October 14, 2013

Ed Horton, owner of Tanglewood Pharmacy and Medical Supplies in Stephenville, Texas, has been named the 2013 NCPA Willard B. Simmons Independent Pharmacist of the Year, an award sponsored by Upsher-Smith Laboratories.

October 11, 2013

Helen of Troy — a marketer of brand name personal care products whose personal care portfolio includes Vidal Sassoon, Bed Head and Pert — posted double-digit gains in second quarter revenues as net income remained essentially flat during the period.

September 9, 2013

Albertson’s LLC announced that it intends to acquire Lubbock, Texas-based United Supermarkets, which operates 50 retail stores under the United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos banners.

May 30, 2013

The Food Marketing Institute Health and Wellness @Retail held in conjunction with the Global Market Development Center HBW Conference kicked off this week with a mission of bringing together retail pharmacy, nutrition, marketing and merchandising professionals with manufacturers and service providers to share insights on how stores can provide a one-stop shopping experience for today’s shoppers.

May 6, 2013

H-E-B on Friday announced statewide winners of the 12th annual H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards during a banquet at Austin’s Hilton Hotel.

October 25, 2012

The Network of Executive Women, Consumer Products and Retail, has elected seven new members to its board at the Network's annual members meeting during the recent NEW Leadership Summit in Dallas.

August 27, 2012

Sales and marketing services company Crossmark makes sure that “products are in the right place at the right price in the right assortment in the right display location and the products are locally and seasonally relevant.” That is what Joe Crafton, Crossmark’s president, told the Dallas Morning News, which recently profiled the company.

July 3, 2012

Kroger has opened a Signature store in the Fort Worth, Texas, market.

April 12, 2012

Sam's Club is expanding its presence in western Texas with the opening of a newly relocated store.

January 30, 2012

H. E. Butt Grocery has made a $100 million commitment to expand into the Austin market, according to an American-Statesman report published Saturday.

January 3, 2012

H-E-B is bringing its "Mi Tiendo" Latin format to the Austin market, according to a report published last week by American-Statesman.

December 1, 2011

Crossmark, a sales and marketing services company in the consumer goods industry, is acquiring New Concepts in Marketing, a move that will add to Crossmark’s events and shopper marketing capabilities and create the largest in-store marketing services company in North America.
 


August 22, 2011

H-E-B has acquired three Texas-based Albertsons LLC stores.

July 18, 2011

Walmart announced that it is breaking ground on a new supercenter in Maryland in September.

June 14, 2011

New findings released Tuesday as part of the Trojan U.S. Sex Census revealed the average adult has sex 120 times a year (2.3 times per week), with more people in the Northeast reporting having sex more than any other U.S. region, averaging 130 times per year (2.5 times per week).

April 25, 2011

DEERFIELD, Ill. — As the nation braces for higher gas prices this summer, Walgreens is exploring alternatives that may have longer-term potential and could serve as a differentiator among green consumers. As of April, Walgreens had announced three markets in which it had opened electric charging stations in its store parking lots. 


Unlike gas stations where consumers can simply pump and go, charging stations can take anywhere from 10 minutes to a half hour, which creates more time to capture more purchases. 


March 31, 2011

Specialty pharmacy group Assured Pharmacy said that same-store sales for January totaled $1.42 million, a 28.5% increase over the year-ago period.

February 10, 2011

A former executive for Carson Products has been named to Dr Pepper Snapple Group's board of directors.

February 7, 2011

Super Bowl viewers got a surprise while watching the Big Game on Sunday: A commercial featuring an exclusive song about retailer H-E-B, performed by country star Jack Ingram.

December 22, 2010

Same-store sales for specialty pharmacy group Assured Pharmacy rose 31.2% in November, compared with the year-ago period.

December 14, 2010

Two members of the Dr Pepper Snapple Group executive leadership team have been promoted to the level of EVP, the company announced.

December 13, 2010

RediClinic has announced that it will open 20 new clinics inside H-E-B grocery stores across Texas, which will nearly double the number of RediClinics currently operating within H-E-B.

December 1, 2010

A soft drink is wrapping up the year-long celebration of its flavorful history.

October 21, 2010

September same-store sales at Assured Pharmacy increased by 13.5% compared with last year, the specialty...