September 22, 2017

The Distinguished Service Award is given annually to an individual who has made a sustained contribution to leadership within NASP and the specialty pharmacy industry.

September 22, 2017

WellWise breathes a little retail pizzazz into what has traditionally been a clinical retail shopping experience, Shoppers Drug Mart's Theresa Firestone told Drug Store News.

September 22, 2017

In the latest installment of Supermarket Wellness Watch, David Orgel takes a deep dive into FMI’s report on food retailers’ health-and-wellness efforts — from pharmacy to dietitians to retail clinics. 

September 22, 2017

Thrifty White recently introduced the dedicated diabetes pilot across 20 markets with plans to roll out the program to all stores  in October.

September 22, 2017

Through the Target app, the technology will show the shopper’s location in real-time on the app's map as they move about the store, and display nearby Cartwheel deals. 

September 22, 2017

Walgreens will deploy IBM retail analytics at more than 8,100 locations nationwide to help improve the efficiency of field service support for these locations.

September 21, 2017

During the August 2016 floods in Louisiana, which caused roughly $8.7 billion in damage and destroyed more than 60,000 homes, Albertsons activated its Disaster Relief and Outreach Initiative.

September 21, 2017

Among the key projected outcomes of this deal is for Plated to become the first omnichannel meal kit offering with national scale.

September 21, 2017

Research from CVS Health Research Institute and Johns Hopkins University is looking at how algorithms can be used to help identify signs of patients misusing and abusing opioids.

September 21, 2017

Forthcoming efforts from CVS Health include expanding the availability of medication disposal units in CVS Pharmacy locations, new management approaches from CVS Caremark and additional patient education from its pharmacists, among others. 

September 21, 2017

The pull toward more natural remedies, including homeopathic solutions, is resonating with consumers shopping in the OTC aisles, many suppliers shared with Drug Store News.

September 21, 2017

Target is rolling out its next-day delivery service of household essentials, Target Restock, to eight new markets.

September 20, 2017

The CVS Health Foundation is partnering with the American Cancer Society and Truth Initiative to provide grants to help U.S. colleges and universities push for smoke- and tobacco-free campus policies.

September 20, 2017

The Wellwise by Shoppers Drug Mart pilot focuses on giving patients control over the way they age in an environment that it said eschews the clinical experience of DME stores for a focus on aging gracefully. 

September 20, 2017

Including this year's scholarships, to date, The Rite Aid's Foundation's KidCents program has awarded nearly $5.2 million to fund educational scholarships through Folds of Honor.

September 20, 2017

In its first year, Walgreens' safe medication disposal kiosk program has resulted in the collection and disposal of 72 tons of unwanted medication, or the equivalent weight of about 40 midsize cars.

September 19, 2017

CVS Health is poised to boost its health innovation efforts in response to a rapid-fire series of marketplace changes. Much of the focus will center on embracing emerging health trends — from connected health technology to DNA testing.

September 19, 2017

A panel of start-up companies — UnaliWear, Chrono Therapeutics, BraceUnder, Sleep.ai and 23andMe — spoke about the white spaces their organizations targeted and the solutions they created to fill those voids at a special Health Innovation Summit, hosted by CVS Health in partnership with Drug Store News and Mack Elevation in June.

September 19, 2017

In addition to hundreds of digital coupon that can be redeemed at checkout, the app includes such pharmacy features as prescription refill and transfer, as well as prescription history.

September 19, 2017

Heightened consumer expectations, coupled with increased efforts by manufacturers and distributors to adopt a “direct-to-consumer” sales model, should be compelling drug chains and other retailers to leverage new opportunities in their businesses … ," according to Steve Laughlin, VP and general manager of global consumer industry at IBM, in his CVS Health Innovation Summit presentation.

September 19, 2017

Consumers are taking more ownership in their health than ever before, and Internet search activity, particularly on mobile devices, has become an important element of consumer healthcare decision-making.

September 19, 2017

The KidCents Mobile Flu Clinic will begin its three-week tour in Pittsburgh and travel across country to Washington and California.

September 19, 2017

Video-based marketing messages designed for mobile viewing represent a significant opportunity for retailers, as consumers now spend three hours per day on their mobile devices, and mobile penetration continues to grow, with 2 billion new mobile phones activated last year alone.

September 19, 2017

The new deal is for 1,932 stores, three distribution centers and related inventory from Rite Aid for $4.375 billion in cash and other consideration.