March 24, 2017

HRG's presentation will cover current industry conditions and profit pressures and describe how to maximize sales in the front-end through dedicated category management.

March 24, 2017

The Seller/Buyer Offering Plan will match the interests of potential buyers to the pharmacy with customized, focused marketing via PRS's extensive network of buyers and contacts.

March 23, 2017

Retailer is teaming up with the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy and the Pittsburgh Public Schools that will bring its prescription drug abuse prevention program to students in the Pittsburgh Public Schools.

March 23, 2017
The Anchorage Press is reporting that two Hy-Vee locations in Nebraska will soon feature F&F clothing boutiques through the Iowa-based retailer’s franchise agreement with the British clothing line owned by supermarket company Tesco. Construction has not yet begun on the boutiques, though Hy-Vee has reportedly filed building permits, and they are expected to open this summer. (Anchorage Press)
 
March 23, 2017
The Batesville Herald-Tribune is reporting that the Shopko Foundation, based in Green Bay, Wis., recently awarded a grant to foster arts appreciation in Indiana’s Franklin County. The report said the grant, given to the Franklin County Arts Council, had been put toward a performance of “Romeo and Juliet” for Oldenburg Acadamy students by the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. (Batesville Herald-Tribune)
 
March 23, 2017

Sears Holding is walking back some of the comments it made in its annual report, noting that “despite the risks outlined we remain confident in our financial position.”

March 23, 2017

The 2016/2017 cough, cold and flu season is almost at an end, but there are still pockets of flu-like illness across central U.S., Walgreens reports.

March 23, 2017

TABS Analytics’ first-ever Personal Care Study has found that Walmart is the retailer with the largest market share of the $40 billion personal care market, with traditional food stores and Target in the top three. 

March 22, 2017

Noted as much for his generosity as his retail acumen, Jerry Weinberger served as the chairman of NACDS from May 1976 to April 1977.

March 22, 2017

Honest Beauty is set to hit shelves March 26 with more than 30 products across skin care, hair care and makeup, including the company’s Truly Kissable Lip Crayon and Refreshingly Clean Gel Cleanser.

March 22, 2017

Sears Holdings states the retail industry is rapidly changing and it must change with it, by changing to a “customer-centric” company.

March 22, 2017

New NPD Group data shows a rise in sales of poster boards and other office supplies in January, particularly in the lead-up to the Jan. 21 Women’s March on Washington. 

March 22, 2017

As the title sponsor since 2016, Rexall is vital in the overall success of OneWalk. Last year, Team Rexall was the biggest corporate fundraiser, with 159 passionate employees raising$161,532.

March 22, 2017

Target’s new store design emphasizes elevated product presentations, a more open feel, and a number of time-saving features, both physical and digital. 

March 22, 2017

Wegmans announced grand opening dates for two stores in Northern New Jersey.

March 21, 2017

Some of the difficult-to-treat conditions may include cancer, hepatitis B and C, HIV, rheumatoid arthritis and a host of other medical conditions requiring very specialized medications and therapy regimens.

March 21, 2017

Via a partnership with Shipt, customers in the Tampa, Fla., region were able to receive home delivery of Costco products.

March 21, 2017

The Fly-In will feature a legislative briefing with former Rep. Jim McCrery, partner at Capitol Counsel, and a breakfast keynoted by Jayne O’Donnell, health care reporter for USA Today.

March 21, 2017

Kaiser Permanente and Bartell Drugs now operate 11 CareClinic locations and plan to add four more by the end of the year.

March 21, 2017

Pharmasave operates stores across nine Canadian provinces and has many new store openings planned for 2017, the company noted.

March 21, 2017

Walmart has formed Store No. 8, a technology incubator that will be based in the Silicon Valley and is named after an early Walmart store that company founder Sam Walton used to try out new strategies. 

March 21, 2017

From March 22-28, the company’s facial care and cosmetics offerings will be 25% off, and stores will offer a limited-edition, $18 beauty bag on March 24.

March 20, 2017

Rob Easley, who joined the convenience store and pharmacy chain in February, replaces longtime VP of sales of marketing, John Schaninger. 

March 20, 2017

Kroger promotes president of Columbus division to lead Fred Meyer while Fred Meyer's current VP merchandising will assume command at Kroger's Columbus division.