10/28/2016 - 9:39am

ORLANDO, Fla. - Kroger may not be the only retail pharmacy in the hunt for divested Rite Aid stores following the proposed merger between Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite aid, BNL Finance reported in a blog posted Thursday. In fact, they may not even be a good fit - Walmart in its move toward smaller retail footprints may be a better suitor. "However, I think the sleeping giants that no one is talking about ... are competing pharmacy benefit managers like Express Scripts Holding and Catamaran," wrote Brian Nichols, BNL Finance editor-in-chief. "All of Express Scripts and Catamaran’s competitors are getting stronger in the PBM space, with a combination of retail pharmacies, wholesale and PBM. [So] don’t be surprised if Express Scripts and Catamaran ... make a move to form a retail pharmacy business with 700 Rite Aid stores." (BNL Finance)

10/26/2016 - 9:03am

Trubrand was exclusively launched through Kroger, and distribution is now being expanded to include Target, Walgreens, Giant Eagle and HEB.

10/20/2016 - 6:40am

Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite Aid now expect the transaction will close in early calendar 2017.

10/19/2016 - 4:08pm

With just weeks to go before its annual Industry Issues Summit conference — one of the most highly-anticipated, must-attend events on the drug store industry calendar — Drug Store News has announced another top-tier roster of some of the most talented and creative retail executives in the business for the annual thought-leadership/networking event.

10/19/2016 - 8:21am

The New York Post late Tuesday reported Kroger may be close to passing on acquiring some 650 stores that Walgreens and Rite Aid would have to sell to gain regulatory approval of their $17 billion merger, placing the deal in jeopardy. “The FTC is trying to preserve the stand-alone stores,” a source told The Post. “But Kroger might want to integrate. What happens to Rite Aids it buys that are near Krogers?” (The New York Post)

10/18/2016 - 2:03pm

Today many Kroger and Harris Teeter stores in the southeast and mid-Atlantic regions are continue to help customers donate through a variety of ways including coin boxes at registers.

10/10/2016 - 12:17pm

Retail employees of Walgreens and Kroger are among the winners of the National Retail Federation's fourth annual Dream BIG Scholarship for 2016.

10/04/2016 - 11:44am

Kroger has launched its annual #SharingCourage campaign, lighting its headquarters building pink and encouraging customers to join in the fight against breast cancer by taking action online and in their communities.

09/27/2016 - 6:49am

HBW16 Demo Day, slated for Thursday, Sept. 29, will feature pre-selected companies presenting innovative concepts and services on stage to accelerators, retailers, suppliers and potential investors.