March 30, 2016

The makers of a leading zero calorie beverage are expanding the brand by launching a new flavor, special edition bottle and charity partnership with a big NBA star.

March 30, 2016

If the major suppliers of soft goods such as clothing and accessories to retail stores are a bellwether of the economy, then the coming months are looking to provide a jolt as 75% of these suppliers expect retail sales to significantly outpace the gross domestic product for the spring and summer shopping season.

March 30, 2016

The renewed accreditation of Walgreens Healthcare Clinic is valid until Feb. 8, 2019.

March 30, 2016

In a history-making move that would have a direct impact on the retail industry and food service sector, the state of California has moved closer to raising the statewide minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022.

March 29, 2016

NEW YORK - Ad Week on Monday interviewed CVS Health's Norman de Greve, SVP and chief marketing officer, regarding how exiting tobacco was only the first step in brand shifting from being the proverbial "drug store on the corner" to a "multifaceted healthcare company." "What was compelling to me was I cannot think of another example in corporate America where a company sacrificed $2 billion of revenue for what they felt was the right thing to do," de Greve said. "We know these facts are true, that more purpose-driven companies, a) millennials and consumers want to do business with … and b) it's great for recruiting. It proved out for us in both of those ways." (Ad Week)

March 29, 2016

A court ruling struck down a provision adopted by Puerto Rico last year that tripled the tax revenue the debt-laden island extracted from Walmart,Reuters reported. (Reuters)

March 29, 2016

In April 2015, the CVS Health Foundation announced a total of 55 grant recipients that have since made meaningful progress toward their goals of improving. This year, CVS committed $1.5 million.

March 29, 2016

Cuellar and other industry leaders were recognized for “achieving food business success and for their history of civic service within the New Jersey food community,” according to the New Jersey Food Council.

March 29, 2016

The recent legal skirmish between Gillette and Dollar Shave Club underscores just how important the shave category is to drug store retailers — it is behemoth with sales exceeding $3.5 billion.

March 29, 2016

Shoplet will now be carrying thousands of products through its partnership with McKesson.

March 29, 2016

When it comes to buying products, consumers are particular about who and what they trust to get advice.

March 28, 2016

Last month, the CDC reported preliminary overall influenza vaccine effectiveness of 59% this season. 

March 28, 2016

Almost half of consumers would utilize telemedicine services for medication management and prescription renewal, a HealthMine survey found.

March 28, 2016

Sears Holdings' newest exec hails from Royal Philips, where as an EVP and the chief strategy and innovation officer and played a central role in the multi-year transformation of Philips.

March 28, 2016

Following the sell-out success of last year's inaugural Red Nose Day, Walgreens is going beyond the nose in 2016 and raising funds through the sale of new Red Flair merchandise.

March 28, 2016

In this week’s What’s Next, Lonni Delane looks at how companies are using technology to let beauty customers create a personalized shopping experience. 

March 27, 2016

As part of its annual Industry Issues Conference in December, Drug Store News hosted the Chronic Care and Retail Health Roundtable, expanding the program for the first time in its 15 year-existence beyond the diabetes management. 

March 25, 2016

With the ability to share information with healthcare practitioners or family members, CareKit apps help people take a more active role in their health.

March 25, 2016

URBANDALE, Iowa - Hy-Vee invested $3.6 million in a new training center for employees and to serve as a headquarters for the Hy-Vee Aisles Online, the company's online grocery division, KCCI Des Moines reported earlier this week. "We are excited to have a creative environment and innovative tools to help grow our future store leaders," stated Denise Broderick, VP education/training for Hy-Vee. "We understand that growing and improving our workforce is crucial to our company’s continued success. This center for education and training shows our dedication and investment in our employees." (KCCI Des Moines

March 25, 2016

Flu activity is still trending high according to the latest Walgreens Flu Index released Thursday. According to the report, Kentucky, Wyoming and New Mexico are the three states exhibiting the most flu activity.

March 24, 2016

A total of 71% of adults did not smoke, 38% ate a healthy diet, 10% had a normal body fat percentage and 46% were sufficiently active. Only 2.7% of all adults had all four healthy lifestyle characteristics, while 16% had three, 37% had two, 34% had one and 11% had none. 

March 24, 2016

Leading male personal care brand AXE has come up with a new and creative way to launch its newest fragrance.

March 24, 2016

Leading up to the budget, CPhA highlighted three priority areas in its pre-budget brief to the Standing Committee on Finance, as well as in its testimony before the Committee.

March 24, 2016

The discounter is already in high gear, with plans to open a record 900 stores and remodel or relocate about 875 existing locations in 2016.