October 4, 2012

A pharmacy automation equipment manufacturer has signed a deal with a company that makes pharmacy software.

October 3, 2012

Following the release of record sales and profits on Wednesday, Family Dollar said it would open 500 new stores next year.

October 1, 2012

SunTech Medical on Monday announced the launch of a new line of reusable cuffs for blood-pressure monitoring in a clinical setting.

September 28, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for psoriasis of the scalp made by a subsidiary of British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline.

September 24, 2012

During this paramount election year, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ grassroots advocacy program — NACDS RxImpact — continues to demonstrate the importance of pharmacy advocates engaging on behalf of community pharmacy, NACDS has announced.

September 19, 2012

Harris Teeter is currently renovating two locations into a new concept called 201central, which will carry an extensive variety of wine, beer, specialty foods and other general merchandise items.

September 19, 2012

Publix is entering the North Carolina market.

September 6, 2012

Food Lion once again is supporting Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

September 5, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration will not decide whether to approve a drug for diarrhea in HIV patients as it continues to review the regulatory approval application for it, the drug's manufacturer said.

August 28, 2012

Merz announced it has acquired a medication designed to treat a condition associated with such neurologic conditions as cerebral palsy.

August 27, 2012

Holly Shaskey-Platek has been appointed to serve as SVP merchandising for Family Dollar, the retailer announced.

August 20, 2012

Target Clinic has inked a new strategic relationship with healthcare system Duke Medicine in an effort to provide greater access to care at four new Target Clinic locations in Raleigh-Durham, N.C., which opened on July 29.

August 17, 2012

Kerr Drug has received approval for reaccreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Health Care, making it the first corporate organization to receive approval for ACHC's new Community Retail program, the organization announced.

August 7, 2012

Food Lion customers can support their favorite schools when they participate in the MVP Classroom Rewards program.

August 3, 2012

Harris Teeter plans to expand its presence in existing markets, the company said in its third-quarter earnings release.

August 1, 2012

Customers, vendors and industry analysts were among the more than 300 people who took part in seminars to showcase pharmacy technology maker QS/1's line of software products for independent and small-chain pharmacies and home medical equipment providers.

July 30, 2012

The Kessler Foundation and the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development last week released a research brief on disability employment titled “Strategies to Support Employer-Driven Initiatives to Recruit and Retain Employees with Disabilities” that explores the growing trend among employers in accommodating workers with disabilities.

July 27, 2012

Save-A-Lot, a hard-discount, limited-assortment grocery chain and a wholly owned subsidiary of Supervalu, kicked off its 2012 Fuel Your Family Road Trip in Orlando to raise awareness of Save-A-Lot stores as the go-to destination for affordable food.

July 24, 2012

Harris Teeter on Monday announced the grocer raised more than $222,500 in May during its donation card campaign for USO and Wounded Warrior Project.

July 18, 2012

Food Lion has implemented its new brand strategy in the retailer's North Carolina and South Carolina stores.

July 9, 2012

Merz has promoted one of its executives to serve as VP and chief compliance officer.

July 9, 2012

Kerr Drug has promoted Mark Gregory to SVP store operations, the regional retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

June 14, 2012

Snyder's-Lance on Tuesday acquired substantially all assets of O'Byrne Distributing, a snack food distributor serving the Augusta, Ga., area.

June 11, 2012

Save-A-Lot, a wholly owned subsidiary of Supervalu, on Monday launched a national search for a team of two interns to serve as brand ambassadors — or more aptly titled Road Scholars — for its 2012 Fuel Your Family Road Trip campaign.