June 30, 2015

The International Generic Pharmaceutical Alliance has issued a statement calling on parties negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership to make access to affordable medication a priority.

June 30, 2015

COO Mike Ellis started with Fred Meyer at 16 as a parcel clerk and over the ensuing 40 years served in many operations roles. 

June 30, 2015
Pinterest first announced the feature, called Buyable Pins, in early June.
June 30, 2015

Retailers can expect their labor costs to rise under a new proposal from the Obama administration.

June 30, 2015

Sam's Club's monthly complementary health screenings represent approximately $150 in tests. 

June 30, 2015

Vitamin Angels announced Dr. Jatin Joshi, CEO of InstaVit, as the winner of its golf bag giveaway at the recent ECRM Diet, Vitamin and Sports Nutrition event. 

June 29, 2015

C-Line has released Write-on Poly File Jackets and Binder Pockets with Write-on Tabs.

June 29, 2015

Cosmederm Bioscience's new anti-itch creams addresses both chronic and acute itch needs. 

June 29, 2015

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

June 29, 2015

Tris Pharma will supply the new Robitussin long-acting dextromethorphan. 

June 29, 2015
Drug Store News caught up with Crossmark’s CEO Steven Schuckenbrock to discuss Crossmark’s innovative business model designed to drive faster sales growth and greater efficiencies for its clients and customers.
June 29, 2015

Canadian grocer Sobeys, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire Co., is reportedly looking to cut 1,300 jobs as it streamlines its distribution operations, according to The Globe and Mail.

June 29, 2015

For eight years, Rite Aid has deployed its customized RV to raise awareness around skin cancer. 

June 29, 2015

New Rite Aid operations EVP Bryan Everett led the rollout of a new format and new store and remodeling programs while also overseeing pharmacy and clinic operations at Target.

June 29, 2015

Millennials are more open-minded about investing in a loyalty program membership compared with any other population segment, according to the findings of a recent survey.

June 29, 2015

A survey of 1,100 U.S. online grocery shoppers shows that more than half have increased the amount of grocery shopping they do online by an average of 29%.

June 26, 2015

Drug Store News editor-in-chief Rob Eder shares highlights from McKesson ideaShare 2015 straight from the show floor in San Diego. 

June 26, 2015

Kevin Kettler, SVP marketing, U.S. Pharmaceutical at McKesson, took Drug Store News on a guided tour of the McKesson ideaShare show floor following the Opening General Session yesterday. The five stations included on the tour are designed to increase access to patients, help bring those patients into the store and maximize these patients by offering new services to bring in new revenue.

June 26, 2015

Former Walgreens executive Miguel Almeida has joined yoga-inspired athletic apparel company Lululemon Athletica as EVP digital.

June 26, 2015

Friskies has introduced a new snack-toy hybrid for cats called Pull ‘n Play, which features edible strings. The company is hosting an interactive cat adoption experience with professional football player Steve Weatherford and celebrity cat Waffles in New York on Friday.

June 26, 2015

The largest supermarket operator in the United States is on fire, so it makes sense that the Kroger Co. approved its first stock split in 16 years and a 13.5% dividend increase.

June 26, 2015

McKesson has made significant strides in the past year to deliver on the three focal points identified by the wholesaler last year to help grow the businesses of Health Mart member pharmacies and independent owner/operators partnered with McKesson, Mark Walchirk, president of McKesson’s U.S. Pharmaceutical unit, told a record 5,000 attendees during the Opening General Session of McKesson ideaShare 2015.

June 26, 2015

Americans are feeling patriotic as July 4 approaches, and they are putting their wallets where their feelings are. According to the National Retail Federation 2015 Independence Day Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, more than 156 million consumers, or 64% of those celebrating, are planning to take part in the July 4 holiday by attending a cookout, picnic or barbecue, spending an average of $71.23 per household, up 4% from $68.16 in 2014.

June 26, 2015

Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law on Friday House Bill 182, which allows pharmacists to administer the flu vaccine to patients 9 years of age and older, with parental consent.