July 31, 2015

In late July, the Government Accountability Office released a report on how the lack of effective communications between the Drug Enforcement Agency and both pharmaceutical distributors and chain pharmacy headquarters has impacted legitimate access to pain medicines. "The agency’s report further validates the need for bipartisan, bicameral legislation," according to NACDS.

July 31, 2015

South Korean beauty fave TonyMoly is laying down U.S. roots. With one store in New York City’s Chinatown, limited product distribution in Urban Outfitters and Sephora and a new website, the brand has opened its second Big Apple location.

July 31, 2015

Walmart.com is kicking off hundreds of special buys timed to a historical spike in traffic when customers start the bulk of their back-to-school shopping.

July 30, 2015

Hair care brand Alberto VO5 on Thursday declared August its third annual “National Anti-Frizz Month,” offering frizz-taming advice and savings on frizz products via the brand’s website and social media channels.

July 30, 2015

Bartell Drugs announced Thursday that it is inviting donations of school supplies and hygiene products for its 12th annual “School Tools for Kids in Need,” from Aug. 2 through Aug. 29 at all 64 Bartell Drugs locations.

July 30, 2015

CVS Health and IBM on Thursday announced they will use predictive analytics and Watson cognitive computing for care management services for patients with chronic disease.

July 30, 2015

Jean Coutu has taken steps to prepare its customers and pharmacists for the expanded services the pharmacy can now provide with the implementation of Bill 41, which amends the Pharmacy Act.

July 30, 2015

The big spenders are at Costco, according to mobile-location firm Placed, which linked store spending to tracked locations.

July 30, 2015

Revlon on Wednesday announced its results for the second quarter, which ended June 30.

July 30, 2015

Rite Aid announced same-store sales increased 2.4% for the four weeks ended July 25.

July 30, 2015

Walgreens and Unilever on Wednesday announced their partnership with Me to We, a social enterprise that provides socially responsible products and services, and donates half of its profits to the charity Free the Children.

July 30, 2015

Nonie Creme, the founder and creative director of Nonie Creme Colour Prevails, announced Wednesday that she will reach out to Walgreens beauty advisers via social media and in-store visits, as part of a nationwide tour.

July 29, 2015

E-commerce has been the fastest-growing retail channel in the U.S. beauty market, with a compound annual growth rate of 24% since 2009, the Kline Group reported on Tuesday.

July 29, 2015

Rite Aid has announced Reliance ACO, based in southeast Mich., as the latest healthcare provider to join its Rite Aid Health Alliance initiative. 

July 28, 2015

In its largest acquisition to date, medical equipment manufacturer Drive Medical acquired DeVilbiss Healthcare from Vestar Capital Partners in early July.

July 28, 2015

A GAO report released Monday suggests that the Drug Enforcement Agency should take steps to improve communications with pharmacists, manufacturers. 

July 28, 2015

Save-A-Lot generated $4.6 billion in fiscal 2015 sales, representing 26% of Supervalu's revenue base. 

July 28, 2015

According to a study, 30% of online shoppers will start buying back-to-school items at least two months before school starts, compared to 22% of overall shoppers.

July 27, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart has partnered with the Canadian government to sponsor the Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health campaign for depression and suicide prevention among seniors.

July 27, 2015

A survey of more than 60,000 e-commerce shoppers  found that retailers can reduce abandonment by targeting customers who visited with the intent to buy, but didn’t complete a purchase (“true abandoners”).

July 27, 2015

With plenty of last year's supplies stowed in the closet and the option to restock at-will, back-to-school shoppers may be in no hurry to fill their shopping baskets by August, according to a Deloitte survey.

July 24, 2015

Regional grocery chain Southeastern Grocers has agreed to sell 29 Bi-Lo stores to another regional grocery chain: K-VA-T Food Stores.

July 24, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores today announced that the Exhibit Hall for the 2015 NACDS Total Store Expo, which will take place from Aug. 22 to 25 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, is sold out.

July 24, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy has partnered with Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy to offer Pharmaca patients access to specialty pharmacy services.