July 14, 2015

Jack Futterman, former chairman and CEO of Pathmark and former chairman of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, has died, according to a New York Times report.

July 14, 2015

Congress, Medicare and industry stakeholders should strike the right balance to cut out fraud in the Medicare Part D drug program while preserving patient access to critical medications, the National Community Pharmacists Association stated in comments submitted in conjunction with a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing Tuesday on the topic.

July 14, 2015

Global information company The NPD Group has announced the launch of its U.S. Prestige Beauty Total Measured Market retail sales tracking service, which offers a broader view of the prestige beauty universe through expanded retailer and marketplace coverage for makeup, skin care, and fragrance.

July 14, 2015

Global retailers are changing the U.S. retail map, but what does it mean for the future of our industry?

July 13, 2015

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 6) by a vote of 344-77 on Friday.

July 13, 2015

The White House has nominated Andy Slavitt, an advocate of data-driven health innovation, to serve as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ administrator. 

July 13, 2015

On the occasion of the 2015 White House Conference on Aging, which marks the sixth such event since the first in 1961, National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson joined the dialogue by issuing a statement.

July 13, 2015

There are currently 5.6 million youth between the ages of 16 and 24 who are out of school and not working, and the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative hopes to change that.

July 13, 2015

Theranos is expanding what it started two years ago in the Phoenix market with a new Pennsylvania partnership and a recent FDA approval. 

July 13, 2015

Wal-Mart is now taking the fight for customers directly to Amazon in a big way with a new pricing and shipping promotion that directly challenges the upcoming July 15 Amazon “Prime Day” event.

July 10, 2015

Target recently opened its new experimental space in San Francisco, dubbed “Open House,” and Drug Store News is offering readers a first look at the venue.

July 10, 2015

The Little Clinic, now located inside select Wichita-area Dillon stores, is working with Via Christi Health to provide convenient routine health care services to patients in the Wichita community, the clinic operator announced.

July 9, 2015

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation has unveiled its new Patient Self-Management Solutions aimed at reducing overall cost of care by approximately $1,000 per person with diabetes per year, improving health outcomes and increasing patient satisfaction.

July 9, 2015

Congress pressures CMS to create regulatory framework around generic drug price transparency. 

July 9, 2015

Costco reported on Thursday a 1% lift in total sales for the month of June as U.S. comp store sales increased 3%.

July 9, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores submitted a statement for the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health hearing titled “Medicaid at 50: Strengthening and Sustaining the Program” emphasizing the role pharmacy plays in providing convenient, accessible, and cost-effective health services to Medicaid beneficiaries.

July 9, 2015

PillPack's Medication Reminders mobile app uses geo-tracking sensors to create custom reminders based on location, activity or time.

July 9, 2015

Over the same time period that multiple outbreaks of measles and whooping cough made headlines around the country, parents’ views on vaccines became more favorable, according to a poll by University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital.

July 9, 2015

Fred's EntrustRx specialty pharmacy business continues to meet financial objectives in spite of industry-wide gross margin pressures. 

July 9, 2015

For $215 million, Walgreens Boots Alliance adds another exclusive skin care line to its beauty lineup. 

July 9, 2015

Stefano Pessina officially takes the reigns of Walgreens Boots Alliance following an out-performing third quarter. 

July 8, 2015

Albertsons completed its acquisition of Safeway earlier this year to create a $57.5 billion company that now plans to return to public ownership with a major stock offering that has implications for trading partners and competitors.

July 8, 2015

Will Walgreens beat third quarter earnings expectations on Thursday?

July 8, 2015

CVS Health and the Boston Red Sox teamed up on July 3 to celebrate Independence Day early this year by providing military veterans of all abilities from across New England with an opportunity to hone their batting skills on the field at Fenway Park and participate in a day of activities.