CVS Health Foundation supports the expansion of smoking cessation programs of eight cancer centers with $1 million in grants

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The CVS Health Foundation today (November 1, 2017) announced it has awarded $1 million dollars in grants to eight Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) member cancer centers to build new smoking cessation programs or expand existing ones across the country, enabling each cancer institute to reach more at-risk […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance commences partnership with Fareva for the manufacture and supply of own beauty brands and private label products

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today (October 31, 2017) announced that it has commenced its previously announced partnership with Fareva for the manufacture and supply of own beauty brands and private label products. Under the terms of the agreement, Fareva has acquired BCM, Walgreens Boots Alliance’s contract manufacturing […]

Wegmans Pharmacy introduces new Medicare Part D Advisor tool

Rochester, N.Y., 2017-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — With open enrollment for Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage underway, Wegmans Pharmacy is making it easier for consumers to find the plan that’s right for them. With the company’s introduction of its new Medicare Part D Advisor tool, Wegmans pharmacists can generate a customized report that compares […]

New World’s Little Garden campaign raised $150,000 for the Starship Foundation

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — New World’s Little Garden campaign ended on October 15 and Foodstuffs NZ’s Brand & Sponsorship Manager Jen Mariu says it was a great success. “We’re very pleased to say that customers who chose to donate $1 in return for the Little Garden Starflower (Borage) seedling have […]

Shop Direct raised £440,000 for Claire House’s new site in Liverpool

Liverpool,UK, 2017-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shop Direct has raised £440,000 in just 12 months to digitally equip Claire House’s new site, which will support hundreds of seriously and terminally ill children in Liverpool and the wider North West. In September 2016, the 4,700-strong team at Shop Direct voted for Claire House Children’s Hospice […]

Debenhams to trial instore fitness centres Sweat! in three stores from early 2018

Debenhams to trial instore fitness centres Sweat! in three stores from early 2018   LONDON, 2017-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading British retailer, Debenhams, has today (27/10/17) announced that it is launching a trial of instore fitness centres with gym specialists, Sweat! as part of the Debenhams Redesigned strategy to make stores a Destination […]

Raley’s Extra Credit Grants Program to benefit 40 Schools; supports programs and activities for kids’ nutrition and wellness

Raley’s Extra Credit Fall Grantees Selected – Nearly 40 Schools in California & Nevada to Benefit. Fair Oaks, CA, 2017-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Through their redesigned Extra Credit Grants Program, Raley’s will make a direct impact on youth nutrition and wellness education by sharing education grants in the communities they serve. Raley’s received […]

CVS Health hosts fourth annual in-store fundraising campaign to benefit Stand Up To Cancer

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health [NYSE:CVS] today (October 30, 2017) announced its fourth yearly in-store fundraising campaign at CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide will occur October 29 November 19, to benefit Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and its ongoing efforts to accelerate the pace of cancer research. CVS Health colleagues and customers have […]

Walmart reinforced its commitment to be part of the solution to the nation’s prescription drug abuse crisis

Company pledges to continue measures in addressing the nation’s prescription drug abuse crisis BENTONVILLE, Ark., 2017-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart, including its 5,300 Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies, expressed support for the administration’s declaration of a public health emergency on opioids and reinforced the company’s commitment to be part of the solution to the […]

CVS Health Corporation to host Q3 2017 financial results conference call on Monday, November 6, 2017

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) will be holding a conference call on Monday, November 6, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. (ET) with analysts and investors to discuss its third quarter financial results. An audio webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor Relations portion of the CVS Health website […]

Walgreens is now stocking Narcan® nasal spray as part of its commitment to combat drug abuse

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its comprehensive national plan to combat drug abuse, Walgreens is now stocking Narcan®, an FDA-approved nasal form of naloxone, in all of its more than 8,000 pharmacies nationwide. The medication, administered by nasal spray, can be used in the event of an overdose to reverse […]

CVS Health and Northside Center to expand mental health clinics in public and charter schools across New York City

CVS Health and Northside Center to expand mental health clinics in public and charter schools across New York City   NEW YORK, 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, New York City Councilperson Corey Johnson and Northside Center for Child Development, today (Oct. 25, 2017) announced a new partnership with CVS Health to […]

CVS Health expands its safe medication disposal program to include locations inside CVS Pharmacy stores

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (October 25, 2017), CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) officially introduced the expansion of the company’s safe medication disposal program to include locations inside CVS Pharmacy stores, marking the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 28. The new safe medication disposal kiosks inside 750 […]

CVS Health announces new performance-based pharmacy network for CVS Caremark pharmacy benefit management clients and their members

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (October 24, 2017) announced a new 30,000-store performance-based pharmacy network anchored by CVS Pharmacy and Walgreens, along with up to 10,000 community-based independently owned pharmacies across the United States. The network is designed not only to deliver unit cost savings, but also […]

CVS Health partners with Anthem, Inc. to provide services to support new pharmacy benefit manager IngenioRx

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced a five-year agreement with Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) to provide services to support IngenioRx, a new pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) announced today by Anthem. As part of the agreement, CVS Caremark will manage certain services for IngenioRx, including claims processing and prescription fulfillment. […]

