March 20, 2017

Target has appointed Jeff Burt to lead its grocery business, effective, April 10. He joins the Minneapolis-based retailer after 30 years at Kroger. 

March 20, 2017

Since becoming a partner in 1994, Rite Aid has raised nearly $81 million, including $6 million in 2016, for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

March 20, 2017

Of the 62% of survey respondents who chose pharmacy over practitioner, most of the reasons hinged upon convenience.

March 17, 2017

CVS Pharmacy is keeping up with beauty trends with plans to bring four tough-to-find brands to its shelves this spring, several of which will be CVS exclusives. 

March 17, 2017

Services through the program, which began Jan. 5, include concierge service, medication education and discharge counseling – all at no additional charge to the patient.

March 17, 2017

BayCare branded telehealth sites will appear in various Publix locations, BayCare screening stations will be in all Publix locations, and Publix pharmacies onsite will be at five BayCare hospital locations.

March 17, 2017

Walgreens in August polled  consumers on Twitter regarding which Pringles chip flavors should make an exclusive appearance in the stores on the corner of Happy and Healthy come March 2017. The results are in, Hungry Forever reported Friday, and it looks like anyone seeking to satisfy their Cheddar BBQ or Jamaican Jerk cravings will need to make their way over to a Walgreens or Duane Reade location. The flavors not selected were Sweet Thai Chili and Original Hot Sauce, Hungry Forever reported. (Hungry Forever)

March 16, 2017

ReducedRx will help patients with high out of pocket costs afford essential medications.

March 16, 2017

Alongside better-than-expected fourth-quarter sales and earnings, Dollar General announced plans to open around 1,000 new stores and improve training and compensation for its managers. 

March 16, 2017

The first grocer to join the program, the parent of Bi-LO, Fresco y Más, Harveys and Winn-Dixie will fully roll out the program April 5.

March 16, 2017
As shoppers take off the sunglasses, which are embedded with a small contactless card, they can tap them on a Visa near field communication (NFC) enabled terminal, and electronically pay for merchandise.
 
March 15, 2017

CVS Caremark clients saw their prescription drug trend drop to an average of 3.2% compared to 5% in 2015.

March 15, 2017

Specialty Connect is one area of strong growth for the retailer, CVS’ EVP and CFO said during Wednesday’s Barclays Global Healthcare Conference.

March 15, 2017

According to the latest Walgreens Flu Index, four of the top 10 markets still experiencing high levels of flu activity are in Texas, including three of the top five markets.

March 15, 2017

The bill, the Creating Transparency to Have Drug Rebates Unlocked (C-THRU) Act, would take several steps to improve transparency, Sen. Wyden, D-Ore., noted.

March 15, 2017

MMR vaccinations are available upon request at Rite Aid pharmacies in 28 states and the District of Columbia, subject to state regulations, during pharmacy hours. No appointment is necessary.

March 14, 2017

Fred’s could purchase additional stores, distribution centers, software and personnel, according to a news report.

March 14, 2017

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently collaborated with the Florida Department of Health to conduct additional analysis of locally acquired Zika cases, including analysis of resident travel patterns in Florida.

March 14, 2017

A Lowe’s store in Framingham, Mass., recently debuted its “Holoroom How To,” Lowe’s first-ever virtual reality DIY skills-training clinic.

March 14, 2017

Based on store performance, the bonuses, along with annual pay raises, were included in employees’ March 9 paycheck.

March 14, 2017

The retail giant is testing a touch-screen monitor in its toy aisle at select stores in Texas, connecting customers to available in-store inventory or the company’s website for ordering. 

March 13, 2017

Albertsons has chosen a longtime Safeway veteran to head up the company’s diversity and inclusion efforts, as well as its government relationships, philanthropy and sustainability departments. 

March 13, 2017

She previously held positions with Starbucks and Savers, a 200-store international thrift store chain.

March 13, 2017

A new survey is highlighting the importance of personalizing the brick-and-mortar experience when it comes to making customers happy.