November 12, 2014

Health care, wellness and beauty represent significant opportunity for Walgreens going forward.

November 7, 2014

It's one month into the cough-cold season and illness rates are up 3%, noted Matthew Mannelly, Prestige Brands president and CEO.

November 7, 2014

Perrigo may one day expand into the branded side of the U.S. OTC business, Joseph Papa, Perrigo president, chairman and CEO, told analysts Thursday morning.

November 6, 2014

Amazon.com on Thursday posted a YouTube video announcing the launch of Amazon Echo, a plug-in device designed to provide information, music, news and weather.

November 6, 2014

ThriveOn recently launched the online and mobile tool Lantern, which is designed to alleviate anxiety at home, at work and in everyday life.

November 4, 2014

Across the front-end, CVS Health is in the midst of enhancing its digital capabilities. That , along with insight into the impact of its exit from the tobacco business, was the message Tuesday morning during the company's third-quarter conference call.

November 3, 2014

Church & Dwight on Monday reported that the overall multivitamin business has rebounded from unfavorable publicity late last year with a 1% trajectory in overall growth.

October 31, 2014

Rite Aid's 5.5% lift in same-store sales for the four weeks ended Oct. 25 exceeded analyst consensus of 4%, Credit Suisse research analyst Ed Kelly reported in a note Thursday. 

 

October 30, 2014

Kroger is focused on expanding its omnichannel capabilities, the grocer shared Wednesday during an investor presentation. 

October 29, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday marked the 20th anniversary of the Dietary Supplement Health and Edcuation Act of 1994 with a consumer video to explain the importance of DSHEA and to recognize the impact it has had on the industry.

October 28, 2014

The Retail Orphan Initiative on Tuesday hosted a webinar detailing a major charitable campaign to fight Ebola in Liberia.

October 27, 2014

Rx Response moved to alert status in response to the concern about Ebola in the United States.

October 23, 2014

John Spina, Walgreens corporate VP expense optimization, and Don Huonker, Walgreens chief operational risk officer, will retire from the company effective Oct. 31.

 

October 22, 2014

Sam's Club on Wednesday announced a number of first-of-its-kind services.

October 21, 2014

Drug Store News has learned that Bryan Pugh, Walgreens VP U.S. merchandising, program development and execution, has left the company as of last week.

 

October 17, 2014

Walgreens on Thursday released a series of YouTube videos explaining facets of the chain's operations and how each of those areas support diverse communities. 

October 15, 2014

That awesome little dude pictured is my bulldog Petey. As I write this column, my wife is bringing him home after five nights in the animal hospital — for that I am happier than the limits of my word count could ever fully allow me to convey.

October 15, 2014

Organizational capacity.” That’s Dollar General’s shorthand for the discipline and rigorous financial modeling that the company applies to its rapid store expansion and remodeling program. 

October 15, 2014

If any U.S. retail company understands the importance of selling not just its product, but also the experience of consuming that product in its stores, that company is Starbucks. The Seattle-based king of coffee excels at hiring friendly, motivated and upbeat sales people to help create the relaxed, refuge-from-the-world atmosphere that sets Starbucks apart and keeps customers coming back.

October 15, 2014

"We no longer ship hummingbird feeders to Florida.”

That’s one example of how Dollar General has smartened up its store replenishment and supply-chain processes in recent years, said John Flanigan, EVP global supply chain.

October 15, 2014

Camber Consumer Care, which focuses on both consumer care and prescription-to-OTC switch products, recently introduced new executives to its staff.

October 15, 2014

Most of the products and brands sold in a Dollar General store can be found in any number of competing drug, supermarket, club and mass merchandise stores. So what draws millions of loyal customers back to its more than 11,500 locations every day?

October 15, 2014

In September, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded nearly $4 million to fund youth literacy and education programs at more than 800 schools, nonprofits and literacy organizations across the United States, supporting the company’s mission of “Serving Others.”

October 15, 2014

What retail chain has more stores than any other U.S. company, with plans to open an astonishing 700 new locations this year alone, while approaching $20 billion in revenue and maintaining sales and profit momentum? It’s Dollar General, the storied Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based small-box discount giant celebrating its 75th year in business in 2014.