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8/10/17 - Meijer Pharmacies Offering Immunization Clinics at 235 Stores Across Midwest
Pharmacists in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Kentucky will offer vaccinations and information about other avoidable conditions that commonly affect school children at all 235 Meijer stores on Saturday, Aug. 12, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Meijer Vice President of Pharmacy Operations Karen Mankowski says the goal of the events are to
8/10/17 - NACDS Backs Bill to Require E-Prescribing of Controlled Substances
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores issued the following news release:. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has endorsed H.R. 3528, the Every Prescription Conveyed Securely Act, introduced by U.S. Reps. The bill would require electronic prescribing for controlled substance medications in Medicare Part D.
8/10/17 - Robbery at knifepoint reported at Bill's Hometown Pharmacy
Police have a Pittsburgh man in custody who is suspected of robbing Bill s Hometown Pharmacy, 1095 Unity Center Road in Plum on Saturday just before 8:30 a.m. as an employee was opening the drug store. Comanici is in the Allegheny County Jail unable to post bail set at $20,000. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Aug. 16 before Magisterial Di
8/9/17 - CVS tops 2Q forecasts despite sales slump
WOONSOCKET, R.I.- CVS Health beat second-quarter expectations and narrowed its 2017 forecast despite a continued sales slump from established drugstores that it is working to fix. The nation's second-largest drugstore chain said Tuesday that sales from stores open at least a year slid nearly 3 percent, a rise in generic drug prescriptions hurt the
8/9/17 - Nuvo Pharmaceuticals Announces 2017 Second Quarter Results
-Nuvo Pharmaceuticals Inc., a commercial healthcare company with a portfolio of commercial products and pharmaceutical manufacturing capabilities, today announced its financial and operational results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017. U.S. prescriptions of Pennsaid 2% increased to 111,000 in the second quarter of 2017 from 105,000...
8/9/17 - Nuvo Pharmaceuticals? Announces 2017 Second Quarter Results
-Nuvo Pharmaceuticals Inc., a commercial healthcare company with a portfolio of commercial products and pharmaceutical manufacturing capabilities, today announced its financial and operational results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017. U.S. prescriptions of Pennsaid 2% increased to 111,000 in the second quarter of 2017 from 105,000...
8/8/17 - BRIEF: Suspect nabbed in robbery at Bill's Hometown Pharmacy in Plum [The Valley News-Dispatch, Tarentum, Pa.]
Aug. 07 Police have a Pittsburgh man in custody who is suspected of robbing Bill's Hometown Pharmacy, 1095 Unity-Center Road in Plum on Saturday just before 8:30 a.m. as an employee was opening the drugstore. Nathan Comanici, 33, allegedly forced the drug store employee at knife point to give him prescription narcotics. Comanici was taken to the
8/8/17 - CVS Health tops 2Q forecasts, narrows 2017 guidance
CVS Health beat second-quarter expectations and narrowed its 2017 forecast despite a continued sales slump from its established drugstores. CVS Health and its competitors have been struggling to draw customers into their stores for a few quarters now, as they compete for attention with many other retail options, including a burgeoning online market
8/8/17 - CVS tops 2Q forecasts, but established store sales slip
CVS Health beat second-quarter expectations and narrowed its 2017 forecast despite a continued sales slump from established drugstores that it is working to fix. CVS Health and its competitors have been struggling to draw customers into their stores for a few quarters now, as they compete for attention with many other retail options, including a bu
8/8/17 - Independent Pharmacies and Coupons Result in Big Savings on Drugs
Uninsured patients or those with limited prescription drug coverage can save significant money by buying their drugs at independent pharmacies instead of big box, grocery or chain drug stores and by using discount coupons, USC researchers have found. In a survey of 535 pharmacies in Los Angeles County's highest and lowest-income ZIP codes, USC rese
8/8/17 - NACDS Reveals Glimpse Into Future of Retail and Healthcare at 2017 Total Store Expo
The popular "Vision" pavilion will return to the Exhibit Hall at the 2017 National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo, which will be held at the San Diego Convention Center from August 19- 22. NACDS has partnered with retail and consumer goods accelerator XRC Labs to curate the content and selection of startups in the pavilion.
8/7/17 - BRIEF: Robbery at knifepoint at Bill's Hometown Pharmacy in Plum [The Valley News-Dispatch, Tarentum, Pa.]
Aug. 07 Police have a Pittsburgh man in custody who is suspected of robbing Bill's Hometown Pharmacy, 1095 Unity Center Road in Plum Saturday just before 8:30 a.m. as an employee was opening the drug store. Comanici is in the Allegheny County Jail unable to post bail set at $20,000. Mary Ann Thomas is a Tribune-Review staff writer.
