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10/11/17 - ARA Call Upon the NSW Government to Abandon Unnecessary Gift Card Regulations
The Australian Retailers Association issued the following news release:. The ARA on behalf of the NSW Business Chamber, Australian Sporting Goods Association, Franchise Council of Australia, Pharmacy Guild of Australia, and Restaurant and Catering Australia all disapprove of the proposed reforms to NSW gift cards as previous Federal inquiries into
10/11/17 - Indian Online Pharmaceuticals Market Outlook 2022 - Research and Markets
The "Indian Online Pharmaceuticals Market Outlook 2022" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. 4.1. 1 Benefits of Online Pharmaceuticals. 4.1. 2 Comparison of Offline& Online Pharmacy.
10/10/17 - An earnings booster
Walgreens, the nation's largest drugstore chain, is poised to grow even bigger and some analysts say investors have yet to factor that into the stock. Last month, Walgreens detailed a plan to buy 1,932 stores from rival Rite Aid nearly two years after it proposed purchasing the whole company in a deal that met regulatory resistance. Walgreens will
10/10/17 - Bartell Drugs Signs with LexisNexis Risk Solutions/eRx Network to Use Real-time Prescriber Validation Solution
Announced today, Bartell Drugs, a family-owned pharmacy chain of 67 stores in the greater Puget Sound area, will use LexisNexis VerifyRx? to perform real-time, comprehensive prescription compliance checks within their existing workflows. "We were ready to take the next step in prescriber compliance and needed a turnkey solution that would not ta
10/10/17 - BRIEF: Police investigating pharmacy burglary [Herald-Times, Bloomington, Ind.]
Oct. 09 Bloomington police are investigating the apparent theft of prescription medicine during a burglary at Williams Bros. pharmacy. Officers responded to an alarm that had been triggered at the pharmacy, 574 S. Landmark Ave., at 12:56 a.m. Sunday. A pharmacist will have to do an inventory to provide a list of stolen medications to police, said
10/10/17 - China Jo-Jo Drugstores Adds Three Stores in Lin'an Market and on Track to Achieve Retail Expansion Goal
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at China Weekly News China Jo-Jo Drugstores, Inc. has opened three stores in the newly established Lin'an District of Hangzhou. There are now four China Jo-Jo drugstores in Lin'an District and the Company plans to open two more stores by the end of the year. Liu Lei commented, "We are well on our way to achiev
10/10/17 - Coastal Drug Store makes move down Main Street
SHALLOTTE- Coastal Drug Store was a fixture on Shallotte's Main Street for 51 years of its 81 years in business. Day one in the new location began Monday when Coastal Drug owner Theresa Mintz reopened the store at 4924 Main St., Unit 12 on the opposite end of the shopping center from Duffer's Bar and Grill. Theresa Mintz' parents, Fred Mintz Sr. an
10/10/17 - Indian Online Pharmaceuticals Market 2017 Industry Key Players, Trends, Sales, Supply, Demand, Analysis,Forecast to 2022
PUNE, INDIA, October 10, 2017/ EINPresswire.com/ Online Pharmaceuticals Market: Executive Summary Technological prowess in healthcare indtry has empowered consumers with emergence of E-pharmacy. The market is characterized by leading trends such investments in E-Pharmacy and online presence of existing Brick-and-Mortar drug retailers. The r
10/10/17 - Indian Online Pharmaceuticals Market 2017- Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast by 2022
"WiseGuyReports.com adds" Online Pharmaceuticals Market 2017 Indian Analysis, Growth, Trends and Opportunities Research Report Forecasting to 2022 "reports to its database. Technological prowess in healthcare indtry has empowered consumers with emergence of E-pharmacy. The market is characterized by leading trends such investments in E-Pharmacy and
10/10/17 - The Beach Whiskey Company Continues Impressive National Expansion; Sees Growth of Nearly 300% in Last Three Months
The deals have the potential to place American Beach Whiskey? and American Harvest Organic Vodka in more than 2,000 additional grocery stores, retail outlets and casual dining restaurants across the country. Smoke Wallin, Co-Founder and founding CEO of Beach Whiskey, recently departed the company to devote his full energies to Taliera, Beach W
10/7/17 - Rite Aid stores to disappear from South Carolina after Walgreens buyout
Industry giant Walgreens recently received federal regulatory approval to purchase 1,932 stores from Rite Aid, leaving the nation's third-largest pharmacy chain with about 2,600 locations. It will have none once the transition to Walgreens is completed by next spring, according to Rite Aid spokeswoman Ashley Flower. Walgreens has targeted eight of
10/4/17 - Med-Fast paying $2.7M to settle claims it recycled drugs
A pharmacy chain has agreed to pay nearly $2.7 million to settle federal claims that it illegally recycled unused nursing home medications and overcharged government insurance programs for diabetic test strips, federal prosecutors in Pittsburgh said Wednesday. The settlement concerns Aliquippa- based Med-Fast Pharmacy and its in-house subsidiary
10/3/17 - Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC Advises MedCart LTC, Inc. dba MedCart Specialty Pharmacy in its Sale
Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC acted as the exclusive financial advisor to MedCart LTC, Inc. dba MedCart Specialty Pharmacy, a closed-door, URAC accredited, specialty pharmacy based in Livonia, Michigan, in its sale to an Idaho- based food and drug retailer. "MedCart's reputation for its best-in-class patient management programs across a variety
10/2/17 - Markets Set to Thrive Monday
The Canadian dollar fell back 0.46 cents to 79.97 cents U.S. Monday morning. Metro Inc, Canada's third-biggest food retailer, said it would buy pharmacy chain Jean Coutu Group for $4.5 billion. A Canadian judicial review that could overturn the federal approval of Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will begin in Vancouver.
