July 7, 2015

Health Mart owners and pharmacists are putting up big numbers on the EQuIPP™ scorecard, both Steve Courtman, Health Mart president and Tony Willoughby, Health Mart’s Chief pharmacist, told Drug Store News in an exclusive interview following the Health Mart Annual Meeting at McKesson’s ideaShare 2015.

July 7, 2015

Attendees at McKesson ideaShare 2015 met the sunrise Friday morning with a special breakfast session that aimed to help independent pharmacies navigate the changing reimbursement landscape and gain entry to more narrowly focused preferred pharmacy networks.

July 2, 2015

According to new research from data analytics solution provider Precima, 65% of U.S. shoppers look to everyday (regular/non-sale) prices of staple items such as milk and eggs to guide their price perception of a grocery retailer.

June 29, 2015

Meijer pioneered one-stop-shopping, the Michigan Historical Commission reported. 

June 26, 2015

As McKesson ideaShare 2015 was just getting underway, DSN editor-in-chief Rob Eder caught up with McKesson president of U.S. Pharmaceutical Mark Walchirk about the state of the pharmacy business, how smart independent pharmacy owners are finding new ways to compete and what McKesson is doing to help independent pharmacies become more broadly integrated into the patient care team, drive improved outcomes and improve profitability.

June 25, 2015

ECRM has announced the appointment of Jennifer Zannelli as SVP of sales, ECRM data.

June 25, 2015

Thousands of independent pharmacy owners from across the country are attending McKesson ideaShare 2015, here at the San Diego Convention Center this week, to explore the latest tools and strategies to help independent operators enhance patient care and improve profitability.

June 24, 2015

It's official — International food retailers Delhaize and Ahold have entered into an agreement to merge, creating a base of more than 6,500 stores.

June 23, 2015

Consumers generally feel good about their shopping interactions across supermarkets and retail, Temkin Group finds. 

June 23, 2015

Loma Lux Laboratories has unveiled new packaging that spotlights its patented, natural mineral technology formulations that, according to the company, have been clinically validated and dermatologist-developed to relieve the skin inflammatory disorders of acne, eczema and psoriasis.

June 19, 2015

The majority of millennial parents are using smartphones to help them shop at brick-and-mortar retail locations, according to the results of a commissioned study from Retale, a location-based mobile platform connecting more than 3.5 million shoppers with major retailers locally.

June 18, 2015

Rite Aid is differentiating the drug store shopping experience through offerings like RediClinics, the wellness+ with Plenti loyalty program and the company's pending acquisition of EnvisionRx.

June 16, 2015

Amazon.com is reportedly expanding the assortment of items eligible for free two-day shipping for members of its Prime paid subscription.

June 15, 2015

In the past 12 months ended April 19, Zyrtec (McNeil Consumer Healthcare) continues to dominate the allergy category with total retail sales of $332 million.

June 15, 2015

Walmart, Costco and Rite Aid are three retailers driving significant traction in vitamin, mineral and supplement sales, TABS Group reported in May, helping to take share away from such online retailers as Amazon, which captures 36% of all online vitamin traffic, even as sales overall were up 3% to $11.8 billion.

June 15, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of technology, automation and generics, in this multi-page report.

June 15, 2015

Procer AVH, a supplement to improve cognitive health, is now available through 23,000 stores — more than double that number last year.

June 15, 2015

Information technology will play an increasingly critical role in how all health providers administer care, collaborate with one another in a team-based approach to care, and engage with patients themselves.

June 15, 2015

The credibility of the vitamins, minerals and supplements business has been attacked in recent months.

June 8, 2015

Despite a 14.5% decline in same-store sales at Sears and 7% at Kmart in the first quarter ended May 2, Sears Holdings’ CFO says the company’s transformation is continuing apace.

June 5, 2015

Kroger has promoted two executives with more than 30 years at Harris Teeter between them. 

June 4, 2015

Amazon has come out looking good in Reputation Institute’s annual survey of America’s 50 most reputable companies in the retail industry.

June 3, 2015

PillPack has shipped more than 1 million dose packs since the startup's launch in February 2014. 

June 3, 2015

Marula Pure Beauty Oil has announced that it is poised for growth in the North American market thanks to a string of ongoing and impending retail launches.