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12/23/18 - Here's a guide to last-minute shopping
Kohl's is even 24 hours a day through 6 p.m. Christmas Eve. Plus, many convenience stores and drug stores will be open on Christmas Day. Best Buy: Order by 5 p.m. Monday.
12/22/18 - Pharmacists Remain Strong in Gallup Honesty, Ethics Survey
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores issued the following news release:. "We want to thank pharmacists for their trusted work as the face of neighborhood healthcare, which is reflected consistently in Gallup's survey," said NACDS President and CEO Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE. Gallup's results are consistent with findings of a 2018 survey
12/21/18 - Boots blames first quarter sales fall on 'weak' retail conditions
BOOTS has recorded a fall in sales in the first quarter as it becomes the latest UK retailer to be hit by tough high street conditions. The pharmacy and health chain's US owner, Walgreens Boots Alliance, said comparable pharmacy and retail sales fell 3.5 per cent and 2.6 per cent respectively. Despite the lacklustre UK results, Walgreens Boots Alli
12/19/18 - Former Walmart and Walgreens Pharmacy Executive George Riedl Joins Advisory Board of DisposeRx, Inc.
DisposeRx Inc. today announced that senior retail healthcare executive, George Riedl, will serve as a strategic advisor for the company as it continues to expand its relationships with health plans, payors, pharmaceutical manufacturers, pharmacy benefit managers and pharmacies nationwide. "We are very pleased to have George Riedl serving as a st
12/19/18 - Women's Iron Complete Supplements Recalled by GNC Due to Failure to Meet Child Resistant Closure Requirement; Risk of Poisoning
Name of Product: Women's Iron Complete Dietary Supplement. Hazard: The dietary supplement blister packaging is not child resistant, as required by federal law. Sold At: GNC retail stores nationwide and online at www.gnc.com from September 2000 through August 2018, and online at www.drugstore.com from September 2000, through August 2016 for about $1
12/17/18 - CARE Pharmacies and Leading Edge Pharms to Expand Access to Opioid Alternatives for Pain Management
CARE Pharmacies Cooperative Inc., a growing independent retail drug chain serving local communities throughout the United States, and Leading Edge Pharms, Inc., a biotechnology company developing novel cannabinoid therapies and innovative delivery platforms, announced today a preferred provider relationship for Leading Edge to provide CANNAVERA?.
12/16/18 - Insider Q&A: CVS Health CEO seeks bigger role in your care
CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo wants customers to think about more than prescriptions and shampoo when they visit his company's drugstores.
12/15/18 - R Supply, Installation, Testing And Commissioning Of 4 No.s - Visi Coolers & Its Accessories For Hll Generic Drug Stores At Various Locations In Gujarat [TendersInfo (India)]
Tenders are invited for Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of 4 no.s- Visi Coolers& its accessories for HLL Generic Drug Stores at various locations in Gujarat EMD value: INR 5000 Opening date: 20 Dec 2018 Major organization: HLL LIFECARE LIMITED Address: hll bahwan poojapura Country: India Url: www.lifecarehll.com Tender notice number
12/14/18 - 'A brilliant man' remembered
When Sonny Gibbs talks about Winfred Brown, he speaks with a reverence usually reserved for nationally celebrated personalities. Gibbs now owns and operates Brown Drug Store, the pharmacy that Brown launched in 1952. After his tenure in the military, Brown launched Brown Drug Store and made it a place that the community relished coming to.
12/14/18 - Kroger kicks off generic drug discount program
Called the Rx Savings Club, the program was developed with GoodRx, an online prescription drug price comparison service, and is being rolled out to Kroger Co. pharmacies nationwide this month. To access the Rx Savings Club pricing, customers must sign up for the program, which carries an annual fee of $36 for individuals and $72 for families.
12/14/18 - Natpharm to Open Retail Outlets
The National Pharmaceutical Company will open retail pharmacies soon to ensure drugs are sold at affordable prices in flexible currency and not specifically the United States dollar, Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo has said. Speaking after touring the NatPharm warehouse in Harare yesterday to see first hand medicines and surgical sun
12/13/18 - Independent pharmacists say they're being squeezed out of business [The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa.]
Dec. 12 OLYPHANT The owner of an Olyphant pharmacy said he and other independent drug stores may be forced out of business due to a drastic reduction in the amount pharmacy benefit managers reimburse them for medications. Eric Pusey of the Medicap Pharmacy, 518 Burke Bypass, said he is reimbursed less than the cost he pays for 30 to 35 percent
12/13/18 - Little names state budget chief
He has headed the state Board of Pharmacy since August of 2015; before that, Adams was vice president of pharmacy programs at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, a Washington, D.C.- area trade association that represents 40,000 U.S. pharmacies. Among the changes: Development of new telepharmacies in rural Idaho communities, includi
12/13/18 - Mankato Shopko closing pharmacy [The Free Press, Mankato, Minn.]
