January 22, 2015

Family Dollar Stores on Thursday announced that, based on a preliminary count of the votes cast at the company’s special meeting of stockholders held today, Family Dollar stockholders voted to approve the proposed merger with Dollar Tree.

 

January 22, 2015

It is no secret that CVS Health’s MinuteClinic is on a growth path.

January 22, 2015

In support of pharmacy refill reminder programs and other healthcare communications by pharmacies, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores recently filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission requesting regulatory clarification regarding prior consent for calls to consumers’ cell phones for healthcare notifications.

January 22, 2015

Sears Holdings announced on Thursday that Phil Keough has joined the company as SVP and president, pharmacy.

January 21, 2015

Not only was CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo a special guest of First Lady Michelle Obama for Tuesday night’s Presidential State of the Union address, but Merlo was also treated to a special shout out from the President.

 

January 21, 2015

Drug Channels Institute on Tuesday offered a sneak peek to its 2014-15 Economic Report on Retail, Mail and Specialty Pharmacies with a look at the largest pharmacies, ranked by total U.S. prescription dispensing revenues for calendar year 2014.

January 21, 2015

Rite Aid subsidiary Health Dialog announced Tuesday a multi-year agreement with CDPHP, a New York-based health plan.

January 21, 2015

Chris Salgardo, skin care expert, philanthropist and leader of the Kiehl's Since 1851 skin care brand, has inked a multi-book deal with the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House, to provide grooming guidance and how-to advice for men of every age.

January 21, 2015

National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson has issued a statement following the announcement of a new healthcare program in the State of the Union address Tuesday night, and in recognition of ongoing Congressional initiatives related to healthcare innovation.

January 21, 2015

A survey of U.S. consumers found that 64% of Americans are willing to have doctor visits via video telehealth.

 

January 20, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy on Tuesday announced the addition of Susan Faust to their senior leadership team as VP specialty infusion and market development.

January 20, 2015

Flu incidence has spread from the central United States and picked up across the West between Jan. 12 and Jan. 19.

 

January 20, 2015

Walgreens on Tuesday announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Madison Dearborn Partners, a leading private equity firm based in Chicago, under which MDP will acquire a majority interest in Walgreens Infusion Services. 

January 20, 2015

Menasha Packaging has collaborated with the Path to Purchase Institute on a new industry report that identifies leading-edge marketing practices that improve the effectiveness of shopper marketing investments.

January 20, 2015

Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy on Monday announced the opening of its newest location in Beaverton, Ore. Beaverton is Pharmaca’s third location in Oregon, and 28th location in the United States

January 20, 2015

The Pharmacy Quality Alliance on Tuesday announced a series of promotions. 

January 20, 2015

The Pharmacy Quality Alliance and The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits on Tuesday announced a partnership in which PQA will contribute a new column to each AJPB issue entitled, "Medication Quality Matters."

January 20, 2015

U.S. consumers spent $120 billion on private label products during the past year, marking a year-over-year increase of 2.1%, according to the latest IRI Times and Trends report.

January 20, 2015

AmerisourceBergen on Friday announced that Ornella Barra, EVP Walgreens Boots Alliance and president and CEO of global wholesale and international retail has been elected to its board of directors, effective immediately. 

January 20, 2015

CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo has landed a prime seat at Tuesday’s State of the Union Address in recognition of the chain’s move last year to pull tobacco products.

January 16, 2015

CVS Health’s VP of inventory management Lou Mercado discussed the importance of hiring diverse colleagues and shared how he is incorporating diversity across his team.

 

January 16, 2015

Dove Men+Care and Family First's national nonprofit fatherhood program All Pro Dad are celebrating the importance of fatherhood in America via interactive workshops at 60 Sam's Club locations throughout the country.

January 16, 2015

Kroger's board of directors on Friday declared a quarterly dividend of $0.185 per share to be paid on March 1 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Feb. 16.

January 16, 2015

Thomas Sabatino Jr. will be leaving the company to join Hertz Global Holdings as senior EVP, chief administrative officer and general counsel.