December 4, 2017

Larry Merlo, president and CEO of CVS Health, said that its acquisition of the Hartford, Conn.-based insurer would create a new way for patients to access care — and plays to areas in which both companies were looking to bolster their positions.

December 4, 2017

The Cincinnati-based grocer will bring Instacart delivery services to its QFC divisions in addition to the ClickList curbside pickup already offered in the Puget Sound and Portland locations. 

December 4, 2017

The brand positioning is an effort to emphasize the aspects of Walgreens from the past 116 years that customers truly love.

December 3, 2017

The two companies said that the $69 billion merger offers the potential to change how patients access care.

December 1, 2017

Costco Wholesale Corp. easily topped expectations in November, reporting its 14th straight month of sales growth.

November 30, 2017

The Woonsocket, R.I.-based company recently ran a survey that found that 61% of patients get a flu vaccine every year, or plan to get one this year.

November 30, 2017

Project IMPACT: Diabetes Prevention will see Kroger pharmacists, dietitians and technicians share the National Diabetes Prevention Program’s lifestyle changes curriculum to patients at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, with an assist from Solera Health. 

November 30, 2017

Initially, Walgreens and OraSure will provide the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test Retail Access Cards to Housing Works, a New-York City-based public health organization.

November 29, 2017

Albertsons Companies is the latest grocery retailer to embrace same-day delivery of online orders with a fast-growing start-up.

 
November 28, 2017

CVS Caremark will offer visibility of costs and lower-cost alternatives at point of prescribing and at the pharmacy in an effort to cut down on dispensing delays and improve patient outcomes, the Woonsocket, R.I.-based company said.

November 28, 2017

Rite Aid executed the transfer of 97 stores and related assets to Walgreens.

November 28, 2017

Currently found in 6,000 department stores, perfumeries and pharmacies in more than 40 countries, the cosmetics company is now setting its sights on the American consumer.

November 27, 2017

As Andy McCann departs his position, the West Des Moines, Iowa-based chain has promoted Sheila Laing to the post from her position as chief human resources officer.

November 27, 2017

Hepatitis C patients managed jointly by this clinic-pharmacy collaboration had a shorter average prescribed time-to-therapy and lower copays.

November 27, 2017

The online retailer of wine has announced the expansion of locations for product pickup to more than 10,000 sites nationwide. 

November 22, 2017

New York-based equity research firm Cowen has sized up the threat Amazon poses to the industry, and while its entry would not be as disruptive as some might think, there are still opportunities for Amazon in the pharmacy business. 

November 22, 2017
Walgreens said that the app’s three most popular features among users are prescription refill (including refill-by-scan), photo print ordering and paperless coupons.
 
November 21, 2017

CVS Pharmacy  said it will kick off a three-day Black Friday sales event on Thanksgiving Day to run through Nov. 25, and hold flash sales during the week of Cyber Monday. 

November 21, 2017

The retailer will offer sales on Black Friday and beyond for those who shop using Rite Aid’s wellness+ with Plenti card. 

November 20, 2017

As part of  the deal, the Texas-based grocery store will continue to operate as an independent company. 

November 20, 2017

The West Des Moines, Iowa-based company said that its efforts are aimed at adapting its offerings to meet customers’ changing lifestyle needs.

November 17, 2017

The CVS Health Impact Dashboard is designed to show how the Woonsocket, R.I.-based company supports health care access in each state, officials said.

November 17, 2017

“These changes position Rite Aid for the future and support our efforts to deliver an outstanding experience in our stores,” Rite Aid COO Bryan Everett said.

November 16, 2017

In 2016, Nielsen reported that private label outperformed national brands in the mass merchandising segment, which includes such retailers as Walmart, Target, warehouse clubs and dollar store chains.