April 8, 2011

The Emerson Group announced that former Actavis executive Brad Blake has joined the company.

April 1, 2011

Some of the nation's most popular retailers earned a spot on Interbrand's annual ranking of the 50 most valuable U.S. retail brands.

March 9, 2011

Publix's board of directors has approved an annual cash dividend of common stock, which will be payable and mailed June 1.

March 7, 2011

Publix routinely makes strategic moves to enhance the customer experience in the pharmacy and health-and-wellness arena that are rooted in the customer service mindset that has made its supermarkets so popular.

Last fall the company introduced a new larger, triangular-shaped pill bottle that is designed to be easier to open. While the pill bottle redesign didn’t go as far as the award-winning program Target introduced a few years back, the move underscored the fact that Publix is a pharmacy innovator.

March 2, 2011

Publix on Tuesday disclosed a 4.4% increase in its fourth-quarter sales, which reached $6.4 billion, while comparable-store sales for the quarter also rose 3.2%.

February 15, 2011

Customer satisfaction as measured by the American Customer Satisfaction Index has not improved since the middle of 2009, and on Tuesday it registered its biggest drop in two years; for fourth quarter 2010, the index fell 0.5% to 75.3.

February 10, 2011

Naturally Fresh Deodorant Crystal has announced that it is partnering with the cancer support network Happy Chemo! and now will be recognized as a local cancer resource for natural body products.

January 21, 2011

It’s no coincidence that Publix and Wegmans are two companies that also routinely wind up at the top of customer service surveys — testimony that satisfied employees who enjoy their workplace generally add that special ingredient to customer service. Having a totally energized work force, and knowing what it takes to keep them that way, that's the "secret sauce" in retailing.

January 20, 2011

Fortune on Thursday released its “100 Best Companies to Work For” list, ranking Wegmans Food Markets No. 3 and making the New York-based grocer the highest-ranked retailer. Only the software firm SAS and consulting organization Boston Consulting Group ranked higher. Wegmans has appeared on the Fortune list for 14 consecutive years, every year since the list was first published in 1998.

January 4, 2011

Publix is rolling out imported and domestic private-label specialty cheeses in its deli department.

December 17, 2010

The Little Clinic has appointed Eileen Myers as director of prevention and health management. She will be responsible for leading the health-and-wellness initiatives and for overseeing the rollout of an expanded scope of services for the clinic operator.

December 13, 2010

More retailers have joined UnitedHealthcare's prescription savings program that caters to Medicare Part D members.

December 8, 2010

The Little Clinic, which operates clinics inside select Kroger, King Soopers, Fry's Food Stores and Publix Super Markets, has announced the addition of the MultiPlan and PHCS Networks to its group of accepted provider networks.

November 30, 2010

The old saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away," has been revamped by Publix.

November 14, 2010

Kiss My Face, a maker of natural personal care products, has partnered with industry vets...

November 2, 2010

A maker of all-natural chips has developed an initiative that gives back to its communities,...

October 31, 2010

Publix’s sales for third quarter 2010 totaled $6 billion, the company reported Monday, representing a...

October 24, 2010

Publix Super Markets’ real estate VP John Frazier announced his decision to retire by the...

October 10, 2010

U.S. consumers are paying more heed to the cost of medicines, health-and-beauty aids and other...

October 5, 2010

CoverMate's stretch-to-fit food cover line now features sustainable packaging made from recyclable plastic....

September 28, 2010

Publix has launched an initiative with Produce for Kids to help families eat healthy, and...

September 23, 2010

In the never-ending battle for customer loyalty, independents rule and service is still king....

September 22, 2010

J.D. Power and Associates' release of its annual national pharmacy study on Wednesday underscored customers'...

September 16, 2010

Publix Super Markets may be mulling an expansion into North Carolina....