April 19, 2017

The retailer will have a new assortment of healthier food, health-focused products and expanded beauty selections paired with informational signage throughout the store to help customers discover new offerings.

April 19, 2017

Walgreens and Walmart will be among the leading pharmacy retailers participating in the Dallas-area event.

April 19, 2017

Food retailers have an opportunity to further advance efforts with nutrition, pharmacy and related services, partly by forming innovative collaborations with partners.

April 19, 2017

IRI and the Boston Consulting Group identified five trends exploited by the consumer packaged goods winners in their latest growth leaders report.

April 19, 2017

Angel Colón succeeds Rueben Shaffer, who retired at the end of March, as Kroger's head of diversity.

April 19, 2017

The company is reportedly set to cover up to $1500 in expenses related to medical marijuana, making 45,000 employees eligible.

April 19, 2017

In support of the expanded food offering, pharmacists in enhanced fresh food stores have been provided with additional nutrition training and health information.

April 19, 2017

Supermarket retailer stated 6,000 volunteers participated in community cleanups at 130 locations across five states in 2016.

April 19, 2017

“Project Gigaton” will provide an emissions reduction toolkit to a broad network of suppliers seeking to eliminate one gigaton of emissions, focusing on areas such as manufacturing, materials and use of products by 2030.

April 18, 2017

CDC found that flu vaccination reduced the risk of flu-associated death by nearly two-thirds (65%) among healthy children.

April 18, 2017

One of the biggest trends in food and beverage in the past several years has been in better-for-you offerings — something that’s expected to continue to influence new products as consumers remain focused on what’s in their favorite snacks and beverages.

April 18, 2017

Hy-Vee’s recent corporate restructuring will see 70 new corporate hires, roughly 50 of which will be focused on its IT capabilities, the rest of which focus on its Healthmarket format and its restaurants. 

April 18, 2017

In 2017, Loblaw expects to open 30 new stores and renovate more than 500 existing stores.

April 18, 2017

A recent survey conducted by ECRM found good alignment between retailers and suppliers, but the findings also suggest that there is room for the relationship to improve. Read ECRM’s SVP retail Wayne Bennett’s takeaways from the survey.

April 18, 2017

Beyond offering STI and HIV testing, Walgreens also is furthering its commitment to supporting communities impacted by HIV through prevention and early detection services, as well as HIV continuing education for its pharmacists. 

April 18, 2017

Latriece Watkins was inspired to become chair of the event, recalling her mother’s breast cancer battle 25 years ago.

April 17, 2017

Walgreens raised more than $20 million in the U.S. in 2016, supported through sales of Red Noses.

April 17, 2017

The skin care/facial category saw a 2% growth in sales for the last 12 months compared with the previous year, driven by the cleansers segment, which was up 9% in the food and drug channels.

April 17, 2017

Panelists discussed the largest health-and-wellness challenges retailers are facing, as well as current solutions suppliers are working on to make the industry even better, at the Health, Wellness and Technology Roundtable during DSN's Industry Issues Summit.

April 17, 2017

In addition to the Sustainability Lives Here campaign, Kroger is making a $50,000 donation to the World Wildlife Fund.

April 17, 2017

RICHMOND, Va.— Kroger is test-marketing a home delivery component to its click-and-collect offering for customers in its Richmond, Va. area, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Monday. “Our customers don’t always have the time to shop in store but still want to bring quality items into their homes and onto their tables," Anne Jenkins, spokeswoman for Kroger Mid-Atlantic division, told the Times-Dispatch. "For us, home delivery is the solution and a natural progression for ClickList.” (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

April 17, 2017

Walmart also could be interested in buying the retailer, which could reportedly fetch more than $4 billion in proceeds.

April 17, 2017

A recent survey by YouGov commissioned by experience company [24]|7, found that while consumers are willing to share more personal data, they are particular about when and why.

April 17, 2017

More than half of parents say seasonal allergies affect their kids, with some unsure how to choose the right medicine and 1-in-7 giving allergy medicine labeled for adults.