11/09/2015 - 3:13pm

Meijer is once again donating a portion of customer purchases made in the toy department, up to $400,000, to children's gift-giving programs throughout the Midwest.

11/09/2015 - 2:27pm

As part of the “10 Days of Deals,” the retailer announced it will offer daily discounts on electronics, kitchenware, toys and more from Nov. 22 through Dec. 1.

11/06/2015 - 1:54pm

A Kroger in Columbus, Ohio is taking refugees who fled ethnic cleansing in Bhutan on a classroom tour of the pharmacy, educating them on the healthcare products and information available to them, according to a report Wednesday from PRI. Helen Kim, a pharmacy fellow at Ohio State who helped start the program and herself an immigrant to the U.S., can relate. "We as immigrants, or somebody who is newly resettled, just do not know how to navigate [the pharmacy]," she said. (PRI)


11/06/2015 - 1:03pm

A CBS star and the producer of the People’s Choice Awards — which will be held Jan. 6 — got flu shots at a press conference to promote Walgreens’ vaccination campaign. 

11/06/2015 - 12:18pm

Pharmacy and retail NACDS members members were able to discuss issues surrounding Medicaid, prescription drug monitoring program funding, opioid abuse, plastic bag preemptions and back-to-school sales tax holidays. 

11/06/2015 - 10:08am

CVS Health is a likely buyer for as many as 85% of any stores that will be required to be sold by Walgreens Boots Alliance/Rite Aid by the Federal Trade Commission. 

11/05/2015 - 4:00pm

Walgreens may have to shutter as many as 3,000 stores in its bid to buy Rite Aid, or 65% of Rite Aid's store base, according to one real estate analyst in a Fortune story published Thursday, including 1,000 locations Walgreens is willing to jettison as part of any FTC negotiation and another 2,000 locations after the merger is complete. "The post-merger Walgreens real estate imperative will be to minimize cannibalization," noted Garrick Brown, VP research at Cushman for the West Region, adding that there are countless Rite Aid and Walgreens locations opposite one another across the country. (Fortune)

11/05/2015 - 12:34pm

Though Costco’s U.S. sales saw a 1% increase over both the four weeks and nine weeks ended Nov. 1 compared to last year, its Canadian stores saw an 8% decrease in comparable sales. 

11/05/2015 - 10:57am

CVS Health plans to establish a support operation in the southeastern U.S. employing more than 100 pharmacists and 350 pharmacy technicians, the Orlando Sentinel reported Monday. "I, for one, am excited about getting 500 jobs in the pharmaceutical industry," reported Orlando Mayor Teresa Jacobs. (Orlando Sentinel