September 12, 2017

The fastest-growing hearing-impaired segment skews much younger, ages 18-to-35 years old, thanks to the ubiquity of ear buds and headphones, and a robust gaming community.

September 12, 2017

Target and CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation have committed funds and in-kind donations for communities affected by Hurricane Irma. 

September 12, 2017

Award recipients will receive a certificate of excellence and their photo on display at Ritzman Pharmacy at NEOMED during the month of their recognition.

September 11, 2017

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo is a repository for innovation, and this year in San Diego did not disappoint. In this slideshow, DSN identifies some of the innovation that caught our attention.

September 11, 2017
Roughly 31% of NACDS member companies took part in in-district outreach activities, 79% of which were tours of members pharmacies with lawmakers. 
September 11, 2017

Amazon’s potential entry into the pharmacy business could drive incremental growth of the overall market for OTC medications, Ron Winowiecki, acting CFO Perrigo, recently shared at a Wells Fargo healthcare investors conference covered by MiBiz. “From a share standpoint, this could be an exciting opportunity for store brands to really build out the pie bigger,” he said. “We’re excited about this not dividing up the pie. There’s going to be some division, it’s not a question, but this is a mechanism that the pie can get bigger.” Reports in May suggested Amazon is exploring how to break into the health care and pharmacy business, MiBiz reported. (MiBiz)

September 11, 2017

Various locations will host the upcoming Ritzman Restores events beginning Sept. 13 through mid-November.

September 11, 2017

The International Council of Shopping Centers has conducted a survey that found almost all adults buying some or all of their roceries in person. 

September 11, 2017

Roughly 63% of shoppers aged 18-35 see store associates as extremely important to their retail experience, according to the “Store Associates Report,” from ChargeItSpot. 

September 11, 2017

The discount giant announced that it will donate up to $10 million in additional support for 2017 hurricane relief efforts in the United States, a move that will bring Walmart’s total commitment to hurricane relief efforts this year to $30 million. T

September 8, 2017

Looking to fill more than 200 full-time positions, CVS Health on Friday announced a job fair in Monroeville, Pa., set to take place from 1-6 p.m. on Sept. 14.

September 8, 2017

Last flu season, Wegmans administered more than 95,000 flu vaccinations.

September 8, 2017

IRI Illness Tracking will be available in September 2017, prior to the beginning of flu season.

September 8, 2017

Same-store sales for the quarter ended Aug. 12 were up 0.7%.

September 8, 2017

Target said the move would help end shoppers' uncertainty over the timing of discounts on certain products, and make for "more consistent savings."

September 7, 2017

The podcast will help companies rethink their strategies in a highly disruptive marketplace as the “center of the store” continues to be the most vulnerable during the rise of e-com players.

September 7, 2017

Philippe Duval, president and CEO of Uniprix, will continue in a senior advisory role to ensure a smooth transition.

September 7, 2017

Pharmaca also announced the acquisition of Roxbury Pharmacy in Beverly Hills, Calif.

September 7, 2017

Hurricane Irma is bearing down on Florida, and the retail pharmacy, grocery and mass merchandiser community is working to make sure Floridians are prepared. 

September 7, 2017

TORONTO — This Friday Shoppers Drug Mart will kick off its 16th annual "SHOPPERS LOVE. YOU. Growing Women's Health" campaign supporting women's health organizations across Canada.  During the four-week campaign, local Shoppers Drug Mart locations will accept donations from customers with a goal to raise $3.6 million to help fund local women's health charities.

September 7, 2017

Now through Aug. 31, 2018, for every vaccination administered at one of Walgreens' pharmacies or clinics, Walgreens will donate the a vaccine through the UN Foundation’s Shot@Life campaign.

September 7, 2017

According to CDC data, when taken consistently, PrEP has been shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection in people who are at high risk by more than 90%.

September 6, 2017

The funds will be used to strengthen prevention efforts and better track opioid-related overdoses, CDC said.

September 6, 2017

From Sept. 7 through Dec. 17, CVS Pharmacy locations will host Project Health walk-in events at stores in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas/Forth Worth, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., as well as select stores in Puerto Rico.