July 17, 2012

Acosta Sales & Marketing and Wounded Warrior Project recently announced that more than 100 companies have signed on to support service members through the Wounded Warrior Project Believe in Heroes campaign, with more brands expected to join the campaign in the coming months.

July 17, 2012

Aisle411, a mobile retail navigation service, on Tuesday announced that its virtual mapping and navigation smartphone application is available to use in all of Walgreens' 7,907 drug stores nationwide.

July 17, 2012

A company that develops software for the specialty pharmacy and similar industries has integrated Armada Health Care's prior authorization system into its product.

July 17, 2012

Cardinal Health honored the owner of a Sacramento, Calif.-based independent pharmacy with the company's Ken Wurster Community Leadership Award during its annual Retail Business Conference.

July 17, 2012

In an effort to curb vehicle air pollution, Manhattan-based retailer Duane Reade, which is owned by Walgreens, has teamed up with Mission Electric to create a public outreach campaign to determine which of its stores should be served solely by electric trucks.

July 17, 2012

A coalition of more than 22,000 pharmacies around the country has expanded its leadership team.

July 17, 2012

Researchers at the University of Arkansas's business school are looking into the potential for criminals to exploit new retail technologies like mobile coupons and touchless payment, the university said Tuesday.

July 17, 2012

Target once again is bringing Black Friday to the summer.

July 17, 2012

Thrifty White Pharmacy is carrying a new prescription drug packaging system that it said would improve adherence.

July 16, 2012

Walgreens and Alliance Boots — it’s a trans-Atlantic retail pharmacy game-changer. 


July 16, 2012

Cardinal Health this week introduced "Independent Pharmacy Best Practices 2012, Ideas as Original As You Are," a special publication that showcases 16 unique programs that improve patient care and drive business results, at the wholesaler's annual Retail Business Conference in Orlando, Fla.

July 16, 2012

CareOne, a senior care company, last week announced that it has teamed with Walgreens to introduce a program that will provide day-of-discharge medications to patients before they leave CareOne centers.

July 16, 2012

Simple demographic targeting does not weight advertising exposures toward households that have greater purchasing value, according to a study by Catalina Marketing released Monday.

July 16, 2012

Stopping a viral pandemic of any kind presents a major challenge that historically has often taken decades or even centuries, as occurred in the cases of polio and smallpox. But stopping or even slowing a pandemic is made all the more difficult when people who carry the virus face stigma and ignorance from their families, communities and governments.


July 16, 2012

U.S. retail sales decline during the month of June, the Census Bureau reported Tuesday.

July 16, 2012

Employees with such chronic diseases as asthma, diabetes and high blood pressure spend fewer days out of the office when they are adherent to their medications, according to new research conducted by CVS Caremark and Truven Health Analytics (previously the healthcare business of Thomson Reuters).

July 16, 2012

Looking to further tap into the growing men's grooming segment, Macy’s in downtown Philadelphia has opened a “men’s grooming zone” on its beauty selling floor.

July 16, 2012

Retail-based clinic operator RediClinic is gearing up for the back-to-school season by offering $10 off a school physical for those who “like” RediClinic on Facebook.

July 16, 2012

Supervalu banner Shaw's has reopened two of its revamped Maine locations.

July 16, 2012

The Apothecary Shops has a new name, the specialty pharmacy provider said Monday.

July 16, 2012

Weis Markets has lowered the prices on more than 1,000 staple items and will freeze the prices of these products for 100 days in recognition of its 100-year anniversary.

July 13, 2012

Grocer A&P is now offering Skinny Water, a player in the zero-calorie enhanced water category, in 275 stores throughout the mid-Atlantic under the A&P retail banner of stores.

July 13, 2012

Bellaboo, an Australian skin care brand for teens and tweens, has kicked off a national campaign, powered by retailer Ulta, that aims to discover new music talent and supports positive self-esteem among teens.

July 13, 2012

A division of Ahold USA has completed its acquisition of stores in the greater Philadelphia area.