Amazon failed to disrupt the prescription drug business with Drugstore.com. Could a second try succeed?

(By Casey Ross for STAT)

The headlines, spurred by Amazon’s entry into the pharmacy business, were as entertaining as they were exuberant. One hailed the company’s 1999 investment in Drugstore.com as “a likely gold mine.” In Canada, the Globe and Mail predicted a sea change in shopping habits, titling its story: “Farewell, Preparation H aisle.” Continue reading article here…

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