August 24, 2012

As several suitors eye individual parts of the Supervalu business, Bloomberg reported that Supervalu is seeking buyers to bid for the entire business.

August 24, 2012

McKesson on Thursday announced that Brian Tyler has been appointed EVP corporate strategy and business development, effective immediately.

August 24, 2012

Navarro Discount Pharmacy, which operates 31 locations in south Florida, has opened a fulfillment center facility for prescription medications under the name Navarro Health Services.

August 24, 2012

Details of Walgreens' new loyalty card — Balance Rewards — that's debuting next month were revealed in a New York Times report.

August 23, 2012

NEW YORK — GG Gatsby is collaborating with Target.com and Walmart.com to launch its new volumizing hair care line.

These are the first retail collaborations for the brand, and the partnerships enable the brand to bring its hair care line to a new mass demographic.

August 23, 2012

Thrifty White Pharmacy has announced the introduction of the Rx Timer Cap, which it is giving away for free to each pharmacy patient who enrolls in the Ready Refill or Medication Synchronization programs.

August 23, 2012

The nation’s largest retailer is expanding an in-store healthcare initiative involving 10 types of immunizations administered at its stores through Nov. 15.

August 22, 2012

CVS/pharmacy announced on Wednesday that it has unveiled a new photo feature to its existing CVS Mobile app, enabling consumers to easily print photos directly from their smartphone camera or from their CVSphoto.com account for same day pick up, with no additional cost, at any CVS/pharmacy location.

August 22, 2012

No picture of the evolving landscape of retail health care would be complete without including the growing nationwide network of diagnostic screening centers.

August 22, 2012

A paradigm shift is under way in U.S. hospitals. To keep pace with health reform, the rise of accountable care organizations and the growing empowerment of informed and cost-sensitive patients, hospital-driven health systems nationwide are joining the retail health revolution.

August 22, 2012

A company that runs a cloud-based communications system for use by healthcare providers, family and others and designed to improve health care and outcomes is launching a nationwide flu shot drive.

August 22, 2012

A growing number of truckers are paying closer attention to their health, according to published reports.

August 22, 2012

As health costs and doctor wait times mount and health reform ushers in an integrated team approach to patient care, retail health clinics appear poised for another growth surge.

August 22, 2012

More than 11 million Americans are living with an uncorrected vision problem, according to the Vision Council of America, and 1-in-4 children have a common eye disease or other vision problem that goes undetected.

August 22, 2012

Greenway Medical Technologies on Wednesday announced that Walgreens is deploying its electronic health record solution to more closely integrate the retail pharmacy's healthcare services.

August 21, 2012

The largest nonprofit organization focused on HIV and AIDS has acquired a group of specialty pharmacies.

August 21, 2012

A regional retail pharmacy chain is donating nearly 20,000 pairs of eyeglasses to poor communities around the world.

August 21, 2012

Supermarket chain Bi-Lo has launched an annual campaign to promote flu vaccinations.

August 21, 2012

Former Walmart executive David Hoodis has joined the corporate advisory board of Natural Insight, a private retail technology company engaged in workforce management.

August 21, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation announced on Tuesday the recipients of the Million Hearts Team Up, Pressure Down public education grants. The NACDS Foundation’s support will provide $35,000 in funding for community health fairs during the month of September, hosted by 15 schools and colleges of pharmacy nationwide.

August 21, 2012

Forty-five percent of customers shopping in-store at brick-and mortar-locations will walk out and complete their purchase online for a discount as low as 2.5%, according to new showrooming research from GroupM Next.

August 21, 2012

Market research firm SymphonyIRI Group has named former Procter & Gamble executive Beverly Grant as president of Retail Solutions.

August 20, 2012

Suitors are lining up to carve out divisions of Supervalu following the company's announcement last month that strategic divestitures were on the table as the Eden Prairie, Minn.-based grocer seeks to turn around its business performance.

August 20, 2012

CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic have announced that flu vaccinations are now available at all of their locations nationwide with more than 20,000 immunizing healthcare professionals at CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic available to provide the preventive healthcare service.