May 5, 2016

In Michigan, Rite Aid employs more than 4,200 at its 275 stores and distribution center, including 115 associates at its eight stores in the city of Flint.  

May 5, 2016

Just in time for summer, Tom's of Maine is offering parents two natural alternatives for protecting baby skin.

May 4, 2016
Twenty-five grants will be awarded in the first year and 50 will be given out in each of the second and third years.
May 4, 2016

The findings underscore the value of home infusion services – where medication is delivered intravenously in a patient's home – for the health care system, including patients and payers.

May 4, 2016

There are now 31 MinuteClinic locations in Northern Virginia and 52 in the DC Metro area, including clinics in CVS Pharmacy stores.

May 4, 2016
The timing of Easter had a positive impact on Shoppers Drug Mart's front store same-store sales of approximately 1.9%.
 
May 4, 2016

This is InformationWeek’s 28th year identifying and honoring the nation's most innovative users of information technology. 

May 4, 2016

When implementation of the program is complete, naloxone will be available without a prescription in more than 5,800 of Walgreens nearly 8,200 stores.

May 4, 2016

The collaboration with APhA is the latest step Walgreens is taking to fight prescription drug abuse.

May 3, 2016

Revenues in CVS Health's Pharmacy Services Segment increased 20.5% to $28.8 billion, primarily driven by increase in prescription volume and growth in specialty pharmacy. 

May 3, 2016

The Grocery Manufacturers Association has named Ed Crenshaw of Publix Super Markets as the recipient of the GMA Hall of Achievement Award.

May 3, 2016

Patient advocate and community pharmacy champion Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., will serve as the featured speaker at this year's opening lunch on May 24.

May 3, 2016

Effective May 1, 2016, Publix’s stock price decreased from $45.20 per share to $43.95 per share.

May 3, 2016

University of Utah School of Medicine researchers reported that infants 6 months and younger whose mothers were vaccinated when pregnant had a 70% reduction in laboratory-confirmed flu cases. 

May 2, 2016

The review will include a thorough evaluation of the company's current operating plan.

May 2, 2016

Target is testing robots that track inventory on its store shelves, according to a Fortune report published last week. "Simbe Robotics, a Silicon Valley startup, built the robot called Tally that it says can roll autonomously around the store while scanning products to determine if they have been misplaced, mispriced, or are low in stock," the report noted. "Additionally, Target executives said the retail giant was said it was looking to develop a 'concept store' that could incorporate robotics and other technologies, although details were limited." (Fortune

May 2, 2016

A brand known for softening laundry for over 30 years is taking category leadership and innovation to the next level with two new product introductions. 

May 2, 2016

The incremental sales impact due to the Easter calendar shift was approximately $7.1 million or a 1% increase in comparable store sales, Weis Markets reported.

April 29, 2016

The states with the highest rates of influenza, according to the Index, were Arizona, Texas, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee.

April 29, 2016

Georgia is the last state in the southeast to adopt NPLEx, as all of its neighboring states – South Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee and North Carolina – adopted the system in previous years.

April 29, 2016

Iconic candy brand Hershey is unveiling new, patriotic-themed packaging on some of its most popular brands as excitement for builds for the 2016 Olympic Games. 

April 29, 2016

A new brand is looking to revolutionize the at-home hair color category.

April 29, 2016

Speculation that Walgreens might be exploring an entry into the medical marijuana business followed a post on tumblr by Walgreens titled "Clarifying Clinical Cannabis." "Though marijuana has been approved for medical use in many states, marijuana is not yet approved for national use by the Food and Drug Administration," noted post author Dahlia Sultan, resident pharmacist, Walgreens and the University of Illinois at Chicago. "Medical marijuana can’t be purchased from a pharmacy like traditional prescriptions. It must be sold through a licensed dispensary in an approved state." (Walgreens on tumblr

April 29, 2016

Walmart will consider technology spanning all of retail, including capabilities around the store shopping experience, associate experience, logistics, big data, security and/or social media.