March 2, 2017

Goldstar individual and business members will pay $60 per year, a $5 rise, while Executive members will pay $120 per year compared to $110, effective June 1.

March 2, 2017
The company’s net earning for Q4 totaled $544.5 million, up 4.5% from the $521.1 million it earned in Q4 2015 — partially due to an extra week in 2016's fourth quarter.
 
March 2, 2017

Memphis-based company is seeing continued improvement in its retail and specialty pharmacy divisions. 

March 2, 2017

Looking to 2017, Kroger anticipates identical supermarket sales, excluding fuel, to range from flat to 1% growth.

February 28, 2017

The retailer on Tuesday unveiled a $7B-plus, five-step strategic plan.

February 28, 2017

The sale to CVS Health, along with a 1.5% comparable store sales decrease, led fourth-quarter sales to decline 4.3% year over year to $20.7 billion.

February 23, 2017

Investment firm states a split of Unilever’s business and/or cost cutting may also be on the table. 

February 22, 2017

Comprehensive review to be completed in April, when it will communicate further, company states.

February 21, 2017

Walmart now boasts more than 35 million SKUs online and recently announced free two-day shipping with a minimum $35 order.

February 21, 2017

Food giant last week bid $143 billion for Unilever.

February 17, 2017

Unilever declined the initial offer, but it is likely Kraft Heinz will continue to pursue the transaction. 

February 16, 2017

The number of stores to be divested to Fred’s Pharmacy was reportedly a big sticking point, but has now been resolved.

February 15, 2017

Greenlight Capital’s David Einhorn reportedly initiates position with 1.5 million Fred’s Pharmacy shares and ups Rite Aid stake to nearly 20.5 million shares in the fourth quarter.

February 15, 2017

Roche, Novartis, Pfizer and Gilead were all named as potential suitors.

February 14, 2017

A new report from Accenture has found that millions of loyalty points are sitting dormant, and the majority of U.S. consumers (78%) are retracting their loyalty at profit-crushing rates. 

February 14, 2017

Aetna will pay Humana $1 billion as a result of the termination of the merger agreement. Additionally, Aetna has terminated its previously announced agreement to sell certain Medicare Advantage assets to Molina Healthcare.

February 6, 2017

Ahold Delhaize unveils plan to strengthen entire U.S. grocery division.

February 2, 2017

DSN examines what's trending now overall in oral care, as well as in-depth sales activity in the toothbrush and dental floss categories, highlighting new products hitting the beauty aisles.

February 2, 2017

U.S. comp-store sales enjoy 6% rise in four-week period ended Jan. 29.

February 2, 2017

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen takes a deep dive into one of the most strategically important categories in retail pharmacy.

February 2, 2017

Winter weather events, a slow cold and flu season and continued reimbursement pressure affected overall sales for Q4, fiscal year 2016 and January, however.

February 2, 2017

Generics have made a huge difference to the U.S. healthcare system’s bottom line in the past decade, a savings that takes 13 figures to tabulate.

February 2, 2017

The emergence of new products across the cough-cold and allergy categories is transforming the OTC aisle.

February 2, 2017

DSN associate editor David Salazar examines the state of the pharmacy industry, including generics, automation and technology, in this multi-page report.