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5/26/17 - Boots offer HUGE reductions in latest summer sale... what's on offer
Bootsare holding a huge sale across most products in their latest sale. The pharmacy chain has 1000 s of products available to get customers ready for the summer months in style. FromNair, Quattro, Venus and Gilette... all the big names are in the sales.
5/26/17 - DIS-CHEM. Off to a healthy start
Off to a healthy start. The pharmacy franchise has done very well in its first year of listing and is on an aggressive store roll-out. Dis-Chem lived up to demanding market expectations in its maiden year as a listed company, delivering a 30.8% rise in adjusted headline EPS.
5/25/17 - Business Local drug stores find their niche After many years on the decline, they are making a comeback
When Chris Venier, owner of Theatre Pharmacy in Lexington, first started in the business in 1962, he said there were at least seven or eight independent pharmacies in town. As large chains have expanded to dominate the industry, the number of independent pharmacies in Massachusetts has plummeted from 2,500 in 1971 to just 166 today, according to da
5/25/17 - Business Target replacing Lincoln Avenue Kmart
A third, small-format Target store will open in Anaheim, replacing a Kmart at 2222 E. Lincoln Ave. that will close in mid-July. The store will feature a CVS Pharmacy, Starbucks and an online order pickup counter. The Anaheim store, at the Anaheim Town Square, will be roughly 40,000-45,000 square feet, according tothe center's owner.
5/24/17 - CVS to displace state liquor store, dry cleaner at Society Hill site [Philly.com]
May 24 A CVS Pharmacy will take the place of a state liquor store, a dry cleaner, and other small shops in the retail building across Fifth Street from the Acme Markets store between Pine and Spruce Streets in Society Hill. The drugstore chain will occupy the entire 7,600- square-foot structure at 314-26 S. Fifth St. starting in mid-2018, Leo Add
5/24/17 - Fred's Pharmacy Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.06 Per Share
Tracing its history back to an original store in Coldwater, Mississippi, opened in 1947, today Fred's Pharmacy is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, and operates 601 pharmacy and general merchandise stores and three specialty pharmacy-only locations, including 14 franchised Fred's Pharmacy locations. With a unique store format and strategy that..
5/23/17 - CVS to displace state liquor store, dry cleaner at Society Hill site [Philly.com]
May 23 A CVS Pharmacy will take the place of a state liquor store, a dry cleaner, and other small shops in the retail building across Fifth Street from the Acme Markets store between Pine and Spruce Streets in Society Hill. The drugstore chain will occupy the entire 7,600- square-foot structure at 314-26 S. Fifth Street starting in mid-2018, Leo
5/22/17 - Fred's Pharmacy Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.06 Per Share
Tracing its history back to an original store in Coldwater, Mississippi, opened in 1947, today Fred s Pharmacy is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, and operates 601 pharmacy and general merchandise stores and three specialty pharmacy-only locations, including 14 franchised Fred s Pharmacy locations. On December 20, 2016, Fred's Pharmacy an
5/22/17 - Spar deciphers the dispensary prescription
Being a retailer doesn t help you need to own the wholesaler. Corporate pharmacies had not been hugely profitable because the retail margin was capped through single exit pricing, said Jean Pierre Verster, a portfolio manager at Fairtree Capital. So just being a retailer doesn t help them you need to own the wholesaler as well.. N
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
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