11/23/20

The Rock Weekly

The other shoe drops: Amazon Pharmacy is here

It’s never more clear that a market has come of age than when Amazon stakes their claim—and last week, it was digital pharmacy’s turn. While the announcement of Amazon Pharmacy resulted in a flurry of headlines, the news itself was a bit anticlimactic given their acquisition of PillPack back in 2018. But now that Amazon Pharmacy is here, what will this mean for other online pharmacies?

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