04/07/2011 - 1:34pm

Retailers may be worried that the late Easter holiday could negatively impact sales, but a new survey conducted on behalf of the National Retail Federation noted that consumers intend to spend more this year than in 2010.

04/07/2011 - 12:56pm

CVS Caremark's retail-based clinic operator, MinuteClinic, has entered into a clinical affiliation with Advocate Health Care and Advocate Physician Partners to enhance the healthcare services provided to patients in communities throughout Chicagoland and central Illinois.

04/07/2011 - 10:24am

GNC Holdings on Wednesday announced the closing of its initial public offering of 25.9 million shares of its Class A common stock at a public offering price of $16 per share. GNC's Class A common stock began trading Friday, April 1, on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "GNC."

04/07/2011 - 10:07am

Sales at Rite Aid fell during fiscal year 2011, according to financial results announced Thursday, but it appears the company may have gained some momentum, reversing negative same-store sales trends in the fourth quarter.

04/07/2011 - 10:03am

Fred's on Thursday reported a 3% increase in sales for the five weeks ended April 2, reaching $188.8 million.

04/07/2011 - 10:01am

In anticipation of Earth Day 2011 on April 22, the National Community Pharmacists Association is encouraging community pharmacists to demonstrate their role as a respected and knowledgeable resource on all aspects of medications, from dispensing to disposal, the association announced Thursday.

04/07/2011 - 9:55am

Costco experienced a 17% increase in its monthly sales ended April 3, totaling nearly $7.2 billion.

04/07/2011 - 9:35am

Target's March sales dropped 4.5% to $5.95 billion, compared with the year-ago period.

04/07/2011 - 9:23am

Four Supervalu banners are looking to boost healthy eating among children by offering parents fresh ideas for nutritious snacking.