August 20, 2015

As we closed this issue of Drug Store News, with our massive special report on the New General Market consumer, major news broke that once again underscored how much the world has changed, and how the best brands change with it.

August 19, 2015

In addition to stadium activation, Hy-Vee will receive exclusivity in the grocery store, supermarket, mass retail, floral and pharmacy categories.

August 19, 2015

Two focal points expected to increase engagement and relevancy amongTarget guests. 

August 19, 2015

Target is meeting its goals and achieving steady growth, according to the Q2 results the company reported Tuesday. 

August 18, 2015

Through investments in technology and associates, Walmart believes it is implementing a winning retail strategy that will sustain growth for years to come. 

August 18, 2015

Soutus has more than 25 years of public affairs and communications experience and was most recently SVP public affairs and communications for Coca-Cola in North America. 

August 17, 2015

Through the acquisition, Haggen expanded from 18 stores with 16 pharmacies in the Pacific Northwest to 164 stores and 106 pharmacies across Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona.

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 14, 2015

Retailers still have time to capitalize on what is turning out to be a late back-to-school shopping, according to a just-released study.

August 14, 2015

Jose Barra was one of three merchandising deputies reporting directly to Kathee Tesija, former Target EVP chief merchandising and supply chain officer, who departed in June.

August 14, 2015

Curbside, a Bay Area-based startup, announced that is has expanded its curbside pickup service to New York and New Jersey with the rollout of 10 new Target locations. 

August 14, 2015

New Target board members will contribute expertise in reinvention of food offering, in particular, CEO says. 

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.

August 12, 2015

Twenty-nine Denver-area Target stores feature patio furniture showrooms where shoppers can browse in-store but only purchase online. 

August 10, 2015

The retailer presented its inaugural A Day of Beauty event at the Music City Center, Davidson Ballroom, in downtown Nashville, on Aug. 8.

August 6, 2015

Costco has reported $8.64 billion in net sales for the month of July — an increase of about 1% over the same period last year. 

August 6, 2015

GMDC has played an integral role in front-end merchandising for almost five decades. 

August 6, 2015

Kmart began offering flu shots at participating Kmart Pharmacy locations for store members and customers this week.

August 6, 2015

See photos from Drug Store News’ event celebrating the launch of its May issue. 

August 5, 2015

The approval of the acquisition— valued at $17 billion when it was announced in February — is based on Pfizer divesting certain products from its portfolio. 

August 5, 2015

Target has made its first major foray into beacon technology as the retailer continues to look for ways to enhance the in-store shopping experience with digital tools.

August 4, 2015

An ongoing shopper behavior study conducted by The Integer Group and M/A/R/C Research shows that retailers will continue to see the number of back-to-school shoppers in their stores drop.

August 4, 2015

Target is planning six store openings for later this fall after it unifies its CityTarget and TargetExpress stores under the Target banner.