Posted 10/1/2012 10:13 am
Updated 2 years ago
However, behind the scenes, smaller operators are rushing to fill the void that one described as "exciting." The largest drugstore chain based in Arkansas, with locations in a seven-state region, is gone, but entrepreneurial-minded pharmacists hope to profit from the market shift.
"What you're going to see in the next six months are some independent pharmacies opening up," said Terry Perkins, owner of Oak Grove Pharmacy in North Little Rock. "The public will really benefit from it."