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Costco to pay $11.75m over medical prescriptions

20/01/2017 - 15:12

Warehouse retail giant Costco has agreed to pay $11.75 million to settle allegations that some of its pharmacies improperly filled prescriptions for controlled substances, federal officials announced recently. 

The Justice Department alleged that Costco pharmacies filled prescriptions that were incomplete, lacked valid Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) numbers or were for substances beyond some doctors’ scope of practice and that Costco failed to keep and maintain accurate records for controlled substances, according to a news re... 


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Top Wine SA Hall of Fame champions announced

20/01/2017 - 12:59

SA Wine & Cellar Classifications have announced the 82 wines that form part of the Top Wine SA Hall of Fame. The wines were s...

Cashbuild key to success is in lower end

20/01/2017 - 10:10

Cashbuild’s meteoric rise since 2009 came just as stock exchanges around the world imploded into the global financial crisi...

SA wine industry in dire need of export boom

20/01/2017 - 09:00

Cape Town - Unless the SA wine industry has an export boom, it will be in trouble because the domestic market has not been su...

Consumer confidence plummets in fourth quarter as household income stalls

19/01/2017 - 14:38

The FNB/BER Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) slumped to -10 in the fourth quarter of 2016....

J.C. Penney bringing Nike shops to 600-plus stores

19/01/2017 - 13:11

Shares in J.C. Penney popped 3.7% on Tuesday after the discount department store retailer announced it’s adding new 500-squ...

Distell free of stifling control but minorities seem jumpy

19/01/2017 - 11:55

Judging by the share price movement over the past four weeks, minority shareholders in Distell have still not come to terms w...

Shoprite wins as consumers seek cheap food to beat inflation

19/01/2017 - 11:47

Johannesburg - South African shoppers with limited spending money are turning to low-cost supermarket chains such as Shoprite...