Earlier this week Shopko announced it had an agreement with Kroger to take over the pharmacy files of 42 Shopko locations, including 25 stores in Wisconsin, where Shopko is based. Shopko's corporate office did not immediately respond to requests for more information. Founded in 1962 and headquartered in Green Bay, Shopko is a $3 billion retailer th
12/12/18 - Global Protein Supplements Market Hike on USD 3.59 Billion by 2024: Protein Supplements Market By Product (Ready To Drink and Ready To Eat), By Raw Material (Casein Protein Supplements, Whey Protein Supplements, Egg Protein Supplements, MPC Protein S
Sarasota, FL 12/12/2018 Zion Market Research has published a new report titled " Protein Supplements Market By Product, By Raw Material, By Source, By Distribution Channel: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis And Forecast, 2017 2024". According to the report, the global protein supplements market was valued at around USD 2.
12/12/18 - Humana to Provide Free DisposeRx? Packets for Safe Disposal of Unused or Expired Medications
Leading health and well-being company Humana Inc. is now providing DisposeRx? packets to Humana Medicare Advantage, Medicare Prescription Drug Plan and commercial members with opioid prescriptions, that meet established criteria, through Humana Pharmacy s mail delivery and retail pharmacy locations. Humana Pharmacy is Humana s wholly-owned.
12/12/18 - Van Lanschot Kempen sells stake in AIO II pharmacy chain
As announced at the publication of the 2017 annual results, Van Lanschot Kempen has spent the past couple of months investigating the possibilities of selling its stake in the AIO II pharmacy chain. Today, Van Lanschot Kempen announces that an agreement has been reached with funds under management of Bencis about the sale of the stake in AIO II.
12/11/18 - Request Kotirovok at the Choice of a Retail Pharmacy Chain for the Implementation of Free Provision of Medicines Prescribed to Pregnant Women by the Prescriptions of Doctors of the State Health Administration of the Republic of Belarus Uchalinsk Cent
Company: STATE AUTONOMOUS HEALTH INSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF BASHKORTOSTAN UCHALINSKY CENTRAL CITY HOSPITAL. Address: 453701, Republic of Bashkortostan, Uchaly, Murtazin St., house 27 Attn: Zagidullina Gulshat Yulaevna Tel: +7 36464. Description: Request for Quotations for Request Kotirovok at the Choice of a Retail Pharmacy Chain for the Implem
12/7/18 - As tobacco disappears from shelves, local smokers shrug: 'I'm supposed to be quitting anyway.' [The Buffalo News, N.Y.]
Dec. 07 Cigarette packs and vaping tools will come off the shelves at drugstores and some grocery and big-box stores within three months in Erie County. County Health Department officials have pledged to aggressively enforce a law passed Thursday by the County Legislature and to fine any pharmacy retailer that doesn't pull the products.
12/7/18 - CVS acquires 42-year-old Young's Pharmacy in Bethlehem Township [The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)]
Dec. 07 CVS Pharmacy on Monday acquired the 42- year-old Young's Pharmacy in Bethlehem Township, leading the owner of Young's and some of its employees to take positions with the drugstore chain. All pharmacy files, insurance information and pharmacy inventory were transferred from Young's Pharmacy to the nearby CVS Pharmacy at 4950 Freemansburg
12/7/18 - Prescriptions at your door Walgreens expands prescription delivery program nationwide
Walgreens is joining rival drugstore chain CVS Health in expanding home deliveries for prescriptions nationwide, as stores continue adjusting to a retail world made more consumer-friendly by online competition. Walgreens said Thursday it will partner with FedEx to deliver prescriptions as soon as the next day for a $4.99 fee, and it also is providi
12/6/18 - CVS acquires 42-year-old Young's Pharmacy in Bethlehem Township [The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)]
Dec. 06 CVS Pharmacy on Monday acquired the 42- year-old Young's Pharmacy in Bethlehem Township, leading the owner of Young's and some of its employees to take positions with the drugstore chain. All pharmacy files, insurance information and pharmacy inventory were transferred from Young's Pharmacy to the nearby CVS Pharmacy at 4950 Freemansburg
12/6/18 - Infant ibuprofen recall: Walmart, CVS Pharmacy and Family Dollar lots impacted
New Jersey- based Tris Pharma, Inc. said lots sold under Walmart, CVS Pharmacy and Family Dollar brands are impacted by the recall. Tris Pharma says the affected lots of ibuprofen were sold to a customer that distributes the drug to retailers. Walmart sells the product under the "Equate" label; CVS sells it under the " CVS Health" label and Family
12/6/18 - Infant ibuprofen removed from shelves at Walmart, CVS Pharmacy and Family Dollar
Infant ibuprofen destined to be sold at several national retailers might contain a higher concentration of ibuprofen, leading to potential risks in infants, according to a Wednesday voluntary recall notice. New Jersey- based Tris Pharma Inc. said lots sold under Walmart, CVS Pharmacy and Family Dollar brands are impacted by the recall. Tris Pharma
12/6/18 - Walgreens expands prescription delivery program nationwide
Walgreens is joining rival drugstore chain CVS Health in expanding home deliveries for prescriptions nationwide, as stores continue adjusting to a retail world made more consumer-friendly by online competition. Walgreens said Thursday it will partner with FedEx to deliver prescriptions as soon as the next day for a $4.99 fee, and it also is providi
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