February 9, 2017

The donations will benefit hunger and food-related relief in local communities in 17 states and the District of Columbia.

February 9, 2017

The Walgreens Flu Index is compiled using weekly retail prescription data for antiviral medications used to treat influenza across Walgreens locations nationwide.

February 8, 2017

Retailer is highlighting locally and regionally based companies during “Loving Local” week from Feb. 12-18.

February 8, 2017

Wilson HCG’s 2017 Top 100 Employment Brands Report is an annual evaluation and ranking of Fortune 500 companies based on how well they brand themselves to potential employees. 

February 7, 2017

With this integration, mutual clients of Nielsen Marketing Cloud and RichRelevance can use the Nielsen Data Management Platform and Nielsen cross-device audience data to deliver more tailored onsite and in-app experiences.

February 7, 2017

The chief information officer at Walgreens Boots Alliance, Abhi Dhar, is leaving to start his own company, CIO.com reported Tuesday. "At this point in my life, if I don’t pursue the entrepreneurship path, I fear I never will and will live to regret it,” Dhar told CIO.com via email. It isn’t clear who will replace Dhar and a Walgreens spokesman told CIO.com that the company has no comment on that at this time. (CIO.com)
 

February 7, 2017

Screening stations are able to assess a user’s blood pressure, pulse, weight and body mass index.

February 6, 2017

Industry retailers and vendors gathered on Dec. 1, 2016, for the Chronic Care Roundtable, part of the 18th annual DSN Industry Issues Summit.

February 6, 2017

Ahold Delhaize unveils plan to strengthen entire U.S. grocery division.

February 3, 2017

Working in tandem with EnvisionRx, the company said the program is intended to improve care and reduce costs for people with chronic conditions. 

February 3, 2017

A report in Crain's Chicago Business published Friday attempted to ascertain just how changes to the Affordable Care Act might impact one of the nation's largest retail pharmacy operations in Walgreens. The truth is, Walgreens executives have said, it's too early to tell. "Probably the outcome will be quite rational and at the time we will be able to organize our affairs and prepare our business to respond to the new environment," Walgreens CEO Stefano Pessina told investors in January. The Crain's report takes a look at everything from prescription gains since the ACA went into effect to the potential impact on specialty medicine margins. (Crain's Chicago Business)

February 3, 2017

Memphis-based retailer obtains $75M increase in revolving loan commitment from $150M to $225M.

February 3, 2017

The Growing Women's Health Campaign is a Shoppers Drug Mart outreach intended to shine a light on women’s cardiovascular health.

February 3, 2017

As part of the month-long promotion, Kroger Pharmacies will offer personalized blood-pressure and cholesterol screenings at no cost.

February 3, 2017

London Drugs' Healthy Heart Clinics involve a one-on-one, 45-minute screening and evaluation with a Patient Care Pharmacist.

February 3, 2017

Highlighting their personal experiences, several Walgreens VIP influencers have set out to create a series of timely, audience-relevant narratives illustrating the power and convenience of the Walgreens mobile app.

February 3, 2017

The National Retail Federation estimates the proposed tax on imports could cost American families as much $1,700 per year.

February 2, 2017

As many as 38.3% of Americans have trouble sleeping. That makes sleep aids a high-trial category.

February 2, 2017

Albertsons’s Anthony Provenzano and Cardinal Health's Michael Moné were among a group of executives named to leadership posts for the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. 

February 2, 2017

DSN examines what's trending now overall in oral care, as well as in-depth sales activity in the toothbrush and dental floss categories, highlighting new products hitting the beauty aisles.

February 2, 2017

U.S. comp-store sales enjoy 6% rise in four-week period ended Jan. 29.

February 2, 2017

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen takes a deep dive into one of the most strategically important categories in retail pharmacy.

February 2, 2017

CVS Health senior educator Kristene Diggins and others involved in the fight against diabetes said they expect drug stores and retail clinics to play a bigger role in coming years.

February 2, 2017

Developed with guidance of senior executives from many top retailers, GMDC Academy provides a behind-the-scenes look at how buyers make listing decisions.