June 16, 2015

Take a break with DSN’s Daily Diversion and watch Clay Shelburn cover Stevie Ray Vaughn in Walmart on a toy guitar.

June 16, 2015

Generation Y prefers to shop at Walmart over Target, Costco, Kroger, Whole Foods, and Trader Joe’s, according to Ad Age.

June 16, 2015

Published reports are noting that beauty brand Coty has reportedly bolstered its portfolio by winning an auction process for three parts of Procter & Gamble’s beauty business for a value that could reach $12 billion.

June 15, 2015

Walmart, Costco and Rite Aid are three retailers driving significant traction in vitamin, mineral and supplement sales, TABS Group reported in May, helping to take share away from such online retailers as Amazon, which captures 36% of all online vitamin traffic, even as sales overall were up 3% to $11.8 billion.

June 15, 2015

While online sales of allergy products may still be relatively low, thousands of consumers are making these purchases online — and many millions more are using the Web to learn about products and decide which brands to purchase.

June 15, 2015

Mohit Bhalla joins Mondelez International as vice president, corporate development.

June 15, 2015

Target chairman and CEO Brian Cornell commented on the chain’s new partnership with CVS Health in a Q&A on Target’s blog, A Bullseye View.

June 15, 2015

Target plans to sell its pharmacy business to CVS Health for $1.9 billion and rebrand its nearly 1,700 prescription departments as CVS/pharmacy in a blockbuster deal that stunned the healthcare world.

June 12, 2015

Kmart has revamped its marketing team as part of an effort to revive the brand and evolve the company’s overall marketing, according to an Ad Age report.

June 12, 2015

Walmart continues its building boom in Northwest Arkansas, opening a Neighborhood Market store just a few miles from the chain’s headquarters in Bentonville. 

June 11, 2015

Publix may be mulling a smaller store format, according to a report in The Gainesville Sun.

June 10, 2015

Longtime Dollar General executive Jeff Owen will come back to lead store operations, the company announced Wednesday. 

June 8, 2015

Food Lion has launched a new website designed to make shopping, saving and planning for dinner easy for shoppers.

June 5, 2015

“This transition demonstrates Walmart’s commitment to long-term succession planning and keeping high caliber, capable leaders at the head of our company,” said outgoing chairman Rob Walton.

June 5, 2015

Kroger has promoted two executives with more than 30 years at Harris Teeter between them. 

June 4, 2015

Amazon has come out looking good in Reputation Institute’s annual survey of America’s 50 most reputable companies in the retail industry.

June 4, 2015

Costco posted a lift in both total sales and U.S. comps for the month of May.

June 3, 2015

Reuters has reported that Walmart is taking steps to improve working conditions in its stores. 

June 3, 2015

Is Costco the largest organic grocer? It just may be, according to a report by The Seattle Times.

June 1, 2015

Sycamore Partners is set to operate 330 former Family Dollar locations as Dollar Express. 

June 1, 2015

Inter Parfums has announced that its majority owned Paris-based subsidiary, Interparfums SA, has closed on its previously announced acquisition of Rochas brand from Procter & Gamble.

May 28, 2015

Costco experienced a slight lift in sales during the third quarter as total comparable sales slipped 1%.

May 28, 2015

Recent acquisitions drove top-line growth at Fred's Super Dollar over the first quarter, the CEO reported Thursday. 

May 28, 2015

Katz Group has announced the appointment of former Shoppers Drug Mart executive Jürgen Schreiber as CEO of Rexall Health, a newly-established banner under which all of Katz Group’s health-related companies will operate. Schreiber will join the company in August.