January 31, 2011

Kmart announced that it is teaming up with comedian Steve Harvey for its Share the Word campaign celebrating Black History Month.

January 31, 2011

Looking to foray into online sales, Meijer is launching a new grocery service for its customers.

January 31, 2011

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores will host in February its annual Regional Chain Conference, designed to bring together retail pharmacy chain executives with product manufacturers and suppliers.

January 31, 2011

A Novato, Calif.-based leading corporate brand beer supplier has launched a private-label beer for Walgreens, according to published reports.

January 31, 2011

Walgreens is continuing its Community Corner Initiative by showcasing products manufactured by African-American suppliers, in line with Black History Month.

January 28, 2011

Supermarket and retail pharmacy chain Hy-Vee is marking American Heart Month in February with a special ad circular.

January 28, 2011

In a swift move by Walmart, Duncan Mac Naughton has been appointed the retailer's chief merchandising officer for its U.S. division, less than three months after being named the company's merchandising EVP.

January 28, 2011

Weis' board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of 29 cents per share on Friday.

January 27, 2011

Supervalu company Jewel-Osco announced that its president will retire, effective Feb. 28.

January 27, 2011

Australian winemaker Daryl Groom and Walgreens have launched a new table wine blend in line with American Heart Month.

January 27, 2011

Retailers should expect a boost in sales this Valentine's Day, as total spending is projected to reach $15.7 billion among consumers ages 18 years and older, according to the National Retail Federation.

January 27, 2011

Rite Aid on Thursday morning posted a same-store sales increase of 1.1% for the four weeks ended Jan. 22, including a 2.2% lift across the front-end and growth of 0.6% in pharmacy comparable sales.

January 27, 2011

The abrupt departure of Shoppers Drug Mart president and CEO Jürgen Schreiber announced Wednesday is expected to negatively impact the company’s stock — many investors bought into Shoppers on the faith that retail maven Schreiber would return Canada’s largest drug retailer to consistent quarter-over-quarter growth.

January 26, 2011

The Motley Fool on Tuesday suggested all three national pureplay drug chains were in a better position today than five and three years ago based on a metric called the “cash king margin.”

January 26, 2011

Lumene, a beauty brand from Finland that came to the U.S. beauty market in 2003 through an exclusive deal with CVS/pharmacy, is gearing up for growth in 2011 with revamped formulas and new packaging to better communicate with the U.S. consumer.

January 26, 2011

Helping on-the-go members stay updated with its latest efforts, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores has launched a mobile website.

January 26, 2011

The largest retail trade association on Wednesday said that President Obama's State of the Union address recognized the industry's role in job creation.

January 26, 2011

Building on the success of its store brands O Organics and Eating Right, Safeway is boosting its portfolio with a new line of healthy, nutritious food.

January 26, 2011

At a press event in New York on Wednesday, Pacific World and Walmart officially took the wraps off a new eco-friendly beauty line for tweens, aptly named GeoGirl.

January 25, 2011

The Conference Board said Tuesday that its Consumer Confidence Index reached its highest level in eight months as Americans grew more optimistic about the job market.

January 25, 2011

Maneuvering to set forth a firm policy position in advance of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores again urged Congress Tuesday to “look to pharmacy as a solution in improving patient health and curbing healthcare costs.”

January 25, 2011

Stater Bros. is helping customers find which vitamin supplements are best for them.

January 25, 2011

Weis Markets recently promoted Mike Mignola to VP merchandising, according to published reports.

January 24, 2011

In an effort to curb obesity rates in the United States, two lobbying groups announced a joint effort to fight the epidemic.