April 20, 2015

Giant Eagle on Friday committed to reducing water consumption by 5% by 2017. 

April 20, 2015

Veteran business-development executive Alan Butcher on Monday joined Purdue Pharma. 

April 20, 2015

Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding last week consolidated its online pharmacy operations into wholly-owned subsidiary Alibaba Health Information Technology in a deal valued at $2.5 billion.

April 20, 2015

Rite Aid named Steve Rempel to SVP and chief information officer. 

April 20, 2015

Nestled within a space in the Dogpatch neighborhood of San Francisco is Sephora’s new Innovation Lab, which is fostering a culture of innovation development and grooming Sephora’s next generation of digital leaders.

April 17, 2015

In 2014, ACH (automated clearing house) volume grew to almost 23 billion electronic payments, an increase of almost 5%, or 1 billion transactions, from 2013 volume.

April 16, 2015

Digital purchasing has not displaced paper money, and digital discounts have apparently not yet displaced paper coupons.

April 16, 2015

Walgreens' Balanced Reward program focused on customer retention, according to a Loyalty360 Q&A with Walgreens. 

April 16, 2015

Meijer is the latest retailer to test out curbside pickup of online orders.

April 16, 2015

The Little Clinic has announced the appointment of Marc Watkins as VP and corporate medical director, reporting directly to Kenneth Patric, chief medical officer.

April 16, 2015

Walgreens kicked off its Red Nose Day charity drive early on Thursday with a YouTube video featuring the first Red Nose sold in Chicago. 

April 15, 2015

United Health Group’s Optum has announced it is joining with MedExpress, a provider of walk-in care.

April 15, 2015

The National Committee for Quality Assurance has announced the launch of its newest evaluation program, which creates a roadmap for how sites delivering intermittent or outpatient treatment — but do not act as a primary care provider for a majority of its patients — can fit into the medical home neighborhood.

April 15, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance gave analysts a peek at the company's big-picture outlook during an all-day meeting Wednesday.

April 14, 2015

JANA Partners' Barry Rosenstein on Walgreens: "There's tremendous change afoot. ... You're going to see this company continue to do some pretty exciting things."

April 14, 2015

Coty has hired former Reckitt Benckiser executive Camillo Pane to serve as EVP, category development.

April 14, 2015

Total dollars spent on prescriptions in the U.S. were up 13.1%.

April 14, 2015

A new PricewaterhouseCoopers study found that fulfilling omnichannel orders is pressuring on profit margins. 

April 13, 2015

AAFES on Monday updated its POS through NCR Corporation. 

April 13, 2015

Target has named a SVP, merchandising to lead the strategic repositioning of Target’s food business.

April 13, 2015

UnitedHealthcare on Monday announced it will fold Walgreens' Balance Rewards loyalty program into its Reward Me health incentive program. 

April 13, 2015

Walmart’s share price will be under pressure in the coming years as a holding company created decades ago by the Walton family to control their ownership of the company prepares to unload as much as 6% of Walmart’s outstanding shares.

April 10, 2015

AB Acquisition LLC — parent company of Albertson's LLC, New Albertson's Inc. and Safeway (collectively Albertsons) — announced on Friday that Bob Miller, the company's current executive chairman, will assume the additional role of CEO, effective immediately.

April 10, 2015

Surescripts has expanded its nationwide health information network to include PointClickCare, a cloud-based software platform for the senior care market.