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10/18/17 - Addicted teen charged with jumping Walgreens counter, grabbing 300+ pills [Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn.]
Oct. 18 A young St. Paul man addicted to opioid-based painkillers hopped over the counter at a Walgreens on Monday afternoon and ordered a pharmacist to empty all the prescription narcotics out of a safe, authorities say. I want the drugs, " Manuel Christopher Lee Young, 19, demanded during the robbery at the pharmacy chain on the 1700 block of H
10/18/17 - Google's parent Alphabet testing burrito deliveries by drone in Australia
Google' s parent company Alphabet has teamed up with a Mexican restaurant and a pharmacy chain to test drone deliveries in Australia. "Guzman y Gomez, a Mexican food chain, and Chemist Warehouse, a chain of pharmacies, will receive orders from our testers who've purchased items using the Project Wing app on their smartphones," James Ryan Burgess,
10/18/17 - Japan's drugstore chain Matsumotokiyoshi to move into Taiwan
Japan's major drugstore chain operator Matsumotokiyoshi Co. is planning to open an outlet in Taiwan as early as next year in partnership with a local firm, aiming to capitalize on locals already familiar with the store brand through visits to Japan. Its parent company, Matsumotokiyoshi Holdings Co., signed a basic agreement last week with Tai Lung
10/18/17 - Kyodo news summary -2-
Japan's drugstore chain Matsumotokiyoshi to move into Taiwan. TAIPEI- Japan's major drugstore chain operator Matsumotokiyoshi Co. is planning to open an outlet in Taiwan as early as next year in partnership with a local firm, aiming to capitalize on locals already familiar with the store brand through visits to Japan. TOKYO- The U.S. dollar hovered
10/18/17 - UnitedHealth Group shrugs off reports that Amazon may enter pharmacy business [Star Tribune (Minneapolis)]
Oct. 18 Profit continued to pile up at Minnetonka- based UnitedHealth Group during the third quarter, the health insurance giant said Tuesday, as company executives didn't sound worried about a rumored entrance by retail giant Amazon in the pharmacy business. UnitedHealth Group shares advanced 5.5 percent Tuesday after the company said earnings j
10/17/17 - Sarwar pharmacy chain gets funding injection
Asim Sarwar, who is also managing director of United Wholesale, teamed up with Kasim Gulzar to launch the Honey Pharmacy Group and has grown turnover to Pounds 7 million. Honey Pharmacy Group is owned by United Wholesale managing director Asim Sarwar, and pharmacist Kasim Gulzar. The investment integrates the remaining two Apple Pharmacy stores fro
10/16/17 - fred's Pharmacy Offers Personal Consultations to Help People Enrolled in Medicare Part D Save Money
With Medicare Part D Open Enrollment happening October 15- December 7, fred's Pharmacy advises enrollees to turn to their trusted local pharmacist for help reviewing plans to ensure they have best plan for the medication they take. Because plans change from year to year, the open enrollment period is good time for people to compare their 2017 pla
10/14/17 - Amazon eyeing entry into prescription drug sales
A report that online retail giant Amazon is eyeing an entry into the prescription drug sales market sent shares tumbling for brick-and-mortar drug store chains Walgreens and CVS. In 1999, when Amazon was a relative infant in the retail sector, the company purchased the online drug sales site drugstore.com. After failing to garner a significant shar
10/12/17 - Chicago Tribune Robert Reed column [Chicago Tribune]
Oct. 12 Wall Street is buzzing with talk that Amazon soon will swoop down on the $460 billion prescription drug business an entry that would pit the online powerhouse against locally based drugstore kingpin Walgreens Boots Alliance. On top of taking on Walgreens, CVS and other savvy prescription sellers, Amazon will have to navigate its way thr
10/12/17 - Drug store retailer Jean Coutu reports profit down from year ago, revenue up
MONTREAL Quebec-based pharmacy chain Jean Coutu Group Inc. earned $47.8 million in its latest quarter, down from $51.5 million a year ago even as revenue improved.
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