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NACDS promotes Sara Roszak to SVP role

NACDS promotes Sara Roszak to SVP role

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has promoted Sara Roszak to senior vice president, health and wellness strategy and policy. The move builds on her tenure of demonstrated leadership at  (NACDS) and a career that includes expansive roles in associations, government and the public health sector. Roszak was also elected president

NACDS Total Store Expo 2021 going virtual

NACDS Total Store Expo 2021 going virtual

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has decided to make this year’s edition of Total Store Expo a virtual event. While the news comes as a disappointment for retailers, CPG suppliers and others in the industry eager to return to face-to-face interaction with business partners, the move makes perfect sense in

NACDS applauds Alabama PBM law

NACDS applauds Alabama PBM law

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is hailing Republican Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey for signing into law legislation (Act 2021-341) on May 6 which further regulates pharmacy benefits managers (PBMs) and helps ensure that  reimbursement rates cover pharmacies’ costs of purchasing drugs. The measure – sponsored by Republican State Sen. Tom

Video Forum: Colleen Lindholz, Kroger

Video Forum: Colleen Lindholz, Kroger

Colleen Lindholz will succeed Rick Keyes as NACDS chair at the association’s virtual Annual Meeting this week. Lindholz, who also is president of Kroger Health, shares her assessment of NACDS, talks about the agenda for her new role and looks to the future of retail pharmacy in a post-COVID world.

Senate testimony emphasizes trust in pharmacists

Senate testimony emphasizes trust in pharmacists

WASHINGTON — National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) president and CEO Gordon Smith underscored the trust, accessibility and community presence of local pharmacies and pharmacists during his testimony on Thursday before the Senate Commerce Committee at a hearing entitled “Shot of Truth: Communicating Trusted Vaccine Information.” During his remarks, Smith described NAB’s partnership with the Reynolds

Video Forum: Steve Anderson, NACDS

Video Forum: Steve Anderson, NACDS

In the second of three episodes leading up to the National Association of Chain Drugs Stores Annual Meeting, which begins on April 26, NACDS president and chief executive officer Steve Anderson talks about chain pharmacy’s success in establishing itself as the face of neighborhood health care, the association’s “one team” approach to pursuing its agenda,

Video Forum: Rick Keyes, Meijer

Video Forum: Rick Keyes, Meijer

In the first of three episodes leading up to the NACDS Annual Meeting later this month, Video Forum talks with Rick Keyes, president and CEO of Meijer Inc., about his year as the association’s chairman. Among the topics discussed are chain pharmacy’s response to COVID-19, other issues of importance to the industry and NACDS’ ability

NACDS ad focuses on vaccine equity, confidence

NACDS ad focuses on vaccine equity, confidence

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has released new video ads urging Americans to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The ads, released in English and in Spanish, emphasized pharmacies’ unique ability to fairly and efficiently turn vaccine doses into vaccination appointments. The 30-second ad – “It’s Time” – promotes COVID-19 vaccines as

NACDS praises President Biden’s vaccine stance

NACDS praises President Biden’s vaccine stance

ARLINGTON, Va. — NACDS president and CEO Steven Anderson on Monday praised President Joe Biden’s announcement regarding the expansion of the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program.   “Our nation’s pharmacies are uniquely situated to turn vaccine doses into vaccination appointments – efficiently, equitably and conveniently,” Anderson said in a statement. “We appreciate President Biden’s leadership and