March 31, 2015

CVS Health’s MinuteClinic has become the first retail clinic provider to offer Department of Transportation physicals for interstate commercial drivers.

March 31, 2015

Store brand sales in all the major retail channels are continuing their upwards trend, setting new records across the board for annual revenue, according to the Private Label Manufacturers Association’s 2015 Private Label Yearbook.

March 30, 2015

MakerBot is coming to an even wider mass market arena as the 3-D printer rolls out at more than 300 Sam's Club locations in the United States.

March 30, 2015

DRYPro is launching a sealable, waterproof cast protector.

March 30, 2015

Mobile traffic during the 2014 holiday season peaked on Thanksgiving (50% of online traffic) and hit a low point on Cyber Monday (30% of online traffic).

March 27, 2015

Walgreens' mobile shoppers spend six times more than shoppers who only shop in-store. 

March 26, 2015

Fred's Super Dollar will operate as a value chain/retail pharmacy hybrid, COO Mike Bloom told investors Thursday. 

March 25, 2015

Retailers are failing to meet shopper expectations when it comes to providing a comparable experience across in-store, online and mobile channels.

March 25, 2015

Fred's acquired a specialty pharmacy operation for $66 million.

March 19, 2015

A new Kalorama Information report highlights the value and projected growth of retail-based health clinics.

March 17, 2015

Rite Aid is one of the key retail partners in a first for the U.S. market.

March 13, 2015

BizHive CEO Kim Feil is bringing her retail marketing knowledge to the board of regional supermarket operator Roundy’s.

March 13, 2015

Menasha and Shelfbucks will showcase their in-store shopper measurement and engagement platform at the upcoming GlobalShop 2015.

March 13, 2015

Pharmacies and clinics on wheels? That’s the premise behind the growing effort by retail pharmacy and clinic providers to expand their reach via specially equipped buses and other vehicles that provide on-the-spot, temporary access to needed health services in hundreds of communities nationwide.

March 13, 2015

With health reform and the shift to accountable, evidence-based medicine slowly but surely transforming the nation’s massive but troubled healthcare system, new moves are afoot in both the legislative and executive branches of government that will further elevate the role played by the nation’s 300,000 pharmacists.

March 13, 2015

When hurricanes, tornadoes, foods and other disasters strike, where do people turn for help? Retail pharmacies have become a critical community resource in times of great stress, offering food, water, emergency items, medical supplies and healthcare services when most other local businesses are still struggling to reopen or rebuild.

March 12, 2015

The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care now offers a nationally recognized accreditation program specifically designed for healthcare organizations with multiple care sites, such as retail-based health clinics.
 

March 12, 2015

Retailer participation in freestanding insert (FSI) coupon events and digital coupons distributed on retailer websites benefited from double-digit increases.

 

March 11, 2015

McKesson Canada has named an SVP, retail banner management services in charge of overseeing McKesson Canada's growing pharmacy banner business.

March 11, 2015

Shoppers interested in purchasing products from women-owned companies will find it easier to do so at Walmart with the introduction of a new logo and related promotional efforts.

March 11, 2015

A new PLMA study on shopper loyalty among consumers ages 25 years to 45 years dispels many long-held assumptions.

March 10, 2015

"As my son and I visited colleges over the past year, it occurred to me that the process he was going through was not dissimilar to how consumers may approach the selection of their preferred pharmacy setting," writes Hamacher Resource Group VP Dave Wendland in his latest blog entry. 

March 9, 2015

Beyoncé will introduce the fifth fragrance in the Beyoncé Heat fragrance franchise.

March 9, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of provider status, kiosks, Medicare and the GPhA elections, in this multi-page report.