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  • / Technology

    Walgreen launches pharmacy site targeting U.S. Hispanics

    A new Spanish-language online pharmacy from Walgreen offers prescription refills and a store locator, with more to come based on user feedback. Walgreen says it undertook the initiative at the urging of store managers in Hispanic areas.

    Posted 08/19/2003Kurt PetersPost a comment

    A new Spanish-language online pharmacy from Walgreen offers prescription refills and a store locator, with more to come based on user feedback. Walgreen says it undertook the initiative at the urging of store managers in Hispanic areas.
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    Forrester sees no cure for sickly online drug sales

    Consumers want their medications quickly, and prefer the convenience of going to the drug store where they can also pick up other items, says a Forrester Research analyst. He says drug store chains will use web sites mainly to drive traffic to stores.

    Posted 06/19/2007Don DavisPost a comment

    Consumers want their medications quickly, and prefer the convenience of going to the drug store where they can also pick up other items, says a Forrester Research analyst. He says drug store chains will use web sites mainly to drive traffic to stores.

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    Walgreens.com offering auto-refills on prescriptions

    Walgreens.com is offering auto-refills on prescriptions. Customers can pick them up at stores or have them delivered by the U.S Postal Service. Walgreens e-mails customers when the prescription is ready for pick up or has been shipped.

    Posted 08/10/2001Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Walgreens.com is offering auto-refills on prescriptions. Customers can pick them up at stores or have them delivered by the U.S Postal Service. Walgreens e-mails customers when the prescription is ready for pick up or has been shipped.
  • / E-Retailers

    CVS sees new web features as the Rx for bigger sales

    CVS.com, which carries an online inventory of about 25,000 SKUs, has been expanded to include thousands of additional health and beauty products. Better online pharmacy tools also have been added.

    Posted 07/23/2008Bill BriggsPost a comment

    CVS.com, which carries an online inventory of about 25,000 SKUs, has been expanded to include thousands of additional health and beauty products. Better online pharmacy tools also have been added.
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    Forrester Predicts Online Pharmacy Boom

    Online pharmacy sites will use patient compliance programs to add $1.3 billion to their top lines by 2004, says a Forrester Research report. Although online demand for prescription drugs is growing, online pharmacy leaders are struggling with underdeveloped infrastructures. One reason is that many insurers limit patients to ordering drugs from a single mail-service provider to concentrate bulk-buying discounts, says Forrester. In addition,...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Online pharmacy sites will use patient compliance programs to add $1.3 billion to their top lines by 2004, says a Forrester Research report. Although online demand for prescription drugs is growing, online pharmacy leaders are struggling with underdeveloped infrastructures. One reason is that many…
  • Albertson`s Sav-On Drugs completes integration of web site with drug chain

    Customers at savon.com can order prescriptions to be picked up at a store or delivered to their home. Pharmacists at local stores access the orders through web browers.

    Posted 05/01/2001Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Customers at savon.com can order prescriptions to be picked up at a store or delivered to their home. Pharmacists at local stores access the orders through web browers.
  • / Technology

    “Brandjackers” targeting drug, apparel and luxury products, study says

    More consumers are not getting what they pay for when purchasing pharmaceuticals, apparel and luxury goods on the Internet, MarkMonitor, a provider of online brand protection services, says in its Summer 2008 Brandjacking report.

    Posted 09/11/2008Paul DemeryPost a comment

    More consumers are not getting what they pay for when purchasing pharmaceuticals, apparel and luxury goods on the Internet, MarkMonitor, a provider of online brand protection services, says in its Summer 2008 Brandjacking report.
  • ChainDrugStore.net completes management buyout

    ChainDrugStore.net, which links retailers with suppliers, completed a management buyout from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores and plans to add services to more pharmacies, it said today.

    Posted 08/17/2006Paul DemeryPost a comment

    ChainDrugStore.net, which links retailers with suppliers, completed a management buyout from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores and plans to add services to more pharmacies, it said today.
  • / Technology

    Shot In The Arm For Online Health & Beauty

    The U.S. online market for pharmaceutical, health and beauty products will "explode" from less than $250 million in 1999 to more than $18 billion in 2004, reports online research firm IDC, Framingham, Mass. The online market for prescription drugs will account for more than 80% of these revenues, or $14.8 billion, it adds. "Consumers are increasingly accepting the Internet as a way to access health-related information and content," says Jim...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    The U.S. online market for pharmaceutical, health and beauty products will "explode" from less than $250 million in 1999 to more than $18 billion in 2004, reports online research firm IDC, Framingham, Mass. The online market for prescription drugs will account for more than 80% of these revenues,…
  • / Technology

    Consumer-health sites could lead to unhealthy drug web sites, Jupiter says

    20% of online consumers look to other consumers for health advice online, potentially weakening pharmaceutical marketing, Jupiter Research reports.

    Posted 03/08/2005Kurt PetersPost a comment

    20% of online consumers look to other consumers for health advice online, potentially weakening pharmaceutical marketing, Jupiter Research reports.

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