named Walgreens corporate VP specialty pharmacy and infusion services as its first president, the organization said Tuesday.

October 22, 2013

Sears Holdings' Canadian division may consider selling off its Toronto flagship store if the right buyer comes along, according to published reports.

October 21, 2013

Big Lots has appointed former Kmart executive Andrew Stein as the company's SVP and chief customer officer, as the company focuses more intensely on bolstering its digital footprint.

October 21, 2013

Fruth Pharmacy has donated $24,000 in scholarships for pharmacy students to Marshall University, the university said.

October 21, 2013

Park City Group on Monday announced Gary Rocheleau has joined the company as a senior adviser.

October 21, 2013

The president of Indiana's Manchester University will retire next summer and has named the university's pharmacy dean as her successor.

October 18, 2013

Aetna on Thursday announced that Dijuana Lewis is joining the company as EVP responsible for the newly formed Consumer Products and Enterprise Marketing organization.

October 17, 2013

Kroger on Thursday announced that Michael Ellis will be named president and COO, effective Jan. 1, 2014, completing the succession plan announced in September.

October 17, 2013

Generic drug maker Mylan has appointed Jacek Glinka as president of its European division, the company said Thursday.

October 16, 2013

The executive director of the Oregon Board of Pharmacy is leaving, according to published reports.

October 15, 2013

An increase of 1% in prescribed drug use decreases Medicare spending on other medical services by 5%, according to statements made Tuesday at a specialty pharmacy conference by a former chief of staff for the Obama administration.

October 15, 2013

Majestic Drug on Tuesday announced the recent graduation of Nilda Oyola, VP sales, from the National Hispana Leadership Institute’s Executive Leadership Program.

October 15, 2013

The National Community Pharmacists Association on Monday recognized a number of independent operators for their contributions to the industry and their communities.

October 15, 2013

Target is offering a limited-time assortment of wigs in collaboration with designer Chris March — as well as costumes for kids and pets, and accessories for adults — as part of its Halloween offering this year, the mass-merchandise retailer said.

October 14, 2013

The governor of California has vetoed a bill that critics said would have limited patients' access to knock-off versions of biotech drugs.

October 14, 2013

Jason Reiser has been elevated to the role of SVP/lead merchandising officer at Family Dollar, according to an internal memo from company president and COO Mike Bloom.

October 14, 2013

Matrixx Initiatives recently named Lori Norian VP marketing for the Zicam Cold Remedy brand.

October 11, 2013

McKesson Health Solutions on Thursday announced that Ian Gordon, former president and CEO of Topaz Shared Services, has joined the company's executive team as SVP and general manager for Decision Management.

October 11, 2013

Walgreens recently fine-tuned its merchandising leadership structure, announcing a few key changes in the lineup.

October 10, 2013

Fifteen years of ExtraCare data is influencing everything from how the company builds stores to how it communicates with customers

Personalization. In a single word, it is what is at the heart of every strategic initiative and important retail program occurring at CVS Caremark today.

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