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July 5, 2009

This battle was supposed to be over by now....

June 25, 2009

Walgreens continues to flesh out its revamped strategy to be the nation’s most convenient and...

June 4, 2009

For pharmacy operators like Walgreens, the battle to tamp down state Medicaid budget cuts around...

May 20, 2009

If anyone thinks that CVS has recast itself solely as a healthcare company, given its...

April 30, 2009

CVS Caremark’s pilot program with BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield...

April 16, 2009

A report by AARP indicated that prices for branded drugs have increased at a rate...

April 9, 2009

Concerning the effort to shift the nation’s healthcare system away from paper records and handwritten...

March 28, 2009

As parent company AmerisourceBergen merged more of its old Family Pharmacy network of independent drug stores and store-support services into its resurgent Good Neighbor Pharmacy operations and marketing umbrella, GNP has continued a rapid growth spurt and muscled its way into the top tier of national drug store brands.

March 28, 2009

If there’s an independent pharmacy in your market area with a Leader Pharmacy logo on the storefront — and with more than 3,400 Leader stores nationwide, chances are good that there’s one nearby — don’t be fooled by the store’s modest footprint or the folksy, mom-and-pop image it may project. The store’s owners have an arsenal of sophisticated business tools at their disposal, and the backing of an $87 billion, global health services and wholesaling giant.

March 28, 2009

Independent pharmacy has been slammed hard by the continuing slide in prescription-dispensing profits, a dismal economy and powerful chain store competitors. But with their strong ties to local communities and the patients they serve, most are weathering the storm and may emerge stronger than ever.

March 26, 2009

It could have been so much worse....

March 12, 2009

In a week where too much was made of MinuteClinic’s seasonal closings, Take Care Health Systems’...

February 19, 2009

News that CVS Caremark pulled in record results for the fourth quarter and year 2008,...

February 8, 2009

Dear Mr. President,...

January 18, 2009

T-minus 10 - 9 - 8…...

January 18, 2009

For several years, the Walgreens annual shareholders meeting had been a time of yearly celebration;...

January 11, 2009

Kroger laid off almost 100 supermarket pharmacists in Ohio last week, according to published reports....

January 11, 2009

In its sweeping, soup-to-nuts drive to regain momentum and recapture its marketing mojo, the nation’s...

January 11, 2009

Under current U.S. laws, only doctors and nurse practitioners can write prescriptions, but a limited...

January 3, 2009

CVS Caremark is now providing H1N1 flu vaccinations at select CVS/pharmacy locations in Alabama, Illinois,...

March 16, 2008

Today’s consumers are not only more interested in their appearance, they also want more convenience...

March 2, 2008

Information Resources, Inc., and The NPD Group have teamed up to launch a cross-channel, retail...

February 13, 2008

Gillette, which is part of Procter & Gamble, has teamed up with WWE Superstar John...

February 13, 2008

Remedent, a Belgium-based company specializing in oral care and cosmetic dentistry products, has received an...

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