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12/31/15 - Axis Pharmacy 14 - the Leading Pharmacy Software Built to Meet All Needs
Axis Pharmacy 14 is a useful tool developed for the pharmaceutical industry that has user-friendly interface and many valuable features for the growth of the business. It is a flexible application that is designed by considering the requirements of the retailers to provide them an efficient way of running their pharmaceutical business.
12/31/15 - Rite Aid Reports Same Store Sales for December
Rite Aid Corporation today announced sales results of its retail pharmacy segment for December. For the four weeks ended Dec. 26, 2015, same store sales decreased 0.1 percent over the prior-year period. Total drugstore sales for the four-week period were flat with sales of $2.212 billion compared to $2.212 billion for the same period last year.
12/31/14 - Proposed ballot measure means California plastic bag ban likely on hold [The Orange County Register]
Laguna Beach: Bans single-use plastic bags; grocery stores, pharmacies, and convenience stores must charge 10 cents per paper bag. Huntington Beach: Bans plastic bags from all grocery, drug and convenience stores; requires those stores to charge 10 cents per paper bag. "Big plastic stands to benefit whether or not the referendum passes, while Cali
12/31/14 - Whiskey makers fight fire with cinnamon: Everyone chasing Fireball's heat [Lexington Herald-Leader]
Sazerac's hugely popular cinnamon whiskey was recently named the eighth most popular spirit brand by volume, with more than 700,000 cases sold at U.S. retail stores in the 52 weeks that ended Nov. 30, according to IRI, a Chicago- based market research firm that measures retail trends. According to IRI's figures, retail sales of Fireball at superm
12/30/16 - Pharmaceutical companies to compensate pharmacies for losses
While the SLCPI reaffirms its commitment towards working closely with the MOH and the regulators in providing the best possible healthcare solutions to the citizens of Sri Lanka, the Chamber is also concerned about the repercussions of pharmaceutical products exiting the Lankan market.This eventuality could not only lead to patients being deprived
12/30/15 - Valeant Announces New U.S. Fulfillment Agreements With Walgreens; Plans To Further Extend Distribution To Independent Pharmacies
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. announced new fulfillment agreements with Walgreens while indicating it intends to extend this distribution model to additional participating independent retail pharmacies. In conjunction with the fulfillment agreement, Valeant will reduce prices of..
12/30/14 - China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Announces $5 Million Share Repurchase Program
China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd., a leading retail drugstore chain in China based on the number of directly operated stores, today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program. Under the terms of the Share Repurchase Program, the Company may repurchase up to $5 million worth of its issued and outstan
12/30/14 - China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Announces $5 Million Share Repurchase Program [EMBIN (Emerging Markets Business Information News]
China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. a leading retail drugstore chain in China based on the number of directly operated stores, today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program. Under the terms of the Share Repurchase Program, the Company may repurchase up to $5 million worth of its issued and outstandin
12/30/14 - Presidente Supermarkets leasing former Winn-Dixie in Mangonia Park [Sun Sentinel]
Dec. 29 Presidente Supermarkets is taking over one of the closed Winn-Dixie grocery stores in Palm Beach County. In October, Winn-Dixie announced it was closing the Mangonia Park store and two more underperforming locations in West Palm Beach and Riviera Beach. Winn-Dixie also closed pharmacies in Lantana, Tamarac, Miami and Doral.
12/30/14 - WALGREEN CO - 10-Q - Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations
Walgreens is principally a retail drugstore chain that sells prescription and non-prescription drugs and general merchandise. At November 30, 2014, we operated 8,330 locations in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Total locations do not include 430 Healthcare Clinics and 46 worksite pharmacies, which oper
12/30/14 - Whiskey makers fight fire with cinnamon: Everyone chasing Fireball's heat [Lexington Herald-Leader]
Sazerac's hugely popular cinnamon whiskey was recently named the eighth most popular spirit brand by volume, with more than 700,000 cases sold at U.S. retail stores in the 52 weeks that ended Nov. 30, according to IRI, a Chicago- based market research firm that measures retail trends. According to IRI's figures, retail sales of Fireball at superm
12/30/13 - Time Action Was Taken On Prescription Book Shortage
CAN medicine abet an illness? The exercise was carried out in November 2011 by way of a survey of pharmacies by researchers who disguised themselves as' clients' in Dar es Salaam. This raises questions about how the pharmacies, chemists or drug stores operate and are monitored in Tanzania in addition to the widespread concern whether the health of
12/30/13 - UnitedHealthcare Names Winners of Medication Adherence TIP Challenge [Professional Services Close - Up]
