January 18, 2012

In an effort to tap into the minds of some of the industry's top executives, Drug Store News recently sat down and talked with some of these leaders in a multipart executive viewpoint video series.

August 25, 2015

The Coca-Cola company’s efforts to replenish the water used in its beverages and their production by 2020 are expected to be met the by the end of this year, the company reported Tuesday.

August 21, 2015

Wal-Mart Stores is rearranging how responsibilities are handled by its merchandising executives. 

August 21, 2015

Wal-Mart Stores CEO Doug McMillon announced Friday on Instagram that Walmart and the Walmart Foundation would be donating $25 million over five years to worldwide disaster relief and recovery efforts.

August 19, 2015

Organic, cold-pressured juice company Suja Life announced its minority investment and distribution partnership with the Coca-Cola Company on Wednesday.

August 14, 2015
Pfizer on Friday announced that it would be selling four of its Canadian pharmaceutical products to alleviate concerns from Canada’s Competition Bureau and pave the way for its acquisition of Hospira. 
August 14, 2015

Coca-Cola announced Friday that it had appointed James Quincey president and COO, where he will oversee the company’s worldwide marketing unit and report to CEO and Chairman Muhtar Kent.

August 13, 2015

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Wednesday joined Walmart company executives and community leaders at the company’s new 1.2 million-sq. ft. building in Plainfield, Ind.

July 31, 2015

Walmart.com is kicking off hundreds of special buys timed to a historical spike in traffic when customers start the bulk of their back-to-school shopping.

July 29, 2015

Patients were unable to follow approprate treatment protocols for an OTC Lipitor, so Pfizer decided to discountinue its switch application. 

July 27, 2015

Jack L. Sinclair was appointed chief merchandising officer of 99 Cents Only Stores LLC, effective today. His duties include merchandising and marketing functons for the company.

July 21, 2015

Procter & Gamble is joining The Kroger Co. as a retail partner for this year’s Cincinnati Music Festival, the nation’s second-largest annual R&B music festival, on July 24 and 25.

July 15, 2015

Johnson & Johnson and Walgreens create mutual value for their respective 7 Minute Workout and Walgreens Balance Rewards program. 

July 13, 2015

Wal-Mart is now taking the fight for customers directly to Amazon in a big way with a new pricing and shipping promotion that directly challenges the upcoming July 15 Amazon “Prime Day” event.

July 6, 2015

Starting on July 7, customers will be able to place online grocery orders for select product, including fresh food, for pickup in six stores in the Ottawa area.

July 2, 2015

Procter & Gamble’s community-building program, My Black is Beautiful, will celebrate its community of 2 million strong by shining a light on what makes Black women “All Together Beautiful” at the 2015 Essence Festival.

June 25, 2015

An ongoing senior leadership transformation at 99 Cents Only stores has put a former Kmart executive in the role of interim CEO, and now the company has named a former Walmart executive as interim CFO for the second time.

June 19, 2015
Walmart is moving its greeters back to the front of the store three years after the retailer moved them to the back.
 
June 16, 2015

Generation Y prefers to shop at Walmart over Target, Costco, Kroger, Whole Foods, and Trader Joe’s, according to Ad Age.

June 15, 2015

Walmart, Costco and Rite Aid are three retailers driving significant traction in vitamin, mineral and supplement sales, TABS Group reported in May, helping to take share away from such online retailers as Amazon, which captures 36% of all online vitamin traffic, even as sales overall were up 3% to $11.8 billion.

June 5, 2015

“This transition demonstrates Walmart’s commitment to long-term succession planning and keeping high caliber, capable leaders at the head of our company,” said outgoing chairman Rob Walton.

June 3, 2015

Reuters has reported that Walmart is taking steps to improve working conditions in its stores. 

June 1, 2015

Inter Parfums has announced that its majority owned Paris-based subsidiary, Interparfums SA, has closed on its previously announced acquisition of Rochas brand from Procter & Gamble.

May 26, 2015

Former Walmart EVP and chief merchandising officer Duncan Mac Naughton has joined the board of directors of Crossmark, a sales, marketing and merchandising services company focused on the retail and consumer goods industries.