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.

March 5, 2012

Thomas Blischok on Friday joined the global management consulting firm Booz & Co.

January 6, 2012

Galleria Retail Technology Solutions, a provider of retail and category optimization solutions, has announced that grocer A&P has chosen Galleria to help optimize its merchandising strategy and improve the customer experience within its more than 300 Northeast and Mid-Atlantic stores.

January 4, 2012

Grocery chain K-VA-T Food Stores has adopted Revionics' price-optimization systems, the 104-store chain said Wednesday.

January 4, 2012

PFSweb, an international provider of end-to-end e-commerce solutions, has announced that it previously signed a five-year agreement with L’Oréal USA to develop and manage multiple end-to-end e-commerce solutions for some of L’Oréal’s most prestigious brands.

December 19, 2011

Nielsen Holdings on Monday announced that Rick Kash has been appointed vice chair and will join CEO David Calhoun and vice chair Susan Whiting in the office of the CEO. Nielsen also named Mitchell Habib COO.

December 15, 2011

CVS Caremark has been awarded the 2011 Supply Chain Distinction Award North America in the Logistics Best Practice category, which recognizes companies that drive logistics excellence throughout the organization through the development of efficient, sustainable and cost-effective strategies.