June 8, 2015

As the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo kicks off in less than three months, NACDS has announced its lineup of educational Insight Sessions.

April 14, 2015

A new PricewaterhouseCoopers study found that fulfilling omnichannel orders is pressuring on profit margins. 

March 26, 2015

Fred's Super Dollar is amassing an all-star team of executives from diverse retail backgrounds.

March 10, 2015

Purdue Pharma's Stephen Seid honored with HDMA's 2015 Distribution Management Award for Industry Leadership. 


December 11, 2014

Are high distribution costs and overly complex regulations stifling pharmaceutical and health product suppliers’ ability to fully engage with the fast-changing healthcare marketplace? That’s one concern raised by a global survey of healthcare executives in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia and Latin America from United Parcel Service.

December 3, 2014

Drug Store News' sister publication Retailing Today has released the findings of the inaugural "Best Retailers to Work With" research report.



December 1, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration recently issued draft guidance on key product tracing provisions of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act, which is expected to be implemented by the industry on Jan. 1, 2015. 

November 25, 2014

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association earlier this month added 10 member companies to its roster, including four manufacturer members and six associate members.

October 23, 2014

The Center for Healthcare Supply Chain Research and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy are partnering to provide the nation’s schools of pharmacy a supply chain educational tool surrounding the distribution of specialty pharmaceuticals. 

October 15, 2014

"We no longer ship hummingbird feeders to Florida.”

That’s one example of how Dollar General has smartened up its store replenishment and supply-chain processes in recent years, said John Flanigan, EVP global supply chain.

September 12, 2014

Kroger has tapped Kevin Dougherty, formerly group VP and chief supply chain officer, to lead the company's new Vitacost.com division as group VP of digital and Vitacost. 


July 29, 2014

Boston Retail Partners, a retail management consulting firm, released findings from a survey, which offer insights into what retailers are doing to transform their supply chain.

June 18, 2014

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Retail Advisory Board and global strategy firm the Partnering Group have released a report to help retailers and suppliers establish joint business plans to align and optimize shared business goals.

April 30, 2014

Walmart has gathered CEOs from more than a dozen global companies to sign new commitments that accelerate innovation in sustainable agriculture and recycling. The pledges kicked off Walmart’s inaugural Sustainable Product Expo, a three-day collaboration to expand the availability of products that sustain people and the environment.

March 25, 2014

Beauty company Coty Inc. has appointed Mario Reis as EVP, supply chain, effective May 1.

March 24, 2014

Family Dollar Stores on Monday named Brian Hancock to the position of SVP supply chain. Hancock will report to Howard Levine, Family Dollar chairman and CEO.

March 21, 2014

Rx Response earlier this week established a new membership structure that will enable individual companies in the bio-pharmaceutical supply chain to become direct members.

March 4, 2014

Weis Markets on Monday announced the promotion of Kurt Schertle to COO.

December 9, 2013

Cardinal Health ranked No. 1 in Gartner's fifth annual Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 ranking. Not including health systems, the top 10 included McKesson at No. 5, BD (6), Johnson and Johnson (7), Walgreens (8) and CVS Caremark (9).

December 2, 2013

Family Dollar Stores last week announced that Jeffrey Macak, EVP supply chain, has resigned from the company for personal reasons, effective Nov. 27.

September 30, 2013

The Healthcare Distribution Management Association on Saturday added its voice supporting national pharmaceutical traceability legislation (Drug Quality and Security Act/H.R. 3204).

September 11, 2013

Family Dollar Stores has named Jeffrey Macak as EVP supply chain, reporting to Mike Bloom, president and COO.

July 12, 2013

With less than 30 days to go before the start of the first-ever National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo, slated for Aug. 10 to 13 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, DSN examined some of the can't-miss programming on tap for the game-changing conference that is projected to receive an unprecedented number of retailers and suppliers.

July 10, 2013

The Food Marketing Institute named Mark Baum SVP industry relations and chief collaboration officer.