April 29, 2015

Walmart Stores unveiled plans to countermand slowed growth in China with 115 new stores in the country by 2017 and creating some 30,000 jobs.

April 23, 2015

Global responsibility and sustainability continue to be priorities for Walmart Stores. The company filed its proxy statement ahead of its June 5 annual shareholders meeting, and also issued its annual report, and the 2015 Global Responsibility Report and Global Compliance Program Report.

April 22, 2015

“Our health-and-wellness experts are leading the way for the future of health care in our stores and beyond.”

For any retail pharmacy provider, that would be a bold, perhaps even overly confident, assertion. But coming as it does from Walmart, it’s something that both the U.S. healthcare system and Walmart’s competitors are taking seriously.

April 14, 2015

IBM creates new business unit to manage a HIPAA-enabled cloud offering that will help augment big data analysis of chronic disease states. 

April 13, 2015

Walmart’s share price will be under pressure in the coming years as a holding company created decades ago by the Walton family to control their ownership of the company prepares to unload as much as 6% of Walmart’s outstanding shares.

April 6, 2015

Walmart is looking to increase its support of community hunger programs with a new Fight Hunger. Spark Change. Campaign this spring.

April 2, 2015

Walmart plans to improve the customer experience, invest in its grocery business, and put pressure on suppliers to drive down prices.

April 1, 2015

Arkansas native and Walmart president and CEO Doug McMillon has taken a firm stance against a “religious freedom” measure passed by the Arkansas House on Tuesday.

March 11, 2015

Shoppers interested in purchasing products from women-owned companies will find it easier to do so at Walmart with the introduction of a new logo and related promotional efforts.

March 6, 2015

Walmart VP of U.S. Manufacturing is scheduled to provide an update on the retailer’s domestic sourcing commitment.

February 17, 2015

Walmart VP talks to Nashville healthcare leaders about the company's extensive health offerings, from pharmacy, to OTC, optial and clinics.

 

February 12, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart is now testing the sale of fresh foods, according to published reports.

 

February 11, 2015

Procter & Gamble has appointed Francis Blake, former chairman of the board and CEO of Home Depot, to its board of directors, effective immediately.

February 11, 2015

Walmart Canada announced plans to expand its footprint with 29 supercenter projects for the company’s fiscal year.

 

February 9, 2015

Onco360 on Monday announced that it has been selected by Pfizer as a limited-distribution pharmacy network participant for Ibrance (palbociclib), Pfizer’s recently approved product for certain breast cancers.

February 4, 2015

Mondelez International has named Valerie Oswalt president, U.S. sales, effective April 1.

January 26, 2015

NJOY announced the appointment of Paul Sturman as its new CEO and president. 

 

January 22, 2015

Family Dollar Stores on Thursday announced that, based on a preliminary count of the votes cast at the company’s special meeting of stockholders held today, Family Dollar stockholders voted to approve the proposed merger with Dollar Tree.

 

December 11, 2014

Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies has named Jorge Mesquita as worldwide chairman, effective Dec. 15, overseeing such brands as Aveeno, Johnson’s, Listerine, Neutrogena and Tylenol.

December 4, 2014

Diplomat Pharmacy announced Wednesday that it has been selected to Pfizer's limited-distribution panel for Xalkori, Bosulif, Inlyta and Sutent.

December 1, 2014

Procter & Gamble, which is in the midst of restructuring its portfolio, is reportedly exploring the sale of its Wella hair care business, according to a Reuters report.

December 1, 2014

Walmart on Friday reported a robust Thanksgiving Day as part of its ongoing 2014 holiday sales season. 

November 25, 2014

Walmart is being transformed again following the departure of EVP and chief merchandising officer Duncan Mac Naughton.

November 24, 2014

Walmart Stores on Monday announced that its board of directors has appointed Tom Horton — former chairman and CEO of American Airlines — as a new member of the company’s board, effective Nov. 21.