February 8, 2012

Walmart isn’t about to let the grass grow under its feet in Canada.

February 8, 2012

Winn-Dixie is putting an emphasis on heart health by highlighting its pharmacy offerings.

February 7, 2012

The Chain Drug Marketing Association last month recognized several members at the association's 86th Annual Trade Expo in Kissimmee, Fla.

February 7, 2012

Representatives of the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, a private foundation created by CVS Caremark, kicked off a "Day of Giving" on Tuesday by surprising several nonprofits with the grant funding they had requested.

February 7, 2012

Cardinal Health was granted a temporary restraining order Friday against the Drug Enforcement Administration's suspension order of its Lakeland, Fla., distribution center.

February 7, 2012

Kicking off the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Regional Chain Conference this week, NACDS chairman Robert Loeffler of H-E-B aimed to fuel the flames of excitement surrounding the 2013 debut of the NACDS Total Store Expo, while emphasizing 2012’s slate of NACDS events that are packed with educational programming and business opportunities.

February 7, 2012

U.S. consumers are more optimistic about their finances despite cutting back to save money, according to Nielsen's fourth-quarter global consumer confidence findings.

February 7, 2012

The National Retail Federation is taking its "Retail Means Jobs" campaign one step further with the launch of a video contest.

February 7, 2012

Two members of Congress are looking for co-sponsors for a bill that would strengthen the medication therapy management benefit in the Medicare prescription drug program.

February 7, 2012

Supervalu on Tuesday announced plans to reduce its national work force by an estimated 800 positions.

February 7, 2012

In an effort to assure customers that private-label products are meeting the proper nutrition criteria, Walmart announced it is implementing a transparent initiative called "Great For You," an icon that calls out healthy foods sold in Walmart stores.

February 6, 2012

Supermarket chain Giant Food has acquired two supermarkets in the Baltimore area from another company, Giant said.

February 6, 2012

Leaders of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Monday urged Regional Chain Conference attendees to participate in NACDS RxImpact Day on Capitol Hill, a key initiative designed to shape the public policy arena.

February 6, 2012

In the five years since he has led the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, president and CEO Steve Anderson has operated under a sound policy; so simple, it is the advice he gives his own children: “We don’t start any fights — but we sure are going to finish them.” On Monday, Anderson and NACDS chairman Bob Loeffler, who also serves as H-E-B chief administrative officer, told NACDS Regional Chain Conference attendees that now they are going to take that fight to the PBM lobby.

February 6, 2012

U.S. retail e-commerce sales experienced a strong finish in 2011, putting sales for the full year well ahead of 2010, according to ComScore.

February 6, 2012

In honor of American Heart Month, Sam's Club announced it will be hosting free heart health screenings on Feb. 11 at all locations with a pharmacy.

February 6, 2012

Walmart is following through on its commitment to give consumers the best access to affordable, nutritious foods by donating $9.5 million in grants to organizations with a shared mission of promoting healthy eating habits.

February 3, 2012

The impact of the failed Express Scripts negotiations on Walgreens' sales has been significant to date, as evidenced by Walgreens' January sales release issued Friday.

February 3, 2012

Max-Wellness is preparing to introduce its “Wellness-in-a-Box” concept — an automated dispensing device located in a variety of unique venues featuring health-and-wellness products that customers can purchase at any time using a debit or credit card. The concept is slated to make its debut in March, the company stated.

February 3, 2012

NPD Group is expanding its portfolio of solution-oriented products and services by acquiring data from Walmart's U.S. stores and website.

February 3, 2012

The board of directors at Weis Markets declared a quarterly dividend of 30 cents per share, the retailer said Thursday.

February 2, 2012

CVS Caremark has announced the appointment of Larry Burton as SVP government affairs, effective Feb. 27, bringing more than 30 years of experience in strategy development, public policy and government affairs to the company.

February 2, 2012

After expanding its intern recruitment efforts through social media channels, Fresh & Easy said it has launched a new careers website and tools to aid job seekers.

February 2, 2012

Rite Aid's comps increased 2.2% for the month of January, compared with January 2011, the company said Thursday.