December 17, 2010

Millennium Pharmacy Systems on Friday announced the appointment of Phil Keough as EVP and COO.

December 16, 2010

What Rite Aid might wish for Christmas is accelerated results borne from its Wellness+ loyalty card program, because even as the chain lowered its guidance for fiscal 2011 sales, it’s that differentiated loyalty program that executives believe is going to buttress sales next year and beyond.

December 14, 2010

Rite Aid recently was awarded Advertising Age’s Media Vanguard Award in the category “Best Use of Online Video for Customer Service” for its "Giving Care for Parents" original online video series.

December 7, 2010


NEW YORK — Walgreens. Costco. CVS Caremark. Rite Aid. H-E-B. Wegmans. Kerr Drug. The list goes on. In all, it was a veritable who’s who of retailing as Drug Store News’ annual Industry 
Issues Summit, which also included a Specialty Pharmacy Roundtable and Diabetes Roundtable, attracted more than 200 attendees — a new attendance record — and featured the most diverse retail panelists to date.


December 2, 2010

Rite Aid on Thursday posted sales of $6.2 billion, down 2.3%, for its third quarter ended Nov. 27. Same-store sales for the period declined 1.3%, representing flat front-end sales and a pharmacy comparable sales decline of 1.9% ...

November 30, 2010

The entire retail store is a diabetes destination, and pharmacists are critical in educating and communicating with consumers to help them and their loved ones better manage the chronic disease. That was one of several important messages that industry leaders expressed during Drug Store News’ 8th Annual Diabetes Roundtable discussion on Tuesday in New York at the New York Athletic Club. More than 100 leading industry players gathered for the event, which also included the 12th Annual Industry Issues Summit in the afternoon.

November 24, 2010

Diabetica Research Solutions is spreading the word about its diabetes energy formula with a new media program that targets the New York metropolitan area.

November 24, 2010

Rite Aid is offering customers ways to earn money back on purchases made from Black Friday through Christmas Eve.

November 18, 2010

The Jean Coutu Group may be only biding its time before making another go at...

November 14, 2010

Rite Aid “likes” this....

November 9, 2010

Rite Aid on Wednesday announced its pharmacists have been prepared to assist seniors during the...

November 7, 2010

RelaxZen recently announced that RelaxZen Night, a sleep-aid shot supplement, has gained distribution through Rite...

November 4, 2010

This is a next-generation pharmacy solution for the next generation of seniors, who begin celebrating...

November 4, 2010

Rite Aid will introduce Rite Aid Online Care to the Pittsburgh market, a service that...

October 28, 2010

Rite Aid pharmacist and regional pharmacy recruiter Donna Hazel was named the 2010 Pennsylvania Pharmacist...

October 27, 2010

Rite Aid on Thursday posted a same-store sales decrease of 1.7% for the four weeks...

October 24, 2010

“This is simply the best, most diverse lineup of retailers we have ever had.” That’s...

October 24, 2010

An industry titan soon will exit the stage. But those who have known Frank Maione...

October 21, 2010

The dramatic rise in the prevalence of diabetes over the next several decades is likely...

October 20, 2010

In line with American Diabetes Month, one drug store chain is offering its diabetes patients...

October 20, 2010

The conversion of four Rite Aid locations into co-branded Save-A-Lot/Rite Aid stores is complete, the...

October 13, 2010

Identigene on Thursday officially unveiled its Identigene STD test kit, which currently is available over...

October 11, 2010

Rite Aid is presenting spooktacular offerings for customers searching for costumes, candy, decor and more....

October 11, 2010

Rite Aid on Monday announced the opening of five more co-branded Save-A-Lot Food Stores/Rite Aid...