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Giant Eagle launches stand-alone pharmacy app

July 22, 2014

Regional supermarket chain Giant Eagle is seeking to gain ground on its drugstore rivals with the launch of a new mobile pharmacy application that includes some of the basic functionality available from larger chains such as Walgreens and CVS.

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How Walgreens frames mobile for photo-ordering success

July 14, 2014

Today, 40 percent of Walgreens’ digital print orders come from mobile devices, pointing to how the chain has quickly ramped up its photo-editing and ordering capabilities over the past couple of years in response to the significant role smartphones play in how consumers take and store photos.

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Luscinia Health gains 15K subscribers through SMS campaign

July 1, 2014

Prescription-savings program Luscinia Health has seen the number of participating consumers grow since introducing a text-messaging campaign that delivers coupons to its subscribers.

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Health Mart pharmacy network prescribes mobile app for health management

June 24, 2014

Nationwide pharmacy franchise Health Mart will offer patrons on-the-go prescription management options through application platform GetMyRx, a partnership which further evidences how mobile is equipping community pharmacies for the digital age with cost-effective tech.

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Duane Reade app sets in-store agenda to match Walgreens’ innovations

May 7, 2014

Walgreens’ Duane Reade drugstore chain has updated its iPhone application with a focus on enhancing the in-store experience via digital and social content, including a 10-store iBeacon test and instant Instagram prints.

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Walgreens launches iBeacon pilot to bolster coupon personalization

May 2, 2014

NEW YORK – A Walgreens executive at the Mcommerce Summit: State of Mobile Commerce 2014 revealed that the company launched an iBeacon pilot program in several Duane Reade stores in New York earlier this week.

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Walgreens’ redesigned app boasts store-specific inventory

April 23, 2014

The latest update to Walgreens’ iOS application uses store-specific offers to harness customer loyalty and brings added value through a more customized experience.

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Duane Reade attacks allergy season with weather-based mobile coupons

March 21, 2014

Walgreens-owned Duane Reade has decided to leverage weather-forecasting service Poncho to deliver relevant coupons to New Yorkers within the service’s SMS and email weather alerts.

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SpartanNash plans mobile pharmacy app to build customer relationships

February 27, 2014

SpartanNash, which operates 88 pharmacies in the upper Midwest, will launch a mobile pharmacy application this summer, enabling customers to refill prescriptions, receive pickup and dosage reminders and manage accounts for their families.

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Tarrytown Pharmacy embraces beacons to personalize shopping

February 21, 2014

Health Mart’s Tarrytown Pharmacy has rolled out beacon technology throughout its store to provide a more personalized interaction with shoppers as they browse shelves.

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