January 8, 2013

Home care provider ResCare HomeCare announced it has signed a national affiliation agreement with Walgreens as the national drug store chain rolls out its DailyMed by Walgreens prescription service.

January 8, 2013

The CEO of Sears Holdings is stepping down due to unspecified family health reasons, the company said.

January 8, 2013

Target Corp. has launched a campaign to price match online retailers, the mass-merchandise retailer said.

January 8, 2013

A company that provides local print and digital coupons is partnering with a company that provides information for Hispanics.

January 8, 2013

The Vitamin Shoppe's proposed acquisition of Super Supplements has been delayed, the company recently announced.

January 8, 2013

Walgreens has begun promotion of its exclusive PureLife Naturals line of health supplements, a line launched in September in its weekly circulars.

January 8, 2013

Natural foods retailer Whole Foods Market has appointed a former Accenture executive as its global VP and chief information officer, the company said.

January 7, 2013

The breakup of Supervalu to private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management could be announced as soon as Thursday when Supervalu shares third-quarter results with analysts, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal published Friday.

January 7, 2013

More than half of U.S. consumers would not recommend a particular pharmacy to family and friends, according to a new report by a Canadian customer experience management firm.

January 7, 2013

Mass merchandise chain Shopko's philanthropic arm is donating nearly $1 million to charity organizations.

January 7, 2013

Stop & Shop is offering free produce for a year to winners of a healthy eating contest it is sponsoring, the Ahold banner said.

January 4, 2013

Family Dollar stores reported a 12.7% increase in net sales and a 6.6% increase in comps in first quarter 2013, the company said.

January 4, 2013

Ahold banner Giant Food of Landover, Md., donated $37,305 to the Capital Breast Care Center.

January 4, 2013

Sam's Club is offering free health screenings as part of a New Year's promotion, the club retailer said Friday.

January 4, 2013

Ulta Beauty announced on Friday that holiday sales experienced robust double-digit growth as sales “strongly” rebounded the weekend before Christmas.

January 4, 2013

Several retailers got top scores from a gay-rights organization for their efforts to prevent discrimination against and include lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees.

January 4, 2013

Both the strong incidence of influenza and the rise in the number of flu shots administered in December positively impacted comparable prescriptions filled at Walgreens on a day-fall adjusted basis, the company reported.

January 4, 2013

Weis Markets on Friday announced the launch of its 10th round of price freezes, effective in all 163 store locations.

January 3, 2013

AmerisourceBergen announced the election of former Campbell Soup president and CEO Douglas Conant to its board, effective immediately.

January 3, 2013

A patient’s social support network has been associated with improved outcomes and healthier behaviors and now new research sponsored by CVS Caremark has found that practical social support is associated with improved medication adherence.

January 3, 2013

Fred's reported a 1% sales decline to $209.9 million for the five-week fiscal month ended Dec. 29.

January 3, 2013

H-E-B announced that it is introducing more ways to help customers eat and live healthier in 2013, including the introduction of a nutrition labeling system and a weekly newsletter filled with healthy tips, recipes and coupons.

January 3, 2013

A shift in the New Year's holiday calendar and the introduction of new generic drugs contributed to a decrease in same-store sales for the month of December at Rite Aid, the retail pharmacy chain said.

January 3, 2013

Safeway late Wednesday announced that Steve Burd, its long-time chairman and CEO, will retire at the company's annual stockholders meeting on May 14, 2013.