May 4, 2012

Family Dollar is gearing up to offer its customers a broader selection of merchandise, including refrigerated and frozen food, through a strategic partnership with McLane.

April 30, 2012

Net sales for Ingles Markets experienced a spike during the second quarter and first half of fiscal year 2012, the retailer reported Monday.

April 26, 2012

A line of ready-to-drink functional coffee blends now has three new flavors.

April 25, 2012

A company that manufactures pharmacy dispensing machines has moved into a new headquarters.

April 23, 2012

Family Dollar announced that one of its executives intends to leave the company to pursue other interests.

April 11, 2012

Bi-Lo and Coca-Cola on Tuesday announced their partnership with the USO to support its Operation Phone Home program, which connects troops deployed overseas with their families back home through, among other things, a private phone network.

April 10, 2012

Family Dollar has named Mary Winston to the position of EVP and CFO.

April 9, 2012

Family Dollar has appointed a new VP and assistant general counsel for litigation.

April 2, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Monday announced that state health policy professional Leigh Knotts will serve as director of state government affairs, responsible for advocacy in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina and Tennessee.

March 28, 2012

Rising gas prices and a cautious consumer environment continues to benefit the dollar store, with Family Dollar being the latest example.

March 28, 2012

Food Lion has launched its new brand strategy in 268 stores in Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina markets, the retailer announced Wednesday.

March 19, 2012

Mederma, a maker of scar therapy products, has introduced its new Mederma advanced scar gel, which is designed to reduce the overall appearance of scars caused by injury, acne, surgery or burns with one daily application.

March 9, 2012

A regional retail pharmacy chain and a nearby school of pharmacy will collaborate on a study to evaluate the implementation of a pharmacogenetic program in a community pharmacy setting.

March 8, 2012

Delhaize America, the U.S. division of Delhaize Group, saw a decrease in underlying operating profit prompted by soft sales, an increase in operating expenses to support growth projects and price investments for fourth quarter 2011.

March 8, 2012

Within the past month, two Ohio-based traditional retailers announced plans to test-market automated retail vending machines.

February 28, 2012

An organization that certifies pharmacy technicians is starting a program designed to encourage more technicians to get certified.

February 21, 2012

Message to Congress: You’ve got to spend a little money to save a lot of it. Paying $100 million to the nation’s community pharmacists to provide comprehensive medication therapy management to more American seniors would save Medicare $1 billion or more. Spend $200 million and save $2 billion ... you get the picture.

February 16, 2012

Poor medication adherence is a national problem, but it can be particularly problematic among populations with low health literacy or limited English proficiency.

February 14, 2012

Kerr Drug is launching a new campaign to get people to talk to their pharmacists, the chain announced.

January 26, 2012

CARA B Natural Products, a maker of ethnic personal care products, has just launched its collection of all-natural skin and hair care products formulated especially for ethnic babies and children in Target stores across the country.

January 26, 2012

DRS Health presented attendees of last week's ECRM Vitamin, Diet & Sports Nutrition EPPS conference with a line of supplements that's not only doctor-recommended but also doctor-developed. All of the product facings feature a picture of the doctor who helped develop the particular formula.

January 24, 2012

Banana Boat sun care will take on the sun and the speedway for a new partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing Teams.

January 20, 2012

Bottom Dollar Food announced grand opening dates for its first 14 stores in the greater Pittsburgh and Youngstown, Ohio, markets, with its first seven stores opening on Jan. 26. Seven additional stores will open on Feb. 9.

January 18, 2012

Laurry Hinds has been named regional director at BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy, responsible for business development in western North Carolina, the company announced.