March 10, 2017

For the year, the company's sales increased 9% to $3.1 billion.

March 10, 2017

WestLab is committed to offering affordable prices with salts products ranging from $3.99 to$8.99, the company added.

March 9, 2017

At this time, no human infections associated with this outbreak in Tennessee have been detected.

March 9, 2017

CVS Pharmacy added Arizona, Georgia, Iowa and South Carolina to the list, and now 41 states are able to increase access to the medication. 

March 9, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, Google earned the top spot, based upon employee reviews.

March 9, 2017

The latest 65,000-sq.-ft. Weis Markets supermarket represents the company’s new community market design, featuring a drive-through pharmacy and in-store dietitian.

March 8, 2017

Kroger is developing a $60 million distribution center in Cincinnati, the Cincinnati Business Courier reported Tuesday. “More than 8.5 million customers shop in our stores every day and our goal is to always have our shelves stocked with the variety and selection our shoppers want,” stated Frank Bruni, VP supply chain and logistics, Kroger. “The new facility will help our logistics team to improve lead times and drive efficiencies for our stores and ultimately our customers.” (Cincinnati Business Courier)

March 8, 2017
Wall Street investors have faith that the Federal Trade Commission will approve Walgreens Boots Alliance’s proposed acquisition of Rite Aid — and that’s having a positive influence on Walgreens’ stock, according to Crain’s Chicago Business. WBA’s shares have been up 6% this year and up 19% over March 2016, which Morningstar analyst Vishnu Lekraj says is due to “investor optimism that they’re going to be able to close the Rite Aid transaction.” (Crain’s Chicago Business)
 
March 8, 2017

Target and Walmart were among the retailers named to the 2017 National Association for Female Executives list.

March 8, 2017

Texas continues to see signs of flu activity, with four markets in the Lone Star State making this week’s list. 

March 7, 2017

The appointments of Bloom, as well as Christopher W. Bodine and Peter J. Bocian, are effective immediately. 

March 7, 2017

The Glucose Health “Only at Walmart” television ad campaign is airing across primetime and daytime rotations on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries channel, Game Show Network, Lifetime and TV Land.

March 7, 2017

Purveyors of health products have been riding the baby boomer wave for some time now, and it doesn’t appear to be cresting any time soon.

March 7, 2017

Mike Agostino will return as president to Amber Pharmacy as Aaron Wiese leaves the position to become Hy-Vee VP strategy/innovation. 

March 7, 2017

Walgreens reportedly is weighing whether or not to declare that its FTC application has "certified compliance," which would force the Federal Trade Commission to vote on its proposed acquisition of Rite Aid quickly.

March 7, 2017

Dave Berman, 98, an SVP and partner in May's Drug and Drug Warehouse until his retirement, passed away peacefully on Feb. 25, according to an obit published by Tulsa World Sunday. "Through his entire life, Dave was always extra sensitive to the plight of others less fortunate than him and enjoyed spending time with them," Tulsa World wrote. "He enjoyed the company of his peers in the drug store industry, many of them Fortune 500 senior executives." (Tulsa World)

March 7, 2017

Masculine grooming choices are soaring, with men especially interested in products for thinning hair.

March 6, 2017

Besides being exclusive to Prime members, the new line is defined as premium products and with transparency into where they are sourced, according to Amazon’s website.

March 6, 2017

For those retailers bold enough to sniff out a fresh opportunity, at least as far as the mass merchant space is concerned, aromatherapy realized some rosy sales gains in 2016.

March 6, 2017

Breakthrough brands, defined as those brands either introduced within the 52 weeks ended Dec. 25, 2016, or those brands that experienced blockbuster incremental growth in that time frame, feature leading meal-replacement solutions.

March 6, 2017

Sales of all OTC medicines and natural supplements broke records in 2016, reaching $45.8 billion for the 52 weeks ended Dec. 25, 2016, according to IRI. That’s an additional $1.8 billion in sales volume compared with a year ago.

March 6, 2017

Sales of durable medical equipment and the kind of home health products that help transition patient care from hospital settings to the home in the retail setting have only one direction to go. And that’s up.

March 6, 2017

Maybe men have been the secret all along to pumping up front-end sales. Men used to be just about the “shave category,” but in today’s market, men buy much more than razors and blades.

March 6, 2017

70% of retail decision makers are ready to make changes to adopt the Internet of Things (IoT), according to the 2017 Retail Vision Study, from Zebra Technologies.