September 5, 2013

Rite Aid's same-store sales got another boost in August, the retail pharmacy chain said.

September 4, 2013

A California truck driver has won an annual driving-skills contest sponsored by Rite Aid, the retail pharmacy chain said Wednesday.

September 3, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new vial size for a treatment for a rare immune system disorder.

September 3, 2013

Rite Aid has promoted Tammy Royer to group VP managed care, the retail pharmacy chain said Tuesday.

August 29, 2013

Weis Markets on Wednesday announced that it will launch its sixth annual Fight Hunger Program to run throughout Hunger Action Month this September.

August 28, 2013

A subsidiary of Endo Health Solutions is buying Boca Pharmacal for $225 million, Endo said Wednesday.

August 28, 2013

A consumer group is urging the Pennsylvania state legislature to increase access to vaccines for children and teenagers.

August 27, 2013

Giant Food Stores opened the doors to its new in-store health clinic at a store in Levittown, Pa., Tuesday, the supermarket chain said.

August 26, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration approved a new drug made by Ceptaris Therapeutics for treating a type of lymphoma, the company said.

August 26, 2013

Giant Food Stores is donating $9,000 to a local food bank to celebrate its 90 years in operation, the supermarket chain said.

August 26, 2013

Stop & Shop is launching nine new pickup locations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island as part of its partnership with online grocer and sister company Peapod.

August 26, 2013

Nearly half of families rely on recipes that are fast and easy to make for dinner, according to a new survey of shoppers by supermarket chain Stop & Shop.

August 23, 2013

Giant Food Stores will stage the grand opening of a new in-store health clinic at one of its stores Tuesday, the Ahold USA banner said Friday.

August 22, 2013

Abbe Luersman has been appointed as chief human resources officer of Ahold, the Dutch supermarket-operating company said Thursday.

August 21, 2013

Clif Bar announced the two winners of the "Feed Your Strength ... At Work!" contest — Yurbuds, a St. Louis-based company that makes custom fit, high-end earphones; and 4Moms a company dedicated to making innovative baby products located in Pittsburgh.

August 21, 2013

E.p.t, creator of the home pregnancy test, announced Wednesday the launch of a new Twitter contest for Labor Day celebrating moms in labor.

August 20, 2013

Weis Markets announced it has expanded its Weis Online Shopping service to eight New Jersey and Pennsylvania locations, bringing the convenience of online grocery orders with store pick-up to the Delaware Valley.

August 19, 2013

In a segment of CNBC's "Mad Money" program, host Jim Cramer proclaimed "Rite Aid is back" when a caller asked for the former hedge fund manager's opinion about the Camp Hill, Pa.-based retail pharmacy chain. "Rite Aid is good. … It is an okay situation. The group is strong," Cramer said.

Cramer's proclamation only confirmed what Drug Store News has been saying for a while now, ever since it became clear that Rite Aid had hit pay dirt with its Wellness+ loyalty card program, growing sales and reversing several years of annual and quarterly losses. In April 2013, the company posted its first profitable fiscal year since 2007.

August 19, 2013

Target is opening a new store in King of Prussia, Pa., the mass-merchandise chain said Monday.

August 16, 2013

Customers can visit any of the more than 4,600 Rite Aid pharmacies to receive a flu shot, which are covered by most insurance plans including Medicare Part B, from a Rite Aid certified immunizing pharmacist, subject to state regulations.

August 8, 2013

The board of directors of AmerisourceBergen has authorized a new $750 million share repurchase program.

August 8, 2013

There's a lot of talk this year about the return of some venerable brand names in the OTC aisles, particularly Tylenol.

August 8, 2013

Pennsylvania last month became the 29th state to employ the National Precursor Log Exchange in the fight against the diversion of products containing pseudoephedrine into methamphetamine. State No. 30, Delaware, is expected to sign real-time stop sale technology into law this summer.

August 7, 2013

Teva Women’s Health, the U.S subsidiary of Teva Pharmaceuticals, announced on Wednesday that the emergency contraceptive Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel) tablet 1.5 mg is now widely available at retail with no age or point-of-sale restrictions.