Walmart Pharmacy & Business News

Loyalty Wars

The battle to capture and retain customers in a world where price, convenience and even customer service have become commoditized is in full swing.

Humana-Walmart plan open for enrollment for seniors

Walmart and Humana have teamed up again to help Medicare beneficiaries afford their prescriptions. With annual enrollment open until Dec. 7, 2012, for 2013 Medicare plans, the Humana-Walmart Preferred Rx Plan announced that it offers one monthly plan premium of $18.50 a month for beneficiaries in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., regardless of where they live.

Walmart spends less to grow more

The pace at which Walmart adds new selling space globally will remain unchanged next year, but improved productivity, more U.S. stores and expanding multichannel capabilities are expected to produce sales and profit growth.