July 11, 2011

Seattle-based retail pharmacy chain Bartell Drugs will use KSS Retail’s price modeling and optimization services to better understand its customers’ wants and needs and to provide value for its shoppers, KSS Retail said Monday.

June 28, 2011

John Frieda has hit the road to provide women with hair care advice.

June 1, 2011

Overweight or obese women who have less-than-optimal levels of vitamin D and lose more than 15% of their body weight experience significant increases in circulating levels of this fat-soluble nutrient, according to a study released last week by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

May 25, 2011

Bartell Drugs will kick off its annual food drive at the end of the month, the regional retail pharmacy chain said.

May 10, 2011

Julep, a boutique salon concept that offers manicure and pedicure parties, is looking to help beauty mavens enjoy pedicure parties at home with the launch of its new Julep At-Home Mani Pedi Party Set for Six.

April 22, 2011

A company that makes tracking technology for retailers and drug companies is making an initial public offering.

April 19, 2011

Consumers now can purchase Butter London products, including nail lacquers, nail treatments and pedicure essentials, in all 390 Ulta stores nationwide, the manufacturer has announced.

March 31, 2011

The American Pharmacists Association has teamed up with the Cardinal Health Foundation to fight against prescription drug abuse through several initiatives.

March 29, 2011

The American Pharmacists Association wants to ensure that pharmacists continue to play a significant role in health care, and made the pharmacist’s ever-expanding role the main focus of its annual meeting in Seattle, which ended Monday.

March 28, 2011

The Cardinal Health Foundation and the American Pharmacists Association on Monday announced a partnership to encourage pharmacists and student pharmacists to take an active role in preventing the abuse and misuse of prescription medications.

March 23, 2011

A lot of convenience stores sell beer, but one in Seattle has found an interesting way to draw customers with quaffable brews, according to a published report.

March 23, 2011

A new report released this week unveiled the top go-to markets for retailers that are looking to boost their national presence.

March 16, 2011

Bartell Drugs will celebrate health and beauty with a series of events at some of its stores in the Puget Sound area, the metropolitan area around Seattle, the regional retail pharmacy chain said Wednesday.

March 11, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved biotech company Dendreon’s expansion of manufacturing capacity for an immunotherapy treatment for prostate cancer, Dendreon said Thursday.

March 4, 2011

Fido goes all-natural Holistic Select’s Holistix Natural Biscuits for dogs are wheat-free and come with chicken, white fish or bison. Price: $5.99    HolisticSelect.com

February 23, 2011

Drug maker Gilead Sciences plans to buy out a privately owned Seattle company that makes treatments for cancer and inflammatory diseases, Gilead said Tuesday.

February 15, 2011

Aisle411, a mobile retail navigation service that helps shoppers locate products down to the shelf location, on Tuesday announced its service now is live in more than 1,000 stores. The service added three markets: Las Vegas, Los Angeles and San Diego.

January 25, 2011

Reaching out to iced latte enthusiasts, Seattle's Best Coffee is rolling out new ready-to-drink beverages nationwide.

January 20, 2011

Jones Soda and The Onion have teamed up to bring consumers a co-branded line of limited-edition sodas.

January 13, 2011

NCPA has created a new advisory board to help the organization’s push to expand long-term care pharmacy programming for its members.

January 11, 2011

The APhA Foundation said Tuesday that it has re-elected two prominent pharmacy leaders to its board of directors.

January 7, 2011

Pfizer has paid Seattle Genetics $8 million to license its antibody technology, Seattle Genetics said Thursday.

January 5, 2011

The American Pharmacists Association on Wednesday announced the winners of its Remington Honor Medal and other professional awards.

January 5, 2011

SEATTLE — You can say Bartell is getting into the travel business.


Bartell, which had an estimated $353.4 million in sales in 2009, began operating travel clinics eight years ago and now has them at 10 of its 59 stores. They were the brainchild of pharmacists Jolene Kalmbach and Sharon Woodward, who got the idea after noticing that patients’ doctors often lacked necessary expertise in travel medicine and that commercial travel clinics were overbooked.