09/12/2011 - 8:47am

The new Walmart Express concept is a further downsizing of Walmart’s supercenter and Neighborhood Market format, 
recently rebranded as Walmart Mart.

09/09/2011 - 2:23pm

Jim Cramer on Thursday shared his bullishness on Walgreens' stock with viewers of his "Mad Money" investment advice program on CNBC during a discussion and personal tour of Walgreens' new flagship location smack in the middle of the money-makers on Wall Street.

09/09/2011 - 1:21pm

"The axis of the healthcare system is shifting toward more accessible and collaborative models,” and both pharmacists and nurse practitioners are “well-positioned to have a substantial impact in a post-reform environment.” That was a key message that Walgreens chief medical officer Cheryl Pegus had for attendees of Forum 11, the annual meeting of the Care Continuum Alliance in San Francisco on Friday.

09/09/2011 - 12:59pm

Lawmakers should oppose the proposed mega-merger of pharmacy benefit managers Express Scripts and Medco Health Solutions, the National Community Pharmacists Association again told Congress members during a House subcommittee hearing held Friday.

09/09/2011 - 12:47pm

At a special meeting held Friday, BJ's Wholesale Club stockholders approved the definitive agreement between the company and Leonard Green & Partners and CVC Capital Partners to be acquired in an all-cash transaction valued at about $2.8 billion.

09/09/2011 - 11:33am

Trips are up, but baskets are down, Kroger reported Friday morning, along with positive second-quarter results. Gas sales also are up with the decline in fuel prices, which is an item Kroger continues to use as a stickiness factor with its loyalty card program.

09/09/2011 - 11:14am

BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy has hired Brenda Gauthier as its director of payer relations, the company said.

09/09/2011 - 11:11am

Weis Markets earlier this week named Regina Tator as its director of private brands.

09/09/2011 - 10:52am

With more than 1 million fans on Facebook and the largest following on Foursquare among chain drug store retailers, Walgreens is using these social media platforms to let its customers help distribute more than $6 million in free flu shot vouchers to five national charities, the Chicago-area chain announced Friday.