August 1, 2017

Rite Aid this year is offering a quadrivalent flu vaccine, as well as standard trivalent vaccine and FLUAD, a trivalent vaccine with an adjuvant to create a stronger immune response, approved for patients ages 65 years and older.

July 31, 2017

The Greensboro, N.C., remodels are part of Food Lion’s “Easy, Fresh and Affordable…You Can Count on Food Lion Every Day” strategy, which has seen the company remodel 473 of its 1,000 stores, largely in North Carolina. 

July 31, 2017

For the quarter ended June 17, Shoppers Drug Mart saw 3.7% same-store sales growth to $2.88 billion, compared with a 4% growth in Q2 2016. 

July 31, 2017

Though same-store sales dropped in its 2018 first quarter, Supervalu has efforts undwerway that it said is hoping could help it bounce back as soon as its Q2.

July 27, 2017

With the addition of South Dakota, CVS Pharmacy now dispenses naloxone to patients without an individual prescription in 42 states.

July 27, 2017

The three-day conference will take place from Sept. 18 through Sept. 20 at the Marriot Wardman Park in Washington, D.C.

July 27, 2017

Falls are a leading cause of serious injuries among adults age 65 and older, and on average more than 1-in-4 older adults suffers from a slip or fall each year, according to the CDC.

July 26, 2017

As chief information officer for Walmart, GSK's new chief digital & technology officer led a multi-year effort to transform Walmart in the use of data, analytics and digital engagement with its customers.

July 26, 2017

LAKEVILLE, Minn. — Hy-Vee is planning a super-sized convenience store and gas station here, West Central Tribune reported last week. "What we're trying to do with this concept is meet the needs of those folks who live busy lives," Phil Hoey, the company's real-estate director, told the Lakeville City Council, according to the report. The council gave Hy-Vee the green light to build the store, which at 8,880 square feet will be the first of its kind for the big-box retailer. By comparison, the size of a typical convenience store is 1,500 to 5,000 square feet, Hoey said. (West Central Tribune)

July 26, 2017

Eager to improve customer communication, a majority of retailers plan to increase in the use of artificial intelligence moving forward.

July 26, 2017

Walgreens will move pharmacy operations from its Tempe facility to the new 60,000 square foot pharmacy operations support center in Chandler, Ariz.

July 25, 2017

According to comScore, Walmart.com is one of the largest e-commerce sites, with up to 100 million unique monthly visitors.

July 25, 2017

The expanded partnership will include various efforts to better coordinate patient care and provide services to support healthy outcomes for Cleveland Clinic patients in Northeast Ohio and Florida. 

July 25, 2017

Under the terms of the offer, Fareva will take ownership of BCM, Walgreens Boots Alliance’s contract manufacturing business, which operates factories in the U.K., France and Germany.

July 24, 2017

In an eight-month study with its first MTM client, Health Dialog realized significant adherence gains and optimal therapy adoptions to help improve upon CMS' Five-Star Quality Ratings.

July 24, 2017

In its comments to the Senate Finance Committee, the organization outlined the impact that the BAT would have on pharmacies and patients.

July 24, 2017

Applicable drugs not purchased under the 340B drug program would continue to receive ASP plus 6% payment, CMS noted.

July 24, 2017

With more than 25 years of food retailing experience, Weis Markets' new VP most recently served as VP center store merchandising for Supervalu.

July 21, 2017

The beauty retailer has opened a new concept, called Sephora Studio, on Newbury Street in Boston, designed to provide a very customized shopping experience, one that drives personal connections with customers.

July 21, 2017

In the latest installment of Supermarket Wellness Watch, Dave Orgel shares insights from a panel at the recent Fancy Food Show that included spakers from Jet/Walmart, Whole Foods and Peapod/Ahold. 

July 21, 2017
The retailing giant will expand its automated online order pickup kiosks to 80 more locations across the country over the next several months, according to Business Insider.
July 20, 2017

Diabetes was the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. in 2015, the CDC reported earlier this week.

July 20, 2017

The new Talent Connect Center combines virtual technology with hands-on support throughout the human resources process — offerings resume assistance, simulated interviewing practice and a chance to speak with department leaders to learn about the company’s opportunities. 

July 20, 2017

With the expansion of availability into Michigan and South Carolina, Rite Aid now offers naloxone dispensing without a prescription in 25 states