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NACDS Foundation Dinner raises $1.8 million

NACDS Foundation Dinner raises $1.8 million

NEW YORK – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation celebrated its 20th Annual Foundation Dinner in New York on November 28. The event raised more than $1.8 million, which will help support evidence-based research, pharmacy education and philanthropic initiatives to improve patient outcomes and advance population health. In his remarks at the

NACDS’ advocacy moves needle

NACDS’ advocacy moves needle

Amid all the turmoil in retailing, health care and government, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores continues to distinguish itself through steadfast advocacy of community pharmacy. By exercising patience and persistence, while at the same time possessing the readiness to seize opportunities whenever and wherever they arise, NACDS delivers meaningful results for its member

NACDS joins “Americans for Free Trade” coalition

NACDS joins “Americans for Free Trade” coalition

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores  has joined Americans for Free Trade (AFT), which is a coalition focused on averting what it calls the harmful consequences of the emerging trade war, including new U.S.-imposed tariffs and retaliatory actions by trading partners. AFT will also collaborate with Farmers for Free Trade. The

Retail industry hails GOP’s decision to shelve BAT

Retail industry hails GOP’s decision to shelve BAT

WASHINGTON — Retailers applauded congressional Republicans’ move to give up their pursuit of the border adjustment tax (BAT). Prior to GOP leaders’ announcement of the decision on Thursday, retailers that receive many of the goods they sell from overseas had expressed concerns about the BAT, claiming it would pass hefty costs on to ­consumers. The

A look at the trade show circuit

A look at the trade show circuit

Where will mass retailing executives be spending their out-of-office time in 2017? Surprisingly, fewer viable choices are immediately apparent, though the obvious ones — the National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the Food Marketing Institute — still stand out. On the face of it, the broad selection of recent years has diminished, in part

NACDS adds to federal government affairs team

NACDS adds to federal government affairs team

ARLINGTON, Va. — William Tighe has been named vice president of federal government affairs and Amber Manko as director of federal government affairs at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores. NACDS said Tighe joined the association on Dec. 12, while Manko had started in her post on Nov. 28. She reports to Tighe, and

Anderson, NACDS merit praise

Anderson, NACDS merit praise

Steve Anderson, president and chief executive officer of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, was recognized as association executive of the year last month by a group of association and business executives that annually designates one of its own to receive this recognition. So it was that, at a lunch in Washington, D.C., to

NACDS tabs senior VP of government affairs

ARLINGTON, Va. — Thomas O’Donnell has been promoted to senior vice president of government affairs and public policy at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores. NACDS said that O’Donnell, previously vice president of federal government affairs, will now report to NACDS president and chief executive officer Steve ­Anderson. Since joining NACDS as vice president

NACDS names O’Donnell to lead government affairs

NACDS names O’Donnell to lead government affairs

ARLINGTON, Va. — Thomas O’Donnell has been promoted to senior vice president of government affairs and public policy at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores. NACDS said Thursday that O’Donnell, previously vice president of federal government affairs, will now report to NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson. Since joining NACDS as vice president of

New era in mass retail dawns

New era in mass retail dawns

George Riedl, once Walgreen’s head merchant, has signed on with Walmart to run that retailer’s health care services. Thus, 2015, from a personnel standpoint, ends as it began, with jobs and career changes once deemed unthinkable. George Riedl, once Walgreens’ head merchant, has signed on with Walmart to run that retailer’s health care services. Thus,