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.
ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — During the second quarter, Ahold USA experienced a dip in sales while its online grocery operation, Peapod, achieved double-digit sales growth.
Food Lion has unveiled a new shopping experience for customers in 31 stores in the greater Wilmington, N.C., market.
Sears Holdings announced on Thursday a wider net loss and decrease in revenues for second quarter 2014.
Citing antitrust concerns, Family Dollar Stores has rejected Dollar General’s proposal and reaffirmed its support of the merger agreement with Dollar Tree.
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.
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.
Food and drug retailers may need to modify their approaches to get the most from their general merchandise outside of the big fourth-quarter holidays, according to a new whitepaper from the Global Marketing Development Center. The report is the second part of GMDC’s “Seasonal Best Practices for the New World of Shopping” series.
Since they debuted early last year, Frito-Lay’s Cheetos Mix-Ups have caught consumers’ attention and recorded phenomenal sales growth. IRI data shows that sales of the snack mix increased by more than 163% during the 12 months ended June 15.
SkinnyPop Popcorn’s four-SKU line has reaped the benefits of consumers’ desire for guilt-free salty snacks.