March 30, 2017

Major retailers, manufacturers, trade associations and certification bodies began working together as the GRMA in 2014.

March 30, 2017

The Blink Health website and app negotiates with pharmacies to determine one, low price for each medication that is accepted at more than 57,000 pharmacies nationwide.

March 29, 2017

Prior to joining TreeHouse, the former Walgreens group VP was responsible for all of Walgreens' household, consumables and general merchandise categories.

March 23, 2017

The 2016/2017 cough, cold and flu season is almost at an end, but there are still pockets of flu-like illness across central U.S., Walgreens reports.

March 17, 2017

Walgreens in August polled  consumers on Twitter regarding which Pringles chip flavors should make an exclusive appearance in the stores on the corner of Happy and Healthy come March 2017. The results are in, Hungry Forever reported Friday, and it looks like anyone seeking to satisfy their Cheddar BBQ or Jamaican Jerk cravings will need to make their way over to a Walgreens or Duane Reade location. The flavors not selected were Sweet Thai Chili and Original Hot Sauce, Hungry Forever reported. (Hungry Forever)

March 15, 2017

According to the latest Walgreens Flu Index, four of the top 10 markets still experiencing high levels of flu activity are in Texas, including three of the top five markets.

March 14, 2017

Fred’s could purchase additional stores, distribution centers, software and personnel, according to a news report.

March 10, 2017

Albertsons, Rite Aid, CVS, Walgreens and Walmart all saw significant rises in year-over-year satisfaction, with all advancing at least 3% year over year, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index.

March 10, 2017

Both Adam Holyk and Joe Hartsig will assume their new roles, effective April 1, and report to Alex Gourlay, co-COO for Walgreens Boots Alliance.

March 10, 2017

WestLab is committed to offering affordable prices with salts products ranging from $3.99 to$8.99, the company added.

March 8, 2017
Wall Street investors have faith that the Federal Trade Commission will approve Walgreens Boots Alliance’s proposed acquisition of Rite Aid — and that’s having a positive influence on Walgreens’ stock, according to Crain’s Chicago Business. WBA’s shares have been up 6% this year and up 19% over March 2016, which Morningstar analyst Vishnu Lekraj says is due to “investor optimism that they’re going to be able to close the Rite Aid transaction.” (Crain’s Chicago Business)
 
March 8, 2017

Texas continues to see signs of flu activity, with four markets in the Lone Star State making this week’s list. 

March 7, 2017

Walgreens reportedly is weighing whether or not to declare that its FTC application has "certified compliance," which would force the Federal Trade Commission to vote on its proposed acquisition of Rite Aid quickly.

March 3, 2017

From facial hair grooming and skin care to hair color, DSN highlights what's trending in men's grooming with in-depth analysis of sales activity in the beauty aisles.

March 3, 2017

Walgreens’ latest CIO — who joined the company in 2009 — has previously held posts at Orbitz and Intuit, as well as the Department of Defense.

March 1, 2017

Even as national flu incidence is trending down, according to the CDC, the Walgreens Flu Index heat map indicates flu incidence is still trending high throughout North Carolina and across the East Coast.

February 27, 2017

Walgreens Boots Alliance made significant strides in CSR accountability in 2016, reporting metrics that will serve as the baseline for evaluating future progress.

February 23, 2017

"This new retail offering complements our virtual care, urgent care and same-day primary care offerings to give consumers more choice for non-emergency services,” Piedmont CEO Kevin Brown said.

February 22, 2017

The pharmacy staff at cancer-specialized specialty pharmacies have completed a cancer-focused curriculum of advanced education courses, focused on colorectal, lung, prostate and breast cancer, as well as various blood cancers.

February 22, 2017

Significant flu activity gains are being reported across North Carolina, Maryland and Virginia, Walgreens noted.

February 21, 2017

According to Forbes contributor Bruce Japsen, a Walgreens and WebMD merger would make sense as it would couple the 2 million daily visits Walgreens generates online and the 117 million unique monthly visitors that WebMD captures.

February 17, 2017

Target, J&J, Pfizer, Ahold USA and Cardinal Health also make Omni50, a listing of the top 50 corporate and government buyers of products and services from an inclusive supply chain throughout the country.

February 16, 2017

The number of stores to be divested to Fred’s Pharmacy was reportedly a big sticking point, but has now been resolved.

February 16, 2017

Texas and Oklahoma are experiencing significant flu activity today, but significant flu activity gains are being made across Tennessee and North Carolina.