August 12, 2014

Rite Aid is getting a head start on the 2014-15 cold and flu season with the announcement Tuesday that seasonal flu shots are now available at Rite Aid pharmacies nationwide. 

 

August 12, 2014

Supervalu is hosting the company’s first-ever national sales expo, a three-day trade event, in St. Paul, Minn.

August 11, 2014

CVS/pharmacy celebrated on Monday its entrance into the Seattle market with the grand opening of a new location in the city of Renton, marking the first CVS/pharmacy in the state of Washington.

August 11, 2014

Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing announced that it has appointed Joseph Tarnowski as VP and chief content officer to lead the development of its content platform.

August 11, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar and Cardinal Health on Monday announced a multi-year agreement for Cardinal Health to be the new primary supplier of branded and generic pharmaceutical products.

August 11, 2014

LloydsPharmacy is launching a new healthcare service concept, the Gazette reported Thursday. 

August 11, 2014

A settlement in a Schnuck Markets security breach class-action lawsuit has been reached and a notification program is underway, as approved by the Circuit Court of the City of St. Louis, State of Missouri.

August 11, 2014

Sears Holdings announced that Alasdair James has joined the company as president and chief member officer for the Kmart business.

August 11, 2014

Beauty retailer Ulta Beauty has teamed up with Dermalogica to offer the new Power Resurfacing Peel exfoliation treatment that is customized to each person’s skin conditions.

August 11, 2014

The Walgreens Charity Classic, presented by the Seagate Country Club, is set for Nov. 6 to 9, 2014 in Delray Beach, the Country Club announced Friday.

August 8, 2014

In celebration of Vinyl Record Day on Aug. 12, which marks the day Thomas Edison invented the phonograph in 1877, Canadian retailer London Drugs is joining the party.

August 8, 2014

Diplomat on Thursday announced that its president, Gary Kadlec, has been elected to the board of directors for the American Foundation of Pharmaceutical Education. 

August 8, 2014

Fairway Group Holdings Corp., the parent company of Fairway Market, shrank net loss to $9.7 million in first quarter fiscal 2015, compared with $27.95 million in the same quarter the prior year.

August 8, 2014

Kroger on Friday announced 366 winners of the Kroger Scholars award for the 2014-15 school year.

 

August 8, 2014

Several NACDS chain member companies have conducted congressional pharmacy tours in recent weeks, bringing the total number of NACDS RxImpact in-district events to 82 for 2014.

August 8, 2014

Walmart is reportedly making a more aggressive push into medical care by not only planning to open additional clinics but it is also marketing itself as a primary care provider.

August 8, 2014

Costs related to the exit of its Rainbow business in the Twin Cities markets, as well as the upcoming closure of a distribution center, helped push Roundy’s to a net loss.

August 7, 2014

Cardinal Health on Wednesday announced that its board of directors approved a cash dividend of $0.3425 per common share payable on Oct. 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Oct. 1, 2014.

August 7, 2014

Costco reported on Thursday a boost in net sales and same-store sales during the month of July.

August 7, 2014

Delhaize Group announced on Thursday that U.S. same-store sales for the second quarter increased 3.3%.

August 7, 2014

The Food Marketing Institute on Wednesday launched a number of resources in support of its recently launched U.S. Grocery Shopping Trends 2014 report. 

August 7, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar on Wednesday announced that Craig Barnes and Kelly Ma have joined the company and will lead its new sourcing team.

 

August 7, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar on Thursday reported July sales of $148 million, representing an increase of 4%.

 

August 7, 2014

CVS Caremark has announced that the first MinuteClinic in Nebraska are opening this week inside select CVS/pharmacy stores.