September 4, 2012

Family Dollar announced that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on the company’s common stock of 21 cents per share.

September 4, 2012

Giant-Landover has appointed Gayle Shields as its director of pharmacy operations, the Ahold USA-owned supermarket chain said Friday.

September 4, 2012

Kroger has released its sixth annual sustainability report.

September 4, 2012

Kroger has announced that it is offering $25 flu shots at more than 1,900 Kroger pharmacy locations nationwide and at The Little Clinic locations inside select stores.

September 4, 2012

In what could symbolize the so-called "patent cliff" that an executive from healthcare market research firm IMS Health spoke of at a recent trade show, a regional mass merchandise chain is taking what used to be the world's top-selling drug and giving it away for free.

September 4, 2012

In light of new Florida regulations allowing certified pharmacists to administer a broader range of immunizations, Navarro Discount Pharmacy has expanded vaccine availability at all of its 31 locations in south Florida to include immunizations for both shingles and pneumonia, in addition to the flu vaccine.

September 4, 2012

Rite Aid announced that its charitable arm, the Rite Aid Foundation, has made a $25,000 donation to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to help the victims, families and communities affected by Hurricane Isaac.

September 4, 2012

Rx Response, an initiative of America’s biopharmaceutical supply system to help ensure the continued flow of medicine to patients in a severe public health emergency, moved to its highest alert status last week as Hurricane Isaac made landfall in Louisiana and across the Gulf Coast.

September 4, 2012

Save Mart Supermarkets has appointed a new chief human resources officer and chief legal officer, as well as a new CFO.

September 4, 2012

Supervalu has launched a single-serve size of its premium coffee product.

September 4, 2012

A survey released by coupon site RetailMeNot found that coupon use for back-to-school shopping surged this year, particularly for retailers selling books, school supplies and apparel.

September 4, 2012

Target has donated $150,000 in cash and products to assist with Hurricane Isaac relief efforts.

September 4, 2012

Weis Markets has launched its fifth annual Fight Hunger Food Drive, a monthlong program offering customers an opportunity to donate to local food banks and emergency food providers.

September 4, 2012

Whole Foods Market has launched two new eco-friendly gift cards, with plans to replace the recycled plastic cards that will be phased out over time.

August 30, 2012

Online giant Amazon.com will begin collecting a 6% state sales tax on purchases being shipped to Pennsylvania beginning Sept. 1, according to published reports.

August 30, 2012

Club retailer Costco Wholesale posted sales of $7.4 billion for the month of August, reporting an 8% sales increase over August 2011 and an increase in comps that beat analysts' expectations.

August 30, 2012

Kroger announced that its customers can enjoy their summer fuel savings through December.

August 30, 2012

Fred's on Thursday posted $139.9 million in sales, up 2.8%, for the four weeks ended Aug. 25.

August 30, 2012

Consumers focus on savings when they log in to their digital devices to shop for groceries, according to a new study from Nielsen.

August 30, 2012

A 4.2% increase in August same-store sales at Target was at the high end of the company's forecast range.

August 30, 2012

Former secretary for the Department of Health and Human Services Mike Leavitt will lead presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's transition planning should Romney win the fall elections, according to a report published Wednesday by National Journal Daily.

August 30, 2012

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1.9 million new cases of diabetes are diagnosed each year. To help its customers better understand this illness, Sam's Club pharmacy locations are offering free diabetes and vision screenings (diabetes is a leading cause of blindness) for members and the public on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

August 30, 2012

Canadian pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart announced on Thursday that the Supreme Court of Canada has granted its application for leave to appeal to Ontario’s ban on private-label generic drugs.

August 30, 2012

Delhaize's U.S. division has a new leader.