July 19, 2012

In light of Thursday’s news that Walgreens will re-enter Express Scripts' broadest network on Sept. 15, CVS Caremark stated that it now is better able to clarify what it believes will be the overall estimate of the impact from the impasse for the remainder of 2012.

July 19, 2012

Tops Friendly Markets has entered an agreement with C&S Wholesale Grocers affiliate GU Markets to acquire 21 supermarkets located in upstate New York and Vermont.

July 18, 2012

For nearly 30 years, Kmart has been helping to improve the health of babies in partnership with the March of Dimes and, in 2012, the retailer raised $8 million to benefit the organization, bringing Kmart’s total contribution throughout the partnership to $106 million.

July 18, 2012

Classrooms by Walmart is the name of a new social media initiative the retailer launched Tuesday to simplify back-to-school shopping for millions of moms who view the season as an opportunity for a fresh start.

July 17, 2012

In an effort to curb vehicle air pollution, Manhattan-based retailer Duane Reade, which is owned by Walgreens, has teamed up with Mission Electric to create a public outreach campaign to determine which of its stores should be served solely by electric trucks.

July 16, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition last week named six new companies to its membership roster — voting members OmniActive Health Technologies, POM Wonderful, Procter & Gamble and Sensient Pharmaceutical Coating Systems; and associate members Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and the Natural Marketing Institute.

July 13, 2012

Grocer A&P is now offering Skinny Water, a player in the zero-calorie enhanced water category, in 275 stores throughout the mid-Atlantic under the A&P retail banner of stores.

July 12, 2012

A company that makes a line of dietary supplements is offering informal demonstrations on health at several Hy-Vee stores.

July 9, 2012

Campbell's is expanding its business in the healthy beverage and packaged fresh foods businesses with the acquisition of Bolthouse Farms.

July 5, 2012

Rite Aid's same-store sales decreased in June, compared with June 2011, due largely to a decrease in pharmacy comps, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

July 5, 2012

Walgreens has entered into an agreement to acquire a regional drug store chain for approximately $438 million.

July 3, 2012

CVS Caremark has been selected by the National Business Group on Health as a platinum winner for its 2012 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles awards.

June 28, 2012

Mylan is challenging the patent protection on a Pfizer drug for treating depression, following an announcement of a similar challenge by Watson made earlier this week.

June 28, 2012

Procter & Gamble has donated a $75,000 grant to USA Gymnastics to support youth sports development, which has the potential to benefit up to 1 million kids.

June 27, 2012

Publix, Hy-Vee, H-E-B, Sam's Club, Winn-Dixie, ShopRite and Giant Eagle were among the highest-rated companies for customer service, according to new research from the Temkin Group.

June 25, 2012

Wal-Mart Stores said in an emailed statement that the co-heads of its technology unit, @WalmartLabs, are leaving the company.

June 6, 2012

Royal Ahold's U.S. subsidiary saw net sales jump 2.8% to $7.8 billion during first quarter 2012, the company said Wednesday.

June 6, 2012

Save Mart Supermarkets announced the hiring of Brett Wing as VP of FoodMaxx operations.

June 6, 2012

A store-level workforce reduction is planned for Albertsons' Southern California division.

May 31, 2012

CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, a private foundation created by CVS Caremark, announced the 2012 grant application process now is open to eligible nonprofit organizations seeking funding.

May 31, 2012

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has transferred its stock listing from NASDAQ to the New York Stock Exchange, the drug maker said Wednesday.

May 18, 2012

Sears Holdings reported profits of $189 million during first quarter 2012, compared with a $165 million loss in first quarter 2011, the company said.

May 17, 2012

CVS Caremark, through its All Kids Can program, announced on Thursday a partnership with Cedars-Sinai to expand the medical center's Coach for Kids and Their Families program to provide health services to more vulnerable children in South Los Angeles who otherwise would not have access to health services, including immunizations and dental screenings.

May 17, 2012

First-quarter profits at Walmart exceeded analysts’ estimates as same-store sales increased 2.6% and the company said its strategy of low prices on a broad merchandise assortment is resonating again with shoppers.