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.
Look for Walgreens to continue to try to create a kind of retail theater, focused very sharply on the front end of the store.
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.
Walmart plans to launch its opening price point private label, Price First, nationwide in late third quarter, executives told analysts on Friday.
CVS Caremark on Monday announced that its Accordant Health Services division has received full NCQA Patient and Practitioner Oriented Disease Management accreditation.
DripDrop, a medical-grade hydration solution, is now available at Walgreens stores nationwide and on Walgreens.com, the company announced Tuesday.
Walgreens on Tuesday announced that flu shots are now available at all locations, including pharmacies and Healthcare Clinics.
Walgreens gifted $350,000 to the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.
Alliance Boots on Monday announced it has acquired full ownership of UniDrug Distribution Group, its pre-wholesale and contract logistics joint venture in the United Kingdom, from UDG Healthcare for a consideration of around £66 million ($110.4 million) for the 50% shareholding it did not already own.
Kroger and Vitacost.com on Monday announced the successful completion of Kroger's tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of common stock of Vitacost.com for $8 per share in cash.