September 23, 2014

Telehealth provider Teladoc has secured a $50 million round of equity funding led by Palo Alto, Calif.-based Jafco Ventures, a technology venture capital firm.

September 15, 2014

Two U.S. hospitals are preparing to launch trials with diabetics and chronic disease patients using Apple's HealthKit, according to a Reuters report published Monday morning. 

August 22, 2014

What if you could replicate the physical in-store experience on the Web? The concept sounds incredibly powerful.

August 20, 2014

As health care in the United States continues to move toward a patient-centric system, new opportunities are opening up for technology providers.

May 14, 2014

Start-up beauty brand Julep Beauty has launched this month its first fully customizable monthly beauty box subscription, enabling beauty mavens to choose from among two million possible combinations of full-size beauty products and limited-batch nail polishes.

April 30, 2014

IRI has announced the appointment of Randy Stone as executive, analytics practice leader.

March 6, 2014

The NPD Group on Thursday signed a market information services agreement with Nielsen for school and office supplies retail market data and analytic services.

February 26, 2014

Dollar Tree on Wednesday posted sales of $2.2 billion for the fourth quarter ended Feb. 1, down slightly by 0.9%.

February 19, 2014

Walgreens and the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care have announced that all of the more than 50 primary care worksite health centers managed by Take Care Employer Solutions Group, a division of Walgreens that provides workplace health solutions, have received medical home accreditation.

January 9, 2014

Retail and consumer products industry veterans Rich Juliano, Vince Burke and Jim Gillis have founded Burke • Gillis • Juliano Group, a global consultancy focused on the supermarket, mass retail, convenience, drug and specialty retail trade channels.

December 12, 2013

A company that helps people shop for groceries is expanding into another city after a successful run in two others, according to published reports.

September 23, 2013

How can retailers and their supplier-partners overcome the most common obstacles that impede true collaboration, real growth and a mutually beneficial business relationship? By taking a step back and focusing on the most important common ground retailers and suppliers share — the shopper.

August 19, 2013

Gigwalk, an on-demand mobile workforce, has announced the launch of its Android app in North America and the United Kingdom, making Gigwalk the first mobile-centric marketplace for temporary work to have both an iPhone and Android app.

August 11, 2013

Some of the top minds in retail gathered in Las Vegas Friday to attend an exclusive one-day summit, co-hosted by the Mack Elevation Forum and the Drug Store News Group, that not only served as a special kickoff to NACDS Total Store Expo, but also provided a platform to discuss how to “create the future.”

July 31, 2013

Harris Teeter on Tuesday announced that it has reached an agreement with Tresata to provide the company with next-generation predictive analytics software, which will improve the way Harris Teeter serves its customers through improved functionality of its mobile application (htmobile), e-VIC program and the newly launched Facebook application by enhancing the user experience.

July 18, 2013

The aging population, financial stress and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has forced the entire medical delivery system into a game of musical chairs. The music has started, and each component of the healthcare delivery system is aggressively looking to have a chair.

July 1, 2013

Drug store chain Rite Aid has picked Payment Alliance International to provide ATM services at about 1,500 of its stores, the ATM network said.

June 26, 2013

Drug supply company ScripsAmerica has entered a marketing and distribution deal for a line of OTC pain relievers and fever reducers.

June 14, 2013

McKesson on Thursday announced seven new clients for its Clear Coverage decision support solution in fiscal year 2013, with an additional seven completing the implementation process.

February 5, 2013

CVS/pharmacy is touting its stores as a "one-stop shop" for Valentine's Day shopping.

February 4, 2013

Prescription vial manufacturer Rexam has a deal with Rx Timer Cap to adapt the cap to its vials, Rexam said.

January 22, 2013

A customer of Giant Food of Landover, Md., received $7,800 in Giant gift cards after winning an online sweepstakes, the Ahold banner said.

January 4, 2013

Family Dollar stores reported a 12.7% increase in net sales and a 6.6% increase in comps in first quarter 2013, the company said.

December 20, 2012

Walgreens and the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care announced on Thursday that half of the primary care worksite health centers managed by Walgreens Employer Solutions Group have received Medical Home accreditation, with plans to have all of the company’s employer-based primary care centers accredited in the first half of 2013.