June 12, 2013

Avella Specialty Pharmacy has released a new white paper for payers selecting new specialty pharmacy partners, the company said Wednesday.

June 12, 2013

An industry network of 400 retailers, manufacturers and other companies has appointed the head of Dutch supermarket operator Royal Ahold to an executive position.

June 12, 2013

Workers for Iran's airline and embassy in Japan will have to go somewhere else for their big packages of paper towels.

June 12, 2013

CVS/pharmacy has announced the expansion of its Gold Emblem private brand food line.

June 12, 2013

Meijer will open two new stores in northern Indiana, the mass merchandise retailer said.

June 12, 2013

Rite Aid will offer free informational resources in its stores and online on summer skin care, as well as sponsoring a cross-country tour offering full-body skin cancer screenings, the drug store chain said Wednesday.

June 12, 2013

Safeway announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its Canadian operations through a sale of the net assets of Canada Safeway Limited to Sobeys, a Canadian food retailer and wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire Company Limited, for $5.7 billion in cash plus the assumption of certain liabilities.

June 12, 2013

Shopko will open five small-format stores in Minnesota and Wisconsin, the mass merchandise retailer said.

June 12, 2013

The number of U.S. retail health clinics is projected to double by 2015 because of the increasing demand of newly insured patients under healthcare reform, according to new a report released on Wednesday by Accenture ACN at the annual America's Health Insurance Plans Institute 2013 in Las Vegas.

June 12, 2013

Ulta Beauty is off to a “good start” for 2013 as its net sales rose about 23% during the first quarter, and same-store sales rose 6.7%. Meanwhile, the beauty retailer continues to make progress on both its CEO search and multi-year growth plan.

June 12, 2013

Walgreens on Wednesday reached an agreement settling DEA concerns relating to the distribution and dispensing of controlled substances.

June 12, 2013

Inmar on Wednesday announced Weis Markets has expanded its membership in the Inmar Promotion Network with the activation of a new digital coupon program, which adds paperless coupons to Weis' marketing portfolio.

June 11, 2013

Amazon is giving a free trial of its fresh-food delivery service to premium customers in the Los Angeles area, according to published reports.

June 11, 2013

A new app for the iPhone allows users to have prints of their photos sent to the address of their choice or pick them up at CVS.

June 11, 2013

The Consumer Reports Index, an overall measure of Americans’ personal financial health, shows Americans are reporting significantly fewer financial troubles, Consumer Reports National Research Center announced.

June 11, 2013

CVS Caremark announced on Tuesday that it has been awarded specialty pharmacy accreditation from URAC, a Washington, D.C.-based healthcare accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the healthcare industry.

June 11, 2013

Fruth Pharmacy has launched a new mobile app and mobile website, the retail pharmacy chain said.

June 11, 2013

Giant Food Stores' private-label milk brand has received recognition for being produced entirely in Pennsylvania, the Ahold USA-owned supermarket banner said.

June 11, 2013

The Annals of Internal Medicine published a study comparing generic utilization of common diabetes medications across two government programs — Medicare Part D and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

June 11, 2013

Weis Markets’ stores raised $189,000 in donations and pet supplies for more than 90 local animal shelters and rescue organizations during its month-long Paws for Pets program, the grocer announced.

June 10, 2013

Dollar Tree on Monday announced the promotion of Gary Philbin, 56, to the position of president and COO. He has served as COO since 2007.

June 10, 2013

Family Dollar Stores on Monday named Brad Rogers SVP real estate, replacing Keith Gehl, who will retire from the company at the end of June.

June 10, 2013

Free health screenings, a weight-bearing exercise and other activities will be featured at an upcoming diabetes fair sponsored by Giant Food Stores, the supermarket chain said.

June 10, 2013

Amazon is looking to expand its grocery-delivery and locker businesses, according to published reports.