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.

October 15, 2014

During the month of September, Wegmans cashiers asked customers to make a small donation to the United Way in its Buffalo Division, which includes Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Jamestown and Erie, Pa. 

October 14, 2014

Kroger on Tuesday named Alex Tosolini to serve in the newly created role of SVP new business development, effective Nov. 3.

October 10, 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? It¹s Dollar General, the storied Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based small-box discount giant celebrating its 75th year in business. Download this exclusive report.

October 9, 2014

USA Drug founder Stephen LaFrance Sr. on Thursday was posthumously nominated into the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame.

October 6, 2014

French natural beauty retailer L'Occitane has opened doors to its latest U.S. store in Atlanta, marking the retailer’s largest flagship in the United States and one of its first new “Provence Home” concept stores.

October 2, 2014

Shopko on Wednesday instituted a strategic reorganization to "create a flatter, leaner organization."

October 2, 2014

First Lady of Wisconsin Tonette Walker on Wednesday recognized Walgreens store managers from around Wisconsin whose stores participate in an on-the-job training program for people with disabilities, a state partnership with Walgreens that puts individuals on a path to employment and independence. 

October 1, 2014

Hy-Vee is looking to improve operations and reduce shrink, and to that end, will be deploying Agilence’s Retail 20/20 exception reporting tool.  

October 1, 2014

Mars Petcare has opened a state-of-the-art, Gold-LEED certified $110 million global innovation center in Thompson's Station, Tennessee. The new campus is the third Mars Petcare innovation center and first in the United States.

September 24, 2014

Kroger on Wednesday announced its membership in the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Million Dollar Club, marking the retailer’s fifth consecutive year of qualifying for membership.

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.

September 19, 2014

Five MinuteClinic locations are opening inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in the Memphis metropolitan area, the company has announced.

September 18, 2014

John Standley, Rite Aid chairman and CEO, on Thursday morning announced a sixth Rite Aid Health Alliance partnership with Physician Direct ACO in Detroit. 

 

September 17, 2014

Giant Eagle is planning to hire as many as 1,000 new associates to keep pace with its growing grocery business, the Pittsburgh Business Times reported Tuesday.

September 8, 2014

Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy on Friday announced the opening of Pharmaca Wellness & Natural Beauty in the Queen Anne neighborhood of Seattle. 

September 8, 2014

According to a local report, the Hy-Vee North Health & Wellness Team will visit the Rochester Senior Center in Rochester, Minn., offering flu shots from 10 a.m. to noon on Sept. 15 to 17.

September 3, 2014

Exhibitors at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo donated more than four tons (8,400 lbs.) of consumer goods to be dispersed to various charitable organizations throughout the Greater Boston community, NACDS has announced.

September 2, 2014

Energizer Holdings has announced the executive leadership teams for the Personal Care and Household Products businesses following the planned separation of Energizer, expected to occur by July 1, 2015.

August 28, 2014

Menasha Packaging on Wednesday announced that construction is underway on a more than 126,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing and office space expansion at Menasha Packaging’s Lakeville, Minn., facility. 

August 24, 2014

At the NACDS Total Store Expo 2014, Emerson hosted parties Friday and Saturday night at the Boston Harbor Hotel and City Landing.

August 22, 2014

Dollar General released a statement regarding its proposed acquisition of Family Dollar, following the news of Family Dollar's rejection of the proposal.

August 21, 2014

Food Lion has unveiled a new shopping experience for customers in 31 stores in the greater Wilmington, N.C., market.

August 20, 2014

Giant Eagle is planning to open a Market District Express store in Columbus, Ohio, according to a report in The Columbus Dispatch published Tuesday.