07/12/2011 - 10:52am

The Retail Orphan Initiative on Tuesday announced the launch of an online charity locator to match up retailers looking to donate overstocked merchandise with local charities.

07/12/2011 - 10:36am

The Association of Northwest Pharmacies, an independent pharmacy organization, joined the National Community Pharmacists Association in an effort to bolster their lobbying efforts, the groups announced.

07/12/2011 - 10:14am

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Monday proposed a framework to assist states in building Affordable Insurance Exchanges, state-based competitive marketplaces where individuals and small businesses will be able to purchase affordable private health insurance.

07/12/2011 - 10:11am

Supervalu on Monday issued a clarification that its Albertsons banners are not removing any self-checkout lanes from their stores.

07/11/2011 - 3:55pm

The penny-pinching consumers of the recession have become penny-clamping consumers, and dollar stores are starting to feel the effects, according to published reports.

07/11/2011 - 3:52pm

McKesson earlier this month named its 2011 Pharmacy of the Year awards at the wholesaler’s annual McKesson ideaShare Conference.

07/11/2011 - 3:51pm

Walgreens has acquired the 10-site retail pharmacy chain Carle Foundation, a pharmacy operator out of the Urbana-Champaign, Ill., area with the majority of stores located inside medical office buildings, according to Dresner Partners, which brokered the deal.

07/11/2011 - 3:48pm

Canada Safeway last month quietly launched a new loyalty program called the SafewayClub Elite Customer, according to published reports.

07/11/2011 - 3:44pm

A story on the Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch, published Monday, identified Amazon.com as the latest value-oriented retailer to pose challenges to more traditional brick-and-mortar retailers.