February 22, 2012

American Associated Pharmacies announced that it has partnered with RxAlly, an alliance that includes more than 20,000 pharmacies nationwide that seeks to improve health and reduce costs for pharmacy patients.

February 3, 2012

The move by Katz Group to shed its independent and franchise businesses marks a shift in the Canadian market and likely sets the stage for even more changes north of the border. And while it remains unclear just how the pharmacy retail landscape in Canada will look in the years ahead, what is clear is that the winds of change are blowing, and industry eyes will remain fixed on the Canadian market, perhaps now more than ever.

January 31, 2012

In an effort to strengthen its focus on its corporate-owned Rexall and Rexall/Pharma Plus store network, Katz Group Canada has signed a definitive agreement to sell its banner pharmacy business, Drug Trading, and its franchise pharmacy business, Medicine Shoppe Canada, to McKesson for about CAD $920 million in cash.

September 14, 2011

Good Neighbor Pharmacy, a network of more than 3,700 independently owned and operated community pharmacies, on Wednesday announced the creation of a new position, with Mike Quick named as national VP, GNP development.

August 3, 2011

Topco, a member-owned cooperative serving the food industry, recently kicked off an initiative substituting its TopCare-branded over-the-counter medicines for the equivalent prescription pharmaceutical, where appropriate, in an effort to save patient dollars and promote the TopCare brand.

August 2, 2011

Teams of pharmacy students from three universities have been named finalists in the Good Neighbor Pharmacy National Community Pharmacists Association's Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition, NCPA announced Tuesday.

July 25, 2011

Good Neighbor Pharmacy last week recognized five Good Neighbor Pharmacy operators at the National Healthcare Conference and Exposition.

July 22, 2011

AmerisourceBergen on Thursday showcased a number of initiatives for its Good Neighbor Pharmacy independent franchise operations following its National Healthcare Conference and Exposition held in Las Vegas through the past week.

June 15, 2011

The “Today Show” special program “Lend a Hand” will get a hand from one of the country’s largest independent pharmacy networks.

April 25, 2011

Its leaders and member-owners call it “the newest and best independent pharmacy cooperative in the nation.” It’s certainly one of the largest.


April 25, 2011

The way chief executive R. David Yost sees it, AmerisourceBergen Corp.’s Good Neighbor Pharmacy program is a bulwark for independent pharmacists against the pressures of a brutally competitive pharmacy market and an unforgiving economy.


April 13, 2011

Retail pharmacy network Katz Group Canada has appointed Frank Scorpiniti as COO.

March 1, 2011

A weight-loss supplement has gained retail distribution in Weis Markets.

March 1, 2011

A member-owned cooperative has inked a deal with a technology company that develops and provides integrated data-driven solutions for healthcare inventory logistics.

November 24, 2010

Cardinal Health confirmed late Tuesday that it has named John Fiacco VP of its Medicine Shoppe and Medicap Pharmacy franchise division, effective Jan. 1.

October 19, 2010

AmerisourceBergen and its community pharmacy network program, Good Neighbor Pharmacy, will fund several education and...

October 14, 2010

Specialty pharmacy provider Amber Pharmacy has joined retailing cooperative Topco Associates, Amber said Friday....

September 23, 2010

In the never-ending battle for customer loyalty, independents rule and service is still king....

September 13, 2010

Lois Adams of Freedom Pharmacy and Wellness Center was named national Pharmacist of the Year...

August 26, 2010

Winning Brands soon will begin selling its cleaning products at independent pharmacies, the company said....

August 16, 2010

Michael Cantrell has been promoted to the new position of president of Good Neighbor Pharmacy...

July 20, 2010

Teams of pharmacy students from three universities were named finalists in a community pharmacy business...

July 14, 2010

ShopRite has launched a Coupons.com “Save to Card” coupon gallery on its website that lets...

July 11, 2010

A major manufacturer of prescription painkillers often targeted by drug addicts is giving free ceiling...