April 16, 2012

Walmart announced that Google's VP local and maps Marissa Mayer will be up for election to the board at the company's annual shareholders' meeting on June 1. If elected, Mayer would become the 16th member of the board.

April 9, 2012

GNC has introduced a new, free mobile application for Android and iPhone devices.

April 4, 2012

CVS/pharmacy officially announced on Wednesday the April schedule of Project Health (Proyecto Salud in Spanish), a wellness program delivering more than $21 million worth of free health screenings to multicultural communities throughout 2012.

April 4, 2012

Rob Price, CVS/pharmacy’s SVP and chief marketing officer, has been named to the Aspen Institute's 2012 Class of Henry Crown fellows.

March 28, 2012

The population of the world is fast approaching 7 billion, according to U.S. Census data, and among those people lie vast differences in terms of culture, especially diet and attitudes toward health and wellness and healthcare professionals.

March 27, 2012

Recently during one of our Elevation Forum meetings, we asked the question: which competitors do you worry about the most? Many of the leaders in the room listed either the largest or the fastest growing competitors they compete against. But one honest executive shared a provocative reflection. He said we are not as worried about who’s outside, but more focused on the enemy in the mirror.

March 26, 2012

Ingles Markets announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend for both its Class A and Class B common stock.

March 23, 2012

Two critically acclaimed films are making their Blu-ray debut on June 5.

March 23, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores launched its 2012 Annual Meeting mobile application and the NACDS mobile website has been fully updated with information about this meeting and all 2012 NACDS events.

March 23, 2012

The National Retail Federation has appointed a new VP communications.

March 22, 2012

A small product is looking to change the laundry detergent category in a big way.

March 21, 2012

CVS/pharmacy is shuttering all of its Beauty360 locations and ceasing operation of the Beauty360 e-commerce business to focus on the growth of its core CVS/pharmacy beauty business, the retailer confirmed on Wednesday.

March 21, 2012

The National Retail Federation has named Ellen Davis SVP and executive director of the NRF Foundation, the education and research arm of NRF.

March 20, 2012

M-Edge has unveiled its latest collection of tablet, smartphone and e-reader accessories in time for spring.

March 20, 2012

While intentions aren't always equal to results, if the National Retail Federation's predictions are correct, consumers will be shelling out quite a bit of cash this Easter.

March 16, 2012

During the 2011 holiday season, the top retail applications and websites combined — including Amazon, Best Buy, eBay, Target and Walmart — reached nearly 60% of smartphone owners, according to Nielsen.

March 15, 2012

Trix yogurt has become healthier, according to published reports.

March 15, 2012

The board of directors of Target has declared a quarterly dividend of 30 cents per common share.

March 13, 2012

Consumers are willing to pay more for a product that comes from a country with a favorable image, according to a new study.

March 13, 2012

A survey released Monday by PriceGrabber said that 77% of consumers who own a tablet computer use either a tablet or a smartphone to shop.

March 9, 2012

Anchored by more than 7,300 stores, 650 clinics and the nation's second-biggest PBM, CVS Caremark is unlike any other company. President and CEO Larry Merlo tells DSN why that matters to payers.

March 9, 2012

The U.S. surgeon general this week released a report on tobacco use among the nation's youth.

March 9, 2012

Walgreens is bringing its pharmacy to the palms of customers' hands by introducing new mobile features that aim to improve the management of prescription needs and medication adherence.

March 8, 2012

Kroger announced that its board of directors have declared a quarterly dividend of 11.5 cents per share.