May 15, 2015

Prestige Brands to place a greater marketing emphasis on Little Remedies. 

May 1, 2015

CVS Health delivered better-than-expected results for the first quarter and is off to a “solid start” in the 2016 PBM selling season, according to executives.

April 29, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Wednesday announced that the Orlando Sentinel published a letter to the editor from NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson that outlines the way pharmacists approach complex prescription pain medication issues. 

April 29, 2015

NACDS closes out a week long of productive top-to-top meetings and presentations with recognition for three of the industry's icons.

April 22, 2015

From the beginning, Pharmaca’s format has included expert health advocates — professionals licensed in such fields as nutrition, skin care, homeopathy, naturopathy and herbal studies — who work in conjunction with pharmacists to develop health treatments and regimens unique to each customer and patient. And that personal level of care and expertise extends to the chain’s expanding beauty selection, as well.

April 22, 2015

Is this the year that restrictions on the use of over-the-counter medicines in conjunction with a flexible savings account are lifted? If you consider the value proposition — the $102 billion saved each year by the use of OTC medicines — and that health care is moving toward a more value-based, outcomes-driven system, it would certainly seem so.

April 22, 2015

Albertsons (AB Acquisition LLC) and Safeway completed their merger in early 2015, creating a new, privately owned supermarket pharmacy giant.

April 22, 2015

Sam Duncan, Supervalu president and CEO, had a challenging year in 2014, but the chain managed to improve business performance after several years of declining revenues and market capitalization.

April 22, 2015

With a new moniker designed to reflect its broader commitment to health care, CVS Health is “positioned for today, preparing for tomorrow,” executives told Wall Street during its 2014 Analyst Day in December.

April 22, 2015

With the United States expected to face a growing shortage of primary care physicians over the next decade, support for point-of-care testing in community pharmacies is growing.

April 21, 2015

The Grocery Manufacturers Association will award the GMA Hall of Achievement Award to three industry leaders this fall, including former Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson. 

April 17, 2015

Generic Pharmaceutical Association branches out with the creation of the Biosimilars Council. 

April 9, 2015

Associated Industries of Massachusetts has announced that CVS Health and the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission will receive the 17th Annual John Gould Education & Workforce Development Award for their Health Pharmacy Technician Program.

April 8, 2015

Former Duane Reade CEO John Lederer joins board of Walgreens Boots Alliance. 

March 30, 2015

The supplement industry criticized the agreement between GNC and the New York Attorney General's office. 

March 16, 2015

The letter to the editor emphasized the need for a comprehensive approach to curbing prescription drug abuse and diversion.

March 13, 2015

Patient access, lower costs, accountability and collaborative care: those are the watchwords that define the nation’s overextended web of health care in 2015. And community pharmacy — the true face of neighborhood health care — offers some timely solutions to all of them.

March 13, 2015

How do the nation’s pharmacists rate with Americans? According to Gallup, the answer is very, very high year after year.

March 13, 2015

A new report by the National Governors Association (NGA) is symbolic of the growing recognition of pharmacy’s vital role in healthcare delivery.

March 10, 2015

Former Combe Inc. chairman awarded CHPA's lifetime achievement award named after his father. 

 

 

March 4, 2015

In preparation for the Consumer Healthcare Products Association’s 2015 Annual Executive Conference being held in Bonita Springs, Fla., this month, Drug Store News sat down with both Scott Melville, CHPA president and CEO, and Patrick Lockwood-Taylor, CHPA chair and VP personal health care, North America, for Procter & Gamble.

February 24, 2015

The Personal Care Products Council announced on Tuesday the election of its new board officers, including its new chair.

February 19, 2015

Walmart will invest $1 billion in employee base in an effort to improve the customer experience. 

February 17, 2015

Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin, U.S. Department of Treasury, on Friday discussed next-generation retail payment technologies with several industry leaders.