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.

 

February 10, 2015

CVS Health delivered a solid fourth quarter and strong financial performance in 2014 and, according to CVS Health executives, further demonstrated that its unique business model is winning in the marketplace.

February 5, 2015

So far it looks like the 2014-15 cough-cold season is off to a strong start, as total cold/allergy/sinus dollar sales from August through December 2014 increased 8.5% over the same period in 2013, according to Competitive Promotion Report.

February 3, 2015

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Monday called on four major retailers to stop selling store-brand herbal supplement products in New York that could not be verified to contain the labeled substance by using what the industry describes as a questionable testing method — DNA barcoding.

February 2, 2015

Uniprix Group has announced that Philippe Duval has been named president and CEO, succeeding François Castonguay, who stepped down last August after 20 years as head of the company. Duval will take office on Feb. 2.

January 23, 2015

Bi-Lo Holdings announced that Ian McLeod has been appointed president and CEO.

 

January 21, 2015

Not only was CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo a special guest of First Lady Michelle Obama for Tuesday night’s Presidential State of the Union address, but Merlo was also treated to a special shout out from the President.

 

January 21, 2015

National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson has issued a statement following the announcement of a new healthcare program in the State of the Union address Tuesday night, and in recognition of ongoing Congressional initiatives related to healthcare innovation.

January 20, 2015

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association announced Tuesday that Ralph Neas, president and CEO, would be stepping down from his position in the fall of 2015.

January 20, 2015

AmerisourceBergen on Friday announced that Ornella Barra, EVP Walgreens Boots Alliance and president and CEO of global wholesale and international retail has been elected to its board of directors, effective immediately. 

January 20, 2015

CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo has landed a prime seat at Tuesday’s State of the Union Address in recognition of the chain’s move last year to pull tobacco products.

January 13, 2015

Larry Merlo reiterated the company’s success in building a one-of-a-kind company with unmatched, integrated assets.

January 13, 2015

NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson released a statement highlighting the important role that pharmacists play and praised the increased recognition by lawmakers and the nation’s governors.

 

January 12, 2015

The Council for Responsible Nutrition Foundation on Monday announced it has pledged additional grants — now totaling more than $2.1 million — to the National Advertising Division.

January 8, 2015

Canada’s Jean Coutu Group is well positioned to capitalize on the industry’s growth and, going forward, is focused on improving operations and seeking acquisition opportunities, Francois Coutu, president and CEO, told analysts during its third quarter conference call Thursday morning.

January 7, 2015

Bi-Lo Holdings president and CEO Randall Ostead will be stepping down from his position in two months.

January 7, 2015

Dietary supplementation represents big dollars in terms of the amount of healthcare costs saved by improving health outcomes and avoiding disease state ramifications.

December 17, 2014

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association on Wednesday expressed concerns that the current structure of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP) will impede generic utilization.

December 11, 2014

After a recent spike in the prices charged for some generic drugs led to outcries from pharmacists, patient advocates and federal lawmakers, a report issued last month suggests that drug costs can be controlled if the Food and Drug Administration changes the way it handles reviews and approvals.

 
December 11, 2014

The Kermit Crawford era at Walgreens is drawing to a close. As of Dec. 31, Crawford, one of the industry’s best known and most respected pharmacy executives, will retire as president of pharmacy, health and wellness at the nation’s top drug store chain. 

December 10, 2014

Walgreens announced that Greg Wasson, president and CEO, will retire shortly after the close of the second step of the Alliance Boots transaction

 

December 8, 2014

As Congress continues consideration of the bipartisan conference agreement to the FY 2015 National Defense Authorization Act, National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson issued a statement.

December 5, 2014

NACDS' VP business development Roy McGrath was one of 31 new members named to Maryland Governor-elect Larry Hogan's transition team.