November 26, 2012

Retailers saw increased foot traffic this Black Friday, but that didn't generate higher sales, according to ShopperTrak, the world's largest counter of retail foot traffic.

November 12, 2012

Nearly 80% of office workers polled come to work even when they know they are sick — an increase of 20% over last year — according to the third annual "Flu Season Survey" from Staples.

November 8, 2012

The National Confectioners Association's Confectionary Foundation has established the Rockaway Disaster Relief Fund to help aid in the recovery of the community after Hurricane Sandy struck the East Coast.

November 6, 2012

The New York Metro Division of H. D. Smith Wholesalers on Tuesday announced it has been preparing for the Nor'easter — anticipated to impact the northeastern United States as soon as Wednesday — by following the same emergency preparedness protocols the wholesaler had put into action both before and after Hurricane Sandy.

November 5, 2012

The impact of Hurricane Sandy has the potential of extending to holiday sales as a battered supply chain comes back online.

November 5, 2012

To help victims of Hurricane Sandy, customers shopping this week at any Walgreens or Duane Reade store in the United States will have the opportunity to make donations to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund in increments of $1, $2, $5 or $10, Walgreens announced Monday.

November 1, 2012

Walgreens on Wednesday pledged $250,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to supplement the organization's support of East Coast communities recovering from Hurricane Sandy.

October 31, 2012

VS Caremark announced on Wednesday a donation of more than $100,000 to the American Red Cross National Disaster Relief Fund to provide support to communities that have been affected by Hurricane Sandy.

October 19, 2012

Energizer Holdings is initiating a voluntary withdrawal of the continuous spray Banana Boat sun care products identified below because of a potential risk of the products igniting on the skin if contact is made with a source of ignition before the product is completely dry, the manufacturer announced on Friday.

October 5, 2012

Kroger has become a member of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Million Dollar Club.

September 27, 2012

Jelly Belly president and COO Bob Simpson will take over the National Confectioners Association's executive board as chairman.

September 25, 2012

Employee engagement and customer experience. These are not just buzzwords or empty promises for Walgreens. 


September 18, 2012

Valeant Pharmaceuticals CFO Howard Schiller has been appointed to the drug maker's board of directors.

September 18, 2012

Walgreens on Tuesday announced several new senior management roles, including an expanded role for CFO Wade Miquelon and the appointment of current SVP and chief strategy officer Robert Zimmerman as the lead executive responsible for the Walgreens-Alliance Boots' "synergy team."

September 4, 2012

Rx Response, an initiative of America’s biopharmaceutical supply system to help ensure the continued flow of medicine to patients in a severe public health emergency, moved to its highest alert status last week as Hurricane Isaac made landfall in Louisiana and across the Gulf Coast.

August 27, 2012

Delhaize Group has enlisted the services of Retalix for in-store software for Delhaize Group's 3,300 locations — including more than 20,000 point-of-sale terminals — across Eurasia and the United States.

July 25, 2012

Intelligent Global Pooling Systems has been recognized as a "top 75 green supply chain partner" by Inbound Logistics and is featured in the publication's June 2012 "Supply Chain Sustainability" issue.

July 23, 2012

GNC Holdings on Friday elected company president and CEO Joseph Fortunato to serve as chairman.

June 26, 2012

Despite reporting an uptick in organized retail crime, the National Retail Federation revealed that retail theft rates decreased in 2011, according to preliminary results of the organization's latest National Retail Security survey.

June 8, 2012

AmerisourceBergen on Friday announced that Lazarus Krikorian has been named VP, corporate controller, effective immediately.

June 6, 2012

SymphonyIRI Group on Wednesday announced that Andrew Appel has joined the company as president and CEO.

May 9, 2012

PharmaSmart International has promoted Ashton Maaraba to the newly created position of COO, the blood-pressure monitor manufacturer said.

April 18, 2012

Walgreens on Wednesday named Reuben Slone as SVP supply chain management, where he will have leadership responsibility for distribution, transportation, systems integration and engineering, Lean and Six Sigma supply chain initiatives, and community outreach.

March 7, 2012

The Retail Industry Leaders Association, in partnership with Auburn University and with sponsorship from Accenture, on Wednesday released the third annual State of The Retail Supply Chain report.