Issue 01-11-2016

Rx deal struck by Walgreens

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has inked a new distribution deal with Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. under which Valeant will cut prices of its branded prescription dermatological and ophthalmological products at Walgreens by 10%. The discounts will apply to wholesale list prices and be phased in over the next six to nine months. The agreement also

Sobeys’ combo format debuts in Atlantic Canada

STELLARTON, Nova Scotia — Sobeys Inc. unveiled its new convenience and fuel store format to customers in Atlantic Canada early this month. The store features tasty, on-the-go meal solutions and easy fuel fill-ups for travelers. “Consumer research has shown us that customers are looking for more fresh food options to meet their on-the-go needs. They

Pharmaca tabs Willis chief exec

BOULDER, Colo. — Richard Willis has been named president and chief executive officer of Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy. Willis succeeds Mark Panzer, who left Pharmaca last spring to become senior vice president of pharmacy, health and wellness at Albertsons. “Richard has a strong track record of creating value for shareholders,” said Peter Cornetta, lead director and

A year of achievement for a unique company

A year of achievement for a unique company

The year that just ended was one to remember for CVS Health. While maintaining a level of performance that set the standard for the retail pharmacy sector, the company made a series of moves that broadened and deepened its reach in the nation’s health care and retail industries. Since its acquisition of the Caremark pharmacy