April 13, 2016

Former CHPA VP Ted Peterson opens trade relations with firm CPG Linkages.

April 13, 2016

In February, CEO Update named National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson Trade Association CEO of the Year. DSN looks at some of the more important work accomplished by NACDS under Anderson’s leadership.

April 13, 2016
Publix president Todd Jones, CFO David Phillips and retired Deloitte executive Jessica Blume were elected to the board of the $32.4 billion retailer.
April 11, 2016

Mike Kelly has been in the industry for almost 30 years, and joins Adapt Pharma— maker of Narcan Nasal Spray (naloxone HCl) — from Covis Pharmaceuticals, where he was CEO and a member of its board. 

April 8, 2016

Don Kerrigan joins Bayer’s Consumer Health division from Pfizer, where he was most recently VP global commercial excellence. 

April 6, 2016

Ahold USA's new merchandising chief will focus on leading a team that supports Ahold USA and its four retail divisions, Stop & Shop New England, Stop & Shop New York Metro, Giant Landover and Giant Carlisle.

April 6, 2016

Kroger promotes 32-year veteran to take over its Smith's banner, succeeding Jay Cummins, whose retirement was announced in February.

April 5, 2016

At Walgreens, Rick Hans also held roles as real estate manager and senior real estate manager, responsible for the development of more than 250 Walgreen drug stores. He joined Walgreens in 1987 as a financial analyst.

April 4, 2016

Longtime Walmart executive Tom Coughlin, an inspirational leader who played a key role in Walmart’s growth but left the company amid scandal in 2005, passed away on April 1.

March 31, 2016

Two Walgreens veterans are now in place to help drive growth at health and wellness retailer Massage Envy.

March 31, 2016

Omron's new president, CEO succeeds former managing executive officer, president and CEO Seiji Takeda, who will transition to the role of executive officer, global business strategy planning, sales and marketing, Europe and the Americas.

March 29, 2016

Cuellar and other industry leaders were recognized for “achieving food business success and for their history of civic service within the New Jersey food community,” according to the New Jersey Food Council.

March 28, 2016

In this OTC Megatrend Report, Drug Store News assembled a virtual panel of leading over-the-counter company executives to discuss the many opportunities to drive growth, build the market basket and drive more shoppers to the OTC aisle; and senior editor Michael Johnsen discusses disruptive technology that, both on and off the shelf, favors more sales in the OTC sector. Download the report to read more.

March 28, 2016

Sears Holdings' newest exec hails from Royal Philips, where as an EVP and the chief strategy and innovation officer and played a central role in the multi-year transformation of Philips.

March 27, 2016

As part of its annual Industry Issues Conference in December, Drug Store News hosted the Chronic Care and Retail Health Roundtable, expanding the program for the first time in its 15 year-existence beyond the diabetes management. 

March 23, 2016

Walmart hired former Disney public affairs executive Brian Besanceney to serve as SVP and chief communications officer beginning April 1, The Holmes Report reported Monday.

March 21, 2016

A new venture from industry veteran and former CHPA VP Ted Peterson is looking to work with senior CPG executives to identify business growth opportunities.

March 18, 2016

GSK has implemented a formal search for a successor, who will assume the role March 31, 2017, and will consider internal and external candidates for the role.

March 18, 2016

Tom Tolworthy, who previously held the position of president and CEO, has moved on from the company to pursue other ventures.

March 17, 2016

On the first day of the 2016 NACDS RxIMPACT Day, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores recognized executives from Supervalu, Kinney Drugs and Rite Aid and a student from Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy for their advocacy efforts.

March 16, 2016

DSN hosted its 17th annual Industry Issues Summit in December, bringing together a leading panel of executives for an in-depth discussion into how retailers and suppliers can drive more productive partnerships, unlock category growth and ultimately forge more meaningful connections between consumers and their brands.

March 16, 2016

Mary Ellen Adcock succeeds Marnette Perry, whose retirement was previously announced. Adcock currently serves as vice president of operations for Kroger's Columbus division.

March 16, 2016

Drug Store News spoke to Generic Pharmaceutical Association's president and CEO Chip Davis about the year ahead for GPhA and what some of the biggest battles for the generic drug industry will be.

March 15, 2016

The Ivan D. Combe Lifetime Achievement Award is the OTC industry’s highest honor.