September 11, 2014

Kroger Thursday morning reported total sales of $25.3 billion, representing an increase of 11.6%.

 

September 9, 2014

AmerisourceBergen on Tuesday launched it’s first-ever comprehensive advertising campaign.

September 5, 2014

Kroger announced that its family of stores is hiring to fill an estimated 20,000 permanent positions in its supermarket divisions.

September 4, 2014

Rite Aid on Thursday reported a 3.2% lift in sales for the 26 weeks ended Aug. 30, ringing in $12.9 billion. 

 

September 3, 2014

Target has announced plans to open two new TargetExpress stores in San Francisco’s Financial District and Berkeley, Calif.

September 1, 2014

In the wake of a disappointing second quarter, Fred's Super Dollar last week announced a series of initiatives, including the shuttering of 60 non-pharmacy stores and a stepped up focus on pharmacy.

August 25, 2014

DSN presents a preview of some of the hottest pharmacy and technology products that will appear on the show floor at NACDS Total Store Expo.

August 24, 2014

Chain pharmacy is roiling the nation’s troubled healthcare system with “disruptive innovation” and bringing new, more accessible retail health-and-wellness solutions to consumers.

August 20, 2014

Nearly 5,000 attended McKesson ideaShare 2014, held July 20 to 24 in Orlando, Fla., including more than 1,000 community pharmacies, more than 600 exhibitors and more than 300 first-time attendees.

August 20, 2014

Target’s U.S. sales held up reasonably well in second-quarter 2014, but weak results in Canada and expense pressures prompted the company to reduce its full-year profit expectations a week after Brian Cornell became president and CEO.

August 18, 2014

Kroger and Vitacost.com on Monday announced the successful completion of Kroger's tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of common stock of Vitacost.com for $8 per share in cash.  

 

August 14, 2014

Rite Aid and Heritage Provider Network recently announced a new agreement to bring the Rite Aid Health Alliance program to HPN's chronic and polychronic patients in Southern California. The agreement marked Rite Aid’s fifth such partnership — and largest to date — under its Health Alliance initiative, which pairs local physicians with Rite Aid pharmacists and a new position in Rite Aid stores — the in-store “health coach” — to help patients meet specific health-related goals identified by their doctors.

August 13, 2014

Target Canada has announced several initiatives aimed at improving its business performance and to better deliver the Target brand experience to Canadian guests.

August 11, 2014

CVS/pharmacy celebrated on Monday its entrance into the Seattle market with the grand opening of a new location in the city of Renton, marking the first CVS/pharmacy in the state of Washington.

August 8, 2014

Kroger on Friday announced 366 winners of the Kroger Scholars award for the 2014-15 school year.

 

August 6, 2014

Angel Soft, a brand from Georgia-Pacific, announced the introduction of Angel Soft Facial Tissue Soft Packs, which are both crush and water resistant, according to the company.

August 6, 2014

Kroger was recognized recently for the company's commitment to employee health and wellness by both the National Business Group on Health and the American Heart Association, the grocer announced Wednesday.

August 5, 2014

Former Revco executive Boake Sells has been named chairman of the board for HealthSpot.

August 5, 2014

Target announced on Tuesday that its second-quarter financial results are expected to include gross expenses of $148 million, partially offset by a $38 million insurance receivable, related to the December 2013 data breach.

July 31, 2014

Rite Aid on Thursday posted July sales of $2 billion for the four weeks ended July 26, representing growth of 4.1%.

 

July 30, 2014

Rite Aid on Wednesday announced it has added several electronics to help parents and their children get charged up for the new school year.

 

July 28, 2014

Dollar Tree on Monday morning acquired Family Dollar Stores in a cash and stock transaction worth about $8.5 billion. 

 

July 25, 2014

Target Corp. has pulled back the curtain on its new small-format store, TargetExpress, in the “Dinkeytown” section of Minneapolis.

July 24, 2014

Rite Aid has appointed former Roundy’s executive Darren Karst as EVP and CFO, effective Aug. 20.