February 3, 2011

Hallmark is expanding its Recordable Storybook collection by adding two classic titles to the line.

January 12, 2011

Supermarket wine kiosks are being reintroduced into the Pennsylvania market in the coming week after being taken offline in the days before Christmas, according to a report published Monday in the Beaver County Times, a newspaper based in Beaver County and northwest of Pittsburgh.

January 10, 2011

Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., plans to introduce new legislation soon to make medicine cups and other dosage devices commonly used to give medicine to children safer, the Congress leader recently announced. However, the need for such a bill may be moot as the over-the-counter industry already is actively initiating guidelines to standardize dosing directions and units of measuring that dose.

January 10, 2011

Third-quarter sales growth was hard to come by at 99 Cents Only as the extreme value retailer's heavy concentration of stores in Southern California were negatively affected by unseasonably strong rains that hit the region prior to Christmas.

January 5, 2011

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Congress handed community pharmacies a Christmas present in December, voting to exempt them from burdensome accounting requirements imposed by the Federal Trade Commission.

January 5, 2011

Rather than take off Christmas, the editors of Drug Store News took a look ahead at the 10 big stories that will make the news in retail pharmacy this year.

December 29, 2010

Ideavillage donated 150,000 Criss Angel magic trick gifts — valued at more than $1 million — to the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and the Make A Wish Foundation.

December 27, 2010

The IRS issued new guidance Dec. 23 that enables consumers to continue to use flexible spending and health reimbursement account debit cards to purchase prescribed OTC products.

December 21, 2010

Boosted by a very weak comparison period, ShopperTrak’s National Retail Sales Estimate reported that total GAFO retail sales for the last Saturday before Christmas (Dec. 18), or "Super Saturday," increased a sharp 15.1%, compared with last year.

December 16, 2010

What Rite Aid might wish for Christmas is accelerated results borne from its Wellness+ loyalty card program, because even as the chain lowered its guidance for fiscal 2011 sales, it’s that differentiated loyalty program that executives believe is going to buttress sales next year and beyond.

December 9, 2010

American Greetings is decking card aisles with its LCD-enhanced cards, preloaded with Christmas images or ready to be customized with favorite photos.

December 7, 2010

BROOKLYN, Ohio — Getting the most from the card category depends not only on the right merchandise, but also on the right merchandising. Outposting and signage can have a big impact on the department.

December 3, 2010

Customers looking to make the holiday season merry and bright can look no further than American Greetings.

December 1, 2010

Warm holiday sentiments can be found in the greeting card aisle this season with a new collection of cards written and inspired by Taylor Swift for American Greetings.

November 17, 2010

Consumers wanting to keep their homes smelling of fresh-cut trees during the holidays can look...

November 16, 2010

With the holiday season fast approaching, Walgreens is aggressively positioning itself as a holiday shopping...

November 7, 2010

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announced on Monday that it will partner with CVS/pharmacy and Warner...

November 3, 2010

Trick-or-treaters had barely gotten their costumes off by the time Walgreens began rolling out its...

October 3, 2010

Shoppers are trimming their holiday-related purchases this season, according to new research by SymphonyIRI....

September 26, 2010

Seasonal candy is a big part of the confectionery category, accounting for one-quarter of the...

August 3, 2010

An international premium beer brand will be developing a holiday glassware gift pack....

January 10, 2010

Seasonal candy always has provided a bump in confectionery sales for retailers, and sales of...

November 30, 2009

Walgreens’ merchandising team has long displayed a knack for jumping quickly on new product trends...

October 29, 2009

Uninsured Floridians may find a new kind of stocking stuffer in their Christmas stockings this...