03/04/2016 - 5:47pm

Retail pharmacies play an important role in disaster and emergency situations, often acting to provide first response aid for people needing food, water, medical supplies and healthcare services.

03/03/2016 - 9:58am

Kroger’s total sales including fuel and the acquired Roundy's chain increased 3.8% to $26.2 billion in the fourth quarter compared to $25.2 billion for the same period last year. 

03/02/2016 - 8:54am

The Little Clinic has tapped Eileen Myers, formerly VP affiliations and patient-centered strategies for The Little Clinic, to lead this initiative being piloted in four communities.

02/22/2016 - 4:22pm

A new Smith's division president will be announced at a later date, Kroger stated.

02/18/2016 - 1:34pm

The Kroger Co.'s senior vice president for retail operations and strategic initiatives plans to retire in April.

02/16/2016 - 1:25pm

Kroger may be in the running for Fresh Market, a 183-store chain that operates across 27 states, Reuters reported last week. Other potential bidders for the Fresh Market business include private equity firms Apollo Global Management, KKR and TPG Capital. "Organic and specialty stores such as Fresh Market, once insulated from the broader supermarket competition, have struggled as rivals such as Kroger have diversified into similar offerings," Reuters reported. (Reuters)

 

02/02/2016 - 4:01pm

With retirement of its Nashville division president, Kroger is making some executive moves. 

01/29/2016 - 1:35pm

Kroger is changing the way it organizes beer, wine and liquor on its store shelves by asking a private distributor to charge alcohol companies for placement, according to a report from Time magazine. (Time)

01/29/2016 - 10:39am

Drug Channels on Thursday released its latest ranking of pharmacies based on total prescription revenues, with Walgreens Boots Alliance the largest of retail pharmacies, followed by CVS Health and Walmart. "We estimate that total revenues of retail, mail and specialty pharmacies reached $364.1 billion in 2015, up 12.1% from 2014," wrote Adam Fein, CEO Drug Channels Institute. "The top tier of dispensing pharmacies ... accounted for about 64% of U.S. prescription dispensing revenues in 2015." (Drug Channels)