August 14, 2012

A delivery truck driver for Rite Aid has won the retail pharmacy chain's annual driving competition, the company said.

August 13, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing a regulatory application from Teva for a contraceptive drug, the company said Monday.

August 6, 2012

Rite Aid is offering flu shots at all of its stores, the retail pharmacy chain said.

August 2, 2012

Rite Aid reported a 0.5% increase in same-store sales for July, including a 1.2% increase in front-end comps and a 0.2% increase in pharmacy comps. Prescription count at comparable stores increased 4.5%.

August 1, 2012

Weis Markets on Tuesday reported a 12.1% increase in its second-quarter net income to $23.2 million.

July 31, 2012

An Ahold USA executive has received honors from a New England business publication.

July 31, 2012

AmerisourceBergen on Tuesday announced that it has signed a three-year agreement to supply approximately $18.5 billion in pharmaceuticals to Express Scripts on an annual basis.

July 31, 2012

Showing up here on CVS shelves is Mission Maximum Strength Muscle Rub touting its "athlete-engineered, arnica enriched" formulation.

July 30, 2012

In 2006, Time magazine added a twist to its annual “Person of the Year” cover story, replacing the usual picture of some prominent individual with a picture of a glossy computer screen to show that social networking had made “you” the person of the year. Now, the idea that it’s all about “you” has percolated into retail. 


July 30, 2012

Everybody loves a comeback story, and it looks as though the pharmacy retail industry has one of its own in the making as Rite Aid’s latest earnings report showed another strong quarter for the Camp Hill, Pa.-based chain, which has been steadily growing its sales and narrowing its losses for several quarters already.


July 30, 2012

Rite Aid is touting its vaccinating pharmacists as the back-to-school season begins.

July 30, 2012

It’s a landmark switch decision that brings diagnosis of a stigmatized disease state into the self-care arena.

July 27, 2012

AmerisourceBergen on Thursday reported that in its fiscal-year third quarter ended June 30, diluted earnings per share were 71 cents, an 8% increase over the prior-year quarter.

July 27, 2012

MinuteClinic, the walk-in medical clinics inside CVS/pharmacy stores in 25 states and the District of Columbia, is gearing up for the back-to-school season by reminding parents that it is a one-stop location where students can get their required vaccinations and sports and college physicals as four states issue new immunization mandates.

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 23, 2012

Rite Aid is gearing up for the back-to-school season as it again offers a dedicated value website that demonstrates the different ways customers can save at its stores.

July 19, 2012

Royal Ahold's American division has split its EVP marketing and merchandising position in two, the company said.

July 18, 2012

Teva Pharmaceuticals has introduced a generic drug for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, the company said.

July 17, 2012

A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson is hoping to win an additional approval for one of its drugs.

July 12, 2012

A Giant-Carlisle store in Pennsylvania will sponsor an event to teach kids about healthy eating.

July 12, 2012

Take Care Health Systems, which is a division of Walgreens, and the University of Notre Dame announced on Thursday the opening of an on-site wellness center on the Notre Dame campus.

July 11, 2012

Sens. Bob Casey, D.-Pa., and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, on Wednesday introduced bipartisan legislation to prevent the abuse of cough syrup to get high by restricting the sale of products containing dextromethorphan to adults older than 18 years of age.

July 9, 2012

Rite Aid is using its social networking sites to offer 10 days of deals for the summer, the retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

July 6, 2012

Arctic Ease has become available in Rite Aid stores, the manufacturer said.