May 28, 2014

As a key Congressional committee is set to consider legislation to help identify solutions for prescription drug abuse while preserving patients’ legitimate access to needed medications, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores has sent a letter to the bipartisan leadership of the House Energy and Commerce committees’ Health subcommittee affirming support for this effort, NACDS has announced.

May 28, 2014

Target has formed a Digital Advisory Council as part of its efforts to accelerate its digital transformation and will bolster its internal digital talent by hiring at least 50 new software engineers this year, the company has announced.

May 28, 2014

Wegmans Food Markets on Tuesday announced that the Wegmans Employee Scholarship Program will award college tuition assistance to 1,766 new recipients for the upcoming academic year.

May 27, 2014

A series of new clinical studies released Tuesday found that Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions’ Clinical Pathways program reduces the cost of cancer treatment, improves clinical care and shows promise for guiding treatment of other high-cost, complex diseases beyond cancer.

May 27, 2014

Giant Eagle on Tuesday announced the opening of the company’s second Giant Eagle Express, a new 14,000 sq.-ft. neighborhood grocery store format.

May 27, 2014

As grocers place an increased emphasis on health and wellness, Hannaford is taking it a step further by implementing a gym inside an Albany location, according to a news report.

May 27, 2014

For the seventh consecutive year, Rite Aid will serve as the presenting sponsor of the Skin Cancer Foundation’s annual Road to Healthy Skin Tour beginning Tuesday.

May 27, 2014

ShopRite has teamed up with Procter & Gamble to bring Caroline’s Carts, specialized shopping carts created for special needs children, to more than 250 ShopRite stores across the Northeast.

May 27, 2014

The online shipping war among retailers continues to heat up as Target plans to launch a same-day delivery pilot in June in select markets.

May 23, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration took action this week against websites that sell potentially dangerous, unapproved prescription drugs to U.S. consumers.

May 23, 2014

Midwest retailer Meijer on Friday announced the debut of a new commercial featuring photos of local children riding its iconic penny pony, Sandy.

May 23, 2014

Kroger is planning to expand its footprint into Washington, D.C., and Baltimore under its Harris Teeter banner, according to a report in the Baltimore Business Journal published Thursday.

May 23, 2014

CVS Caremark is reportedly looking to further expand its presence in Brazil by acquiring Drogarias Pacheco São Paulo, also known as DPSP, according to news reports.

May 23, 2014

Target has further strengthened its marketing organization with the hiring of Kristi Argyilan as SVP, media and guest engagement, effective June 2.

May 22, 2014

Dollar Tree on Thursday posted first-quarter consolidated net sales of $2 billion, a 7.2% increase, for the period ended May 4.

May 22, 2014

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy made a number of changes to its executive committee on Wednesday during the association's NABP Annual Meeting in Phoenix.

May 22, 2014

Delegates from the member boards of pharmacy adopted eight resolutions during the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy 110th Annual Meeting held in Phoenix.

May 22, 2014

Publix Pharmacy on Thursday announced it will offer free 30-day supplies of amlodipine to customers with a prescription for the medication.

May 22, 2014

More than 10 million Hispanics are eligible to gain health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, representing unparalleled opportunity for businesses aiming to succeed in the emerging health economy focused on delivering consumer-centered care, according to "Hispanics: A growing force in the New Health Economy," a new report from PwC's Health Research Institute.

May 22, 2014

Sears Holdings widened its loss during first quarter 2014 as it continues to move toward a member-centric, integrated model and invest in its Shop Your Way awards program. While progress continues, poor performance in its consumer electronic business and grocery and household items hampered sales at Kmart stores.

May 22, 2014

Fetch on Thursday announced the results of its "Engaging the Mobile Shopper" report, which was conducted among more than 300 U.S. adults ages 18 years to 60 years in order to uncover the true impact of mobile devices on brick-and-mortar retail.

May 22, 2014

Walmart has announced enhancements to its mobile pharmacy app. The update will help customers make better saving decisions and allow quick access to its list of $4 prescriptions.

May 21, 2014

Fred's Super Dollar on Wednesday announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share.

May 21, 2014

JobsOhio on Tuesday announced McLane Co. expects to break ground on a new $119 million distribution facility here this summer.