Walmart Pharmacy & Business News

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Annual PoweRx Industry Rankings 2015

With more than $225 billion in pharmacy sales and more than 67,000 stores, the 2015 PoweRx list represents more than 80% of the total retail pharmacy business.

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Aligning health services, nutrition

“Our health-and-wellness experts are leading the way for the future of health care in our stores and beyond.”

For any retail pharmacy provider, that would be a bold, perhaps even overly confident, assertion. But coming as it does from Walmart, it’s something that both the U.S. healthcare system and Walmart’s competitors are taking seriously.

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Walmart buying what Waltons are selling

Walmart’s share price will be under pressure in the coming years as a holding company created decades ago by the Walton family to control their ownership of the company prepares to unload as much as 6% of Walmart’s outstanding shares.