The Competition Bureau approved the sale by Loblaw of two No Frills stores to Metro, and two Shoppers Drug Mart stores to the Jean Coutu Group.
Walgreens announced the official opening of a new pharmacy at Children's National Health System.
Walmart has introduced a 10% rebate program for teachers across the country, the retailer announced.
Making key decisions about implementing pharmacy automation at both the pharmacy and central fill levels has been a challenge throughout the industry. However, times are changing. To discuss how technology is impacting the industry and how innovative solutions are helping to boost pharmacists' productivity, drive ROI and optimize the fulfillment process, DSNTV recently interviewed Doyle Jensen of Innovation for its Executive Viewpoint video series.
Rx-to-OTC switches are expected to continue, serving as a triple-win for the industry as retailers gain more store traffic and category sales; consumers benefit from easier access to effective remedies; and brands enjoy revenue streams that extend beyond patent expiration.