April 24, 2015

Weis Markets has promoted Brent Mertes to regional VP where he will oversee the day-to-day operations of 51 stores.

April 22, 2015

Raley’s celebrated its 80th year in business and lived up to its reputation as one of the best pharmacies in the western United States.

April 22, 2015

With 544 pharmacies in 44 states — as well as more than 230 stores in Canada, China, India, Japan and the United Arab Emirates — Medicine Shoppe International has carved a niche in community pharmacy as an apothecary-style source for both personalized prescription counseling and specialized disease management expertise.

April 16, 2015

The Little Clinic has announced the appointment of Marc Watkins as VP and corporate medical director, reporting directly to Kenneth Patric, chief medical officer.

April 1, 2015

The recently merged Albertsons and Safeway organization has named a new president of the Intermountain division.

March 23, 2015

As burgeoning food retailer Haggen charts a path of expansion across the West Coast, the company is also making some key executive moves to support its growth in the Southwest.

March 20, 2015

Rexall named a new VP pharmacy to lead pharmacy programs and initiatives.
 

March 19, 2015

Dollar General Corp. announced that Rhonda Taylor, currently senior VP and general counsel, has been promoted to executive VP and general counsel.

 

March 13, 2015

“Drugs don’t work in patients who don’t take them.”

March 11, 2015

CHPA on Wednesday announced newly elected board members. 

March 4, 2015

There’s no denying that the proliferation of ecards has been eroding sales of traditional greeting cards. A recent report from Ibis World predicts that industry revenue will decline over the next the five years to 2019 at an annualized rate of 2.4% to $5.4 billion.

February 26, 2015

Safeway and Albertsons announced several executive moves, including the appointment of a new chief administrative officer.

 

February 20, 2015

The Pharmacy Leadership & Education Institute and the Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society have selected the recipient of the 2015 Albert B. Prescott Pharmacy Leadership Award.

February 17, 2015

Rite Aid on Monday launched an exclusive skin-care line called Receutics Active Skin Repair across 200 stores in New Jersey and the Seattle-area, as well as online at Receutics.com.

 

February 5, 2015

Generic drug prices are going up. Spurred by market opportunities, short-term market exclusivity for some newly launched single-source generics and rising costs for manufacturing, quality control and raw materials, me-too drug manufacturers have escalated a series of price hikes, some of them significant.

February 2, 2015

The value of collaboration through the National Association of Chain Drug Stores was on display Monday, as the NACDS Regional Chain Conference explored business-to-business partnerships and a public policy agenda that benefits patients and consumers.

January 26, 2015

Ray Payne has been promoted to group VP, real estate.

January 20, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy on Tuesday announced the addition of Susan Faust to their senior leadership team as VP specialty infusion and market development.

January 20, 2015

Walgreens on Tuesday announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Madison Dearborn Partners, a leading private equity firm based in Chicago, under which MDP will acquire a majority interest in Walgreens Infusion Services. 

January 16, 2015

CVS Health’s VP of inventory management Lou Mercado discussed the importance of hiring diverse colleagues and shared how he is incorporating diversity across his team.

 

January 7, 2015

The pharmaceutical industry is back. Fueled by the launch of expensive, new biotech medicines, rising prices for both branded and generic drugs and a recent slowdown in branded-drug patent expirations and generic competition, the U.S. pharmaceutical market is staging a remarkable resurgence.

January 6, 2015

L&R Distributors, a distributor of more than 35,000 HBC, GM and cosmetics products, has promoted Lee Colarco to VP of category management and procurement.

January 6, 2015

Rite Aid named Jocelyn Zazyczny Konrad, currently VP healthcare initiatives, to group VP pharmacy initiatives and clinical services.

 

January 5, 2015

Drug Store News recently interviewed Travis Shaw, VP sales and marketing for Owen Mumford about one of its newest products, Unifine Pentips Plus, a first-of-its-kind pen needle with a pen needle remover built into the device. The device is reported to show promise in improving patient compliance.