August 17, 2016

Before joining Fred’s at the beginning of 2016, Mary Lou Gardner worked with CVS Health, most recently serving as divisional merchandising manager for beauty and personal care.

August 17, 2016

Kroger has begun selling the opioid overdose reversal medicine naloxone without a prescription at all of its 96 pharmacies in Kentucky, NBC's Wave3 News reported Monday. The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is assisting with pharmacist training. “Naloxone is a lifesaving drug in the hands of those actively using opioids,” stated Trish Freeman, president of Kentucky Pharmacists Association. “Kroger pharmacists are among the most accessible healthcare providers in many areas of Kentucky, and they were quick to take advantage of this specialized training." (Wave3 News)

August 17, 2016

The new Rx90 program leverages tailored communications, plan design and clinical support to improve patient outcomes and lower benefit costs for employers.

August 17, 2016

Target Corp. on Wednesday reported second quarter earnings that exceeded Wall Street expectations, but the discounter lowered its guidance for the full year amid declining sales and what it called a “difficult retail environment.”

August 16, 2016

For Americans who have ever gotten a flu shot, fall months are the most popular time to get the vaccine, with October being the most popular month (42%).

August 16, 2016

Rite Aid operates 61 stores in Louisiana, including 11 in the greater Baton Rouge area. The company employs nearly 1,000 associates across the state.

August 16, 2016

To better understand personal immunization needs, customers can visit Rite Aid's Vaccine Central at www.riteaid.com/vaccinecentral.

August 16, 2016

The new Walgreens adherence platform is planned to be ready for implementation with partners in the third quarter for diabetes, with additional conditions expected in market by the end of the year.

August 16, 2016

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have coordinated efforts as part of the $500,000 donation to send truckloads of water to affected areas.

August 15, 2016

Dollar General continues to expand its store portfolio at a rapid pace.

August 15, 2016

Customers who donate toward the Hero Hats program — which was begun in 2002 to commemorate first responders and law enforcement lost on Sept. 11, 2001 — will receive discounts on products sold at Fred’s Pharmacy locations. 

August 15, 2016

Kroger will donate one meal through the Feeding America network of food banks for every flu shot administered at all Kroger family of pharmacies or The Little Clinic locations.

August 15, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends an annual flu shot for everyone over the age of 6 months as soon as the vaccine becomes available.

August 12, 2016

In addition to Idaho, CVS Pharmacy locations in 30 other states can dispense naloxone to patients without an individual prescription.

August 12, 2016

The U.K. OTC market is, as the Brits would say, brilliant. For North American brand owners, it’s always on the list of attractive potential markets. Complex and unique, there are two “B”s that stand out — Boots and Brexit.

August 11, 2016

Target Corp. has tapped another veteran of Amazon to join its supply chain team.

August 11, 2016

CVS Pay – now part of the CVS Pharmacy mobile app – integrates payment, prescription pickup and the ExtraCare loyalty program all in one quick scan at checkout.

August 11, 2016

Jeremy Gosch and Donna Tweeten, Hy-Vee's newest EVPs, will be named permanent board members at the Hy-Vee stockholders’ meeting in December, and Tweeten will be added to the board’s executive committee.

August 11, 2016

Unlike existing registration systems that place patients in a queue, RediClinic customers can make a same- or next-day appointment for a specific time at a chosen location.

August 11, 2016

These ‘Back to School, Healthy Routine’ screenings are free, confidential and available to the public at all Sam’s Club locations with a pharmacy (613 locations). The screenings are valued at up to $150.

August 11, 2016

Target Corp. confirmed Thursday on its website that it will open its third Manhattan "flexible-format" store in summer 2018. 

August 10, 2016

It's been a contentious election cycle so far, but who are "Walmart moms" voting for?  Penn Schoen Berland and Public Opinion Strategies recently spearheaded the third polling of "Walmart moms" - moms who have shopped at Walmart in the month prior. According to an ABC News report, it's a group that makes up 14% to 17% percent of the American electorate. "They voted for Obama in 2008 and 2012, and for the respective GOP and Democratic congressional majorities in 2010 and 2014," ABC News reported. This year, however, it doesn't appear either candidate, Clinton or Trump, is favored. (ABC News)

August 10, 2016

Doug McMillon, president and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores, and Mark Lore, co-founder and CEO of Jet.com, discussed Walmart’s acquisition of the online site and other industry topics on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.”

August 10, 2016

Safe medication disposal kiosks are currently available in more than 300 Walgreens pharmacies across 24 states.