May 17, 2013

With a little more than three months to go before the start of the first NACDS Total Store Expo show, which replaces its Marketplace, Pharmacy and Technology, and Supply Chain conferences, DSNTV caught up with the NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson to talk about the biggest challenges facing the industry as the association celebrates its 80th anniversary.

September 29, 2015

Walmart began offering the grocery pick up service several years ago with a test in San Jose, Calif., then expanded to Denver, Phoenix, Huntsville, Ala., and the retailer’s hometown of Bentonville, Ark. 

September 25, 2015

The bankrupt Haggen supermarket chain has listed 111 locations for sale, many in California, as the company looks to refocus its operations on 37 stores in the Pacific Northwest.

September 24, 2015

The donations — $2,500 each from Sam’s Club, matched by $2,500 from the USCCF — opens doors for students across the country ages 11 to 18  to go through the process of starting and launching a real business.

September 21, 2015

Shine simplifies the process of period and fertility tracking with a fresh, intuitive design and experience made specifically for the millennial woman.

September 18, 2015

According to Reuters, Petco Holdings is considering a possible acquisition from chief rival PetSmart.

September 17, 2015

Perry Drug founder Jack Robinson was also a past chairman of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores. 

September 17, 2015

NACDS’ new-hire will provide effective leadership on issues such as quality metrics and innovative value-based payment models, Steve Anderson, association president and CEO, said. 

September 15, 2015

The company is testing on-demand delivery in Minneapolis, with plans to expand to other the service in the future. 

September 14, 2015

Food Lion is showcasing its redesign of its private label products by offering a special discount to customers who buy its store brands.

September 10, 2015

In addition to Ahold USA, Nick Bertram has served in operations roles for Jewel-Osco, Supervalu and Walmart. 

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 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.
August 24, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drugs Stores celebrated Albertsons/Safeway and Kinney Drugs for the companies’ political advocacy and grassroots activities at NACDS Total Store Expo, Friday evening at the NACDS Political Involvement reception.

August 24, 2015

Pharmaprix, Shoppers Drug Mart’s Quebec arm, announced a new ambassador for its Aimez Vous program and a partnership with Osteoporosis Canada. 

August 20, 2015

In the Aug. 24 issue, DSN also highlighted some of the companies attracting — and retaining — New General Market consumers, including Ansell, Beiersdorf, Dentek, Fleet, hello products, Kao Brands, Mentholatum, Paris Presents and Wahl.

August 18, 2015

Soutus has more than 25 years of public affairs and communications experience and was most recently SVP public affairs and communications for Coca-Cola in North America. 

August 18, 2015

The Fairway Pharmacy team has joined Price Chopper, including owner Jerry Prusack, who will continue as the pharmacist at the acquired location.

August 17, 2015

Former Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson and Flowers Foods Chairman George Deese received the 2015 Hall of Achievement award from the Grocery Manufacturers Association during its  annual Leadership Forum. 

August 14, 2015

Smokers of 25 or more cigarettes per day reported 23 pounds of smoking cessation-attributable weight gain, researchers found. 

August 12, 2015

BioPlus is now one of over 70 founding and corporate members of NASP.

August 6, 2015

At customer panels at Cardinal Health’s Retail Business Conference, nine different independent pharmacy owners detailed some of the tactics they are using to keep their customers, attract new shoppers and make their businesses more than just a neighborhood pharmacy.

August 5, 2015

The Hershey Company on Tuesday introduced the newest addition to its Brookside Dark Chocolate portfolio, the Brookside Fruit & Nut Bars.

August 5, 2015

Wegmans to open a mall-based store on two floors and lease space on a third floor to complementary tenants.