The Business of Pharmacies Expand & Evolve
No longer are pharmacies the corner soda shop drug stores of the past.
Modern pharmacies and drug store chains have expanded their role from prescription outlets to alternative venues for medical treatment.
According to business contributor Rebecca Harris, many drug stores are going above and beyond their traditional roles by offering immunizations and flu shots for all ages throughout the year. She says because they deal with prescriptions daily, pharmacists often know more about the latest medical trends than doctors and can be a valuable partner for consumer health.