May 9, 2016

Walgreens pharmacists and Healthcare Clinic nurse practitioners can administer MMR vaccine to individuals ages 7 and older in Mississippi and Tennessee; ages 14 and older in Kentucky; and ages 18 and older in Arkansas.

May 6, 2016

According to reports published Friday morning, fires in the province of Alberta have to date forced the evacution of 88,000 residents and destroyed more than 1,600 structures. 

May 6, 2016

Walgreens Boots Alliance is not selling any shares and will not receive any proceeds from the proposed offering. 

May 5, 2016

Both the pharmaceutical distribution contract and the Walgreens Boots Alliance Development relationship with AmerisourceBergen have been extended to 2026.

May 5, 2016

Excluding the negative impacts from gasoline prices deflation and foreign exchange, Costco's U.S. store base realized a 2% gain in same-stores sales in that four-week period and Costco's Canadian operation realized a 7% gain.

May 5, 2016

NCQA Utilization Management Certification is a quality assessment program that focuses on consumer protection and customer service improvement. 

May 5, 2016

In Michigan, Rite Aid employs more than 4,200 at its 275 stores and distribution center, including 115 associates at its eight stores in the city of Flint.  

May 4, 2016
Twenty-five grants will be awarded in the first year and 50 will be given out in each of the second and third years.
May 4, 2016

The findings underscore the value of home infusion services – where medication is delivered intravenously in a patient's home – for the health care system, including patients and payers.

May 4, 2016

There are now 31 MinuteClinic locations in Northern Virginia and 52 in the DC Metro area, including clinics in CVS Pharmacy stores.

May 4, 2016

When implementation of the program is complete, naloxone will be available without a prescription in more than 5,800 of Walgreens nearly 8,200 stores.

May 4, 2016

The collaboration with APhA is the latest step Walgreens is taking to fight prescription drug abuse.

May 3, 2016

Revenues in CVS Health's Pharmacy Services Segment increased 20.5% to $28.8 billion, primarily driven by increase in prescription volume and growth in specialty pharmacy. 

May 3, 2016

The Grocery Manufacturers Association has named Ed Crenshaw of Publix Super Markets as the recipient of the GMA Hall of Achievement Award.

May 3, 2016

Galderma is bringing a new product to the personal cleansing aisle that aims to offer an innovative in-shower alternative to body wash and soap.

May 2, 2016

Target is testing robots that track inventory on its store shelves, according to a Fortune report published last week. "Simbe Robotics, a Silicon Valley startup, built the robot called Tally that it says can roll autonomously around the store while scanning products to determine if they have been misplaced, mispriced, or are low in stock," the report noted. "Additionally, Target executives said the retail giant was said it was looking to develop a 'concept store' that could incorporate robotics and other technologies, although details were limited." (Fortune

April 29, 2016

The states with the highest rates of influenza, according to the Index, were Arizona, Texas, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee.

April 29, 2016

Iconic candy brand Hershey is unveiling new, patriotic-themed packaging on some of its most popular brands as excitement for builds for the 2016 Olympic Games. 

April 29, 2016

A new brand is looking to revolutionize the at-home hair color category.

April 29, 2016

Speculation that Walgreens might be exploring an entry into the medical marijuana business followed a post on tumblr by Walgreens titled "Clarifying Clinical Cannabis." "Though marijuana has been approved for medical use in many states, marijuana is not yet approved for national use by the Food and Drug Administration," noted post author Dahlia Sultan, resident pharmacist, Walgreens and the University of Illinois at Chicago. "Medical marijuana can’t be purchased from a pharmacy like traditional prescriptions. It must be sold through a licensed dispensary in an approved state." (Walgreens on tumblr

April 29, 2016

Walmart will consider technology spanning all of retail, including capabilities around the store shopping experience, associate experience, logistics, big data, security and/or social media.

April 28, 2016

Former Walgreens beauty VP Shannon Curtin is joining Coty North America as senior vice president of its new Consumer Beauty division in May, the company announced Friday.

April 28, 2016

In addition to New Hampshire, CVS Pharmacy locations in 22 other states can now dispense naloxone to patients without an individual prescription.

April 28, 2016

RxCrossroads, a subsidiary of CVS Health, unveiled plans for significant expansion of its distribution center in Louisville, Ky., the Courier-Journal, a USA Today publication, reported Thursday. Acquired in 2005 by Omnicare and later in 2015 by CVS Health, RxCrossroads offers a portfolio of specialty distribution, pharmacy and patient support services. Anticipating a surge in customer demand, the company has laid out plans for an $11 million building, with $8.7 million in equipment and $600,000 in additional startup costs, the Courier-Journal reported. (Courier-Journal