August 6, 2012

Shopko's SVP product development now has become responsible for overseeing the retailer's consumables division.

August 6, 2012

Vitacost.com has appointed a new chief information officer/chief technology officer.

August 6, 2012

The Vitamin Shoppe announced that Stephen Bontempo has joined the company.

August 3, 2012

Shopko announced that a former JCPenney executive has joined the company.

August 3, 2012

Peggy Fleming, a gold-medal figure skater at the 1968 Winter Olympic Games, signed autographs for customers in the shadow of the 535-ft. “Tour of London” Procter & Gamble product display at Walmart in American Canyon, Calif.

August 3, 2012

Kraft Foods has appointed a new EVP strategy.

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 2, 2012

The TABS Group has promoted one of its senior consultants.

August 2, 2012

Walgreens' e-commerce president Sona Chawla has been appointed to serve on the board of directors at specialty retail apparel chain Express.

August 2, 2012

Wisk Deep Clean has tapped its first-ever "sweat ambassador," the laundry brand said.

August 1, 2012

"Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jacks," goes the line from the famous baseball anthem. For some people, however, that innocuous lyric is a ticket to the hospital, or worse.

August 1, 2012

Campbell's confirmed that a new leader will take over the company's Pepperidge Farm business.

July 31, 2012

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

July 31, 2012

Randy Heiser recently joined McKesson as director of retail national accounts of Six Sigma, DSN has learned.

July 31, 2012

RxAlly continues to expand its leadership team with the appointment of a new chief information officer.

July 31, 2012

Sun Products has appointed a new chief customer officer.

July 30, 2012

Coca-Cola has streamlined its operating structure and the senior leaders for those businesses, the company said.

July 30, 2012

Supervalu on Monday named Wayne Sales, a Canadian hall-of-fame-caliber retailer, as the company's president and CEO, replacing Craig Herkert.

July 30, 2012

Retired KPMG International chairman Timothy Flynn was named to the Walmart board of directors on Monday amid ongoing investigations into whether the company violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

July 27, 2012

Gary J. Burns, 74, of Lake Forest, Ill., and Naples, Fla., passed away July 24. He was born Feb. 7, 1938, in Saginaw, Mich. Burns served in the U.S. Army and then embarked upon a long and successful career in the health and beauty aids industry.

July 26, 2012

The American Pharmacists Association has a new president-elect, the group said Thursday.

July 26, 2012

An alliance of more than 22,000 pharmacies has added a new member to its leadership team.

July 26, 2012

Ulta Beauty's former VP marketing has taken on a new role at Shopko.

July 25, 2012

Coty CEO Bernd Beetz is retiring from the beauty company, effective Aug. 1, and will be succeeded by Michele Scannavini, who has been president of Coty Prestige for the past decade.