CVS Pharmacy to acquire six of ProMedica’s outpatient pharmacy locations in Ohio

CVS Pharmacy and ProMedica will work together to ensure patients experience a seamless transition of care WOONSOCKET, R.I. & TOLEDO, Ohio, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy and ProMedica announced today (September 13, 2017) that CVS Pharmacy will acquire six of ProMedica’s outpatient pharmacy locations in Ohio. CVS Pharmacy will take over operations […]

DAS ERSTE MFIT IN ST. GALLEN FEIERT ERÖFFNUNG

DAS ERSTE MFIT IN ST. GALLEN FEIERT ERÖFFNUNG   Gossau, Switzerland, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Das MFIT Trainingszentrum im Shoppingcenter Silberturm in St. Gallen feiert vom 15. bis 17. September 2017 mit Tagen der offenen Tür seine Eröffnung. Auf knapp 1000 Quadratmetern steht eine moderne Infrastruktur für Kraft- und Herz-Kreislauf-Training an Geräten, Gruppenkurse und […]

CVS Pharmacy introduces automated retail vending machines for on-the-go wellness solutions

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), today announced that the company is introducing automated retail vending machines stocked with convenient, on-the-go necessities including over-the-counter health products, “better-for-you” snacks and popular personal care products typically sold at CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide. The new vending machines […]

CVS Pharmacy launches annual free health screening campaign — Project Health

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — In its continuing commitment to improve access to affordable health care for all Americans, CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), announced the launch of Project Health, the company’s annual free health screening campaign. Over the next four months, 450 Project Health wellness events will […]

CVS Health to participate at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on September 12, 2017

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Larry Merlo, president and chief executive officer, and Dave Denton, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will be speaking to investors at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on September 12, 2017, at approximately 8:00 a.m. ET. An audio […]

Rite Aid Foundation rolls out new program on reducing drug accessibility, medication misuse and accidental poisoning among children

Law Enforcement Agencies in Communities Served by Rite Aid Can Now Apply Online to Receive a Free Safe Medication Disposal Unit Camp Hill, Pa., 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Rite Aid Foundation announced today  (Aug. 30, 2017) the rollout of its KidCents Safe Medication Disposal Program, a new program focused on reducing drug accessibility, […]

Walgreens donates $200,000 and kicks off customer donation program to American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Company donates food and medical items to emergency shelter in Houston Walgreens generator provides emergency power to City of Victoria Company donates $200,000 to American Red Cross, while nationwide customer donation program begins Tuesday DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens is supporting relief efforts in Southeast Texas through a number of initiatives […]

Kmart now offering flu shots and other back-to-school immunizations for the whole family

Kmart now offering flu shots and other back-to-school immunizations for the whole family   Pharmacies nationwide will offer no cost* flu shots HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Knocking back-to-school shopping off the to-do list isn’t the only thing families can do at Kmart this summer — they can also knock out […]

CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation donates $200,000 to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation today (August 28, 2017) announced $200,000 in cash and in-kind product donations to organizations helping with relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Following widespread damage to communities across the coast of Texas, federal officials are anticipating the storm will drive 30,000 […]

Carrefour holds in-store nutrition and well-being information days

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour has long been committed to enabling as many of its customers as possible to enjoy healthy eating on a day-to-day basis and is stepping up its awareness-raising initiatives. So following on from its “Well-being for everyone” platform and its “My recipe ideas” application, Carrefour is now holding […]

CVS Health: Accordant receives NCQA Patient and Practitioner Oriented Disease Management Accreditation for 18 conditions

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Accordant, a CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) company and an integral part of CVS Specialty, announced today (August 23, 2017) that it has received NCQA Patient and Practitioner Oriented Disease Management (DM) Accreditation for a number of its programs that provide services to patients with rare chronic diseases […]

SPAR Ireland launches new community initiative to deliver life-saving defibrillator at every EUROSPAR Supermarket

Ireland, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Ireland has launched a new community initiative, which aims to deliver a life-saving defibrillator at every EUROSPAR Supermarket. There are currently 50 EUROSPAR Supermarkets nationwide ensuring new defibrillators become available throughout the country – many in areas where a defibrillator is not currently available. Michael Lyster of […]

JAPAN: Rakuten announces investment in genetic health testing pioneer Genesis Healthcare Co.

Tokyo, 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. (TSE: 4755) today announced it has invested in genetic health testing pioneer Genesis Healthcare Co., receiving a 1.4 billion yen issue of new shares. Rakuten Chairman and CEO Hiroshi “Mickey” Mikitani will join Genesis Healthcare’s Board of Directors as an External Board Director. Genesis Healthcare, founded […]

New CareClinic by Kaiser Permanente at Bartell Drugs opens in Redmond

SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new CareClinic by Kaiser Permanente at Bartell Drugs has opened in Redmond, offering more communities access to high-quality, convenient health care. For treatment of minor illness and injury, CareClinic at the Redmond Town Center Bartell Drugs is a new way for people to receive the treatment they […]

Walgreens recognized for its Safe Medication Disposal program by The California Product Stewardship Council

SAN DIEGO, 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The California Product Stewardship Council (CPSC) today ( August 21, 2017) presented Walgreens with the 2017 Infinity Arrow Award for Service and Take Back in recognition for the company’s Safe Medication Disposal program. Walgreens disposal program, launched last year, is the first ongoing national effort of its kind […]

Kroger to Fight Influenza and Hunger with One Shot, One Meal campaign in partnership with The Little Clinic and Feeding America

