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5/21/17 - Kicking the habit
Is CVS Health still going through nicotine withdrawal? The drugstore chain saw sales drop again in the first quarter from the front end of its stores, or the area outside the pharmacy. Jeff Jonas, a Gabelli Funds portfolio manager, said the ongoing slump is a result of a challenge all drugstores face: Fewer customer visits.
5/18/17 - Affinity Acquires Undone Chocolate
Affinity Beverage Group, Inc., a publicly traded company under the ticker symbol, announced today that it has finalized its acquisition of Undone Chocolate, LLC. In anticipation of the acquisition, Undone has spent the past several months developing new products including a mini-bar concept that is perfect for mainstream grocery, drug stores and
5/18/17 - Should Drug Stores Worry about Amazon.com, Inc.'s Possible Entry into Pharmacy (NASDAQ:AMZN)
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is planning to enter into the multibillion-dollar pharmacy market. The e-commerce giant is reportedly considering different options and is hiring experienced people from the pharmacy space. According to a healthy investor, Amazon's entry into the pharmacy could create problems for the pharma companies. Over the last
5/16/17 - Agilence unveils new data analytics product tailored to pharmacy operations
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Information Technology Newsweekly- Agilence, Inc., the leader in cloud-based data analytics for store operations and loss prevention, announced HYPERLINK " http://agilenceinc.com/2020-pharmacy-data-analytics/"\ n20/20 Rx?, a new pharmacy analytics software designed to support the specific needs of pharmac
5/16/17 - Kicking the habit
Is CVS Health still going through nicotine withdrawal? The drugstore chain saw sales drop again in the first quarter from the front end of its stores, or the area outside the pharmacy. Jeff Jonas, a Gabelli Funds portfolio manager, said the ongoing slump is a result of a challenge all drugstores face: Fewer customer visits.
5/13/17 - FDA orders Sanofi, Watsons to stop immunization activities [Tehran Times (Iran)]
Sanofi Pasteur, Inc. and Watsons Your Personal Store were not given any authorization to conduct immunization community-based health services, FDA Director General Nela Charade Puno said in an advisory posted on the FDA website. Sanofi, Watsons and other manufacturers and drug stores are hereby warned. FDA in December 2016 issued a cease and desist
5/12/17 - It's no longer just about drugs: CVS Pharmacies promote a healthier lifestyle [Philly.com]
May 12 CVS Pharmacy is wagering big that a healthy lifestyle extends beyond mini-gyms, organic supermarkets and vegan restaurants that are popping up all over. The retail division of CVS Health is redesigning its stores to reflect this consumer trend of self-pampering with expanded services and products, including organic foods and even new stand
5/12/17 - NACDS Meets with Health and Human Services Secretary Price
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores issued the following news release:. National Association of Chain Drug Stores President and CEO Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE, participated in a listening session today at the invitation of Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price. "We submitted for the record NACDS' positions on topics such as inc
5/12/17 - PCMA: The Independent Drugstore Lobby Agenda Leads to Higher Drug Prices, Fewer Choices in Medicare
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News Newswire/ As the independent drugstore lobby descends on Capitol Hill this week to promote costly new government health mandates, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association is launching the next phase of its national campaign-HYPERLINK " http://ow.ly/BH6m30aWXwg"\...
5/11/17 - Animal Health Care Market and Companion; Distribution Channel - Veterinary Hospitals, Veterinary Clinics, Pharmacies, Drug Stores, Direct Distribution, and Pet Shops - India Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2016 - 2024
Insights on key trends, drivers, restraints, value forecasts and opportunities for companies operating in the India animal health care market are presented in the report. Download the full report: https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/4895311/ The India animal health care market is expected to witness significant growth rate in terms of value owing t
5/11/17 - Hy-Vee sells naloxone at Iowa pharmacies [The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa]
May 10 Grocery store chain Hy-Vee has started offering doses of naloxone at its pharmacies in Iowa and in three other Midwestern states. The West Des Moines- based retailer announced Wednesday its pharmacies in Iowa, Missouri, South Dakota and Wisconsin now have the drug and will provide it without a prescription. Iowa officials have worked in re
5/11/17 - NACDS Thanks 65 House Members for Pushing TRICARE Pilot
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores issued the following news release:. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is thanking the 65 members of the House of Representatives who sent a bipartisan letter to Secretary of Defense James Mattis calling for implementation of the TRICARE Acquisition Cost Parity Pilot Program for Retail Pharma
5/8/17 - Cross-Industry Partnership Reduces The Cost Of Popular Diabetes, Asthma And Other Brand Name Drugs
LOUIS and SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 8, 2017/ PRNewswire/ Today, Express Scripts announced the launch of Inside Rx, a new, partially owned subsidiary that applies Express Scripts' purchasing power to expand affordable access to brand and generic medications for patients in need. Inside Rx has partnered with GoodRx, America's leading source for pre
5/8/17 - PCMA: The Independent Drugstore Lobby Agenda Leads to Higher Drug Prices, Fewer Choices in Medicare
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest Newswire/ As the independent drugstore lobby descends on Capitol Hill this week to promote costly new government health mandates, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association is launching the next phase of its national campaign-HYPERLINK " http://ow.ly/BH6m30aWXwg"\...
