The face of the corner drug store has changed. Chain drug stores have become convenience stores for women, some say, boasting conspicuous stand-alone locations and carrying an expanded selection of health and beauty care items as well as convenience foods. And (supermarkets beware) price competition from the drug channel of trade is blurring the perception that shopping at the drug store is more expensive. These factors are working to maintain the drug store's leading position ahead of the ...

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