Thursday, November 1, 2012


  • Drugstores Struggle To Fill Prescriptions In Areas Hard-Hit By Hurricane Sandy

    Hundreds of drugstores across New York and New Jersey remain closed in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy as pharmacists, corporate chains, independent stores, drugmakers and relief organizations scramble to ensure that patients can access needed ...

  • Hurricane helps Rite Aid monthly sales

    CAMP HILL, Pa. - Rite Aid got a boost in its monthly same-store sales from Hurricane Sandy, the company said Thursday. Announcing its October sales results, the retail pharmacy chain said same-store sales decreased by 1.1%.

  • Drugstores might take a hit in (not) selling Halloween candy

    NEW YORK (AP) - Drugstores might have benefited from customers stocking up on batteries and other emergency essentials ahead of superstorm Sandy's landfall on Monday.

  • Retailers Report an Upbeat October

    Retailers reported October sales results on Thursday that were dragged down by drugstores and teenage-apparel stores, but were largely better than analysts had expected.

  • Drug Store Beauty Finds

    Admit it, you've stood in the aisles of your favorite local drugstore and wondered if the beauty products were as good as the expensive department store brands that come with glass and chrome counters and trained makeup artists.

  • Drug stores can give you a flu shot. What about other vaccines?

    Flu shots have become a mainstay for pharmacies, with 18.4 percent of the vaccinations now delivered at places like Walgreen's and CVS.

  • Stocks Under $10: Retail-Wholesale, Apparel, Shoes and Drug Stores

    PMR, RETL, RETS, RTH, XRT, retailers, black friday, holiday At we show that the Retail-Wholesale sector is 10.9% overvalued with the Retail-Apparel / Shoes industry 0.9% undervalued.

  • WALGREEN COMPANY : Walgreens Provides Exclusive Discount For Senior ...

    The company operates 7,944 drugstores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Take Care Health Systems is a Walgreens subsidiary that is the largest and most comprehensive manager of worksite health and wellness centers and in-store ...

  • US drugstore chain Walgreens forms JV with Alliance Boots

    US drugstore chain operator Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) said on Tuesday it had formed a joint business with Swiss pharmacy-led health and beauty group Alliance Boots GmbH as part of their strategic partnership announced earlier this year.

  • Heritage Square Museum's Colonial Drugstore Grand Opening Set for November 3

    LOS ANGELES - October 15, 2012 - Heritage Square Museum will formally open its new Colonial Drugstore on Saturday, November 3 at 2:00 pm for invited guests.

  • LCC to Shut Down Illegal Drug Stores

    THE Lusaka City council (LCC) has said it will soon embark on a crackdown on drug stores which are operating illegally and selling expired drugs in the city.

  • Officials: Most drugstore robbers in Maine are caught

    Drugstore robberies in Maine jumped from just two in 2008 to eight in 2009, 21 in 2010 and 24 last year, prompting the creation of a 17-member Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force last February by Gov.

  • Seattle's wellness revolution

    As the staff and customers at Seattle's Maple Leaf Pharmacy experienced in 2009, addicts have increasingly turned to robbing drug stores to get painkillers. By Ronald Holden. Would you like a good-night story, children? The complex history of retail ...

  • Pleasanton: Residents can expect two CVS Pharmacies in 2013

    A preliminary application for the Rose Pavilion CVS drugstore with a drive-thru service has been submitted to the city. The CVS store would be located at the same location where the now-closed TGI Friday's restaurant was located.

  • Monday Sector Leaders: Metals & Mining, Grocery & Drug Stores

    Also showing relative strength are grocery & drug stores shares, up on the day by about 2.4% as a group, led by Supervalu (SVU), trading higher by about 26.5% and Petmeds Express (PETS), trading up by about 13.1% on Monday.

  • Halloween Candy Sales Bitten by Hurricane Sandy

    While many of those purchases have already been made, Sandy arrived during a time when many customers make last-minute shopping trips to drugstores for Halloween supplies. Hurricane preparations could have boosted revenue for the chains, but a ...

  • Prices for Drug Store Net Lease Assets Continue to Rise

    Cap rates in the net leased drug store sector compressed 20 basis points in the second quarter of 2012 when compared to the second quarter of 2011.

  • Save money with customer reward programs

    Airlines, hotels, specialty goods stores, drugstores, many grocery stores, gas stations, and many other businesses have found that customer reward programs that save their loyal customers a bit of money can end up making a great deal of money for that ...

  • Cosmopolitan's beauty awards honor best in makeup, skincare

    Face. Face wash: Biore Steam Activated Cleanser, $8. A cooling cleanser infused with menthol erases every last trace of makeup and grime.

  • CVS Caremark reaches RxAmerica civil settlement with U.S. Department of Justice

    WOONSOCKET, R.I. - CVS Caremark has announced that it has reached a civil settlement with the United States Department of Justice regarding its investigation into certain business practices of a subsidiary of Longs Drug Stores, which began prior to ...

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