August 8, 2014

Walgreens pulled the trigger on step two of its proposed Alliance Boots merger a full six months early.

 

August 6, 2014

BD Medical, a segment of BD, on Wednesday announced the retail pharmacy launch of BD AutoShield Duo, the only pen needle with patented dual front- and back-end shields that provides greater convenience and safety before and after injecting. 

August 6, 2014

Higi and Stayhealthy on Wednesday announced that the companies have completed a transaction, creating the largest connected retail health kiosk network in the United States.

August 6, 2014

Walgreens said it has exercised its option to complete the second step of its strategic transaction with Alliance Boots ahead of the original option period, which was between February and August 2015.

 

August 4, 2014

Among women who subscribe to makeup sample subscription programs, 83% were influenced to buy the full-sized product, according to recent research by global information company the NPD Group.

August 1, 2014

The Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services, in conjunction with the Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation, Screening for Mental Health and Family Practice and Counseling Network, are officially introducing on Aug. 5 the first Behavioral Health Screening Kiosk inside a retail-based health clinic in ShopRite here in Philadelphia.



August 1, 2014

Cardinal Health this year named three winners of its prestigious Independent Pharmacy Best Practices Competition, in place of just one, during the company’s Retail Business Conference in late July.

August 1, 2014

Despite a challenging retail environment, Procter & Gamble delivered “top and bottom line commitments for the fiscal year,” said chairman, president, and CEO A.G. Lafley

July 29, 2014

Amazon on Monday announced the launch of the 3D Printed Products store.

July 29, 2014

SmartStory Technologies on Tuesday announced it has deployed its SmartStory enterprise platform, which automates the delivery of short, sequenced and personalized videos in several U.S. retail pharmacies. 

July 29, 2014

Boston Retail Partners, a retail management consulting firm, released findings from a survey, which offer insights into what retailers are doing to transform their supply chain.

July 28, 2014

At the latest McKesson ideaShare, Drug Store News had an opportunity to sit down with Bob Graul, national VP of RxOwnership, and have an in-depth discussion on what RxOwnership is all about.

July 26, 2014

Kermit Crawford, Walgreens president of Pharmacy, Health and Wellness, has decided to retire after 31 years with the company

 

July 25, 2014

Recognizing the important role that community pharmacy plays, McKesson has long focused on providing solutions to help pharmacists improve patient adherence and enhance patient outcomes as evidenced by programs and solutions offered through McKesson Patient Relationship Solutions (MPRS). However, the growing understanding of pharmacists’ impact on adherence and its importance in today’s evolving healthcare landscape has validated pharmacy based solutions as McKesson bolsters its portfolio of tools.

July 25, 2014

DSN had an opportunity at McKesson ideaShare to talk to Eyad Farah, senior director of retail product development at McKesson U.S. Pharmaceutical, about McKesson’s digital strategy for retail pharmacy and helping pharmacies leverage mobile and digital technology to engage, support and retain patients.

July 24, 2014

ScriptPro and TCGRx announced that the companies will be exclusive partners in a distribution and co-marketing agreement that allows ScriptPro to bring TCGRx adherence packaging technologies to retail pharmacies throughout the United States.

July 24, 2014

Supervalu on Thursday reported first-quarter 2015 net sales of $5.23 billio, as well as net earnings of $48 million.

July 23, 2014

The National Retail Federation has joined the growing chorus of voices expecting a surge in consumer spending during the next five months.

July 22, 2014

Office Depot on Monday announced that Mark Cosby has been named as the company's president, North America.

July 21, 2014

This year’s McKesson ideaShare 2014 kicked off with a bang as thousands of community pharmacy leaders flocked to Orlando, Fla., to participate in the annual event and seize the opportunities to grow in today’s changing healthcare landscape.

July 18, 2014

Families this summer will spend slightly more on back-to-school items than they did in 2013. According to NRF’s 2014 Back-to-School Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, the average family with children in grades K-12 will spend $669.28 on apparel, shoes, supplies and electronics, up 5% from $634.78 in 2013.

July 17, 2014

The Board of Directors of Loblaw Cos. announced that Galen Weston, executive chairman, also has been appointed as president, effective immediately. 

 

July 17, 2014

A new research study from Walgreens found that patients are relying more on nurse practitioners at retail clinics.

 

July 16, 2014

Frederic Van Roie has joined cloud-based software-as-a-service provider Park City Group’s business development team.