July 5, 2017

Rite Aid emerges from the Walgreens Boots Alliance transaction as a much leaner, multi-regional chain with a much smaller debt load.

July 3, 2017

A new breed of drug-resistant head lice is driving a new wave of product solutions. DSN Senior Editor Michael Johnsen takes a deeper look at what retailers and suppliers are doing to combat "super bugs" in this special report.

June 30, 2017

See photos from the two-day fly in to Capitol Hill conducted by National Association of Chain Drug Store board members, during which they met with lawmakers to share the role pharmacy plays in the nation’s healthcare system.

June 30, 2017

AlixPartners estimates that retail collectively stands to lose $70.7 billion during the next 10 years if the proposed cuts in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (commonly referred to as food stamps) turn into reality, CNBC reported.

June 30, 2017
Schnucks first teamed up with Instacart in February to bring delivery to customers in St. Louis, Mo., Rockford, Ill., and Evansville, Ind. 
June 30, 2017

See photos from the Health Innovation Summit, a one-day thought leadership event held last month in Providence, R.I., organized by CVS Health in partnership with Drug Store News and Mack Elevation. 

June 30, 2017

In his latest blog post, David Orgel looks at findings from the International Food Information Foundation’s latest Food and Health Survey to highlight what it says about shopping behavior among older Americans. 

June 29, 2017

In the wake of Walgreens’ and Rite Aid’s plan to scrap their merger for a new deal, DSN takes a look at five important takeaways from the blockbuster agreement. 

June 29, 2017

GlobalData Retail managing director Neil Saunders weighs in on the ‘pragmatic approach’ to a lengthy regulatory process that Walgreens and Rite Aid have undertaken by scrapping their proposed merger and creating a new deal.

June 29, 2017

Before he took over the chairmanship of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Walgreens Boots Alliance co-COO Alex Gourlay spoke to Drug Store News about the coming year at NACDS and what still excites him about the business he’s been part of since he was 17 years old. 

June 29, 2017

Rite Aid's Retail Pharmacy Segment revenues were $6.4 billion and decreased 4.9% compared to the prior year period.

June 29, 2017

Walgreens' Retail Pharmacy USA division had third quarter sales of $22.5 billion, an increase of 6.3% over the year-ago quarter.

June 29, 2017
This new agreement replaces the previous merger agreement with Rite Aid, announced in October 2015 and amended in January 2017, as well as the agreement to divest certain Rite Aid stores to Fred’s, announced in December 2016.
 
June 28, 2017
Fred’s said that its board adopted the rights plan following consultation with its advisors, not in response to a specific bid for takeover or acquisition proposal.  
June 28, 2017

Eight pharmacy student winners were awarded a $1,500 scholarship, with matching funds from McKesson.

June 28, 2017

The 4,000 square feet of selling space that includes a full-service pharmacy, two customer service specialist desks and full-service ship-to-store pick up.

June 28, 2017
L’Oréal valued The Body Shop at roughly 1 billion euros when it announced talks with Natura Cosmeticos in mid-June. 
 
June 28, 2017

Naloxone is available upon request at Hy-Vee pharmacies in both nasal spray and injection forms, although, nasal spray is the most commonly used form.

June 28, 2017

Seven LabCorp at Walgreens locations will begin seeing patients in this year, with five patient service centers in Denver, one in Deerfield, Ill., and one in Morrisville, N.C.

June 27, 2017

The two companies imposed the July 7 deadline on the FTC when they certified compliance on May 8, requiring action within 60 days. 

June 27, 2017
The collaboration will offer patients with chronic pain, mobility or balance issues, minor orthopedic injuries and certain post-pregnancy issues an ongoing treatment solution, the companies said.
 
June 27, 2017

Target Restock, available exclusively to Target REDcard members — comes as such rivals as Walmart and Amazon have been expanding similar services.

June 27, 2017

Besides its efforts to provide naloxone in states where regulations allow, Walgreens also has installed safe medication disposal kiosks in 600 pharmacies across the United States.

June 27, 2017

Walgreens said that it credits such tools as Pill Reminder and Refill by Scan for its mobile app’s popularity among those older than 55 years of age — a demographic that makes up 20% of its users.