5/7/17 - BRIEF: Findlay police seek men in pharmacy robbery [The Blade, Toledo, Ohio]
May 07 FINDLAY Police are searching for three suspects who entered a CVS Pharmacy, jumped over the counter, and demanded narcotic drugs. Findlay police said the robbery took place just before noon today at the pharmacy located at 463 Tiffin Ave.. Three suspects, one of whom was wearing a mask, entered the drugstore, jumped over the counter, and
5/7/17 - INDIANA IN-DEPTH: Closing stores signal the dawn of a new retail era in Indiana [The Evening News and the Tribune, Jeffersonville, Ind.]
The so-called "retail apocalypse" has caused thousands of brick-and-mortar stores across Indiana and the United States to announce closures in 2017. The retailers behind the closings are varied: Payless is shutting down 400 stores; Rue 21, 400; Sears Holdings, 150 Kmart and Sears stores and more recently 50 auto centers and 92 pharmacies; JC Pe
5/6/17 - CVS, the nation's No. 2 drugstore chain, ramps up Colorado Springs expansion plans [The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.)]
May 05 CVS Health Corp., the nation's second-largest drugstore chain, plans to build a third stand-alone store in Colorado Springs as it continues its expansion into the Pikes Peak region. Rhode Island- based CVS intends to demolish a former ANB Bank building on the southeast corner of Academy Boulevard and North Carefree Circle and construct a 1
5/5/17 - CVS, the nation's No. 2 drugstore chain, ramps up Colorado Springs expansion plans
CVS Health Corp., the nation's second-largest drugstore chain, plans to build a third stand-alone store in Colorado Springs as it continues its expansion into the Pikes Peak region. Rhode Island- based CVS intends to demolish a former ANB Bank building on the southeast corner of Academy Boulevard and North Carefree Circle and construct a 13,111- sq
5/5/17 - Hudson County Pharmacy Agrees to Repay $630,790 to Medicaid
Bergenline Pharmacy in West New York will repay $630,790 in overpayments to the Medicaid program after a pharmacy inventory analysis conducted by the Office of the State Comptroller, Medicaid Fraud Division, found 3,541 submitted claims that could not be supported by wholesaler invoices. MFD serves as the State's independent watchdog for New Jersey
5/4/17 - Research Reports Initiation on Specialty Retail Stocks Barnes & Noble, Ulta Beauty, Genuine Parts, and Murphy USA
Stock-Callers.com shifts focus on Barnes& Noble Inc., Ulta Beauty Inc., Genuine Parts Co., and Murphy USA Inc.. As per Moody's email to Retail Dive on Tuesday, April 25 th, 2017, the wider outlook for the Retail industry is fairly stable, despite weakness in the Specialty Retailers, Discounters and Warehouse Clubs, Department Stores, Drugstores, an
5/3/17 - Clarksville Sears Auto Center to close [The Evening News and the Tribune, Jeffersonville, Ind.]
May 03 CLARKSVILLE The Sears Auto Center in Clarksville's Green Tree Mall is the latest casualty in the retail company's closing blitz. Sears Holdings Corp. announced on April 21 that it would be closing 50 underperforming Sears Auto Centers and 92 Kmart pharmacies in attempt to bring its annualized cost savings to $1.25 billion from $1 billion
5/3/17 - CVS Health profit slides
WOONSOCKET, R.I.- CVS Health's profit sank 17 percent in the first quarter as the drugstore chain started feeling the loss of some big customers, but it still beat Wall Street expectations. CVS Health also saw a slump in sales outside the pharmacy area of its drugstores, but the company's pharmacy benefits management business helped counter that.
5/3/17 - RITE AID CORP - 10-K - Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations
We are a pharmacy retail healthcare company, providing our customers and communities with the highest level of care and service through various programs we offer through our two reportable business segments, our Retail Pharmacy segment and our Pharmacy Services segment. We have two reportable business segments: Retail Pharmacy segment and Pharmacy.
5/2/17 - Agilence unveils new data analytics product tailored to pharmacy operations
Agilence, Inc., the leader in cloud-based data analytics for store operations and loss prevention, today announced 20/ 20 Rx?, a new pharmacy analytics software designed to support the specific needs of pharmacies and retailers with pharmacy departments. With input from industry leaders including customers like Rite Aid, 20/ 20 Rx brings an unp
5/2/17 - CVS Health profit slides 17 pct, results still top forecasts
CVS Health's profit sank 17 percent in the first quarter as the drugstore chain started feeling the loss of some big customers, but it still beat Wall Street expectations. CVS Health also saw a slump in sales outside the pharmacy area of its drugstores, but the company's pharmacy benefits management business helped counter that. CVS Health runs nea
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