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10/2/14 - Walgreen named preferred pharmacy in Express Scripts Medicare drug plans [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
Oct. 02 Senior citizens enrolled next year in one of Express Scripts' Medicare Part D plans can save money on medications if they opt to fill their prescriptions at a Walgreens pharmacy. Express Scripts' Medicare Part D beneficiaries will still be able to fill prescriptions at those locations but the cost savings won't be as large as those offere
9/30/14 - California becomes first state to ban plastic bags
Under SB270, plastic bags will be phased out of checkout counters at large grocery stores and supermarkets such as Wal-Mart and Target starting next summer, and convenience stores and pharmacies in 2016. The law does not apply to bags used for fruits, vegetables or meats, or to shopping bags used at other retailers. Alex Padilla, D- Los Angeles, cr
9/30/14 - Supervalu Reports Fresh Hacking Incident
WASHINGTON- Grocery retailer Supervalu Inc. Monday said it recently discovered that, in late August or early September, an intruder installed different malware into the portion of its computer network that processes payment card transactions at some of its Shop' n Save, Shoppers Food& Pharmacy and Cub Foods owned and franchised stores, including so
9/28/14 - CVS store at Sylvania, King opens ahead of schedule [The Blade, Toledo, Ohio]
Sept. 28 The first CVS Pharmacy in Sylvania opened today, ahead of schedule, adding to the drug stores concentrated in the area. The CVS Pharmacy, a 13,000- square foot building at 7510 Sylvania Ave. at the corner of King Road, was scheduled to open in November. Last month, Sylvania City Council objected to the store receiving a liquor permit fro
9/26/14 - CVS' Caremark To Pay $6 Mln To Settle Medicaid Reimbursement Allegations
WOONSOCKET- Caremark LLC, a unit of drugstore chain CVS Health Corp, will pay $6 million to settle allegations that it knowingly failed to reimburse Medicaid for prescription drug costs, the U.S. Justice Department said Friday. If Medicaid erroneously pays for the prescription claim of a dual eligible, Medicaid is entitled to seek reimbursement fro
9/26/14 - Swiss firm buys stake in chain of 900 pharmacies [Cape Times (South Africa)]
The Swiss investment group had paid R350 million for the stake in Alpha Pharm, the two companies said in a statement yesterday. "We look forward to leveraging the synergies created by this merger to enable these pharmacies to compete in a market increasingly dominated by major retail chains," Lynton Lomas, Shogun's representative in South Africa,
9/26/14 - Swiss firm buys stake in chain of 900 pharmacies [Mercury, The (South Africa)]
The Swiss investment group had paid R350 million for the stake in Alpha Pharm, the two companies said in a statement yesterday. "We look forward to leveraging the synergies created by this merger to enable these pharmacies to compete in a market increasingly dominated by major retail chains," Lynton Lomas, Shogun's representative in South Africa,
9/26/14 - Swiss firm buys stake in chain of 900 pharmacies [Pretoria News (South Africa)]
The Swiss investment group had paid R350 million for the stake in Alpha Pharm, the two companies said in a statement yesterday. "We look forward to leveraging the synergies created by this merger to enable these pharmacies to compete in a market increasingly dominated by major retail chains," Lynton Lomas, Shogun's representative in South Africa,
9/26/14 - Swiss firm buys stake in chain of 900 pharmacies [Star, The (South Africa)]
The Swiss investment group had paid R350 million for the stake in Alpha Pharm, the two companies said in a statement yesterday. "We look forward to leveraging the synergies created by this merger to enable these pharmacies to compete in a market increasingly dominated by major retail chains," Lynton Lomas, Shogun's representative in South Africa,
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