April 22, 2015

Privately held since 2005, Shopko operates a wide range of store formats with healthcare offerings, ranging from full-service pharmacies to optical centers.

March 26, 2015

As the National Association of Chain Drug Stores raised the curtain on this year’s NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, it presented Shopko’s Ryan Swensen with the first-ever NACDS RxIMPACT Key Contact of the Year Award.

March 2, 2015

Shopko announced the opening of 20 new Shopko Hometown stores, reaffirming the company's committment to growth in 2015. 

 

December 1, 2014

Drug Store News will be tweeting key messages from retail pharmacy industry heavyweights.

November 6, 2014

Shopko Optical on Thursday introduced Asher & Ivy, an online exclusive eyewear collection. 

October 16, 2014

Shopko announced Wednesday the rollout of its expanded omnichannel, providing customers more access to product — including the ability to buy products on-line and ship them to store for free. 

October 15, 2014

Drug Store News has announced a top-notch lineup of retail executives slated to participate in the 16th annual DSN Industry Issues Summit conference, Dec. 2 at Manhattan’s historic New York Athletic Club.

October 2, 2014

Shopko on Wednesday instituted a strategic reorganization to "create a flatter, leaner organization."

September 16, 2014

Shopko on Tuesday announced that it will unveil the results of a partial store remodeling project in all of its 133 Shopko stores on Thursday, Sept. 18.

September 15, 2014

The 16th annual Drug Store News Industry Issues Summit on Dec. 2 is shaping up to be a must-attend event. In addition to the newly named CVS Health and the Walgreens Boots Alliance, participating retailers will include Ahold, Cardinal Health, Costco, Family Dollar, Good Neighbor Pharmacy, Rite Aid, Sam’s Club, Shopko, Target, Thrifty White and Winn-Dixie.

July 18, 2014

Shopko launched on Thursday its new fashion blog, TREND.spire, which takes current looks for women, all available at Shopko and shopko.com, and illustrates how to pull everything together.

June 4, 2014

Shopko on Wednesday announced that veteran pharmacy executive Michael Cantrell has joined the company as SVP retail health.

March 21, 2014

Grocer A&P has named company COO Paul Hertz as president and CEO, effective immediately.

January 13, 2014

Supermarket chain A&P, which emerged from bankruptcy in March 2012, has confirmed the departure of president and CEO Sam Martin.

January 6, 2014

Shopko is the latest retailer to offer prescriptions at no upfront cost to customers who have enrolled in the new health insurance marketplaces but haven't received their identification cards.

December 12, 2013

Shopko is opening two small-format stores in the Midwest, the chain said Thursday.

December 9, 2013

A philanthropic arm of mass merchandiser Shopko is planning to donate up to $360,000 to school districts across the country.

November 25, 2013

The former COO of Canadian grocery chain Loblaws has been named mass-merchandise retailer Shopko's new CEO, the company said Monday.

November 4, 2013

Shopko is opening five new small-format stores this month, the mass merchandise retailer said Monday.

September 11, 2013

Shopko will use proceeds from sales of some women's clothing to support breast cancer research, the mass merchandiser said.

June 26, 2013

The philanthropic arm of mass merchandise chain Shopko is donating money to fund scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year.

June 12, 2013

Shopko will open five small-format stores in Minnesota and Wisconsin, the mass merchandise retailer said.

April 10, 2013

Shopko has appointed a former executive from Office Depot as SVP marketing, the company said Wednesday.

March 25, 2013

Shopko and William R. Wrigley Jr. Co. have donated more than 60,000 candy-filled plastic Easter eggs to nonprofit organizations in the Green Bay, Wis., area, the companies said.