March 25, 2015

Fred's acquired a specialty pharmacy operation for $66 million.

March 19, 2015

A new Kalorama Information report highlights the value and projected growth of retail-based health clinics.

March 17, 2015

Rite Aid is one of the key retail partners in a first for the U.S. market.

March 13, 2015

BizHive CEO Kim Feil is bringing her retail marketing knowledge to the board of regional supermarket operator Roundy’s.

March 13, 2015

Menasha and Shelfbucks will showcase their in-store shopper measurement and engagement platform at the upcoming GlobalShop 2015.

March 13, 2015

Pharmacies and clinics on wheels? That’s the premise behind the growing effort by retail pharmacy and clinic providers to expand their reach via specially equipped buses and other vehicles that provide on-the-spot, temporary access to needed health services in hundreds of communities nationwide.

March 13, 2015

With health reform and the shift to accountable, evidence-based medicine slowly but surely transforming the nation’s massive but troubled healthcare system, new moves are afoot in both the legislative and executive branches of government that will further elevate the role played by the nation’s 300,000 pharmacists.

March 13, 2015

When hurricanes, tornadoes, foods and other disasters strike, where do people turn for help? Retail pharmacies have become a critical community resource in times of great stress, offering food, water, emergency items, medical supplies and healthcare services when most other local businesses are still struggling to reopen or rebuild.

March 12, 2015

The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care now offers a nationally recognized accreditation program specifically designed for healthcare organizations with multiple care sites, such as retail-based health clinics.
 

March 12, 2015

Retailer participation in freestanding insert (FSI) coupon events and digital coupons distributed on retailer websites benefited from double-digit increases.

 

March 11, 2015

McKesson Canada has named an SVP, retail banner management services in charge of overseeing McKesson Canada's growing pharmacy banner business.

March 11, 2015

Shoppers interested in purchasing products from women-owned companies will find it easier to do so at Walmart with the introduction of a new logo and related promotional efforts.

March 11, 2015

A new PLMA study on shopper loyalty among consumers ages 25 years to 45 years dispels many long-held assumptions.

March 10, 2015

"As my son and I visited colleges over the past year, it occurred to me that the process he was going through was not dissimilar to how consumers may approach the selection of their preferred pharmacy setting," writes Hamacher Resource Group VP Dave Wendland in his latest blog entry. 

March 9, 2015

Beyoncé will introduce the fifth fragrance in the Beyoncé Heat fragrance franchise.

March 9, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of provider status, kiosks, Medicare and the GPhA elections, in this multi-page report.

March 9, 2015

A recently released Accenture survey examines customer expectations around a personalized shopping experience with retailers, including social channels, and explores the issue of digital trust.

March 5, 2015

IRI to integrate its national consumer panel data and point-of-sale transaction data with Kantar Shopcom's retail purchase transaction loyalty card data to help advertisers measure consumer touchpoints.

March 5, 2015

Retailers are feeling the impact of a harsh winter season. 

March 4, 2015

Share of heart: That’s a pretty heady concept savvy marketers and retailers are using these days to describe a whole new level of consumer engagement.

March 4, 2015

According to ECRM’s analysis of circular retail promotions for allergy, Chattem emerged as the leading advertiser of allergy remedies.

March 4, 2015

Walgreens aims to have a consistency of voice across all channels, both clicks and bricks. In beauty, the strategy is to look at the customer in a holistic manner, said Katlyn Gao, head of retail products, digital at Walgreens. 

March 4, 2015

Drug Store News has partnered with Competitive Promotion Report and IRI to create a series of exclusive reports. This edition explores cold/allergy/sinus products in both the liquid/powder and tablets/packets segments.

March 4, 2015

Miraculins in January announced that it will be commencing a pilot program with Lovell Drugs and Pear Healthcare Solutions that will see the placement of the first stand-alone Scout DS diabetes screening kiosks in Lovell’s retail pharmacy locations in Ontario beginning in February.