Content about Influenza

January 15, 2014

With cases of influenza rising across the Midwest, Meijer is participating in a new study by offering free testing for flu and strep throat at its stores in Michigan and allowing its pharmacists to dispense prescription drugs as necessary under a protocol developed by a physician who's also involved.

January 3, 2014

Fewer sales of flu shots and prescription drugs at Rite Aid led to same-store script count decreases. However, the company reported increases in net and same-store sales for December.

January 31, 2013

Rite Aid reported a slight increase in same-store sales for the month of January, thanks in part to strong sales of flu products.

November 12, 2012

Nearly 80% of office workers polled come to work even when they know they are sick — an increase of 20% over last year — according to the third annual Flu Season Survey from Staples.

October 9, 2012

A group pushing to increase the number of people vaccinated against influenza has a deal with a Midwestern retailer to encourage vaccination in the region.

September 27, 2012

Safeway on Thursday announced the availability of flu shots on a walk-in basis at all Safeway pharmacy locations.

September 11, 2012

Sam's Club is offering 10 immunizations for cold and flu season, the warehouse retailer said Monday.

August 6, 2012

Walgreens is looking to make getting a flu shot as easy as walking into any Walgreens, Duane Reade and Take Care Clinic by offering flu shots without an appointment.

November 8, 2011

As Veterans Day approaches, CVS/pharmacy is reminding all Americans, including veterans, military service members and their families, about the importance of getting a flu shot for protection against the flu.

October 17, 2011

Whole Foods is focusing on immune support by offering educational podcasts, in-store lectures, a brochure and a "seasonal wellness shopping list" to customers this fall.

September 1, 2011

Walmart and Sam's Club are offering flu shots clinics to customers through their partnership with Mollen Immunization Clinics.

August 11, 2011

Target announced that 1,650 of its pharmacy locations, in addition to its clinics, are offering flu shots at no appointment necessary, effective Aug. 15.

February 22, 2011

Kmart on Monday implemented a discounted offer on flu shots to those who have not yet been vaccinated.

August 31, 2010

Walmart and Sam's Club announced that flu shots powered by Mollen Immunization Clinics will be...

© 2014 Retailing Today. All Rights Reserved.