May 2, 2017

CEO Larry Merlo also points to company’s relationship with OptumRx, PBM contract wins and much more during CVS’ Q1 earnings conference call. 

May 2, 2017

Supercenter pharmacy prescription program includes oral generic antibiotics with a special focus on prescriptions most often filled for children, prenatal vitamins, and medications for those with diabetes and high cholesterol.

May 1, 2017

According to a report in TheStreet published Monday, CNBC "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer advised Walgreens shareholders to hold on to what they have, because no matter how the Rite Aid deal pans out, Walgreens will win. "If the deal's derailed by the FTC, I think we're going to get a truly monster buyback," Cramer said during an exclusive monthly conference call for members of his Action Alert Plus investment club. "If the deal is accepted, analysts can raise their numbers substantially. Those are good outcomes." (TheStreet)

May 1, 2017

Working with The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, screenings are in honor of “Older Americans Month.”

May 1, 2017
This year, M&M’s will donate more than $1 million to the Red Nose Day fund to support programs for children, kicking off its efforts with a New York City flash mob on May 1.
 
May 1, 2017

All prescription information and inventory will be transferred to CVS Pharmacy.

May 1, 2017

Once implemented, the FTC will have 90 days to either clear the $9.7 billion deal, or sue to block it, reported the news outlet.

April 28, 2017

Cygan was most recently Jewel-Osco’s VP marketing and merchandising. He joined the company in April 1980 as a part-time clerk, staying with the chain as he completed his education at Western Michigan University and moving into roles of increasing responsibility. 

April 28, 2017

Ride On For Red Nose Day Road Ride participants will pedal 400 miles along each route to help children in need.

April 28, 2017

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners II currently owns the Dollar Express stores, which it bought in 2015 when Dollar Tree was forced to sell stores in 35 states as a condition of its acquisition of Family Dollar.

April 27, 2017

CVS Health-Morning Consult survey finds three-quarters of respondents believe the problem of prescription drug abuse is tied to people who take medication prescribed for someone else.  

April 27, 2017

Holding company Ecoark on Thursday announced the addition of two members to its board of directors. 

April 27, 2017

Walgreens, as part of the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, raised more than $20 million in the U.S. in 2016.

April 26, 2017
This marks the fourth quarter in a row Albertsons has earned the top spot in the large pharmacy chain category, and OutcomesMTM named Albertsons the 2016 Top Large Pharmacy Chain last year.
April 26, 2017

In this newly created role, White will lead the own brands team, including the culinary kitchen and technical center. 

April 26, 2017

With Kmart's new initiative, the cost for patients of epinephrine auto-injectors could be as low as $0 for some commercially insured patients, and $199.99 per two-pack for patients paying in cash.

April 26, 2017

Walgreens’ safe medication disposal kiosks are at 600 pharmacies in 45 states, and can be accessed during regular pharmacy hours to dispose of prescription and OTC medication that has expired, gone unused or isn’t wanted.

April 26, 2017

The retailer is adding new “rollback” fees to its Walmart2Walmart money transfer program. 

April 25, 2017

Payout of $7 per share will be made on May 26.

April 25, 2017

Two goals of Alex Gourlay’s tenure will be focusing on building trust and improving efficiency.

April 25, 2017

Former Walgreens CEO Greg Wasson's family investment office is joining forces with Innventure, a group that aims to develop businesses around new technologies lent by big corporations, The New York Times reported last week. P&G is expected to be the company's first partner. “Innventure will identify the opportunities, create a company, nurture it, then put in a management team to where it stands on its own — and then we move on,” Wasson, the company's chairman, told The New York Times. “What I think is most interesting is that we’re looking to help leverage their powerful R&D machine with our nimble entrepreneur team to identify the opportunities that they have developed.” In return, Innventure will have a stake in any companies it creates. (The New York Times)

April 25, 2017

For its 2017 fiscal fourth quarter ended March 4, Rite Aid reported revenues of $8.5 billion and a net loss of $21.1 million. Its adjusted net loss came in at $3.2 million, which bested Wall Street estimates.

April 25, 2017

Mark Gross adds the company is also working to fundamentally improve the shopping experience in its retail stores.

April 25, 2017

Jennifer Fleiss is a co-founder of Rent the Runway and will lead Code Eight at Walmart.