08/27/2014 - 10:08am

CVS Caremark has entered into a new clinical affiliation with MedStar Health, a healthcare system with 10 hospitals in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region.

08/26/2014 - 1:01pm

ShopYourWay, the digital loyalty, marketing and shopping platform of Sears and Kmart, has enlisted YouTube celebrities Ricky Dillon and Jenn McCallister to be “curators of cool” for the site.

08/22/2014 - 1:12pm

Dollar General released a statement regarding its proposed acquisition of Family Dollar, following the news of Family Dollar's rejection of the proposal.

08/21/2014 - 10:35am

Citing antitrust concerns, Family Dollar Stores has rejected Dollar General’s proposal and reaffirmed its support of the merger agreement with Dollar Tree.

08/21/2014 - 10:11am

Dollar Tree delivered its 26th consecutive quarter of positive comparable-store sales growth in second-quarter 2014, but profit declined 2.6% thanks to increased freight costs and investments in higher-value products.

08/21/2014 - 9:31am

Walmart will be opening two Walmart Care Clinics in Columbus, Ga., and in Carrollton, Ga., on Aug. 29, according to a report in the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer published Wednesday. 

 

08/20/2014 - 6:34pm

Look for Walgreens to continue to try to create a kind of retail theater, focused very sharply on the front end of the store.

08/20/2014 - 3:21pm

Don’t think of it as a set prototype — it’s an evolution. That’s what Rite Aid executives have always maintained, since first launching its Wellness store format in 2010. If you want to see where the evolution has taken the chain, and how the very latest thinking is reflected in the current format, watch Rite Aid president and COO Ken Martindale walk DSN through the company’s newly remodeled Wellness store in Beverly Hills, Calif., on North Canon Road.

08/20/2014 - 3:10pm

Target’s U.S. sales held up reasonably well in second-quarter 2014, but weak results in Canada and expense pressures prompted the company to reduce its full-year profit expectations a week after Brian Cornell became president and CEO.