October 3, 2014

Walgreens had September sales of $6.5 billion, an increase of 9.4% as compared with the same month in fiscal 2014.

October 3, 2014

Two iconic health brands were brought together last week with the partnership between WebMD Health and Walgreens. The deal couples the online go-to source for healthcare information with one of the retail pharmacy leaders in advancing the scope of practice across the back bench. The deal also underscores the industry trend toward making healthcare coaching readily available at the pharmacy counter by combining WebMD's digital engagement tools with on-hand assistance from Walgreens' pharmacists and nurse practitioners.

 

October 2, 2014

Dollar General on Wednesday announced that it has extended its tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of Family Dollar Stores for $80.00 per share in cash.

 

October 2, 2014

Publix on Wednesday announced its board of directors declared a semi-annual cash dividend of 37 cents per share on its common stock.

October 2, 2014

Sam’s Club Pharmacies announced Thursday it will host free women’s health screenings to both members and non-members on Oct. 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

October 2, 2014

The Western Union Co. and Walgreens on Wednesday launched international and domestic money transfers through a new Western Union stage-and-pay kiosk model via the Walgreens Balance Financial platform.

October 1, 2014

"We're moving to a personal relationship with our customers, which in retail has never been seen before," said Tim Theriault, Walgreens SVP and chief information, innovation and improvement officer. 

 

October 1, 2014

Rite Aid is bringing back its nationwide Vote for Your Favorite Pharmacy Team Member Contest with a new video voting feature.

September 30, 2014

Camber Pharmaceuticals, a generic drugs supplier, presented Target with its "Outstanding Partnership" award for 2014. 

September 30, 2014

Just a little more than a month after Supervalu announced a data breach, the company has confirmed a second malware attack on its payment systems.

September 30, 2014

Walmart on Monday morning officially unveiled its Walmart Pickup Grocery pilot with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, according to local CBS affiliate KFSM-TV 5News.

 

September 29, 2014

Walmart on Monday named Kevin Systrom, co-founder of Instagram, as a new member of the company’s board, effective Sept. 26.

 

September 26, 2014

Not Your Mother’s hair care is hitting Fred Meyer shelves this fall, the company has announced.

September 25, 2014

Pfizer announced on Thursday that it has completed its acquisition of the pharmaceutical development company, InnoPharma, following receipt of U.S. regulatory approval from all government authorities required by the agreement and other closing conditions.

September 24, 2014

Procter & Gamble has announced that Werner Geissler, vice chairman and special adviser to the chairman and CEO, will retire from the company on Dec. 31, after more than 35 years service.

September 19, 2014

Albertsons and Safeway announced on Friday the new senior leadership team and division leaders.

September 19, 2014

Walmart on Thursday said it plans to hire 60,000 temporary workers for the holiday season, an increase of nearly 10% from last year.

September 18, 2014

Dollar General on Thursday stated that it remains committed to acquiring Family Dollar.

 

September 17, 2014

Family Dollar announced that its board of directors unanimously recommends that Family Dollar’s shareholders reject the unsolicited conditional tender offer made by Dollar General Corp. and not tender its shares. 

 

September 16, 2014

More than 75 locally-owned community pharmacies throughout Arkansas are enhancing patient care by participating in a unique nine-month medication adherence program.

September 15, 2014

The 16th annual Drug Store News Industry Issues Summit on Dec. 2 is shaping up to be a must-attend event. In addition to the newly named CVS Health and the Walgreens Boots Alliance, participating retailers will include Ahold, Cardinal Health, Costco, Family Dollar, Good Neighbor Pharmacy, Rite Aid, Sam’s Club, Shopko, Target, Thrifty White and Winn-Dixie.

September 15, 2014

Kroger on Monday announced it has made the Dow Jones Sustainability Index-North America for the second time.

September 15, 2014

Target has announced plans for its sixth TargetExpress store, opening in the South Park area of San Diego in July 2015.

September 15, 2014

The Walmart Foundation on Monday launched "Fight Hunger. Spark Change.," a nationwide campaign calling on the public to get involved in the fight against hunger.