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

The company has taken the flavor of Limoncello — which originated in Italy where the Sorrento lemon is cultivated —and added it to more than 30 products in both the fresh and non-perishable sections of the store.

May 15, 2015

Weis Markets named Richard Gunn SVP merchandising and marketing. 

 

May 15, 2015

Prestige Brands to place a greater marketing emphasis on Little Remedies. 

May 15, 2015

The Retail Industry Leaders Association spoke out in Washington, D.C., this week on the steps retailers are taking to protect against data breaches.

May 15, 2015

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee has signed into law landmark legislation requiring health insurance carriers to include pharmacists as network providers.

May 14, 2015

Leading dietary supplement associations on Tuesday spoke to Congressional staffers regarding appropriate herbal supplement tests. 

May 14, 2015

When told they'd spend 20 years sleeping by the age of 60, millennials characterize sleep as a 'waste of time,' new research shows. 

May 14, 2015

Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions will emphasize the importance of patient-reported outcomes in developing chronic disease care programs.

May 14, 2015

CARE Pharmacies partnered with Aureus Health Services on specialty pharmacy management services program.

May 14, 2015

A specialty pharmacy in New York City’s posh Upper East Side is catering to wealthy residents with a new menu of concierge services that range from $2,500 to $6,500 a month, according to a Crain’s article.

May 14, 2015

Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s aims to educate Americans on importance of omega-3 supplementation for heart health. 

May 14, 2015

Merck Manuals has created an online reservoir of health information targeting both healthcare professionals and caregivers. 

May 14, 2015

DSN talks with Andrew Simon of BrandShop to discuss digital solutions and customer enagement in the CPG space. 

May 14, 2015

Target will sell Target Commercial Interiors, a subsidiary that provides office furnishings and related services for business and commercial clients.

May 13, 2015

A Duke study explores modality behind successful smoking cessation attempts. 

May 13, 2015

CVS/pharmacy has announced the launch of its new exclusive Hospital Series wound care products, the latest addition to the growing family of exclusive CVS/pharmacy store brand product lines.

May 13, 2015

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

May 13, 2015

Employer-sponsored smoking cessation programs with financial incentives are associated with higher rates of quitting smoking and sustained abstinence, according to a new study by the CVS Health Research Institute and researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

May 13, 2015

Five states now allow for automatic substitution for Food and Drug Administration approved interchangeable biologic products.

May 13, 2015

H.D. Smith on Wednesday inked a multi-year agreement to serve as primary wholesaler for Southern Illinois Healthcare. 

May 13, 2015

HDMA is teaming with GIRP (the European Association of Pharmaceutical Full-line Wholesalers) and IFPW on the second annual International Pharmaceutical Distribution Conference in Brussels, Belgium. 

May 13, 2015

McKesson fiscal 2015 results are in. The wholesaler generated 30% annual revenue growth. 

May 13, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced the hiring of Deepti A. Loharikar as director, federal and state public policy.