SPAR UK Partner, A.F. Blakemore celebrates 100 years of business with new initiatives

SPAR UK Partner, A.F. Blakemore celebrates 100 years of business with new initiatives   United Kingdom, 2017-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Partner, A.F. Blakemore, is celebrating 100 years of business and has undertaken a number of new initiatives that add value to the local communities it serves. Installation of defibrillators The partner has […]

Greggs signs the Time to Change Employer Pledge to raise awareness about mental health

Greggs signs the Time to Change Employer Pledge to raise awareness about mental health   Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, 2017-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Roger Whiteside, chief executive at Greggs has taken the first step to break the silence around mental health by signing the Time to Change Employer Pledge. By putting pen to […]

Walgreens to bring 300 new positions to its Chicago Sullivan Center to establish a new technology center of excellence

Company to Double Number of Employees in Downtown Chicago Office with 300 Additional Positions DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens today (October 17, 2017) announced with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel that it will bring approximately 300 technology positions to its current downtown Chicago office in the Sullivan Center to establish a new […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Day: Carrefour partners with the Spanish Cancer Awareness Association for new post-operative bra

Breast Cancer Awareness Day: Carrefour partners with the Spanish Cancer Awareness Association for new post-operative bra   Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Next 19 October is Breast Cancer Awareness Day and this year again, Carrefour has joined forces with the Spanish Cancer Awareness Association, AECC, to support the cause with a new […]

CVS Pharmacy to participate in the first annual National Check Your Meds Day On Saturday, October 21st

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy (NYSE: CVS) is participating in the first annual National Check Your Meds Day, a day established by Consumer Reports and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HSS). On Saturday, October 21st, consumers are encouraged to bring their prescription medications and supplements to their local […]

CVS Health and Epic announce initiative to help lower drug costs for patients

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and Epic today (October 16, 2017) announced a strategic initiative to help lower drug costs for patients and improve outcomes by providing prescribers with expanded visibility to lower cost alternatives through enhanced analytics and data sharing. CVS Health will use Epic’s Healthy Planet […]

SilverScript Insurance Company announces its new Medicare Prescription Drug Plan options for 2018

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — SilverScript Insurance Company, a CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) company, today (October 12, 2017) announced its new Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) options for 2018. Medicare beneficiaries in the continental U.S. can choose from two SilverScript plans that offer a $0-deductible in 47 states on formulary drugs in all […]

CVS Health celebrates its 30,000 pharmacists this month of October

WOONSOCKET, RI, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) is celebrating its 30,000 pharmacists as part of American Pharmacists Month, an annual observation held every October. The company’s pharmacy teams are playing an increasingly important role in helping people on their path to better health by improving access to care and lowering costs […]

Bartell Drugs joins Aetna’s Medicare national network of preferred pharmacies

SEATTLE, Wash. and HARTFORD, Conn., 2017-Oct-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs and Aetna (NYSE: AET) today (October 11, 2017) announced that Bartell Drugs has joined Aetna’s Medicare national network of preferred pharmacies. Effective January 1, 2018, Aetna Medicare members with drug coverage can fill their prescriptions at lower, preferred copays at any Bartell Drugs in […]

Bartell Drugs to perform real-time comprehensive prescription compliance checks with LexisNexis VerifyRx™

Comprehensive prescription compliance verification solution integrates easily  into existing pharmacy workflows ATLANTA, 2017-Oct-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Announced today (Oct. 10, 2017) , Bartell Drugs, a family-owned pharmacy chain of 67 stores in the greater Puget Sound area, will use LexisNexis VerifyRx™ to perform real-time comprehensive prescription compliance checks within their existing workflows. The solution uses the existing, […]

Kroger offers $25 or less for medically necessary services at The Little Clinic locations for its associates

Many services now offered at $25 or less CINCINNATI, 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is now offering associates and their immediate families pricing of $25 or less for medically necessary services at The Little Clinic (TLC) locations.* “We are committed to helping our associates and customers live healthier lives,” said […]

Tesco raised funds for Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation during Land’s End to John O’Groats charity walk

Thousands of Tesco colleagues have walked in relay from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise funds for Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco colleagues from across the UK have completed their epic charity walk from Land’s End to John O’Groats. The massive […]

Avon and the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade mark 25 year legacy of raising breast cancer awareness

Avon Introduces Fundraising and Awareness Campaigns in time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month New York, NY, 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — New Avon LLC (“Avon”), the leading social selling company in North America, announced its efforts to build on its 25 year legacy of raising breast cancer awareness. With the help of its woman to woman […]

Bloomingdale’s hosts Pink Campaign in support of breast cancer awareness and treatment this month of October

New York, NY, 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the 13th year, Bloomingdale’s continues its commitment to support breast cancer awareness and treatment during the month of October. This year, the retailer again invites shoppers to participate in the cause with exclusive products and events promoting good health and wellness in support of the Breast […]

Health care organizations come together to expand safe medication disposal program to 1,500 Walgreens stores nationwide

Goal set to collect 300 tons of unwanted medications over next two years DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading health care organizations AmerisourceBergen, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Pfizer and Prime Therapeutics are joining Walgreens to combat the national opioid abuse crisis by expanding the availability of safe medication disposal kiosks to […]