10/28/2015 - 10:54am

In the United States, Walgreens Boots Alliance’s Retail Pharmacy division finished the year with total sales of $81 billion — up 6% over fiscal 2014 — driven by total comparable store sales growth of 6.4%

10/27/2015 - 4:34pm

“Today’s announcement is another step in Walgreens Boots Alliance’s global development and continues our profitable growth strategy," Stefano Pessina, Walgreens Boots Alliance executive vice chairman and CEO, said.

10/27/2015 - 12:37pm

A deal would bring the No. 1 and No. 3 retail pharmacy operations under one roof, creating a pureplay pharmacy operator with more than 12,786 stores and more than $67.1 billion in pharmacy revenue, according to figures from DSN's Annual PoweRx Industry Rankings. 

10/27/2015 - 11:52am

Wal-Mart wants to use drones to check warehouse inventory and assist with curbside pickup and delivery services, and has applied for permission from regulators to do so, according to CNBC. “Drones have a lot of potential to further connect our vast network of stores, distribution centers, fulfillment centers and transportation fleet,” company spokesman Dan Toporek told CNBC. “There is a Walmart within five miles of 70 percent of the U.S. population, which creates some unique and interesting possibilities for serving customers with drones.” (CNBC)

10/27/2015 - 10:18am

A new partnership between InComm Healthcare and Pursuant Health, whose kiosks are placed in several Walmart stores, will offer a rewards card for enrolled patients who complete a health risk assessment and a biometric assessment. 

10/26/2015 - 2:32pm

Walmart’s Greenlight a Vet program aims to bring recognition to the veterans transitioning back to school, jobs and neighborhoods.

10/26/2015 - 11:19am

Walgreens has placed its plans to expand Theranos bloodwork centers on hold, USA Today confrimed in a report published Saturday. Walgreens spokesperson Markeisha Marshall wrote an email to USA Today saying that "with the completion of our Phoenix rollout that was part of our current agreement with Theranos, we are currently in discussions about the next phase of our relationship." (USA Today

10/23/2015 - 12:54pm

A 23% increase in sales and an increase in profitability are giving Amazon a jolt of energy ahead of the holiday shopping season. 

10/23/2015 - 11:11am

Ahold is providing mentors, with different areas of expertise, from Albert Heijn and bol.com, to Startupbootcamp E-commerce program.