May 23, 2011

Rite Aid has appointed David Kelly as group VP construction, the retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

May 23, 2011

GNC on Monday announced an exclusive licensing agreement with Shadow Beverages and Snacks, the producer and distributor of Ironclad Energy + Hydration and No Fear Energy drinks.

May 23, 2011

Rite Aid has raised more than $50 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals since becoming a sponsor in 1994, the retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

May 23, 2011

Kmart parent company Sears Holdings has named William Phelan as acting CFO, replacing Michael Collins, currently SVP and CFO, who resigned last week to pursue another opportunity, the company reported in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

May 23, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a Pfizer drug for treating pancreatic tumors.

May 20, 2011

Walmart and Target are the top go-to shopping destinations for college students, according to a new study.

May 19, 2011

Kmart parent company Sears Holdings reported a first-quarter net loss of $170 million, or $1.58 per diluted share, in line with the company's expectations for a net loss in the range of $145 million to $195 million, or between $1.35 and $1.81 per diluted share.

May 18, 2011

CVS/pharmacy is helping its shoppers save money on gas this summer with a new program that enables customers to earn free gas by purchasing select items at its stores nationwide.

May 17, 2011

Procter & Gamble is taking its packaging for three of its laundry products to the past.

May 17, 2011

Kraft said its namesake and Polly-O brands are offering families summer fun through a partnership with Six Flags.

May 17, 2011

Supermarket chain Publix has confirmed the termination of the lease arrangements with The Little Clinic within select store locations in Florida and Georgia.

May 17, 2011

Walmart reported first-quarter earnings that were above the company's guidance, reflecting stability and strength in global operations, according to company president and CEO Mike Duke.

May 16, 2011

CVS Caremark announced on Monday that it will be launching a pilot of a real-time, integrated electronic prior authorization capability, available to its PBM clients, to help speed access to prescription medications.

May 16, 2011

Eastman Kodak Co.'s board of directors has named a new VP.

May 13, 2011

Life doesn’t give you too many of those Magic 8 Ball moments, at least not the kind you can find at the pharmacy counter. Just ask the 8 Ball if medicine compliance is important for retail pharmacy, and the answer undoubtedly will come back, “It is decidedly so.”

May 13, 2011

As reported, CVS Caremark's annual meeting of stockholders was of special importance as it marked the beginning of a new chapter for both CVS Caremark and its former chairman and CEO Tom Ryan, who officially retired from the company after more than 30 years of service.

May 13, 2011

Walgreens is 10 stores into transforming the popular Happy Harry’s Delaware pharmacy brand into Walgreens stores both inside and out, the News Journal, a Delaware daily, reported earlier this week.

May 12, 2011

CVS Caremark has announced that it was selected as 1-of-20 finalists for the 2011 URAC Awards for Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection.

May 12, 2011

Supervalu banner Save-A-Lot has appointed a new leader, replacing company veteran Bill Shaner, who lead the division since 2006.

May 12, 2011

Procter & Gamble's CoverGirl brand has selected actress Sofia Vergara to be its newest spokesmodel.

May 11, 2011

Credit Suisse on Wednesday initiated coverage of General Nutrition Centers, the specialty retailer of supplement and nutritional products and partner with Rite Aid in a store-within-a-store program across more than 1,000 drug store locations.

May 11, 2011

CVS Caremark’s annual meeting of stockholders held Wednesday morning was an emotional and momentous occasion for the company as it marked the official retirement of Tom Ryan, former chairman and CEO, and the beginning of a new chapter as Larry Merlo takes the reigns as CEO.

May 10, 2011

CVS Caremark announced on Tuesday the release of its 2010 corporate social responsibility report, which provides an overview of the company's commitments to environmental stewardship, improving patient health outcomes and positively impacting people's lives through its social investments.

May 10, 2011

The parent company of Kmart is considering taking its headquarters out of Illinois, according to published reports.