February 4, 2011

A new chapter officially is under way for CVS Caremark, and it comes as little surprise that the Larry Merlo era has begun with a reminder of the core principles that put him in the captain's seat to begin with — flawless execution, cross-functional thinking and management, and enhancing value.

February 3, 2011

Target said that although its comparable-store sales were below expectations in the South and Northeast, the company believes overall sales will be driven by two of its recent initiatives.

January 28, 2011

The news that Larry Merlo is taking the helm at CVS Caremark was expected, but that doesn't take away from its significance.

January 18, 2011

CVS Caremark has pulled the plug on its plan to hire former Walmart exec Hank Mullany, and is handing the keys to its retail business on an interim basis to Mike Bloom, EVP merchandising and supply chain, and Scott Baker, EVP internal operations and real estate, who will assume management for the company’s 7,100-plus stores.

January 12, 2011

Bolstered by a strong recent uptrend in sales and earnings and by clear signs that its massive realignment is beginning to bear real fruit, Walgreens’ top executives delivered an upbeat assessment of the company’s progress and its potential as a multichannel retail and healthcare powerhouse at the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting Wednesday.

January 6, 2011

Net sales for December at Costco rose 11% to nearly $9.2 billion for the five weeks ended Jan. 2, compared with the year-ago period.

December 10, 2010

In an effort to assure that its customers stay healthy this holiday season, Kroger is offering free flu shot vouchers to the Salvation Army and Feeding America, a leading domestic hunger-relief organization.

December 8, 2010

The Little Clinic, which operates clinics inside select Kroger, King Soopers, Fry's Food Stores and Publix Super Markets, has announced the addition of the MultiPlan and PHCS Networks to its group of accepted provider networks.

December 7, 2010

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Sam’s Club promises to be an even more formidable competitor in the health-and-wellness space in the years ahead, judging from the strategic priorities now in place as part of a broad-based strategy known as Project Portfolio.


November 4, 2010

Safeway will sell two stores in the Philadelphia area to one of Ahold’s supermarket banners,...

November 2, 2010

CVS Caremark announced on Wednesday that third-quarter results were at the higher end of its...

October 24, 2010

“This is simply the best, most diverse lineup of retailers we have ever had.” That’s...

October 24, 2010

Stage Stores, which operates 780 stores located in 39 states under the Bealls, Goody’s, Palais...

September 13, 2010

Love is in the air for the Peanuts gang....

August 22, 2010

CVS/pharmacy, Boundless Playgrounds and Pepsi are teaming together to build a new playground for children...

August 17, 2010

NBTY on Tuesday announced the recall of its Air Shield, Air Protector, Immune System Support...

August 10, 2010

Fisher-Price's iconic Music Box record player is returning to retail shelves after a 30-year absence....

August 9, 2010

Just a few months after completing its financial restructuring, Bi-Lo reportedly is for sale, according...

June 28, 2010

One of the nation's largest retailers was recognized for its corporate partnership with a well-known...

June 24, 2010

Procter & Gamble's Bounty brand kicked off the last leg of its Make a Clean...

June 21, 2010

Bi-Lo earlier this month coordinated the introduction of its new health-and-wellness initiative called Thrive, which...

June 21, 2010

Weak consumer spending, a squeeze in pharmacy margins and a drop-off in demand for products...

June 17, 2010

The nation's top drug store chains have reached a new agreement in which one will...

May 24, 2010

A Hispanic-owned pharmacy chain has strengthened its pharmacy team with the promotion of two executives....