10/2/17 - Stocks Gain at Outset
Metro Inc, Canada's third-biggest food retailer, said it would buy pharmacy chain Jean Coutu Group for $4.5 billion. Metro shares gathered seven cents to $42.98, while Coutu shares gained 50 cents, or 2.1%, to $24.80. A Canadian judicial review that could overturn the federal approval of Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion
10/1/17 - Boss fires worker for being last to check LINE message
After firing an employee last year because he was the last person to check a message posted in a group on the mobile social media app LINE, the general manager of a New Taipei City pharmacy chain Web-An, Lin Wei- cheng, has been ordered by a New Taipei City court to pay the former employee NT $650,000 in compensation for violating the labor law and
10/1/17 - Shufersal to sell 11 New-Pharm branches [Globes, Tel Aviv, Israel]
Oct. 01 The deal for Shufersal Ltd.' s acquisition of the New-Pharm pharmacy chain is making progress. Following the Antitrust Authority director general's demand that Shufersal sell New-Pharm branches and one Shufersal branch to a third party able to operate a pharmacy chain with pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and toiletries items, Shufersal and Ham
9/29/17 - PetSmart Pharmacy Delivers Online Convenience for Prescription, OTC Medications and Veterinary Diet Formula Pet Food
Leading pet specialty retailer, PetSmart, today announced the introduction of PetSmart Pharmacy, a new online-only pharmacy that offers convenient ordering and autofill for hundreds of prescriptions, Over The Counter medications and veterinary diet prescription pet food, combined with a home delivery service. PetSmart Pharmacy aims to provide easie
9/28/17 - PetSmart Pharmacy Delivers Online Convenience for Prescription, OTC Medications and Veterinary Diet Formula Pet Food
Leading pet specialty retailer, PetSmart, today announced the introduction of PetSmart Pharmacy, a new online-only pharmacy that offers convenient ordering and autofill for hundreds of prescriptions, Over The Counter medications and veterinary diet prescription pet food, combined with a home delivery service. PetSmart Pharmacy aims to provide easie
9/28/17 - TIGI Cosmetics Partners With CVS Pharmacy To Bring Professional Cosmetics To Consumers Nationwide
A cult favorite amongst top professional makeup artists in the industry, TIGI Cosmetics will be sold in 2,000 CVS Pharmacy stores nationwide and on CVS.com. By partnering with CVS Pharmacy, we can now offer a new avenue of direct purchase for the makeup artist community and the CVS beauty enthusiast, "said Laurie Enright, Director of Marketing for
9/27/17 - IIROC suspends trading of pharmacy retailer Jean Coutu Group and Metro Inc. within minutes of each other
Regulators suspended trading of pharmacy retailer Jean Coutu Group (TSX:PJC.A) and grocery chain Metro Inc. (TSX:MRU) this morning.
9/26/17 - Anderson Recognized By Mass Market Retailers Magazine
Steve Anderson' 75, a former member of the Cornell Board of Trustees and President and CEO of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, was named by Mass Market Retailers magazine as one of the nation's 50 Most Influential Mass Market Retailing Executives. Others on the list included Jeff Bezos, chairman, president and CEO of Amazon.com; Doug
9/26/17 - China Jo-Jo Drugstores Adds Three Stores in Lin'an Market and on Track to Achieve Retail Expansion Goal
HANGZHOU, China, Sept. 26, 2017/ PRNewswire/ China Jo-Jo Drugstores, Inc. has opened three stores in the newly established Lin'an District of Hangzhou. There are now four China Jo-Jo drugstores in Lin'an District and the Company plans to open two more stores by the end of the year. Liu Lei commented, "We are well on our way to achieve our goal of
9/25/17 - Smith's new program to fight hunger in community
SALT LAKE CITY- One of Utah's largest grocery store chains is launching a program aimed at feeding needy individuals and families statewide, as well as doing away with food waste companywide. Smith's Food& Drug Stores, under its parent company The Kroger Co., has announced a national effort to target hunger in the communities in which Smith's and K
9/24/17 - Flu experts express hope of milder season Flu experts: Hoping for milder season, more effective vaccine
In most instances, flu shots are covered by private insurance, Medicare and Medicaid. The vaccine is available in most typical settings, including the Forsyth County Health Department, primary-care physician offices and some pharmacies and drug stores. In addition to vaccination, the state Department of Health and Human Services encourages individu
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