August 15, 2014

The Coca-Cola Co. plans to acquire a 16.7% interest in Monster Beverage Corp. in a partnership arrangement involving brands, global distribution and $2.15 billion in cash.

August 14, 2014

Alex Gourlay, EVP Walgreens Boots Alliance and president of Walgreens, announced a proposed operational organization structure in a letter to Walgreens employees.

 

August 14, 2014

Walmart met low second-quarter sales and profit expectations it set for itself, but significantly lowered its full year outlook due to a tepid third-quarter sales forecast and increased e-commerce and healthcare costs.

August 13, 2014

CVS/pharmacy has unveiled a cause marketing campaign to support Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Great Futures Campaign, a new initiative to raise awareness about the critical role of out-of-school time and empower the next generation of youth on their path to a great future.

August 13, 2014

The first MinuteClinic locations in the Sacramento metropolitan area opened their doors on Wednesday inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in Sacramento and Elk Grove. A third clinic is slated to open in Fair Oaks in October.

August 13, 2014

Target Canada has announced several initiatives aimed at improving its business performance and to better deliver the Target brand experience to Canadian guests.

August 12, 2014

Supervalu is hosting the company’s first-ever national sales expo, a three-day trade event, in St. Paul, Minn.

August 11, 2014

CVS/pharmacy celebrated on Monday its entrance into the Seattle market with the grand opening of a new location in the city of Renton, marking the first CVS/pharmacy in the state of Washington.

August 11, 2014

A settlement in a Schnuck Markets security breach class-action lawsuit has been reached and a notification program is underway, as approved by the Circuit Court of the City of St. Louis, State of Missouri.

August 8, 2014

Walmart is reportedly making a more aggressive push into medical care by not only planning to open additional clinics but it is also marketing itself as a primary care provider.

August 7, 2014

Costco reported on Thursday a boost in net sales and same-store sales during the month of July.

August 7, 2014

Delhaize Group announced on Thursday that U.S. same-store sales for the second quarter increased 3.3%.

August 7, 2014

CVS Caremark has announced that the first MinuteClinic in Nebraska are opening this week inside select CVS/pharmacy stores.

August 7, 2014

Beiersdorf released results for the first half of the year and recorded a lift in sales of Nivea and Eucerin brands in the Consumer Business Segment.

August 6, 2014

Amazon.com on Wednesday expanded same-day delivery with new “Get It Today” capabilities.

August 6, 2014

Angel Soft, a brand from Georgia-Pacific, announced the introduction of Angel Soft Facial Tissue Soft Packs, which are both crush and water resistant, according to the company.

August 6, 2014

The summer has brought with it a flurry of new store openings, from both established players and emerging online-offline stars. Check out the five below … and don’t miss the bonus at the end!

August 6, 2014

Dollar General is considering outbidding Dollar Tree for Family Dollar Stores, Bloomberg reported Wednesday.

August 6, 2014

Target has signed on to an amicus brief in support of marriage equality, the retailer revealed this week on its company blog.

August 5, 2014

 CVS Caremark’s portfolio of enterprise assets is enabling the company to provide innovative solutions and products that are delivering results.

August 5, 2014

Former Revco executive Boake Sells has been named chairman of the board for HealthSpot.

August 5, 2014

GNC Holdings on Tuesday named Michael Archbold CEO and appointed him to the board, effective immediately.

August 5, 2014

Target announced on Tuesday that its second-quarter financial results are expected to include gross expenses of $148 million, partially offset by a $38 million insurance receivable, related to the December 2013 data breach.

August 4, 2014

Procter & Gamble will trim its brand portfolio to focus on 70 to 80 of its largest and best performing brands.