06/17/2011 - 11:34am

Things just got a whole lot more interesting in the mid-tier department store space now that JCPenney has hired former Apple executive Ron Johnson to be its CEO. Johnson is a former Target merchandising executive who for the past 11 years oversaw the growth of Apple’s wildly successful and widely heralded retail operation.

06/16/2011 - 8:14am

Just one month after filling in as the interim leader of chocolate giant Hershey, John Bilbrey officially took the reigns as president and CEO of the company.

06/15/2011 - 1:57pm

Lewis Drug's VP professional services William "Bill" Ladwig has been selected as the recipient of the 2011 Hustead Award by the South Dakota Pharmacists Association, Lewis Drug has announced.

06/15/2011 - 10:25am

Drug Store News has learned that Tim Canning, president of McKesson’s Health Mart division, is leaving the company to take the position of SVP and chief marketing officer at Omnicare. The move is effective June 17.

06/15/2011 - 7:39am

A pharmacy purchasing cooperative announced that Mark LaPorte has joined its team as VP marketing.

06/13/2011 - 10:28am

Kroger on Monday named Reuben Shaffer the grocer’s new chief diversity officer, effective immediately.

06/10/2011 - 11:12am

Activist investor Bill Ackman, and his Pershing Square Capital Management investment fund, has become the largest owner of Family Dollar stock, according to a regulatory filing.

06/09/2011 - 8:28am

Whole Foods has expanded its board of directors.

06/07/2011 - 12:00pm

Procter & Gamble has announced a string of organizational changes, including the appointment of Patrice Louvet as president of global male grooming.