June 18, 2015

Brian Tilzer, SVP and chief digital officer of CVS Health, sat down with Drug Store News at the opening of the CVS Digital Innovation Lab in Boston on June 18 to discuss the strategy behind the lab and CVS’ larger goals for transforming healthcare through digital technology.

June 16, 2015

 Vitamin and supplement retailer Piping Rock has announced Nature’s Truth as its new wholesale brand.

June 15, 2015

Earlier this year, AmerisourceBergen named Bob Mauch EVP and president of AmerisourceBergen Drug, tapping an executive who has been involved in improving pharmacy operations his whole life.

June 15, 2015

Perfecta Products moves toward positioning the Zim’s Max product line under a single identity, the company announced.

June 4, 2015

Enhancements to Sam's Club's Club Pickup Service will save members the hour average time it takes to shop in-store, the warehouse club reported Thursday. 

May 7, 2015

The energy is just getting started for the upcoming NACDS Total Store Expo. To learn more about this year’s Total Store Expo, Drug Store News recently spoke with Jim Whitman, NACDS SVP member programs and services.

May 5, 2015

P&G's Clearblue brand releases video depicting moms-to-be sharing their news with family.

April 27, 2015

Minute Maid, a brand from the Coca-Cola Co., on Monday announced the “Doin’ Good” social campaign, which aims to remind parents of the many things they do to make a positive impact on the lives of their children. 

April 27, 2015

Families this year are ready to splurge on jewelry, flowers, gift cards, brunch and apparel for mom.

April 14, 2015

According to TheStreet, there are four key challenges that grocery veteran Anne Dament will likely have to tackle over the next 12 months as she works to reposition Target’s food business.

April 8, 2015

D's Naturals recently raised $3 million from outside investors in support of its No Cow Bar meal replacement bars. 

February 26, 2015

"Why do you think the TV show 'Shark Tank' is so popular? You would think that a show about a bunch of finely dressed business people assessing new business ventures is more fodder for boardrooms than family living rooms. So what’s the hook and what can we all learn from this happening?" writes Dan Mack in his latest blog post. 

 

February 5, 2015

In its first acquisition in 10 years, Macy’s has signed an agreement to acquire luxury beauty products retailer Bluemercury for $210 million in cash. The privately held Bluemercury, based in Washington, D.C., currently operates about 60 specialty stores in 18 states, primarily in prime street-level locations and urban lifestyle centers. Most locations include in-house spas. The company also operates an online business.

 

January 30, 2015

The Network of Executive Women has launched a new movement for women's leadership and workplace change via a campaign dubbed “It’s Time,” which calls on industry leaders to advance more women leaders in the retail and consumer goods and services industry, and to create a workplace that is more collaborative, flexible and inclusive.

January 22, 2015

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Thursday announced that Harvey Kamil, vice chairman of NBTY, has been elected chair of the association’s board of directors.

January 21, 2015

Procter & Gamble has expanded the responsibilities for senior executive David Taylor, who will oversee the company’s beauty business.

January 8, 2015

Procter & Gamble’s Gillette Venus is launching a “Use Your And” campaign to inspire women and girls to stand up against one-dimensional labels.

January 7, 2015

Procter & Gamble’s nice’n easy has selected actress Christina Hendricks as its brand ambassador, representing the brand’s new “Shift a Shade” campaign inspiring women to make a hair shade shift to find their true color.

December 17, 2014

There are two things amazing about this commercial. First, that the O’Donoghue family depicted in it, numbered 15 children in all. Second, the baby James Jr., grew up to be the soccer coach for DSN publisher Wayne Bennett’s son Jake.

December 2, 2014

According to the “State of Small Gifting Report,” nearly all service providers (94%) feel more appreciated when they are remembered during the holidays.

November 14, 2014

For Jocelyn Wong, SVP, chief marketing officer of Family Dollar, challenging the status quo is what she strives toward each day.

November 14, 2014

Judy Wray  is helping to reinvent the beauty experience at Rite Aid. The chain’s beauty department’s new look features a much more interactive experience and the addition of more prestige cosmetic and skin care lines. Also in select stores, Rite Aid Beauty Advisors — specially trained to assist shoppers with all the beauty brands Rite Aid carries —  offer demonstrations and education. 

October 24, 2014

Sam's Club announced the introduction of a health exchange service in partnership with Aetna, to better serve its small business clientele. With that announcement, Sam’s Club becomes the first retailer to complement its full suite of healthcare offerings — optical, hearing, pharmacy — with a health exchange solution specifically targeting those who are arguably most concerned about health care: small business owners.

The move aligns Sam’s Club brands with all things health. “Whenever people visit Sam’s Club at all, I want them to be able to experience health-and-wellness in a way that they leave healthier no matter how they engage with us,” Sherri Thomas, director, managed care services for Sam's Club, told Drug Store News. “If it’s through our pharmacy, optical or hearing services, if they’re engaged in the exchange, if it’s through our health screenings, I want them to be a healthier person because they’re engaged with Sam’s Club.”

 

October 23, 2014

Procter and Gamble’s group president of the North America business, Melanie Healey, is leaving the company next year, according to a Wall Street Journal report.