March 2, 2015

Following its fallout with American Express, Costco reaches agreements with Citi and Visa.

March 2, 2015

H-E-B CEO Charles Butt has been named to the 2015 Forbes Billionaires list, according to a news report from WOAI. His net worth totals $12.3 million, placing him at number 94 on the list.

 

March 2, 2015

Meijer sells five gas stations and convenience stores for an undisclosed amount.

March 2, 2015

The implementation of an e-prescribing mandate in New York hits a snag as state legislators agree to a delay.

March 2, 2015

Shopko announced the opening of 20 new Shopko Hometown stores, reaffirming the company's committment to growth in 2015. 

 

February 27, 2015

Giant Eagle to close discount grocery concept Good Cents. 

February 27, 2015

Walgreens and Vitamin Angels have generated enough funds to help more than 37.5 million children to date.

 

February 26, 2015

Ahold USA is realigning its value proposition in an effort to drive sales in 2015. 

February 26, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy on Thursday acquired the specialty pharmacy BioRx.

 

February 26, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart sees a lift same-store sales and helps fuel Loblaw's fourth quarter results.

February 26, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has submitted a statement to the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health expressing concerns about pharmacy-related budget proposals.

February 26, 2015

Safeway and Albertsons announced several executive moves, including the appointment of a new chief administrative officer.

 

February 26, 2015

Sears Holdings reported a 2% drop in same-store sales at Kmart, but executives expressed optimism as the Q4 results "improved materially from last year."

February 26, 2015

"Why do you think the TV show 'Shark Tank' is so popular? You would think that a show about a bunch of finely dressed business people assessing new business ventures is more fodder for boardrooms than family living rooms. So what’s the hook and what can we all learn from this happening?" writes Dan Mack in his latest blog post. 

 

February 25, 2015

AmerisourceBergen on Tuesday closed the deal for MWI Veterinary Supply. 

February 25, 2015

Green Shield Canada, in partnership with the Ontario Pharmacists Association and the British Columbia Pharmacy Association, aim to improve health outcomes and reduce costs with new Pharmacist Health Coaching program.

February 25, 2015

Target’s better-than-expected 3.8% fourth-quarter same-store sales increase softened the sting of a massive $5.1 billion charge the company said it would take related to its retreat from Canada.

 

February 25, 2015

Kohl’s is looking to further establish itself as a go-to beauty destination with the addition of a new spa-oriented skin care brand.
 

February 25, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy to dispense new multiple myeloma treatment from Novartis. 

February 25, 2015

Credit Suisse analyst Ed Kelly reported that a strong cold-and-flu season not enough to lift February front-end sales. 

February 25, 2015

Leading up to a Senate hearing examining recommendations from the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission, NACDS expressed support for the commission’s recognition of preserving pharmacy access and choice for TRICARE patients.

February 25, 2015

Pharmaca will celebrate Laguna Hills, Calif. grand opening in mid-March. 

February 25, 2015

Pharmacists will play a key role in educating consumers on Rite Aid's new exclusive skin care line.

February 25, 2015

A Decorah, Iowa pharmacy improved pharmacy workflow and inventory management with implementation of the RxSafe 1800 robotic storage and retrieval system.