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.

April 24, 2017

Mike Withers will lead the company's East Region operations, while current EVP, Retail Operations Susan Morris will lead the West Region.

April 24, 2017

Steven B. Rossi, CEO of Digital First Media, and Timothy A. Barton, former CEO of Freightquote.com, which he founded in 1998, to its board of directors, effective immediately.

April 24, 2017

In addition to Gourlay’s appointment, Mark Panzer, SVP pharmacy, health and wellness of Albertsons, was elected the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ vice chairman, and Helena Foulkes, EVP of CVS Health and president of CVS Pharmacy, was elected NACDS treasurer. 

April 24, 2017

Colleen Lindholz has been president of The Little Clinic since 2015 and takes over pharmacy duties from Philecia Avery, who Kroger said resigned the company earlier this month to pursue other interests.

April 22, 2017

“Only 8% of leaders are good at both strategy and execution, which means you must discover the sweet spot of knowing yourself, your competitors and your terrain.  The very best win with ‘ideas’ and are obsessed with their front-line customer relationships.”  That was one of the key messages conveyed by Elevation Forum founder and Mack Elevation leader Dan Mack at the most recent Elevation Form held in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Friday.

April 21, 2017

José (Joe) E. Almeida has more than 25 years of experience in health care, including medical devices, consumer health products, surgical instruments and biopharmaceuticals.

April 21, 2017

Casey Carl, who departs his position as chief innovation and strategy officer, effective May 5, joined the company in 1997, and has held various positions in merchandising, negotiations, operations and digital. 

April 20, 2017

Currently, CVS has seven hearing and five optical centers store-within-stores in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. area, with plans to expand to 50 such locations by the end of 2017.

April 20, 2017

Parabens, phthalates and the most prevalent formaldehyde will all be removed, with CVS Pharmacy stopping the shipping of store brand products that don’t meet these standards to distribution centers by the end of 2019.

April 20, 2017

Hear from CVS SVP front-store business and loyalty and chief merchant Judy Sansone about the front-store revamp at CVS Pharmacy, and see photos of the new store concept.