August 5, 2013

As drug store chains like Walgreens, Duane Reade, Rite Aid and Bartell Drugs — not to mention a few independents as well — go upscale, one of the noticeable changes they make is to the beauty department. But a key element, beauty futurist Jeanine Recckio told DSN, is "retailtainment." In other words, beauty should be fun, and as more pharmacy retailers understand that, the line that divides their beauty departments from those of specialty and department stores will become increasingly thin.

June 27, 2013

Desloge, Mo.-based Parkland Health Mart Pharmacy was honored with the 2013 Pharmacy of the Year Award by McKesson Corporation in Las Vegas, Thursday, at the Venetian Casino and Resort, as part of the wholesaler’s annual McKesson ideaShare conference.

December 15, 2012

In an exclusive video store tour, Rite Aid COO Ken Martindale walks Drug Store News editor Rob Eder and the DSN.TV cameras through its newest Wellness store, which features several important new elements and a vastly updated look throughout the store.

March 25, 2015

John Learish, SVP marketing for Rite Aid, explains Rite Aid's participation in what is a first for the U.S. retail industry: A coalition loyalty card program called Plenti that represents a partnership among several national iconic retail brands

 

March 18, 2015

Joe Grieshaber has been named president of Kroger's Columbus Division.

March 18, 2015

Target has enhanced the return policy covering all of its owned and exclusive brands and rolled out a one-year return guarantee for guests using Target’s baby, college or wedding gift registry.
 

March 11, 2015

McKesson Canada has named an SVP, retail banner management services in charge of overseeing McKesson Canada's growing pharmacy banner business.

March 10, 2015

Cox Target Media on Tuesday named a new sales director to further develop its growing portfolio of over-the-counter brand partnerships. 

March 10, 2015

Rite Aid on Tuesday celebrated its first net-new store since 2010.

 

March 5, 2015

AmerisourceBergen stockholders have elected 10 directors to serve for a one-year term.

March 5, 2015

Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen declared 2014 an outstanding year and it is easy to see why after the nation’s leading supermarket operator again surpassed performance expectations.

March 5, 2015

Rite Aid sees increase in year-to-date comps as total sales increase 3.7%.

March 5, 2015

Rite Aid associates and customers are invited to participate in the 2015 Miracle Balloon campaign to benefit children's hospitals.

March 4, 2015

Walgreens recently reinvented its “SaturDate” program into a larger, more impactful program and rebranded it “Beauty Must-Haves.”

March 4, 2015

February was a BUSY month in Rite Aid’s mission to become a retail health destination.

March 3, 2015

Target chairman and CEO Brian Cornell unveiled a wide-ranging growth strategy.

February 25, 2015

AmerisourceBergen on Tuesday closed the deal for MWI Veterinary Supply. 

February 25, 2015

Target’s better-than-expected 3.8% fourth-quarter same-store sales increase softened the sting of a massive $5.1 billion charge the company said it would take related to its retreat from Canada.

 

February 25, 2015

Pharmacists will play a key role in educating consumers on Rite Aid's new exclusive skin care line.

February 25, 2015

As Target says goodbye to a "year of transition," executives are eager to rise up and sharpen their focus on five priorities.

February 23, 2015

Target further enhances its free fulfillment options by slashing its free shipping minimum in half.

February 23, 2015

Valeant Pharmaceuticals bolsters GI franchise in a $14.5 billion deal to acquire Salix Pharmaceuticals. 

February 20, 2015

Target is bolstering its exclusive beauty offerings by launching a new Orly nail polish collection this spring.

February 19, 2015

Rite Aid turns to its customer base for health-and-wellness product ideas.