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David Salazar is the managing editor of Drug Store News. 



WBA launches Walgreens Health amid wider health strategy rollout

Walgreens Health is a business segment focused on Walgreens Boots Alliance’s capabilities in primary care, post-acute care and home care — including its investments in VillageMD and CareCentrix. 

Reserveage launches at Vitamin Shoppe

The brand’s Pro-Collagen Booster Skincare Collection was developed to target the face, eyes, neck and décolleté, as well as the hands and feet. 

CDMA names Galvan chairman

John Galvan, Fruth Pharmacy’s vice president of operations, has been elected chairman of the board for the distributor of the Quality Choice private-label program.

Products to Watch: HRG’s 5 picks from September 2021

HRG’s new product team sifted through the 169 products introduced last month to find five that have the potential to be lasting offerings.

WBA closes fiscal 2021 with strong Q4, full-year growth

Walgreens Boots Alliance finished its fiscal year strong with growth in both fourth-quarter and full-year earnings per share. Sales for the quarter totaled $34.8 billion, with full-year sales totaling $132.5 billion, both reflecting solid growth. 

2021 Top Women panelists discuss bringing gender equity to the industry

Watch the first panel of DSN’s three-day Top Women in Health, Wellness & Beauty event.

WBA names 2 key executives

Holly May is Walgreens Boots Alliance’s new executive vice president and global chief human resources officer, and Anita Allemand is the company's new chief transformation and integration officer.

Capito keynote kicks off DSN’s 2021 Top Women in Health, Wellness & Beauty event

Watch the keynote from Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., that started off three days of programming for DSN’s third annual Top Women in Health, Wellness & Beauty event.

Medterra names Reeder CEO

Gregory Reeder will succeed Medterra’s founder, Jay Hartenbach, as CEO of the Irvine, Calif.-based brand, with Hartenbach moving into a new chief innovation officer role.

Retailer of the Year 2021: Walgreens seizes its omnichannel opportunity

With strengthened digital capabilities, a loyalty program built for personalization and a focus on customer-driven assortment, Walgreens is DSN’s 2021 Retailer of the Year