February 2, 2015

Target is opening 15 stores this year, including additional TargetExpress and CityTarget smaller format locations as it looks to further reach guests in urban centers.

January 20, 2015

Oreo, a brand from Modelez International, will debut Red Velvet Oreos in February, according to a report from Bloomberg Businessweek. 

 

January 12, 2015

Crossmark announced the opening of a new office in Deerfield, Ill., to make it easier for manufacturer clients to collaborate with Walgreens. 

 

December 3, 2014

Walgreens announced the launch of its private-label wearables device on YouTube.

 

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

 H. D. Smith was recently announced as a finalist of the 2014 Illinois Family Business of the Year Awards in the Large Family Business of the Year and the Community Service categories.

September 22, 2014

Through a partnership with a Florida veterinary company, ShotVet, Walgreens is offering preventive care services for pets at select stores in Massachusetts, according to the Boston Herald.

August 21, 2014

Sears Holdings announced on Thursday a wider net loss and decrease in revenues for second quarter 2014.

July 7, 2014

Sears Holdings has hired Kristin Coleman as SVP, general counsel and corporate secretary.

July 3, 2014

With the generosity from thousands of Jewel-Osco shoppers, the company recently presented the Muscular Dystrophy Association with a check for $110,000 in funds donated by Jewel-Osco shoppers for use toward the organization’s Summer Camp program.

June 25, 2014

Walgreens on Wednesday morning celebrated the opening of a new two-story, flagship drugstore in the north tower of Chicago’s iconic Wrigley Building.

June 23, 2014

Jewel-Osco is celebrating this week the grand opening of five new stores and 14 remodels across Chicagoland.

May 9, 2014

The Illinois chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council on May 15 will recognize Walgreens for its net-zero energy store in Evanston, Ill., with the Green Innovation Award, according to a report in the Daily Northwestern published Thursday.

May 9, 2014

Walgreens may be moving its headquarters, Crain's Chicago Business reported Thursday. However, Walgreens spokesman Michael Polzin signaled the report was speculative.

May 5, 2014

Walgreens posted April sales of $6.49 billion, an increase of 8.8% from $5.96 billion for the same month in fiscal 2013.

April 23, 2014

Jewel-Osco has named company veteran Doug Cygan VP marketing and merchandising.

April 14, 2014

Jewel-Osco has announced that Scott Hays has been named VP operations for the Chicagoland grocery store.

April 10, 2014

QuadMed, a provider of onsite, near site and shared site employer-sponsored health-and-wellness solutions, has appointed Sue Buettner as president, succeeding Tim Dickman, who is leaving the company.

March 13, 2014

Beauty retailer Ulta Beauty posted double-digit sales gains for the fourth-quarter and a 9.5% boost in net income.

March 7, 2014

New Albertson’s has acquired five Dominick’s locations and appointed Shane Sampson, currently president of the company’s Boston-based Shaw’s Division, as president of the Jewel-Osco division based in Chicago.

February 27, 2014

Sears Holdings announced on Thursday that it narrowed its fourth-quarter loss and, during 2013, made process on its transformation.

January 30, 2014

Walgreens announced that it is expanding its relationship with technology company Inovalon to implement its patient assessment tool and technology platform to support improvements in care, quality and risk score accuracy programs across more than 400 Healthcare Clinics at select Walgreens locations.

January 15, 2014

Jewel-Osco president William Emmons is retiring less than a year after taking the helm at the grocery chain, which is now part of New Albertsons, according to a Chicago Tribune report.