In an exclusive interview, Drug Store News talks to Fred's Pharmacy CEO Mike Bloom about his vision to transform Fred’s into a healthcare company, how the Rite Aid deal could fast-track that plan and what the company is doing to bring more sophisticated tools and processes to its merchandising operations.
Newly elected President Donald Trump lists six top issues, but health care is not one of them.
He will report to CEO Brian Cornell and serve as a member of the retailer’s leadership team.
Turns out DSN readers were right — 59% believed the decision the Walgreens/Rite Aid deal would not be approved before Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th U.S president.
Read highlights from the 18th DSN Industry Issues Summit, which saw record attendance with about 275 attendees, three panels and a keynote from Fox News’s Tucker Carlson.
When a company has been around as long as Thrifty White Pharmacy, there is an expectation that, to stick around, it has to adapt to changes in the industry to stay in business. But rather than be content following its competitors’ leads, Thrifty White has been on the front lines of adapting early to the biggest changes impacting the pharmacy business.