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GoodRx Shares Plunge After Amazon Announces Online Pharmacy

Shares of online prescription drug price service GoodRx Holdings Inc. have fallen nearly 28% in two days.

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HEALTH---WellPoint Out To Buy Online Drug Provider

WellPoint Health Networks Inc., the state's second largest health care company and parent of Blue Cross of California, is getting into the mail-order and online pharmacy business.

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Obagi Medical Reports Strong Quarter, Plans for Online Pharmacy

Obagi Medical Products announced strong quarterly earnings and plans for a new online pharmacy.

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Crescent Capital Group Finances Purchase of European Pharmacies

A unit of Crescent Capital Group, an alternative credit investment company based in West Los Angeles, has provided financing for the purchase of a European pharmacy chain purchased by Bencis Capital Partners.

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Greater Good

Special Report: HEALTH CARE

GoodRx’s business blossoms as consumers look for cheaper access to prescription drugs

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Buying Spree Could Transform ValueClick Into Web Contender

In a burgeoning online world, advertisers are still trying to figure out what works and what doesn't. So is ValueClick Inc.

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Silicon Beach Report July 5: Hyperloop One Announces Results of Full-Scale Study

Hyperloop touts benefits of proposed Helsinki-Stockholm project, Stamps.com buys ShippingEasy, and more.

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Taking Stock

Onestop Internet tracks shops’ items online, in stores

Onestop looks to link up shops’ online and brick-and-mortar sales and inventory.

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Festival Fashion Fever

Multi-day music gatherings are boost for fashion retailers

Local retailers find ‘festival season’ can carry them through the year.

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Supplement Supporter Gets Tenacious About D

Dr. Soram Khalsa wants vitamin D to get more respect.

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L.A.’s Ad Tech Firms Connected With Healthy 2015

ONLINE: SteelHouse, others saw revenue soar with help of ‘programmatic’ process.

Revenue surged last year as SteelHouse and other ad tech firms continued to click with clients.

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KB Home, Other Builders Sued Over Internet Patent

A group of homebuilders that includes Toll Brothers Inc. and Los Angeles-based KB Home have been sued over claims they wrongfully use patented technology linking builders, manufacturers, and buyers online.

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Online Vendor Cues Live Webcast to Stream Revenue

BeachMint boosts its sales with Facebook event on Cyber Monday.

BeachMint Inc. offered Cyber Monday shoppers a different look with live video touting items on its fashion sites.

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Shopping Site Looks to Bottle Up Prescriptions

INTERNET: GoodRx teams with 4D to reach corporate customers, health plans.

GoodRx hopes to fill patients’ prescription needs with its comparison-shopping website.

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CVS to Buy Target’s Pharmacies

If you like CVS Pharmacy, you’ll now love Target’s as CVS has announced it will buy more than 1,660 Target’s pharmacies, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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J2Global to Acquire RetailMeNot for $420 Million

Downtown-based J2 Global Inc., an internet information and services company, has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire RetailMeNot Inc. for about $420 million.

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Drugstores Surviving Onslaught Of Chains by Banding Together

Independent drugstores were headed for the endangered list a few years ago, but in Los Angeles community pharmacies are holding on tightly, even as drugstore chains move into their neighborhoods.

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West L.A. Brothers Busted in Pharmacy Scheme

Two West L.A. pharmacy owners were arrested Thursday on federal drug trafficking and money laundering charges alleging they used a bogus pharmacy to divert narcotics to the black market.

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Restless Retirees

Business news from around L.A. County.

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REGIONAL REPORT

Santa Monica-based Wi-Fi services provider Boingo Wireless Inc., has renewed its Platform Services agreement with Verizon Communications Inc., extending the deal for an additional four years.

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