October 14, 2013

Jason Reiser has been elevated to the role of SVP/lead merchandising officer at Family Dollar, according to an internal memo from company president and COO Mike Bloom.

September 11, 2013

Family Dollar Stores has named Jeffrey Macak as EVP supply chain, reporting to Mike Bloom, president and COO.

April 20, 2013

“Sixty percent of all buying decisions have already been completed prior to ever speaking with a supplier. And most of us struggle with undervaluing our competitors and overvaluing our company assets. That is a deadly combination that makes you vulnerable.” That was one of the key messages Mack Elevation Forum founder and leader Dan Mack had for attendees of Friday morning’s Elevation Forum meeting. Mack created the program in 2008 for senior sales and marketing leaders, and today the group totals more than 30 companies who meet to discuss cutting-edge ideas and strategies emerging in the industry.

October 12, 2012

It appears that even when the economy gets back to humming again on all cylinders that America’s shopping patterns will have been forever changed, and that's only going to support dollar store growth for years to come.

December 19, 2011

Family Dollar Stores on Monday named Paul White to the position of EVP and chief merchandising officer. White will report to Mike Bloom, president and COO.

December 5, 2011

The year 2011 has shaped up to be quite the year for CVS Caremark, with Larry Merlo taking the helm following the retirement of Tom Ryan, longtime CVS/pharmacy executive Mike Bloom resigning and Judy Sansone assuming responsibility for the merchandising organization at CVS/pharmacy.

October 3, 2011

Family Dollar is on a mission to increase traffic to its stores — of which it intends to build twice as many in fiscal 2012 as it did in fiscal 2011 — and grow its market basket. That has meant a growing emphasis on what it considers its consumables business, a substantial portion of which is constituted by health and beauty aids.

September 27, 2011

Longtime CVS/pharmacy executive Mike Bloom has resigned from the company and will serve as president and COO of Family Dollar Stores.

May 31, 2011

Suncore Products said that its new cookie brand touts 20 essential vitamins and minerals, as well as dietary fiber.

February 8, 2011

CVS/pharmacy is positioning itself as a go-to shopping destination this Valentine's Day.

February 1, 2011

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Looking for a merchant known for the ability to swiftly understand the big picture and move into action? Look no further than Mike Bloom of CVS/pharmacy.


January 18, 2011

CVS Caremark has pulled the plug on its plan to hire former Walmart exec Hank Mullany, and is handing the keys to its retail business on an interim basis to Mike Bloom, EVP merchandising and supply chain, and Scott Baker, EVP internal operations and real estate, who will assume management for the company’s 7,100-plus stores.

October 24, 2010

CVS Caremark has been heavily focused on the healthcare arena, leveraging its various points of...

May 20, 2009

If anyone thinks that CVS has recast itself solely as a healthcare company, given its...