January 16, 2015

The board of directors of Walgreens Boots Alliance on Thursday declared a regular quarterly dividend of 33.75 cents per share, a 7.1% increase over the year ago dividend.

January 16, 2015

Walgreens on Thursday announced that effective immediately, Walgreens Infusion Services will serve as a limited network home infusion provider for Blincyto (blinatumomab).

January 15, 2015

Ahold announced consolidated net sales of $9.5 billion for fourth-quarter 2014, an increase of 7.9% compared to fourth-quarter 2013. 

 

January 15, 2015

China Jo-Jo Drugstores, a China-based retail and wholesale distributor of pharmaceutical and healthcare products, has opened eight new retail pharmacies in Hangzhou — a company record for same-day store openings.

January 15, 2015

Digital collaboration between retailers and CPG companies will help amplify sales by driving the availability of products and making the best use of shelf space and trade promotion funds.

 

January 15, 2015

Dollar General is still fighting to acquire Family Dollar, the retailer stated on Thursday, noting that it is in ongoing discussions with the Federal Trade Commission.

 

January 15, 2015

Marsh Supermarkets announced a Cardiac Care Program within their 39 pharmacy locations throughout Indiana. 

January 15, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Regional Chain Conference, which will be held Feb. 1 to 3 in Naples, Fla., will include Meet the Retailer sessions that have been made popular by the NACDS Total Store Expo and NACDS Annual Meeting, and will be enhanced with a new mobile app.

January 15, 2015

Rite Aid EVP and CFO Darren Karst was all smiles Wednesday before analysts at the 33rd Annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference. And with good reason. 

 

January 15, 2015

Brian Cornell is pulling the plug on the retailer’s 133-unit Canadian operation and will incur a $5.4 billion pre-tax loss in the fourth quarter to do so.

 

January 14, 2015

Maybelline New York has announced that model Gigi Hadid is its newest spokesperson, debuting in advertising campaigns later this year.

January 14, 2015

Price Chopper launched a new specialty pharmacy program, which expands pharmacy services in an effort to provide more convenient and personalized solutions for patients.

January 14, 2015

Following a successful test of three in-store health clinics, Bartell Drugs is looking to expand the initiative and roughly double the number of clinics in 2015, according to a local news report.

January 14, 2015

Success in retail pharmacy is about integrating the front-end and pharmacy services into one comprehensive care model, John Standley, Rite Aid chairman and CEO, shared with analysts.

January 14, 2015

Rite Aid on Tuesday announced the completion of an amendment and extension of its existing senior secured credit facility, including an increased borrowing capacity of up to $3 billion.

January 13, 2015

A new analysis by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital and the CVS Health Research Institute, published online first in the American Journal of Public Health, shows that enhanced prescription drug insurance can improve patient health outcomes and reduce use of other (often costly) healthcare services.

January 13, 2015

Larry Merlo reiterated the company’s success in building a one-of-a-kind company with unmatched, integrated assets.

January 13, 2015

Fred's Super Dollar  announced that it has named Michael Bloom as the company's president and COO, effective Jan. 12.

 

January 13, 2015

Good Neighbor Pharmacy is taking its independent pharmacy operators to a whole new level through its Pharmacy Transformation Services program.

January 13, 2015

HealthPrize Technologies on Tuesday reported that its medication adherence solution helped increase mean prescription fill rates by 54% and materially decreased the mean interval between refills for one group of diabetic patients by 39%.

January 13, 2015

Drug Store News has long touted to industry players the importance of retail-based health clinics in today’s evolving healthcare system, and that message is increasingly going mainstream as evidenced by a recent Huffington Post article.

January 13, 2015

Retailers at NRF’s Big Show are hearing a lot about “machine learning.” What is it and how does it help retailers?

 

January 13, 2015

Menasha Corp. on Monday announced that it has acquired PearceWellwood of Brampton, Ontario.

January 13, 2015

NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson released a statement highlighting the important role that pharmacists play and praised the increased recognition by lawmakers and the nation’s governors.