October 19, 2012

Stop & Shop is opening a new store that will include new features that emphasize customer experience, the company said.

October 16, 2012

Target should be feeling confident about its upcoming entry into Canada, as a recent survey from Kantar Retail and TNS Canada revealed that 75% of Canadians are aware of the retailer.

October 16, 2012

Yankee Candle has launched Pure Radiance Crackling LumiWick, a scented candle featuring a natural wood LumiWick that creates an extra-wide crackling flame with a soft, radiant glow.

October 11, 2012

A German drug maker is pledging millions of dollars for multiple sclerosis research, the company's U.S. subsidiary said Thursday.

October 10, 2012

Shaw's and Star Market, Boston Moves for Health and the Fuel Up to Play 60 program on Tuesday announced they are teaming up with Boston Public Schools to support kids' health through the creation of "Workout Wednesdays," an integrated health and fitness program.

October 9, 2012

A drug maker and a hospital have entered an agreement aimed at developing new treatments for various types of hematological malignancies and solid tumors.

October 8, 2012

Dollar General is the overall basket price leader, delivering a substantial savings to value shoppers, according to Kantar Retail's second annual opening price point survey.

October 2, 2012

An experimental drug for treating a rare genetic disease appears effective, according to a late-stage clinical trial.

September 21, 2012

Ocean Spray has launched a reduced-sugar version of its dried cranberries product.

September 21, 2012

Stop & Shop customers and associates donated nearly $400,000 through the company's first-ever Healthy Ideas Food for Friends hunger relief program.

September 20, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Acton Pharmaceuticals for asthma, the company said Thursday.

September 18, 2012

There was something that jumped out at me during the one-hour interview with Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson that helped set the tone for the massive, 86-page exclusive report on the company that appears in this issue. It had to do with Wasson’s vision for the role of community pharmacy in the future of 
health care.


September 13, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for multiple sclerosis.

September 10, 2012

A drug maker and medical research institute will work together to identify new treatments for bacterial and viral infections.

September 6, 2012

While regulations meant to control the prices of drugs dispensed through physician offices for injured workers can keep costs down without limiting access, employers in many states may end up paying more than twice what they would have if the workers had gone to a pharmacy instead, according to a new study.

August 29, 2012

In the battle to find a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, scientists from Belgium have made a rare discovery: a new gene that influences survival time of ALS. The findings, reported in a recent issue of Nature Medicine, were funded in part by CVS/pharmacy and the ALS Therapy Alliance, a Boston-based nonprofit.

August 29, 2012

Peapod has launched a new service through which customers can order their groceries online and pick them up at a store.

August 20, 2012

A network of more than 200 specialty pharmacies has joined a provider of direct-to-patient medication adherence programs.

August 17, 2012

The signs that the convenient care industry has hit a significant tipping point in 2012 just keep on coming.

August 6, 2012

At the start of the year, Drug Store News predicted that 2012 would be a significant year for the convenient care industry as retail-based health clinics gear up for expansion and move closer to version 2.0. Well, that prediction is ringing true.

August 1, 2012

Massachusetts lawmakers passed a massive healthcare bill that seeks to control healthcare costs and expands the services of limited-service clinics to allow for anything within the scope of practice for a nurse practitioner.

July 19, 2012

Supermarket chain Stop & Shop encouraged healthy lifestyles among children with an interactive event in Boston Tuesday.

July 17, 2012

Yankee Candle has introduced a new limited-edition collection.

July 10, 2012

Five Star Quality Care is selling its pharmacy business for $30.7 million, the company said Tuesday.