Kmart pharmacy today announced it will celebrate American Pharmacists' Month in October by encouraging customers to "Know your Medicine, Know your Pharmacist" and visit one of Kmart's Pharmacist Appreciation events or flu shot clinics throughout the month of October.
Kmart has over 1000 pharmacy locations and employs over 4400 pharmacist and pharmacy technicians throughout the country. We have been continually recognized for our customer service and recently won the 2008 Outstanding Corporate Citizen Award hosted by Retailing Today Magazine for our work with the American Diabetes Association and their Step Out: Walk to Fight Diabetes Program.
Everyday Kmart pharmacists embody the company's vision through their commitment to improving the lives of our customers by providing quality services, products and solutions that earn our customer's trust and builds lifetime relationships. American Pharmacist Month provides an important reminder to all our customers of the pharmacists role in a customers' care.
"Kmart pharmacists will deliver over 75,000 flu shots during the months of October and November, this is just one example of how our pharmacists work hard to improve our customers' lives and well-being" said Mark Doerr, RPh, vice president of Kmart Pharmacy. "We are proud of the all work and dedication our pharmacists exhibit towards building life-long relationships."
Kmart pharmacy will also celebrate National Pharmacy Technician Day on Tuesday, October 21 by recognizing individual pharmacists and technicians who go above and beyond to meet our customers needs.
Kmart, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD), is a mass merchandising company that offers customers quality products through a portfolio of exclusive brands that include Jaclyn Smith, Joe Boxer, Martha Stewart Everyday and Route 66. For more information visit the company's website at http://www.kmart.com/ or the Sears Holdings Corporation website at http://www.searsholdings.com/ .
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