July 26, 2012

The Salvation Army's Northwest division has appointed an executive of Bartell Drugs to its advisory board, Bartell's said Thursday.

July 20, 2012

The first of Target's smaller-format CityTarget urban stores are slated to open on July 25 in Chicago, Los Angeles and Seattle.

June 21, 2012

The energy shot business in the mass market still is dominated by one player — Living Essentials’ 5-Hour Energy has almost 90% dollar share — but Sato Pharmaceutical, which boasts its Yunker Energy as the No. 1 energy shot in Japan, is looking to challenge that domination with the launch and support behind its Yunker Energy product across the United States.

June 20, 2012

Frequenting certain retail stores may affect customers' waistlines, according to a new study.

June 12, 2012

Seattle-based regional player Bartell Drugs is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the city’s iconic Space Needle — a centerpiece for the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair — with a new multidimensional partnership that includes promotions and events throughout the anniversary.

June 6, 2012

Coinstar is bringing its coffee kiosk to various retail channels through an exclusive agreement with Starbucks-owned Seattle's Best Coffee.

May 23, 2012

Regional chain Bartell Drugs is partnering with a charity group to launch a food-collection program.

May 18, 2012

Safeway has launched an online and mobile shopping tool that is designed to give customers an easier way to save on groceries.

May 9, 2012

Seattle Genetics and Takeda's cancer drug subsidiary have started a late-stage clinical trial for a lymphoma drug, the companies said Wednesday.

May 7, 2012

Club retailer Costco Wholesale is looking to grow its online retail presence, according to published reports.

April 19, 2012

Bartell Drugs will open its 59th store next year, the regional retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

March 21, 2012

Starbucks has made its global entry into the energy category with a new line of ready-to-drink beverages.

March 13, 2012

Safeway announced Monday a management change in the retailer's Seattle division.

March 6, 2012

Bartell Drugs is accepting donations of teddy bears for children in stressful and traumatic situations at its stores as part of a program set to last through the first of April, the regional chain said Monday.

March 1, 2012

Mom is being replaced by technology as the go-to source for culinary knowledge, according to a new report.

January 23, 2012

In an effort to take Type 1 diabetes research to the next level, Novo Nordisk is set to open a research and development center in Seattle.

January 10, 2012

A new lighter roast coffee from Starbucks has debuted at retail.

January 3, 2012

Seattle Chocolates has rolled out two chocolate bars designed to sweeten up Valentine's Day.

December 7, 2011

Pyramid Breweries has overhauled its packaging for three of its beers.

December 5, 2011

The combined store count of the county's largest dollar store chains outnumbers that of the largest retail pharmacy chains as continued economic difficulties drive the channel's growth, according to a new study released Monday by Colliers International.

November 17, 2011

Jones Soda has unveiled its limited-edition holiday beverages line.

November 17, 2011

Drug maker Eli Lilly is donating more than $4 million to the Infectious Disease Research Institute, the company said Thursday.

November 16, 2011

Regional chain Bartell Drugs is working with the Salvation Army to sponsor a toy donation drive, the chain said.

November 14, 2011

Starbucks announced Thursday plans to reinvent the $1.6 billion premium juice market with its all-cash purchase of San Bernardino, Calif.-based Evolution Fresh for $30 million.