Now through April 1, 2018, for every flu shot administered, a meal will be donated CINCINNATI, 2017-Aug-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announces its second annual health and wellness campaign, One Shot, One Meal, in partnership with The Little Clinic and Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger relief organization. From […]

CVS Pharmacy earns reaccreditation in Community Pharmacy from URAC

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy announced today (August 17, 2017) that it has earned reaccreditation in Community Pharmacy from URAC. URAC is the independent leader in promoting health care quality through accreditation, certification and measurement. By achieving this status, CVS Pharmacy has demonstrated a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved […]

SPAR announces Cystic Fibrosis Ireland as its new national charity partner

Ireland, 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR has announced that Cystic Fibrosis Ireland will be its new national charity partner for the next two years. SPAR has vowed to raise up to €300,000 during this time for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland through collection boxes in 400 SPAR stores nationwide, a donation on selected SPAR Own […]

CVS Health survey: 61% of Americans plan to get flu vaccine this year, a 2% increase from last year

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marking the start of flu vaccine availability, a new survey from CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) released today (August 16, 2017) found that nearly two-thirds (61 percent) of Americans get a flu vaccine every year, or plan to get one this year, resulting in a two percent increase […]

BRC and the Food and Drink Federation call on suppliers from food and drink industry to help identify sugar alternatives to improve public health

London, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retailers and manufacturers are calling on suppliers from across the food and drink industry to help identify sugar alternatives in a bid to improve public health by reducing the amount of sugars in food and drink products. The British Retail Consortium (BRC) and the Food and Drink Federation […]

Walgreens launches website that features more than 50 completed Walgreens outcomes studies

Company collaborates with academic institutions, including Johns Hopkins Medicine, Scripps Translational Science Institute, University of California, San Francisco – School of Pharmacy and the University of Chicago Medicine to improve health and wellness in America DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens today (15 August 2017) announced the launch of its Center for Health […]

MIGROS LANCIERT BUDGET-FITNESSFORMAT

MIGROS LANCIERT BUDGET-FITNESSFORMAT   Schönbühl, Switzerland, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ein optimales Training für ein kleines Budget: Das verspricht die neue Marke Only Fitness, mit der die Migros Aare gemeinsam mit weiteren Genossen-schaften in den Discount-Fitnessmarkt eintritt. Das erste Only Fitness wird am 29. September 2017 in Bern eröffnet. Mit der Marke «Only […]

Sephora China continues its support for Operation Smile

Sephora China continues its support for Operation Smile   Paris, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The international NGO Operation Smile has conducted medical programs in China since 1991 to provide surgical care for children suffering from a cleft lip or cleft palate to improve their living conditions and health. Sephora China provides support for this initiative in […]

A.S. Watson Group wins the “Top Ten Retailer in Hong Kong – Gold Award” in the Retail Asia-Pacific Top 500 Awards 2017

Watsons and PARKnSHOP Win Six “Top 10 Retailer” Titles in Asia Markets HONG KONG, 2017-Aug-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — A.S. Watson Group (ASW) has won the “Top Ten Retailer in Hong Kong – Gold Award” in the Retail Asia-Pacific Top 500 Awards 2017 organised by Asia Retail Publishing. The Group’s flagship brand Watsons was […]

Meijer pharmacies to host Back to School Immunization Events on Saturday, Aug. 12

Meijer pharmacies to host Back to School Immunization Events on Saturday, Aug. 12   Retailer offering vaccines this weekend to help kids and adults guard against flu season before it starts GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer pharmacies across the Midwest are holding Back to School Immunization Events this weekend to […]

Albertsons Companies announces the appointment of Kevin Turner as Vice Chairman and Senior Advisor to the CEO

BOISE, Idaho, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies, LLC announced today (Aug 7th, 2017) that Kevin Turner, former Chief Operating Officer at Microsoft, has been appointed Vice Chairman of the Board of Managers of AB Acquisition LLC., its direct parent , and Senior Advisor to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bob Miller. […]

Asda reaffirms commitment to offering ‘not for profit’ IVF service in its Pharmacies across the UK

Asda Pharmacy’s not-for-profit IVF drugs cost £1374 per cycle With over 255 in store pharmacies offering the service nationwide, potential parents across the UK are able to access treatment Not for profit service ensures affordable and accessible IVF medication is available to everyone LEEDS, England, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — As cuts to NHS […]

CVS Health Q2 2017 results: Net revenues increased 4.5% to $45.7 billion

Second Quarter Year-over-year Highlights: Net revenues increased 4.5% to $45.7 billion GAAP diluted EPS from continuing operations of $1.07, including a $135 million, or 13 cents per share, goodwill impairment charge related to the RxCrossroads business Adjusted EPS of $1.33 Year-to-date Highlights: Generated cash flow from operations of $5.5 billion; free cash flow of $4.6 […]

Five new MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics opened in New York City

Clinics Open Seven Days a Week, With No Appointment Necessary Woonsocket, RI, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Five new MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics have opened in New York City, providing convenient access to acute health care services to the community. The new MinuteClinic locations are open seven days a week with no appointment necessary. […]

SPAR Ireland promotes healthy lifestyle through SPAR FitLive running series

SPAR Ireland promotes healthy lifestyle through SPAR FitLive running series   Dublin, Ireland, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — A SPAR-sponsored running event took place recently in Dublin’s Phoenix Park. Over 3,000 people participated in the 5 and 10k races, many of whom were taking part in an official run for the first time. The […]