Walgreens makes significant investment in pharmacy automation

Walgreens Boots Alliance is acquiring the majority share of a pharmacy automation technology company.  The drugstore giant has made a majority investment in iA, a provider of software-enabled automation solutions for retail, hospital, federal healthcare, and mail-order pharmacy markets. The investment will support iA’s expansion and further development of pharmacy…

Kroger, ShopRite Tap Pharmacy Divisions to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine

Kroger and ShopRite will help administer the COVID-19 vaccine nationwide via their pharmacies and clinics, in partnership with the federal government and state health departments. They are the latest retailers to announce their participation, joining Walmart, Walgreens, CVS Health, Stop & Shop and others in distributing the vaccine as widely…