June 20, 2016

The new 14,000 square foot store, will feature the Rite Aid's highly popular Wellness store format, of which there are currently more than 2,100 of nationwide.

June 20, 2016

Shopko is advancing the in-store health and wellness engagement experience for its shoppers and employees through a new partnership with higi.

June 20, 2016

Walgreens installed safe medication disposal kiosks in locations across both Washington and Oklahoma and made naloxone available without requiring a prescription.

June 20, 2016

For Walmart, the alliance greatly expands its opportunity in China e-commerce and provides its stores and Sam’s Clubs with potential traffic from JD.com’s significant base of customers and same-day delivery network.

June 20, 2016

Steiner NYC filed plans for the building with an address of 21 Flushing Avenue, according to an application recorded with the Department of Buildings, The Real Deal reported.

June 17, 2016

The CVS Health Foundation will donate $100,000 to the OneOrlando Fund, which is also accepting online donations from the public at www.OneOrlando.org.

June 17, 2016

Delaware becomes the 12th state to pass a law addressing the issue of cough medicine abuse among teens, CHPA noted.

June 17, 2016

The report noted that 58% of Gen Z consumers would choose in-store purchases over online in order to see and feel the product, while 50% look to avoid shipping costs and 43% want to get the products faster.

June 17, 2016

Canada's London Drugs will be offering free Melanoma skin check clinics over the summer, 24Hours Vancouver reported Wednesday. “It is extremely important the public understands the risk of overexposure of the sun to our skin,” commented John Tse, London Drugs VP pharmacy and cosmetics. “With the assistance of lower mainland dermatologist, Dr. Jason Rivers, and partnership support from La Roche-Posay, London Drugs’ new Skin Checker clinics will provide individuals with education and awareness as well as the opportunity to discuss and analyze any skin or mole concerns they might have.” (24Hour Vancouver)

June 16, 2016

The GMDC Lifetime Achievement Award honors visionary leaders who have made significant contributions to the industry’s general merchandise and health beauty wellness categories, to his or her company and to GMDC.

June 16, 2016

Walmart is working with a robotics company to develop a shopping cart that helps customers find items on their lists and saves them from pushing a heavy cart through a store and parking lot. (Bloomberg)

June 16, 2016

Galderma, the makers of Cetaphil, is unveiling a limited-edition product display in partnership with the Children's Skin Disease Foundation (CSDF) and Camp Wonder, an initiative of the CSDF at 1,500 CVS stores. 

June 16, 2016

In his keynote address, CVS Health chief executive Larry Merlo will outline innovative patient care delivery strategies that increase health care choice, quality and access with the goal of delivering better outcomes.

June 16, 2016

A trained pharmacist, Vitamin Shoppe's newest COO has a strong health and wellness pedigree spanning Walmart, Sam's Club and Family Dollar/Dollar Tree.

June 16, 2016

Brookshire Grocery Co. has revealed the new banner name for the Walmart Express stores it is acquiring.

June 16, 2016

Kinney Drugs is teaming up with HealtheConnections, a N.Y.-based regional health information organization, to allow physicians and other healthcare providers to securely access and share patient prescription information.  

June 16, 2016

Kroger's total sales increased 4.7% to $34.6 billion in the first quarter compared to $33.1 billion for the same period last year.

June 16, 2016

Adding a pharmacist to a care team for heart disease patients will reduce the risk of future heart attacks, new research coming out of Canada has found according to a HealthDay news report Wednesday. "After three months, people who received intensive services to help them meet treatment targets had a 21% lower risk of future heart events when compared with those who received usual care, the study found," HealthDay noted. "People receiving pharmacists' care lowered their estimated future risk of heart disease by more than 5% from the beginning of the study to its conclusion three months later." (HealthDay)

June 16, 2016

Johnson Memorial Hospital and Mass.-based grocery chain Big Y plan to open a retail health clinic at the Big Y World Class Market at the Stafford Springs, Mass., grocery store by the end of summer. (MassLive Media)

June 16, 2016

Hannaford Supermarkets will open its biggest store in New Hampshire on Saturday, and the retailer says the location is representative of a "new design concept." (The Union Leader)

June 16, 2016

Pharmacy reimbursement for the quarter challenged an otherwise strong Rite Aid first quarter.

June 16, 2016

Quest Diagnostics will provide diagnostic testing services offered in company-branded Patient Services Centers in 12 Safeway locations in California, Colorado, Texas, Virginia and Maryland.

June 15, 2016

"This first half analysis highlights the themes that we believe are driving that change and that we feel are most important to those trying to sell more effectively and profitably in retail today,” noted Bryan Gildenberg, chief knowledge officer of Kantar Retail.

June 15, 2016

The pilot program, which in effect would allow the DoD to access lower pricing for prescriptions dispensed at community pharmacies, is included in the version of the NDAA passed by the House on May 18, but not in the version passed by the Senate June 14.