July 16, 2012

The Apothecary Shops has a new name, the specialty pharmacy provider said Monday.

July 16, 2012

Weis Markets has lowered the prices on more than 1,000 staple items and will freeze the prices of these products for 100 days in recognition of its 100-year anniversary.

July 13, 2012

Grocer A&P is now offering Skinny Water, a player in the zero-calorie enhanced water category, in 275 stores throughout the mid-Atlantic under the A&P retail banner of stores.

July 13, 2012

Bellaboo, an Australian skin care brand for teens and tweens, has kicked off a national campaign, powered by retailer Ulta, that aims to discover new music talent and supports positive self-esteem among teens.

July 13, 2012

A division of Ahold USA has completed its acquisition of stores in the greater Philadelphia area.

July 13, 2012

Eight pharmacy students have won scholarships worth $12,000, according to a group that calls itself the country's largest group purchasing organization for independent pharmacies.

July 13, 2012

Grocery chain ShopRite is opening a ShopRite-branded gas station/convenience store in Albany, N.Y., in September, according to published reports.

July 13, 2012

It seems that traditional grocery stores and established food brands may lose their position in the market due to a confluence of changing demographics, economic factors and customer preferences, according to new research from global investment bank Jefferies and global business advisory firm AlixPartners.

July 12, 2012

Cardinal Health on Thursday kicked off its Retail Business Conference, the company’s annual trade show for independent pharmacies catering to more than 7,000 attendees.

July 12, 2012

Walgreens recently upgraded its general lighting across 80% of the chain's nationwide locations, thanks to a partnership with GE Lighting.

July 12, 2012

A Giant-Carlisle store in Pennsylvania will sponsor an event to teach kids about healthy eating.

July 12, 2012

A company that makes a line of dietary supplements is offering informal demonstrations on health at several Hy-Vee stores.

July 12, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation on Thursday announced the 2012-2013 inaugural class for the foundation’s Faculty Scholars Program.

July 12, 2012

Supervalu on Thursday announced a number of dramatic measures to stabilize its business — reduction in capital spending, suspension of the company's dividend, even the exploration of possible strategic alternatives — in conjunction with its declining first-quarter earnings results.

July 12, 2012

Take Care Health Systems, which is a division of Walgreens, and the University of Notre Dame announced on Thursday the opening of an on-site wellness center on the Notre Dame campus.

July 12, 2012

Target confirmed the list of the stores that it intends to open across Canada in 2013.

July 12, 2012

Health-and-wellness e-retailer Vitacost.com is targeting smartphone users with the relaunch of its mobile commerce website, developed in partnership with Moovweb, the company announced Thursday.

July 12, 2012

Walgreens on Thursday named James Skinner, Walgreens board member since 2005 and recently retired McDonald's CEO, as the new nonexecutive chairman of the board of Walgreens.

July 11, 2012

Retail sales and foot traffic will see a boost in late summer as the back-to-school season looms, according to the latest ShopperTrak report.

July 11, 2012

Canadian retail pharmacy operator the Jean Coutu Group posted big increases in sales and profits that stemmed in large part from its sale earlier this year of much of its stake in U.S. retail pharmacy chain Rite Aid.

July 11, 2012

The National Community Pharmacists Association on Wednesday posted a video and website satirizing pharmacy benefit managers at WhoRunsMyDrugPlan.com.

July 11, 2012

The House of Representatives' vote to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has drawn praise from the National Retail Federation.

July 11, 2012

Nearly two-thirds of consumers plan to spend up to $500 this back-to-school shopping season, PriceGrabber said Wednesday.

July 11, 2012

At 50 million strong in the United States today, millennials — defined as adults ages 18 years to 34 years — are demonstrating more volatility and showing less fiscal confidence than average shoppers, revealed a SymphonyIRI Group report released Wednesday.