November 6, 2014

Delhaize Group has signed an agreement to sell its Bottom Dollar Food stores to deep-discount grocer Aldi Inc. for approximately $15 million, including the assumption of associated lease liabilities. 

November 6, 2014

H-E-B on Thursday partnered with the American Diabetes Association to announce the launch of H-E-B Nutrition Services.

 

November 6, 2014

Costco on Thursday reported net sales of $8.7 billion for the month of October, the four weeks ended Nov. 2, representing an increase of 7% as compared to the similar period last year.

 

November 6, 2014

Perrigo and Omega Pharma announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement in which Perrigo has agreed to acquire Omega for $4.5 billion.

November 6, 2014

As many as 53.8% of shoppers who use their mobile devices inside physical retail locations are researching and comparing prices of different stores.

November 6, 2014

Although the GOP controls both houses, it is unlikely that they will be able to repeal Obamacare, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal published Wednesday.

November 5, 2014

 LaCorium Health recently refreshed the package graphics on its flagship product, Flexitol Heel Balm. 

November 5, 2014

Mineral Fusion announced the launch of a new, limited-edition holiday kit filled with Lip Tints. 

November 5, 2014

As many as 60% of shoppers wait until November before they start their holiday gift buying, with 31% hitting the stores around Nov. 1 and 29% waiting until Black Friday.

November 5, 2014

Both Walgreens and Amazon.com advanced in the 2014 Kantar Retail PowerRanking Survey released Tuesday. Walgreens climbed from the No. 10 spot to No. 9 and Amazon.com went from No. 8 to No. 5.

November 5, 2014

Walmart on Tuesday announced that Scott Price, EVP international strategy and business development, will take on additional responsibility as president and CEO, Walmart Asia.

November 5, 2014

Amazon this fall piloted the use of mobile app Flywheel and licensed cabs in San Francisco and Los Angeles, according to a report published in the Wall Street Journal Wednesday.

November 4, 2014

Across the front-end, CVS Health is in the midst of enhancing its digital capabilities. That , along with insight into the impact of its exit from the tobacco business, was the message Tuesday morning during the company's third-quarter conference call.

November 4, 2014

Forrester Research said Monday it expects U.S. online sales to reach $89 billion in November and December. That's up 13% — or about $10 billion — over a year ago.

November 4, 2014

About 1-in-3 holiday shoppers say they expect more than half of their purchases to be on sale or discounted, The Conference Board reported Tuesday.

November 4, 2014

Innovation, the makers of PharmAssist pharmacy automation solutions, on Monday announced two additions to its national sales team.

November 4, 2014

Moberg Pharma on Tuesday announced that it has entered into an agreement with Emerson Healthcare, a division of Emerson Group, who will provide logistical services and all order to cash functions for retailer and wholesaler customers in the United States, according to the company. 

November 4, 2014

NBTY on Tuesday announced the appointment of Andrew Archambault to the position of chief customer officer. Archambault has nearly 20 years of experience in the consumer packaged goods industry, most recently serving as VP and managing director for Bacardi USA. 

November 4, 2014

Tailwinds from specialty pharmacy and increased generic utilization lifted CVS Health up on Tuesday, as the company posted net revenues of $35 billion, representing an increase of 9.7% for the three months ended Sept. 30.

 

November 4, 2014

Boston Retail Partners on Monday released a survey that highlights the issue of social media and technology solutions to deliver the products consumers want in an uninterrupted shopping experience. 

November 4, 2014

U.S. retailers have emerged with an optimistic outlook for the upcoming holiday season, according to a recent BDO USA survey.

 

November 3, 2014

A potentially breathable, respiratory vaccine in development has been shown to provide long-term protection for nonhuman primates against the Ebola virus.

 

November 3, 2014

Church & Dwight on Monday reported that the overall multivitamin business has rebounded from unfavorable publicity late last year with a 1% trajectory in overall growth.

November 3, 2014

To kick off the holiday season, CVS/pharmacy on Monday announced the return of its "Free Gift Card" promotion, an offer designed to allow customers the opportunity to receive free gift cards by shopping for everyday essentials at store locations nationwide.