UnitedHealthcare donated $10,000 to the NACDS Foundation on behalf of each of the winning pharmacies- five in the large retail pharmacy chain category, and five in the small retail pharmacy chain and independent community pharmacy category. -Discount Drug Mart, Medina, Ohio. Through education, research and charitable involvement, the NACDS Foundati
12/29/15 - UK Regulator Refers Sainsbury's Pharmacy Deal To Phase 2 Review
LONDON- The UK Competition and Markets Authority on Tuesday said it has decided not to accept undertakings given by Celesio AG in respect of its proposed acquisition of J Sainsbury PLC's pharmacy business. Sainsbury's agreed to sell its pharmacy business to Celesio for GBP125 million in July. Under the deal, Lloyds Pharmacy Ltd, which is owned by C
12/29/14 - China Jo-Jo Drugstores Completed the Acquisition of Hangzhou Sanhao Grand Pharmacy
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest China Jo-Jo Drugstores, Inc., a leading China- based retail and wholesale distributor of pharmaceutical and health care products through its own online and retail pharmacies, announce that it has completed the acquisition of Hangzhou Sanhao Grand Pharmacy Chain Co., Ltd., a Hangzh
12/28/16 - Fred's Shares Pull Back After Its Ability To Handle Rite Aid Store Purchase Questioned
Fred's, Inc., a relatively small discount retailer and full service pharmacy chain, attracted investor attention on December 20 when it agreed to buy hundreds of stores and certain assets from Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and Rite Aid Corporation for $950 million in cash. Fred's stock hit a multi-year high of $21.77 on December 20 after closing at
12/28/16 - Philippe P. Calais to Join Marina Biotech's Board of Directors
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week Marina Biotech, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapeutics for cancer and rare diseases, announced that Dr. Philippe P. Calais was elected to the Marina Biotech board of directors, which he will join effective January 1, 2017.
12/28/15 - 36 Illegal Drug Stores Dragged to Court
Thirty six illegal drug store operators have been taken to court by the Zambia Medicine Regulatory Authority. The six were found wanting after the inspection of 87 drug stores in Lusaka and the Copperbelt. Meanwhile, a medical doctor at the University Teaching Hospital has said fake and substandard drugs have adverse effects on patients.
12/28/15 - At 85, Charles Champion still operating iconic pharmacy and herb store [The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn.]
Dec. 28 In the back of a store known almost as much for its kitsch and history as its inventory of herbal medicine and handmade soaps, Charles Champion is recounting a 60- year career when his daughter Charita pokes her head into his closet-sized office to tell him a local pastor has dropped by. Now 85 and battling diabetes and fading eyesight, C
12/28/15 - Get ready to ditch those plastic bags in Sacramento [The Sacramento Bee]
Dec. 28 Grocery clerks in the city of Sacramento will stop asking "paper or plastic?" This week, the city will join 145 other communities in California in banning single-use plastic bags from grocery stores, large pharmacies and other retailers. At the Raley' s grocery chain, "we wanted to be as proactive as possible," said spokeswoman Chelsea Mi
12/27/16 - What Prompted Fred's Pharmacy To Take The 'Poison Pill' And Adopt A Shareholder Rights Plan?
Fred's, Inc., the relatively small discount retailer and pharmacy chain, saw its market cap soar from $450 million to $1.3 billion on December 20 after the company announced a blockbuster deal in which it will buy more than 800 retail locations from Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and Rite Aid Corporation for $950 million. In a surprising twist, the W
12/27/15 - 36 illegal drug stores dragged to court [Times of Zambia]
By THANDIWE MOYO- THIRTY six illegal drug store operators have been taken to court by the Zambia Medicine Regulatory Authority. The six were found wanting after the inspection of 87 drug stores in Lusaka and the Copperbelt. ZAMRA public relations officer Ludovic Mwape said the organisation was concerned with the escalating number of unqualified per
12/27/13 - WALGREEN CO - 10-Q - Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations
31, 2013. INTRODUCTION Walgreens is principally a retail drugstore chain that sells prescription and non-prescription drugs and general merchandise. At November 30, 2013, we operated 8,681 locations in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Total locations do not include 405 Healthcare Clinics that are o
12/26/16 - POSCO Daewoo promotes Korean cosmetics in Europe [Korea Times]
POSCO Daewoo has formed a partnership with Europe's largest drugstore chain, Boots, a deal expected to help facilitate Korean cosmetics companies' entry into the European market. While POSCO Daewoo has tried to promote Korean cosmetics in Europe through its marketing network there, the firm's London office has managed issues related to customs clea
12/26/14 - Access to cigarettes easy for Maryland minors [Cumberland Times-News, Md.]
Dec. 26 CUMBERLAND In most of the state of Maryland, it is relatively easy for underage youth to buy cigarettes at retail outlets, and state officials are worried about that trend. "The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has also found 23.8 percent of retailers across Maryland sold tobacco to minors," according to the DHMH. The legal age to pur
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