06/07/2016 - 9:47am

In a new study released exclusively to Adweek, Boston-based consultancy C Space homed in on consumer loyalty among the big retail players, attempting to flesh out some insights about what makes shoppers come back. (Adweek

05/24/2016 - 4:20pm

Among supermarket rankings, Wegmans was the only supermarket that improved its score between 2015 and 2016, with a gain of one point, while whole foods dropped 10 points, Albertsons dropped 9 points, and Hannaford and Trader Joe’s both dropped eight points.

04/29/2016 - 10:29am

Iconic candy brand Hershey is unveiling new, patriotic-themed packaging on some of its most popular brands as excitement for builds for the 2016 Olympic Games. 

11/23/2015 - 12:37pm

Following reports that a previously unannounced deal between Safeway and embattled diagnostics company Theranos was falling apart, MedCity News is reporting that Safeway has begun offering diagnostic testing through local Sonora Quest Laboratories at a location in Scottsdale, Ariz., with another Arizona location opening soon. Neither Safeway nor the diagnostics company would comment on further plans for expansion. Safeway has invested some $350 million in retail clinics that offer diagnostic testing. (MedCity News)

10/16/2015 - 11:07am

Five pharmacists at the company’s Randalls supermarkets in Austin, Texas have dedicated themselves to diabetes management. Since February 2013, the pharmacists — Clarissa Wallace, Kristy Solominsky, Deborah DeYoung, Sonia Borja and Sal Solis — have been working closely with the city of Austin, insurer United Healthcare and Austin-based Seton Hospital to help municipal employees learn how to manage their diabetes.

08/06/2015 - 10:54am

FSI advertising expenditures are up 2% across pharmacy retailers and up 7% among grocers. 

04/22/2015 - 10:04am

Albertsons (AB Acquisition LLC) and Safeway completed their merger in early 2015, creating a new, privately owned supermarket pharmacy giant.

04/10/2015 - 1:22pm

AB Acquisition LLC — parent company of Albertson's LLC, New Albertson's Inc. and Safeway (collectively Albertsons) — announced on Friday that Bob Miller, the company's current executive chairman, will assume the additional role of CEO, effective immediately.

04/01/2015 - 11:56am

The recently merged Albertsons and Safeway organization has named a new president of the Intermountain division.