December 4, 2014

Linda Filler has been named president retail products and chief merchandising officer effective Jan. 1.

 

December 3, 2014

A new study shows just how diluted Black Friday has become to holiday shoppers: Twenty-eight percent of shoppers shopped in stores on Nov. 22 and Nov. 23 and 34% of shoppers chose to shop in stores the weekend after Black Friday (Nov. 29 to Nov. 30), while 25% shopped on Black Friday, according to Kantar Retail.

December 3, 2014

Walgreens posted November sales of $6.4 billion, an increase of 4.9%.

 

December 2, 2014

Walmart on Tuesday announced that Cyber Monday 2014 was the biggest online day in its history for orders.

 

December 2, 2014

Camila Alves, wife of actor Matthew McConaughey, is teaming up with Target throughout 2015 to reach shoppers with tips and ideas about everything from beauty must-haves to baby advice, according to Target.

December 1, 2014

Consumer Reports last week projected less shopper traffic over the five days between Thanksgiving Day and Cyber Monday.

December 1, 2014

November front-end drug store sales are expected to be comparable to last year while prescriptions dispensed will be up in the low single-digit range, reported Ed Kelly, Credit Suisse research analyst.

 

December 1, 2014

Drug Store News will be tweeting key messages from retail pharmacy industry heavyweights.

December 1, 2014

More shoppers are swiping their way to Thanksgiving holiday savings with mobile devices than ever before.

 

December 1, 2014

Black Friday isn't what it used to be. 

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

ShopperTrak on Saturday reported that sales at brick-and-mortar retailers were relatively flat as compared to last year, down 0.5% over Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday from the $12.4 billion tracked in 2013.

 

December 1, 2014

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

November 26, 2014

Same-day delivery by way of drones may no longer be the way such online retailers as Amazon overcome the convenience and immediate gratification of an in-store shopping experience, according to a report published Tuesday in The Wall Street Journal.

November 25, 2014

CVS/pharmacy is looking to help customers save big this Black Friday with great deals and rewards on holiday gifts and essentials and, new this year, is an Online Gift Guide.

November 25, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar reported total sales for the third quarter ended Nov. 1 of $476.2 million.

November 25, 2014

Target, Walmart and Walgreens represent three retail pharmacy operations to crack the top 10 in Lithium Technologies' Klout 50: Retail Edition, which ranks the top 50 retailers with the most social influence.

November 25, 2014

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

November 24, 2014

More consumers are planning to shop on Black Friday than Thanksgiving, however when compared to last year, shopping intent has slightly decreased, according to a recently released survey from CivicScience.

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.

November 21, 2014

Rite Aid, Meijer, Sears and Walgreens rank as some of the best retailers for Black Friday deals.

 

November 21, 2014

John Foley, Walgreens corporate operations VP for Eastern operations, will retire from the company effective Nov. 28, after a 29-year career with the company, Drug Store News has learned.

November 20, 2014

Eighty-one percent of respondents plan to spend more or the same amount on the holidays compared with a month or two ago.

 

November 19, 2014

Dollar General Wednesday afternoon affirmed its commitment to the acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.