May 14, 2012

Schnuck Markets is opening a stand-alone pharmacy at a hospital in Illinois with an emphasis on specialty pharmacy services, the supermarket operator said.

May 14, 2012

New research that will appear in the upcoming issue of the Journal of Marketing Research explores consumer sentiment over the extension of a premium brand outside of its typical category.

May 14, 2012

Walgreens on Monday launched its national Retail Employees with Disabilities Initiative, an in-store training program designed to help people with disabilities gain retail and customer service skills, that works closely with community organizations and vocational rehabilitation agencies to train and develop candidates.

May 11, 2012

AmerisourceBergen has promoted one of its executives to serve as its finance chief, the company said Friday.

May 11, 2012

Costco announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on Costco common stock and approved an increase from 24 cents to 27.5 cents per share, or from 96 cents per share to $1.10 per share on an annualized basis.

May 11, 2012

CVS/pharmacy is taking a greater step toward targeting the Hispanic market with the launch of its new Spanish-language website.

May 11, 2012

Dollar General has awarded grants to more than 593 nonprofit organizations, libraries and schools through the chain's literacy foundation.

May 11, 2012

A law that will establish standards in the pharmacy audit process conducted by pharmacy benefit managers in the state of Alabama has received the applause of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.

May 11, 2012

Publix announced that its initiatives to reduce the use of paper and plastic grocery bags used at checkout have paid off.

May 11, 2012

Whole Foods is rewarding customers that live a green lifestyle through its new application it created with Whole Planet Foundation and BlueAvocado.

May 10, 2012

ComScore reported that online retail spending reached $44.3 billion for first quarter 2012, up 17% from the year-ago period.

May 10, 2012

It was a rainy Thursday morning in Woonsocket, R.I., but that didn’t dissuade CVS Caremark stockholders from flocking to the company’s sprawling headquarters to attend its annual meeting of stockholders — an event that proved to be one filled with optimism as president and CEO Larry Merlo provided key highlights of 2011 and discussed how the company is reinventing pharmacy and capitalizing on its “integration sweet spots.”

May 10, 2012

CVS Caremark announced on Tuesday the release of its 2011 corporate social responsibility report.

May 10, 2012

Family Dollar said its board of directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on the company's common stock of 21 cents per share.

May 10, 2012

McKesson on Monday announced that thousands of independent pharmacy owners from across the nation will convene at the McKesson IdeaShare 2012 Conference at the Venetian Resort Hotel in Las Vegas from June 24 to 28.

May 10, 2012

Motherhood influences the way women shop, according to Mintel research.

May 10, 2012

MinuteClinic announced on Thursday the debut of two walk-in medical clinics inside CVS/pharmacy stores located in San Antonio.

May 10, 2012

The Texas Diversity Council on Wednesday commended the Army and Air Force Exchange Service for its commitment to diversity and inclusion.

May 10, 2012

A new campaign by Rite Aid is targeting nail polish customers.

May 10, 2012

RxAlly has expanded its national network to include nine independent pharmacy organizations and 10 regional chains.

May 9, 2012

Grocer A&P has announced the launch of an integrated marketing campaign that features president and CEO Sam Martin as its primary spokesman.

May 9, 2012

Walgreens on Wednesday announced it has selected GSD&M to be its new brand and creative agency of record. The relationship will include broadcast, print and outdoor marketing efforts, as well as digital activation and creative.

May 9, 2012

BioScrip experienced a boost in revenue and gross profit during first quarter 2012 ended March 31.

May 9, 2012

A distribution center that services 270 Food Lion stores in North Carolina has reopened after being severely damage due to a tornado.