October 3, 2011

In honor of American Pharmacists Month, CVS Caremark is recognizing the role pharmacists and pharmacy technicians play in the U.S. healthcare system.

October 3, 2011

Family Dollar is on a mission to increase traffic to its stores — of which it intends to build twice as many in fiscal 2012 as it did in fiscal 2011 — and grow its market basket. That has meant a growing emphasis on what it considers its consumables business, a substantial portion of which is constituted by health and beauty aids.

September 29, 2011

To curb avoidable hospital readmissions among seniors, CVS Caremark has teamed up with a provider of transitional care services to help these patients better manage and understand their medication regimens.

September 29, 2011

CVS/pharmacy said that it is continuing to promote its "MoneyTrashers" campaign by adding new digital resources to CVS.com and the CVS/pharmacy Facebook page.

September 28, 2011

Retailers shouldn't be fearful of Halloween, as more consumers are expected to celebrate the holiday this year, the National Retail Federation said.

September 27, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores is in search of a new head of its global e-commerce and global sourcing businesses, now that Eduardo Castro-Wright announced his retirement effective July 1, 2012.

September 27, 2011

Longtime CVS/pharmacy executive Mike Bloom has resigned from the company and will serve as president and COO of Family Dollar Stores.

September 26, 2011

Retailers should expect small gains in 2011 holiday sales, according to a Deloitte forecast issued Monday.

September 26, 2011

The board of directors of Ingles Markets declared a quarterly cash dividend per share on all of its class A common stock and class B common stock.

September 26, 2011

Anchor Bay Entertainment will release the latest “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!” DVD on Jan. 3, 2012.

September 23, 2011

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has halted its wine kiosk program at grocery stores, according to published reports.

September 23, 2011

Amid economic uncertainty and low consumer confidence levels, retail CFOs are expecting a 3% increase in total 2011 sales, according to a recent survey by BDO USA.

September 22, 2011

At this year’s Clinton Global Initiative, Procter & Gamble unveiled three new initiatives that will benefit families around the world.

September 22, 2011

Toys“R”Us announced this week its top toy list for the holiday season.

September 22, 2011

Walgreens is celebrating Halloween with a new Facebook contest.

September 21, 2011

Boulder Canyon Natural Foods has unveiled its new line of vegetable snacks.

September 21, 2011

Chobani announced that its charitable arm is pledging $1 million to support famine relief efforts in Somalia.

September 21, 2011

In the wake of several surveys projecting how shoppers will spend this holiday season, the latest study from ShopperTrak expects national retail sales to increase 3% during November and December, while foot traffic will drop 2.2%.

September 20, 2011

Electronic cigarette company Blu Cigs said that its "smart pack" has broken sales records with 15,000 units sold and a one-week waiting list for orders already in effect.

September 20, 2011

Kmart has announced its list of the top toys for the 2011 holiday season.

September 19, 2011

CVS Caremark announced it has raised $1 million for Children's Hospital Boston to help children with disabilities.

September 19, 2011

Friendship Dairy has introduced a new line of single-serve cottage cheese.

September 19, 2011

U.K.-based weight-loss program Nutracheck has introduced its Calorie Counter application for the iPhone, designed to scan bar codes of more than 10,000 products in the U.K. food database.

September 16, 2011

A report released Thursday by Bloomberg said that U.S. consumer confidence held last week at the second-lowest level of 2011 as the highest number of households in three years said it was a bad time to spend.