February 10, 2016

Ken Martindale, in his capacity as president of The Rite Aid Foundation, kicked off the month-long celebration by presenting a $12,500 donation to Nativity School of Harrisburg, a faith-based preparatory middle school for inner city boys. 

 

February 10, 2016

CVS Pharmacy locations in Palo Alto and Menlo Park will hold Meningitis Clinics from Feb. 10 to Feb. 16.

February 10, 2016

As part of the Case Management program, Accordant manages care transitions and identifies and prevents potential problems to help members avoid emergency room visits and extended hospital stays.

February 9, 2016

Same-store sales increased 1.7% for the year, with pharmacy same-store sales up 4.5% and front-store same-store sales down 5%. 

February 9, 2016

In addition to free health screenings, Sam’s Club Pharmacies also provide other savings and preventive care to each community they serve, such as year-round immunizations for children and adults.

February 9, 2016

Walgreens will install safe medication disposal kiosks in more than 500 drug stores in 39 states and make naloxon available without a prescription at its pharmacies in 35 states. 

February 5, 2016

The idea to bring Caroline’s Cart to the Bullseye came from a Target team member with a child who has special needs who suggested the idea to Target's store operations team. 

February 4, 2016

The shift this year of the Super Bowl from late January to early February impacted Costco's January results, the retailer reported. 

February 4, 2016

Rite Aid stockholders have voted to approve the proposed merger with Walgreens Boots Alliance, the Pennsylvania retailer announced Thursday morning.

February 4, 2016
Flu season most often peaks in February in the U.S., Walgreens reported. 
February 3, 2016

All told, CVS Health will convert 1,672 Target pharmacies to CVS Pharmacy locations around the country on a rolling basis over the next six to eight months. 

February 3, 2016

In addition to talking up her Nuance line of cosmetics, Salma Hayek discusses her daughter and family life with E! News. 

February 3, 2016

Is urgent care the next evolution of today's rapidly expanding retail clinics? On Wednesday Forbes speculated that the fast-growing urgent care market may be ripe for an entry from CVS Health or Walgreens Boots Alliance. "CVS or Walgreens will attempt to enter the standalone urgent care and primary care spaces in the next 12 to 24 months," suggested Gordon Maner, managing partner Allen Mooney Barnes in a recent report, Forbes noted. "Walmart, Target and other consumer-driven businesses will attempt to increase touch points with customers via immediate and scheduled healthcare services, although they will struggle to find profitability." (Forbes)

February 3, 2016

The retailer’s donation will be distributed to three nonprofit organizations that are coordinating a variety of relief efforts related to the ongoing water crisis.

February 3, 2016

See photos of the first CVS Pharmacy inside of a Target store in Charlotte, N.C. 

February 3, 2016
The company announced a successor to president and CEO Sam Duncan, who has previously announced he will be retiring.
February 2, 2016

Albertsons has tapped an executive with more than 40 years retail pharmacy experience to help better connect the center store in grocery to the pharmacy. In another personnel move, Albertsons emphasized its digital marketing and ecommerce capabilities. 

February 2, 2016

How does a big-box warehouse club operator generate awareness of its health services when its pharmacies are dwarfed by a vast array of electronics, case-pack groceries, apparel and general merchandise? Work with what you’ve got by tapping into the massive stream of customer traffic flooding the stores, and by highlighting your health-and-wellness offerings through pharmacist-provided counseling, preventive-health services and free health screening events.

February 2, 2016

With more than 9,500 retail pharmacies (including 1, 672 Target pharmacies acquired in mid-December) and more than 1,100 retail clinics, CVS Health has leveraged its scale and market penetration to become a prime community health resource nationwide.
 

February 2, 2016

Partnering with Peapod, Giant is combining short-term delivery wait periods with the convenience of getting groceries on the way home from work

February 2, 2016

For years, community pharmacy has presented itself as one of the best solutions out there for the ills plaguing the nation’s overstretched and over-costly healthcare system. And few things drive that message home as effectively as the rapid growth of in-store health fairs and disease screening events at drug store, supermarket and mass merchandise pharmacies nationwide.

February 2, 2016

With retirement of its Nashville division president, Kroger is making some executive moves. 

February 2, 2016

RediClinic and Aria Health, the largest healthcare provider in Northeast Philadelphia and Lower Bucks County, announced Tuesday that they are entering into an alliance that will offer greater convenience, increased access and more affordable healthcare to residents of Northeast Philadelphia and Bucks County in Pennsylvania.

February 2, 2016

Store shelves are stocked with gifts perfect for that special loved one including classic chocolate hearts, heartfelt greeting cards, fresh cut roses or bouquets, cuddly plush and love-inspired décor.