April 22, 2015

Wednesday marked the 45th anniversary of Earth Day ― a day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment. Since its inception, the movement has sparked a vast outpouring of support and this year was no exception.

April 22, 2015

Stop & Shop has broken ground on the company’s first anaerobic digester at its distribution center in Freetown, Massachusetts. 

 

April 22, 2015

Compared with primary care practices and emergency rooms, there is no difference at retail clinics in overall acute respiratory infections antibiotic prescribing, according the study published online in The American Journal of Managed Care.

April 22, 2015

Today, Target has moved beyond the data breach of late 2013, recording a 4.1% lift in fourth-quarter sales for the period ended Jan. 31, and discontinued its Canadian operations.

April 22, 2015

When news of Rite Aid’s acquisition of the $5 billion-large PBM EnvisionRx broke on Feb. 11, the company’s shares closed 6.6% higher that day at $8.08. That’s because Wall Street knows a good deal when it sees one, and the acquisition of EnvisionRx is a good deal.

April 22, 2015

Walgreens displays Well Beyond HIV campaign art exhibit in San Francisco. 

April 22, 2015

A Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group survey determined that consumers are in no rush to buy the latest wearable device. 

 

April 22, 2015

When it comes to beauty, you can’t win without the Hispanic shopper.

April 21, 2015

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory joined with such companies as Coca-Cola and CVS to kick off the Fit Family Challenge.

April 21, 2015

Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing just did an unconventional acquisition to provide the company with a new source of growth by applying its successful model of connecting buyers and sellers to the media world.

April 21, 2015

The Grocery Manufacturers Association will award the GMA Hall of Achievement Award to three industry leaders this fall, including former Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson. 

April 21, 2015

Fred's Super Dollar on Monday closed the deal on its acquisition of Reeves-Sain Drug Store. 

April 21, 2015

West coast grocer Haggen will grow its pharmacy business from 17 pharmacies to 106 pharmacies. 

April 21, 2015

Industry associations on Tuesday praised a House vote to pass Rep. Tom Marino's drug diversion bill.

April 21, 2015

Market Performance Group, a consulting and sales management services company, on Tuesday announced a change to its leadership structure as well as two additions to its advisory board to help better serve the company’s clients. 

April 21, 2015

A majority of consumers are spending savings from lower fuel prices to buy groceries. According to the new “Why? Behind the Buy” report from Acosta Sales & Marketing, 72% of shoppers ages 18 to 34 years will spend fuel savings on groceries.

 

April 20, 2015

DSN senior editor Antoinette Alexander examines in-depth sales activity in beauty, including the latest trends and hot concepts sweeping the category, in this multi-page report.

 

April 20, 2015

Specialty pharmacy operator Diplomat Pharmacy is on the lookout for a few good students, the company announced Friday. 

April 20, 2015

Giant Eagle on Friday committed to reducing water consumption by 5% by 2017. 

April 20, 2015

Kmart and Shop Your Way have unveiled the new Shop Your Way Pharmacy Rewards Program.
 

April 20, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Community Pharmacy-Based Point-of-Care Testing certificate program kicked off this weekend, making its first stop on a national multi-city tour that will continue at colleges and schools of pharmacy during 2015.

April 20, 2015

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in OTC, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC, as well as trends and hot concepts sweeping the category, in this multi-page report.

April 20, 2015

Professions Quest launches a massively multi-player online serious game called Mimycx to help educate healthcare professionals.

April 20, 2015

Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding last week consolidated its online pharmacy operations into wholly-owned subsidiary Alibaba Health Information Technology in a deal valued at $2.5 billion.