Retail News

04/10/2014 - 11:13am

Prescription drug trend grew 3.8% in 2013, driven by significant price inflation for traditional brand drugs, specialty drugs and generics, as well as an increase in utilization as members filled more prescriptions in the slowly improving economy, according to the findings of CVS Caremark’s annual "Insights" report released on Thursday.

04/10/2014 - 11:09am

Fred's Super Dollar on Wednesday reported sales of $191.2 million, up 1%, for the five-week fiscal month of March ended April 5, 2014.

04/10/2014 - 10:25am

Costco announced on Thursday that its March sales increased 8% to $10.43 billion.

04/10/2014 - 8:57am

Family Dollar Stores on Thursday reported that for the second quarter of fiscal year 2014 ended March 1, net sales totaled $2.7 billion, representing a decline of 6.1%.

04/10/2014 - 8:24am

In the wake of acquiring Houston-based RediClinic, Rite Aid on Thursday reported revenues of $6.6 billion for the fourth quarter ended March 1, resulting from a 2.2% lift primarily attributed to an increase in pharmacy same-store sales.

04/10/2014 - 8:10am

Rite Aid on Thursday announced it has acquired Houston-based RediClinic, one of the nation’s leading operators of retail clinics.

04/09/2014 - 3:07pm

Emphasizing implementation challenges that could impact patient access to pharmacy services, a coalition is urging Secretary of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to allow a one-year transition period for states to fully implement the Medicaid average manufacturer’s price-based federal upper limits for prescription medications.

04/09/2014 - 1:55pm

The board of directors of Walgreens on Wednesday declared a regular quarterly dividend of 31.5 cents per share, a 14.5% increase over the year ago dividend.

04/09/2014 - 12:08pm

OutcomesMTM on Tuesday recognized its top chain and independent pharmacies for 2013.

04/09/2014 - 10:38am

To reinforce the basics of a good oral routine and general wellness, Sam’s Club on Tuesday announced it is hosting free oral care and vital health screenings on Sat., April 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.