October 26, 2011

Twenty-four percent of patients given a new medication by their doctor did not fill the prescription, according to a new study by researchers at Harvard University, Brigham and Women's Hospital and CVS Caremark.

October 26, 2011

Despite concerns about the economy and rising household expenses, nearly 3-out-of-5 consumers (59%) will put aside economic worries and spend the same or more this holiday season, according to Deloitte’s 26th annual survey of holiday spending intentions and trends.

October 26, 2011

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy has appointed Jeanne Ann Stasny as VP pharmacy services, the company said Wednesday.

October 26, 2011

Walgreens is showcasing some of its newest healthcare innovations at the TEDMED conference in San Diego, the retail pharmacy chain said Wednesday.

October 26, 2011

Winn-Dixie has expanded its flu shot options by offering the Fluzone Intradermal vaccination at its in-store pharmacies.

October 25, 2011

BJ's Wholesale Club is slated to open its newest store in Massachusetts this weekend, the company announced Tuesday.

October 25, 2011

At its 113th annual convention and trade show exposition held earlier this month, the National Community Pharmacists Association named new officers and board members, including a new president.

October 25, 2011

Costco Wholesale's donations to a Washington state voter initiative that would legalize liquor sales by private retailers have broken state records, according to published reports.

October 25, 2011

Medicare Part D beneficiaries will be able to obtain hundreds of generic drugs without any deductible or co-pay under a new program offered by Rite Aid.

October 25, 2011

Stop & Shop announced that it has expanded the availability of its Scan It! Mobile shopping app.

October 25, 2011

Stop & Shop once again will host its annual hunger relief program.

October 25, 2011

As part of its continued agreement with the Partnership for a Healthier America, Supervalu announced that it is on track to eliminate food deserts nationwide.

October 24, 2011

Regional chain Bartell Drugs recently opened its "next generation" store format, a remodel of an existing store in Seattle's Roosevelt neighborhood.

October 24, 2011

A provider of competitive market intelligence and insights has introduced a report that is designed to provide manufacturers and retailers instant access to U.S. retail prices of more than 12,000 SKUs in the health, beauty and wellness industry.

October 24, 2011

CVS has named Judy Sansone SVP merchandising and has expanded the roles of chief marketing officer Rob Price and EVP internal operations, real estate and supply chain Scott Baker, the company announced Monday.

October 24, 2011

Kroger has discontinued offering needle-free clinical devices to administer flu vaccinations at all pharmacies and The Little Clinic locations.

October 24, 2011

Tops Friendly Markets reopened a flood-damaged store in Owego, N.Y., on Sunday, the supermarket chain said.

October 24, 2011

Walgreens is continuing to provide resources to Medicare Part D beneficiaries in order to help them better understand their healthcare options.

October 24, 2011

Walmart announced that it is helping ensure customers pay the lowest price on holiday gifts with the launch of its Christmas price guarantee.

October 21, 2011

The Black Women's Roundtable, part of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, will host an event this Saturday that will have representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Walgreens pharmacists on hand to address health issues and administer free flu shots, the group announced Friday.

October 21, 2011

Fresh & Easy will kick off its annual in-store holiday food drive across all of its stores next month in honor of National Food Bank Week.

October 21, 2011

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores submitted on Friday comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding the draft federal upper limit list published by CMS.

October 21, 2011

A state pharmacy association here weighed in on the Walgreens and Express Scripts dispute in an editorial published online late Thursday by the Herald Times Reporter.

October 21, 2011

Walgreens and Novo Nordisk are working with Sharps Compliance to offer Sharps' Complete Needle Collection & Disposal System for customers who use injectable drugs.