January 29, 2014

Ken Martindale, president and COO of Rite Aid, discussed the challenges involved and the careful process behind the reinvention of a brand, and shared the story of Rite Aid’s own reinvention as a company — and the decisions and strategies its leaders put in place to drive that transformation — at a special one-day summit co-hosted by The Drug Store News Group and the Mack Elevation Forum in August.

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 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. 

August 17, 2015

Target's new trio of executives representing the company to Wall Street will present second-quarter results to analysts on Wednesday. 

August 14, 2015

Jose Barra was one of three merchandising deputies reporting directly to Kathee Tesija, former Target EVP chief merchandising and supply chain officer, who departed in June.

August 14, 2015

Curbside, a Bay Area-based startup, announced that is has expanded its curbside pickup service to New York and New Jersey with the rollout of 10 new Target locations. 

August 13, 2015

Kroger loyalty card holders who sign up as new Liberty Mutual customers will get up to 5% off home and renters insurance and up to a 10% discount on auto insurance.

August 12, 2015

Testing on an edible on-dose authentication technology developed by TruTag Technologies is showing promising results for its use in combatting counterfeit drugs. 

August 12, 2015

Twenty-nine Denver-area Target stores feature patio furniture showrooms where shoppers can browse in-store but only purchase online. 

August 11, 2015

Dave Schulte has more than 17 years of experience as an investor and investment banker, partnering with entrepreneurs to grow innovative health care and technology businesses.

August 11, 2015

Rite Aid enables consumers at the checkout to use a number of mobile payment options, including Apple Pay and Google’s forthcoming Android Pay.

August 6, 2015

The AmerisourceBergen Foundation, together with Good Neihbor Pharmacy, is creating a go-to health resource for homeless patients and families in downtown Philadelphia. 

August 5, 2015

Target has made its first major foray into beacon technology as the retailer continues to look for ways to enhance the in-store shopping experience with digital tools.

August 4, 2015

Target is planning six store openings for later this fall after it unifies its CityTarget and TargetExpress stores under the Target banner.