March 25, 2014

Since its launch in 2010, beauty subscription company Birchbox has shaken up the beauty market by sending subscribers boxes of product samples each month. Now, the web-based company is reportedly looking to open a physical location in Manhattan, according to a New York Times report.

January 21, 2014

Walgreens announced the official grand re-opening of its newest 24/7 flagship store, located in Union Square, Manhattan.

April 24, 2013

L'Oréal USA hosted 14 high school and 32 college students at its Fifth Avenue headquarters during spring break as part of its support for the New York Coalition of One Hundred Black Women's annual Role Model Program.

September 25, 2012

When Walgreens snapped up Manhattan-based retailer Duane Reade back in 2010, it was a significant move for the Deerfield, Ill.-based pharmacy giant as it gave Walgreens — essentially overnight — a leading presence in New York City.


July 17, 2012

In an effort to curb vehicle air pollution, Manhattan-based retailer Duane Reade, which is owned by Walgreens, has teamed up with Mission Electric to create a public outreach campaign to determine which of its stores should be served solely by electric trucks.

July 9, 2012

Manhattan-based retailer Duane Reade is expanding its footprint with a second distinct location in the historic American Surety building in the city’s Financial District.

May 21, 2012

The first new pharmacy school in New York in almost 70 years, and the only one in Manhattan, graduated its first class in a commencement ceremony at the New York Academy of Medicine Friday.

January 5, 2012

Manhattan-based pharmacy retailer Duane Reade has confirmed plans to relocate its corporate headquarters to 40 Wall St., which is already home to its mega flagship store.

October 5, 2011

Rite Aid kicked off its "Rite Aid Shield Yourself, New York" event Wednesday morning at New York's Grand Central Terminal, offering flu vaccinations delivered by Rite Aid pharmacists to the thousands of commuters passing through the Midtown Manhattan train station.

October 3, 2011

Rite Aid will sponsor a flu vaccination clinic at New York's Grand Central Terminal to help prevent flu and raise money for a charity for families affected by 9/11, the retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

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).

May 4, 2011

Duane Reade is inviting comedic talents to supply humorous or witty captions for a Duane Reade cartoon as part of the retailer's Facebook "Caption Contest" that kicks off this week.

April 25, 2011

In an interesting twist, and undoubtedly a clear reflection of the blurring lines within beauty, Macy’s has implemented an open-sell concept of niche beauty brands inside select store locations.


By October 2010, Impulse Beauty had made its way into more than 50 Macy’s stores across the country. An additional 50 Macy’s stores are expected to debut the concept in 2011. Impulse Beauty complements the department store’s traditional beauty counters, and enables customers to shop beauty brands on their own and seek help from beauty advisers if needed.


January 7, 2011

LightWedge has created a series of e-reader covers for the New York Times Store.

January 5, 2011

NEW YORK — Macy’s stepped up its approach to holiday shopping this season with its first-ever grab-and-go “Gift Shops.” In 400 Macy’s stores nationwide, new main floor Gift Shops offered a one-stop gifting destination featuring limited-edition gifts exclusive to Macy’s, including ready-to-gift techie gadgets, apparel, accessories, beauty finds and chic home goods.


November 14, 2010

Manhattan-based retailer Duane Reade is celebrating its 50th anniversary this season with a new contest...

September 9, 2010

Macy's said Thursday it will expand its in-store, open-sell Impulse Beauty concept to 54 locations...

August 12, 2010

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Manhattan borough president Scott Stringer have announced the opening of a...

July 7, 2010

Costco was scheduled to open another store in New York on Thursday at the Rego...

January 10, 2010

Tops Friendly Markets has emerged as the buyer of the assets of bankrupt supermarket operator...

December 8, 2009

The Duane Reade at 57th St. & 6th Ave. in Manhattan is selling bottles of...

October 1, 2009

Duane Reade’s new private-label offering, dubbed DR Delish, is one more indicator that the Manhattan-based...

December 9, 2007

Woodridge Labs is looking to further strengthen the connection between food and skin care by...

November 19, 2007

The Macy’s store here at State Street has become the first department store in the...