March 4, 2015

Walgreens recently reinvented its “SaturDate” program into a larger, more impactful program and rebranded it “Beauty Must-Haves.”

March 4, 2015

Introduced in spring 2014, Discover Beauty Within is an exclusive publication to Walgreens, published through a joint venture between Walgreens and Lebhar-Friedman Inc. The first-of-its-kind beauty and wellness magazine focuses specifically on the mass market beauty customer.

March 4, 2015

When GVP/GMM, beauty and personal care Shannon Curtin arrived at Walgreen Co. about five years ago, the beauty department was already regarded as one of the best and most efficient in the mass business. But it was missing one element Curtin and her teamwork diligently to nurture — love.

March 4, 2015

Jaws dropped six years ago when Duane Reade unwrapped its first LOOK Boutique. The concept exemplified what many drug store merchants had only dreamed about — a selection brimming with prestige brands presented in an environment on par with specialty stores.

March 4, 2015

Barb Larson has seen myriad changes in her role as division merchandise manager at Walgreens. But what she’s most proud of today is how Walgreens has become more connected to shoppers than ever.

March 4, 2015

As part of its quest to be the most loved and shopped beauty destination, Walgreens offers an array of its “owned brands.” These chain exclusives fill in gaps in assortments or offer tremendous value, according to Kina Guyton, Walgreens director of beauty owned brands.

March 3, 2015

Target further expands its beauty portfolio with new line of hair care products for adults and little ones.

March 3, 2015

Publix continues to be a blockbuster in its industry, as the grocery chain posted a 7.4% increase in profits in the fourth quarter.

 

March 3, 2015

Target chairman and CEO Brian Cornell unveiled a wide-ranging growth strategy.

March 3, 2015

Target is trying to increase its appeal with Hispanic shoppers by launching a new marketing campaign focused on customs that are unique in many Latino communities.

 

March 2, 2015

Calla will focus on the creation of specialty pharmacy programs that connect manufacturers with its retail independent pharmacies. 

 

March 2, 2015

Following its fallout with American Express, Costco reaches agreements with Citi and Visa.

February 27, 2015

J&J formed Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness Solutions to facilitate the development and implementation of programs that focus on wellness and prevention. 

February 26, 2015

Safeway and Albertsons announced several executive moves, including the appointment of a new chief administrative officer.

 

February 26, 2015

Sears Holdings reported a 2% drop in same-store sales at Kmart, but executives expressed optimism as the Q4 results "improved materially from last year."

February 25, 2015

Target’s better-than-expected 3.8% fourth-quarter same-store sales increase softened the sting of a massive $5.1 billion charge the company said it would take related to its retreat from Canada.

 

February 25, 2015

As Target says goodbye to a "year of transition," executives are eager to rise up and sharpen their focus on five priorities.

February 23, 2015

Target further enhances its free fulfillment options by slashing its free shipping minimum in half.

February 20, 2015

Target is bolstering its exclusive beauty offerings by launching a new Orly nail polish collection this spring.

February 19, 2015

Walgreens on Thursday announced that Ibrance (palbociclib) is immediately available through Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy.

February 19, 2015

Walmart will invest $1 billion in employee base in an effort to improve the customer experience. 

February 18, 2015

The discounter has carefully considered local customer demographics when stocking shelves, according to the Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune.

February 17, 2015

U.S. Treasury secretary Lawrence Summers will deliver the keynote address during the 2015 NACDS Annual Meeting.

February 17, 2015

Walmart VP talks to Nashville healthcare leaders about the company's extensive health offerings, from pharmacy, to OTC, optial and clinics.