July 9, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance appears to be just getting started.

June 26, 2015

Market forces have driven consolation throughout all of retail and especially health care where Target recently sold its pharmacy business to CVS Health. How is it that 20,000 independent pharmacies continue to thrive in an increasingly complex health care world and what can other retailers learn from their experience.

June 15, 2015

Target plans to sell its pharmacy business to CVS Health for $1.9 billion and rebrand its nearly 1,700 prescription departments as CVS/pharmacy in a blockbuster deal that stunned the health care world.

June 4, 2015

Same store sales increased 2.1% at Rite Aid in May thanks in large part to growth in the retailer's pharmacy division.

June 3, 2015

CVS/pharmacy is launching a Hispanic-focused rebranding of some of its stores in South Florida, an initiative that the retailer hopes to eventually roll out nationally.

 

May 29, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance has appointed a PepsiCo and UPS veteran as its new CIO.

May 15, 2015

The parent company of Albertsons and Safeway has named a drugstore industry veteran as its new SVP of pharmacy, health and wellness.

April 23, 2015

Publix pharmacies surpassed a major milestone this month, filling more than 50 million free prescriptions for its customers in the past eight years.

April 9, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance reported quarterly earnings for the first time since the December merger of Walgreen Co. and Alliance Boots and said it plans to close about 200 stores in the United States.

April 8, 2015

Rite Aid said higher prescription sales and stronger cost control helped the drugstore chain report a profit surge for the fourth quarter.

 

April 2, 2015

Rite Aid's pharmacy and front-end divisions helped the retailer post a 4.3% gain in same store sales for March.

April 2, 2015

Sam’s Club is expanding its prescription savings program to allow Plus and Business Plus members to save even more money through new benefits. 

March 25, 2015

Fred's Super Dollar has signed an agreement to acquire Reeves-Sain Drug Store, a private specialty and retail pharmacy company based in the Nashville, Tenn., area, for $66 million.

March 11, 2015

CVS Health is making a series of organizational changes to further drive enterprise alignment and fuel its growth strategy. 

March 5, 2015

Strong traffic in the pharmacy department helped Rite Aid post a lift in same-store sales for the 52 weeks ended Feb. 28.

February 23, 2015

Walgreens is opening a massive new store, the drug chain's 15th flagship, in Honolulu, Hawaii.

February 20, 2015

As the popularity of online reviews continues to increase among shoppers, Walgreens announced it is working with a Yelp-like website to make it easier for patients to read reviews about the medications they take.

February 10, 2015

Discontinuing tobacco sales a year ago may have been the right thing to do for CVS Health, but the company’s fourth quarter results offer other retailers contemplating a similar move a glimpse of the short term impact on sales.

February 3, 2015

As more retailers embrace the growing opportunities in mobile technology, CVS has just announced an overhaul of its already top-rated app. 

February 3, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance has appointed Marco Pagni, formerly group legal counsel and chief administrative officer of Alliance Boots, as EVP and global chief legal and administrative officer, effective immediately. 

January 29, 2015

A stronger than average flu season helped Rite Aid post an increase in same store sales for January.

January 28, 2015

Patients in Kansas and Louisiana will be able to get help with medication counseling, chronic disease monitoring and wellness programs at CVS Health pharmacies and MinuteClinics under a new agreement.

January 26, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. has appointed George Fairweather, formerly group finance director of Alliance Boots, as executive vice president and global chief financial officer, effective Feb. 20.

January 6, 2015

As it seeks to further improve its digital interaction with customers, Walgreens has chosen Qualcomm as its partner for device connectivity with the drugstore chain's mobile and web applications, as well as its Balance Rewards program.