8/7/17 - CHANGING HANDS
In June, an acquisition was finalized when Medicine Center Pharmacy in New Philadelphia purchased Marlowe's Compounding Center in Dover. But with the closing of Marlowe's Compounding Center comes growth and expansion for Medicine Center Pharmacy, a retail drug store that's been around for over 40 years with four locations in Tuscarawas and Stark co
8/6/17 - Wal-Mart, Walgreens, CVS Turn Up the Heat on Generic Drugmaker Deals
Large pharmacies like Walgreens have more and more bargaining power when it comes to pricing generic drugs, reports Reuters.
8/4/17 - Generic Drug Prices Expected To Keep Falling As Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA), Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT), CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Gain More Leverage
Reports indicate that the biggest retail pharmacies in the United States which include Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) and Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) are increasingly exercising more leverage when it comes to purchasing products from generic drug makers. This has resulted in a fall in drug prices, a fact which is likely to have long-t
8/4/17 - Rite Aid Corp. Files SEC Form 8-K/A, Current Report: (Jul. 18, 2017)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Economics Week According to news reporting originating from Washington, D.C., by VerticalNews journalists, a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing by Rite Aid Corp. was posted on July 17, 2017. The SEC file number is 0001144204-17-037045.. A U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing is a forma
8/3/17 - Fred's Pharmacy Reports July Sales
Fred s Pharmacy s total sales for the month decreased 3.5% year-over-year to $150.5 million from $155.9 million in July 2016. For the quarter ended July 29, 2017, Fred s Pharmacy s total sales decreased 4.2% year-over-year to $507.4 million from $529.5 million in the same period last year; related primarily to the shift from brand to ge
8/1/17 - CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Push For Healthier Lifestyles Continues
CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) is continuing its push for healthier lifestyles among its customers by having candy placed at the back of the stores instead of the front. Healthier snacks will consequently replace the candy at the front sections. This comes three years after the drug store chain halted the selling of cigarettes at its [?] The post CVS
7/30/17 - Purchase Of Medicines And Other Medicines For A Pharmacy With Prescription Medicines For Residential Use. [TendersInfo (India)]
Contract notice: Purchase of medicines and other medicines for a pharmacy with prescription medicines for residential use.. Including magistral products), dressings, medical aids and other preparations available at a prescription drug store operating in the Institution of Hungary for sale at a prescription drug store of 120,000,000 HUF.
7/24/17 - BRIEF: CVS opens first Maryland hearing center [The Baltimore Sun]
July 24 CVS Pharmacy opened its first Maryland hearing center in an Ellicott City store, as part of the drug store chain's move to capture more health related business in its retail outlets. Hearing loss is common, with almost 16 percent, or 40 million people, reporting some hearing trouble, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and P
7/24/17 - Stocks Have Ground to make up in Afternoon Trade
The Canadian dollar added 0.17 cents to 79.9 cents U.S.. Shares of potash producers also declined, with Potash Corp falling 0.6% to $22.43, while Agrium was down 0.5% at $124.74. Consumer-related shares added to the general weakness on the Toronto market, including grocer Loblaw, which declined 0.8% to $70.80, and pharmacy chain Alimentation Couche
7/23/17 - Seizing the opportunity
A former pharmacist with the now defunct Meadowbrook Pharmacy quietly opened a new independent dispensary near downtown Charlottesville last week, hoping to win customers by providing the extra customer services larger drug stores either cannot or will not. The store, Top Notch Family Pharmacy, located next to Shenandoah Joe Coffee Roasters at Pres
7/22/17 - For local pharmacist, it was a 'now-or-never moment' to start drug store
A former pharmacist with the now-defunct Meadowbrook Pharmacy quietly opened a new independent dispensary near downtown Charlottesville last week, hoping to win customers by providing the extra customer services larger drug stores either cannot or will not. The store, Top Notch Family Pharmacy, located next to Shenandoah Joe Coffee Roasters at Pres
7/20/17 - Request For Proposal For Supply, Installation, Integration And Implementation Of Retail Pharmacy Chain Software [TendersInfo (India)]
Tenders are invited for Request For Proposal For Supply, Installation, Integration And Implementation Of Retail Pharmacy Chain Software. Tender document cost: Rs. 1,000/-. Opening date: 02/08/2017 Major organization: HLL LIFECARE LIMITED Address: Corporate and Registered Office HLL Bhavan, Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram- 695012 State: Kerala Attn.:
7/20/17 - Walk into any drug store
"We get inquiries every day from people who cannot afford hearing aids," said Nancy Macklin, a spokeswoman for the Hearing Loss Association of America. The National Institutes of Health estimates about 30 million Americans have hearing loss in one or both ears. According to a 2016 study from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medic
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