May 2, 2017

NCPA members on average see 35% of their dispensed prescriptions covered under Part D, according to the 2016 NCPA Digest, sponsored by Cardinal Health.

May 2, 2017

John Provenzano, who will join Publix as VP government relations, effective June 12, currently serves Provenzano currently serves as the executive director of the National Association of State Treasurers. 

May 2, 2017

To remain true to the building’s history, Rexall worked closely with the City of Toronto’s Heritage Preservation Service, and fully restored the building’s outdoor façade and interior elements.

May 1, 2017

According to a report in TheStreet published Monday, CNBC "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer advised Walgreens shareholders to hold on to what they have, because no matter how the Rite Aid deal pans out, Walgreens will win. "If the deal's derailed by the FTC, I think we're going to get a truly monster buyback," Cramer said during an exclusive monthly conference call for members of his Action Alert Plus investment club. "If the deal is accepted, analysts can raise their numbers substantially. Those are good outcomes." (TheStreet)

May 1, 2017

As many as 31% of consumers reported they had a general idea of what their ailment might be before entering a retail clinic, but needed the medical attendant to do some diagnosis.

May 1, 2017

Working with The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, screenings are in honor of “Older Americans Month.”

May 1, 2017
This year, M&M’s will donate more than $1 million to the Red Nose Day fund to support programs for children, kicking off its efforts with a New York City flash mob on May 1.
 
May 1, 2017

All prescription information and inventory will be transferred to CVS Pharmacy.

May 1, 2017

Once implemented, the FTC will have 90 days to either clear the $9.7 billion deal, or sue to block it, reported the news outlet.

May 1, 2017

However, sales for the first quarter of 2017 were negatively impacted by the Easter holiday being in the second quarter in 2017 versus the first quarter in 2016, which it estimates affected sales by approximately 1.2%.

April 28, 2017

Cygan was most recently Jewel-Osco’s VP marketing and merchandising. He joined the company in April 1980 as a part-time clerk, staying with the chain as he completed his education at Western Michigan University and moving into roles of increasing responsibility. 

April 28, 2017

Ride On For Red Nose Day Road Ride participants will pedal 400 miles along each route to help children in need.

April 28, 2017

According to NCPA, the event drew community pharmacists from 37 states.

April 28, 2017

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners II currently owns the Dollar Express stores, which it bought in 2015 when Dollar Tree was forced to sell stores in 35 states as a condition of its acquisition of Family Dollar.

April 28, 2017

Effective immediately, Aetna Medicare members with drug coverage can fill their prescriptions at preferred copay levels at any ShopRite pharmacy. 

April 28, 2017

In this month’s Supermarket Wellness Watch, David Orgel takes a deep dive into midwestern retailer Hy-Vee’s health-and-wellness efforts to meet its customers where they are. 

April 28, 2017

The 2017 capital budget includes 14 remodels, a new unit in Brunswick, Md., two fuel centers and the continued expansion of the Weis Markets distribution center in Milton, Pa.

April 27, 2017

With the launch, all companies can test-drive the product registry and retailers can begin to use it to evaluate products on their shelves.

April 27, 2017

Holding company Ecoark on Thursday announced the addition of two members to its board of directors. 

April 27, 2017

For the quarter, Jean Coutu same-store sales were up 4%, with a 3.7% increase in pharmacy sales and a 4.4% lift in front-end sales.

April 27, 2017

Hy-Vee is looking to unveil a new small-format store — tentatively called Hy-Vee Fast & Fresh — aimed at shoppers picking up groceries or making quick trips, according to a report in the Des Moines Register. The report notes that the store would be between 12,000 and 16,000 sq. ft. — smaller than the typical 90,000-sq.ft. store — and include fuel pumps and groceries, though much is still being worked out. (Des Moines Register)

April 27, 2017

Momentum for associates to have mobile devices is so strong that within three years, 89% of retailers will give their associates access to mobile solutions, according to “The Mobile World of Retail,” a report from Boston Retail Partners. 

April 27, 2017

Walgreens, as part of the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, raised more than $20 million in the U.S. in 2016.

April 26, 2017
This marks the fourth quarter in a row Albertsons has earned the top spot in the large pharmacy chain category, and OutcomesMTM named Albertsons the 2016 Top Large Pharmacy Chain last year.