Rite Aid and Heritage Provider Network last month announced a new agreement to bring the Rite Aid Health Alliance program to HPN's chronic and polychronic patients in Southern California.
Safeway shareholders approved the proposed merger with Albertsons with 70% of the outstanding shares and 96% of the shares voting for the merger.
Consumer confidence was relatively flat in second quarter 2014 after dramatically increasing in Q1 2014, according to IRI’s latest MarketPulse survey released Monday.
The National Retail Federation, Retail Industry Leaders Association, Food Marketing Institute, Merchant Advisory Group, National Association of Convenience Stores, National Grocers Association, and National Restaurant Association are jointly calling for an open and universal tokenization standard in the U.S. payments system.
Dollar Tree on Monday morning acquired Family Dollar Stores in a cash and stock transaction worth about $8.5 billion.
Target Corp. has pulled back the curtain on its new small-format store, TargetExpress, in the “Dinkeytown” section of Minneapolis.
Whole Foods Market announced support of Oregon's Measure 92, which requires mandatory labeling of raw and packaged foods containing genetically modified organics by Jan. 1, 2016.
Rite Aid has appointed former Roundy’s executive Darren Karst as EVP and CFO, effective Aug. 20.
Fifty-four percent of online shoppers feel that they are more conscious of their security online compared with 12 months ago, following a string of high-profile security breaches at various international retailers and brands. Of the 2,000 online consumers surveyed as part of EDigitalResearch's and IMRG's EcustomerServiceIndex, 50% felt that retailers should be doing more to keep them safe online, especially in the wake of yet more data and security breaches in 2014.
Despite a still-challenging economic climate, Loblaw’s profit in the second quarter beat analysts’ expectations, and was bolstered by strong sales in its recently acquired Shoppers Drug Mart.