As we raced to close this issue of Drug Store News, it sure had been a busy week for telehealth news, and by that measure, no headline was bigger than the news that Walgreens had decided to expand its partnership with Web-MD into three more states — Illinois, Washington and Colorado.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores chairman’s gavel officially traded hands last month, here, at NACDS Annual Meeting, as Rite Aid chairman and CEO John Standley wrapped up his one-year term, and incoming chairman Randy Edeker, chairman, CEO and president of Hy-Vee embarked on his.
LED Technologies has teamed up with kathy ireland Worldwide to develop reVive Light Therapy. The products, launched at Walgreens.com and Rite Aid this spring, offer the latest technology in four key areas: anti-aging, uneven skin tone and hyperpigmentation, acne and skin healing.
AB Acquisition LLC — parent company of Albertson's, New Albertson's and Safeway (collectively Albertsons) — has named industry veteran Mark Panzer as SVP of pharmacy, health and wellness, overseeing the company's 1,760 pharmacies in 34 states across the country.
John Learish, SVP marketing for Rite Aid, explains Rite Aid's participation in what is a first for the U.S. retail industry: A coalition loyalty card program called Plenti that represents a partnership among several national iconic retail brands
In an effort to highlight the achievements of Enactus, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring students to improve the world through entrepreneurial action, several Enactus retail partners, members and others gathered for an intimate networking reception Sunday evening at The Breakers.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced during its Annual Meeting, the election of new officers, four new executive committee members and five new board of directors member for the coming year.
Weis Markets earlier this year named longtime pharmacy veteran Rick Bhandari — who has helped manage pharmacy for Bi-Lo Holdings, CVS Health and Rite Aid over the course of his career — as director pharmacy operations.