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.
Target is launching a new image-recognition mobile app, called In a Snap, aimed at back-to-college shoppers.
Commentary published online Monday addresses the controversy surrounding the high costs of new Hepatitis C virus treatments and implications for the growing specialty pharmacy market.
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.