02/05/2016 - 1:06pm

For all their talk about the customer, most retailers have yet to evolve to a business model that is truly customer-centric.

02/05/2016 - 12:39pm

Southeastern Grocers officially opened the doors to its latest Winn-Dixie prototype store in the Jacksonville area, The Daily Record of Jacksonville, Fla. reported Thursday. It's the pilot store today, and represents the chain's thinking as it approaches as many as 50 remodels across its three banners this year, the paper reported. Currently Southeastern Grocers operates 752 Winn-Dixie, Bi-Lo and Harvey's supermarkets. (The Daily Record)

02/05/2016 - 12:14pm

The idea to bring Caroline’s Cart to the Bullseye came from a Target team member with a child who has special needs who suggested the idea to Target's store operations team. 

02/05/2016 - 11:25am

A total of 20 major companies, ranging from American Express to Verizon, have banded together to help manage employer-borne healthcare costs, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. "Health care is one of the things that employees need and want," noted Marc Reed, chief administrative officer of Verizon. "What we're trying to do is to make this sustainable so that kind of coverage can continue." Alas, the group may have missed an opportunity by not including a single pharmacy provider - retail pharmacy is the one industry already schooled on how to reduce health costs through better adherence and improved outcomes. (The Wall Street Journal)

 

02/04/2016 - 3:32pm

The Treato/MediaMiser survey determined that the doctor's office is still the location of choice to get the flu shot - 49% who got the flu shot went to see their doctor, followed by 19% at the pharmacy, 15% at place of employment and 11% at a health clinic. 

02/04/2016 - 11:53am

AmerisourceBergen posted a 7% increase in Pharmaceutical Distribution revenue for the quarter, which includes both AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation and AmerisourceBergen Specialty Group. 

02/04/2016 - 11:44am

Fred's Super Dollar's comparable store sales for January rose 0.7% on top of an increase of 4.3% in the year-earlier period.

02/04/2016 - 11:28am
Flu season most often peaks in February in the U.S., Walgreens reported. 
02/04/2016 - 10:45am

The shift this year of the Super Bowl from late January to early February impacted Costco's January results, the retailer reported.