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.

September 25, 2015

CARE Pharmacies' latest board member helped lead the pharmacy businesses of Shopko, Delhaize, AmerisourceBergen and Longs Drugs. 

September 24, 2015

Kroger installs 34-year veteran to operate stores in Western Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, Arkansas and Missouri.

September 24, 2015

Target’s leadership recently renewed its focus on improving operational fundamentals, particularly technology systems and platforms, supply chain and out-of-stocks and the guest experience.

September 18, 2015

McKesson on Friday bought the pharmaceutical distribution division of Ireland's UDG Healthcare in a cash transaction valued at $466.5 million. 

September 17, 2015

In Q2, Rite Aid completed its EnvisionRx acquisition and continued its move toward becoming a retail healthcare company, chairman and CEO John Standley said when announcing the company's quarterly earnings.

September 17, 2015

McKesson realized more than $11 million in annualized savings between improved employee performance and saved medical costs thanks to its health and wellness programs. 

September 16, 2015
Target’s new LA25 initiative will bring the company’s Beauty Concierge service to 25 Los Angeles-area stores, alongside other enhancements and new features.
September 16, 2015

Wal-Mart will provide grocery pickup services in the parking lots of five Neighborhood Market stores in northwest Arkansas by the week of Sept. 21. 

September 15, 2015

Kroger is offering free home-delivery of prescriptions across its 104 Michigan pharmacies, according to a report in the Lansing State Journal published Tuesday. 

September 11, 2015

Kroger will target 12 years of consecutive same-store sales growth when it reports third-quarter results in three months. 

September 10, 2015

Kroger’s CEO said that the appointments were part of a new organizational structure that emphasizes depth of leadership at the company.

September 9, 2015

Since it began in 2007, Folds of Honor has raised more than $70 million and awarded nearly 8,000 scholarships to the family members of fallen or disabled veterans.

September 3, 2015

Prescription counts decreased a little and pharmacy same-store sales were up in August, according to numbers reported by Rite Aid Thursday. 

September 2, 2015

Target reportedly wants to become a place where consumers can go and everybody knows your name.

September 1, 2015
Dollar Tree swung to a loss in its second quarter on higher integration costs related to its acquisition of a formal rival. But its revenue skyrocketed as a result of the merger.
September 1, 2015

Jessica C. Adelman was most recently SVP corporate affairs for agriculture company Syngenta North America and has 20 years the food industry as a public affairs executive. 

August 31, 2015

The discounter said it will open a smaller-sized store in Forest Hills, Queens, in July 2016. 

August 20, 2015

The news of the acquisition comes a day after Sprout received FDA approval for its Addyi — dubbed “female Viagra” by many in the lead-up to its approval.

August 19, 2015

Two focal points expected to increase engagement and relevancy amongTarget guests. 

August 18, 2015

"This attractive strategic acquisition provides CVS with an incremental dispensing channel in long-term care and assisted living," reported Mark Miller, analyst for William Blair.

August 18, 2015

As part of an effort to support $1.2 million in capital investments, Kroger splits its Southwest division into two divisions.