August 16, 2017

While online grocery sales could exceed $100 billion by 2025, click-and-collect is emerging as a high-growth channel opportunity with a projected $6.6 billion of CPG sales per year by 2020.

August 16, 2017

Coinciding with the availability of flu shots at CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic locations, CVS Health on Wednesday released data from its survey of Americans about flu prevention.

August 16, 2017

Eight of the locations will be converted to CVS Pharmacy stores and 12 will be closed, with their files being transferred to nearby CVS Pharmacy locations.

August 16, 2017
Sales rose 1.6% to $16.43 billion in the quarter ended July 29, beating analysts' estimates of $16.30 billion. Same-store sales rose 1.3%, also more than analysts had expected. Comparable digital sales surged 32%.
August 15, 2017

The program for patients with Cigna-administered health plans sponsored by their employer is aimed at reducing healthcare costs by offering patient engagement and discounts for certain MinuteClinic services and CVS Health-branded health products, among other resources. 

August 15, 2017

In this role, the new Publix VP will focus on the continued development and execution of the company’s omnichannel strategy.

August 15, 2017

As many as 89% of food retailer respondents have established health and wellness programs for customers, employees or both and 96% are committed to expanding programs in their stores.

August 15, 2017

Target is bringing on talent from Walmart and General Mills to accelerate its food and beverage strategy.

August 15, 2017

Target's announcement came the same day that Amazon launched Instant Pickup, which offers a curated selection of daily essentials available for pickup in two minutes or less.

August 15, 2017

Walgreens' Center for Health & Wellbeing Research is led by a team of more than 25 Walgreens health services researchers, clinicians, statisticians, public health practitioners, actuaries and data scientists.

August 14, 2017

The pilot program from ALDI will kick off later this month in Atlanta, Dallas and Los Angeles, with potential for future expansion.

August 14, 2017

The clinics are led by Kaiser Permanente care teams to provide services for minor illnesses and injuries, as well as such preventive care offerings as vaccinations. 

August 14, 2017

The cold and allergy category represents 17.9% of all independent health, beauty and wellness sales.

August 14, 2017

The multicultural health and beauty event took place in downtown Nashville and featured a panel discussion that featured Larry Sims, Naja the Nail Guru, Mel J. and Char Braden, as well as a guest speaker presentation from actress and author Kim Fields and a musical performance by Vivian Green.

August 14, 2017

Heath Freeman’s appointment was announced alongside the resignation of Christopher Bodine from the board. 

August 14, 2017

"More and more customers are demanding simple, easier to read labels, fewer ingredients and greater transparency when it comes to product ingredient labeling," Hy-Vee stated.

August 14, 2017

Hamacher Resource Group’s Dave Wendland examines what it would take for retail customer service to deliver an exceptional experience to customers. 

August 14, 2017

At the completion of the exam, RediClinic provides parents with a comprehensive printed report of their child’s health and vaccination status.

August 14, 2017

The research on immunization rates at retail that was cited by Clinical Therapeutics was conducted by Avalere and the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.

August 14, 2017

Upon the close of the deal, Rob Howard, Grand Junction’s founder and CEO, will become a VP technology at Target.

August 14, 2017

The Vitamin Shoppe is collaborating with Liquid Agency, a leading branding firm focused on creating holistic and innovative brand experiences, to design the service.

August 11, 2017

The full video highlighting NACDS Annual is almost 3 minutes, and includes commentary from executives from CVS Health and Walgreens Boots Alliance.

August 11, 2017

ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Costco has named one of its longtime directors chairman of its board of directors. The company on Thursday announced the board’s board election of Hamilton “Tony” James to the position.

James is Blackstone Group president and COO, as well as a member of Blackstone Group Management’s board of directors. He is a member of Blackstone Management Committee and sits on each of the firm’s investment committees. James has been a director of Costco since August 1988, becoming its lead independent director in 2005.

August 11, 2017

While everyone is focusing on pure play online giant Amazon, what they are likely missing is how brick and mortar retailers are driving ecommerce sales growth, noted TABS Analytics last week in a blog. "The TABS Analytics 10th Vitamin and Minerals Study revealed that online sales by traditional brick and mortar retailers propelled the market to an all-time high, growing an estimated 6% in the last year to reach $13.5 billion in annual sales," the company reported. "Walmart.com, specifically, had a breakout year for VMS sales. ... Though second in eCommerce, Walmart.com doubled its online share of mentions, growing to 9.1% in 2017. (TABS Analytics)