December 18, 2014

According to Retale survey results, 15% of all holiday shoppers wait until the last minute to do their gift buying.

December 17, 2014

CVS has developed an omnichannel strategy for this holiday season. The retailer is focused on targeting customers online, on mobile and in stores.

 

December 11, 2014

Holiday shoppers took advantage of deep discounting and early sales to lift retail spending in November, the National Retail Federation said Thursday.

December 4, 2014

Canadian pharmacy retailer Rexall has received approval from the Competition Bureau of Canada to purchase two Shoppers Drug Mart stores — one in Sechelt, British Columbia and the other in Devon, Alberta.

December 1, 2014

Black Friday isn't what it used to be. 

November 25, 2014

CVS/pharmacy is looking to help customers save big this Black Friday with great deals and rewards on holiday gifts and essentials and, new this year, is an Online Gift Guide.

November 17, 2014

In this issue, we explore the profile of health-seeking drug store shoppers, their pharmacy purchase behavior and the best times to reach this valuable audience with promotional messages.

November 12, 2014

Canada’s Loblaw posted double-digit revenue gains during the third quarter fueled by the solid performance of Shoppers Drug Mart, which was acquired in the second quarter.

November 7, 2014

Shoppers Drug Mart is looking to raise $750,000 in support of Look Good Feel Better across its stores in the Aberta, Atlantic and Prairies regions. And in Ontario, the Canadian drug store retailer is hoping to raise $375,000 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

November 6, 2014

As many as 53.8% of shoppers who use their mobile devices inside physical retail locations are researching and comparing prices of different stores.

November 4, 2014

About 1-in-3 holiday shoppers say they expect more than half of their purchases to be on sale or discounted, The Conference Board reported Tuesday.

November 3, 2014

To kick off the holiday season, CVS/pharmacy on Monday announced the return of its "Free Gift Card" promotion, an offer designed to allow customers the opportunity to receive free gift cards by shopping for everyday essentials at store locations nationwide. 

October 29, 2014

Domtar Corp. — which designs, manufactures, markets and distributes fiber-based products including communication papers, specialty and packaging papers and absorbent hygiene products — has elected Shoppers Drug Mart’s Domenic Pilla to its board.

October 7, 2014

The 2014 holiday shopping season will be characterized by cautious spending, while economic realities create one of two American holiday shoppers: survivalists and selectionists.

 

September 30, 2014

Canada’s Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix is recalling the Halloween Squish Ball Novelty Toy, product number 057800879657, because the product may burst when squeezed and has small parts, which could detach posing a potential choking hazard, the company has announced.

September 29, 2014

"Successful retailers are credited with being innovative. And I think innovation means stretching beyond traditional boundaries," writes Hamacher Resource Group VP Dave Wendland in his latest blog post. 

September 19, 2014

In support of Shoppers Drug Mart's ongoing commitment to women's health, the company and its associate-owners have announced that the 13th annual Tree of Life campaign will run from Sept. 20 to Oct. 17.

August 28, 2014

Canada’s Shoppers Drug Mart, which was acquired earlier this year by grocer Loblaw Cos., is looking to test the sale of fresh produce beginning in September, according to a Toronto Star report.

August 28, 2014

Canadian pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart has unveiled its enhanced beautyBOUTIQUE at Chinook Centre, marking the company’s fourth location.

August 28, 2014

Target has announced that consumers can now buy products featured on Instagram.

August 26, 2014

A new report is shining a light on a key role pharmacists can play in helping patients understand the medicine they’re taking.

 

August 18, 2014

About 36% of shoppers don’t plan to do back-to-school shopping this year, up from 31% in 2013 and 28% in 2012, according to a new study by the Integer Group and M/A/R/C research.

August 7, 2014

Canadian retailer Shoppers Drug Mart has unveiled its enhanced beautyBOUTIQUE at Robson and Burrard. Featuring 15 prestige brands, this marks the third Shoppers Drug Mart location in Canada.

July 24, 2014

Despite a still-challenging economic climate, Loblaw’s profit in the second quarter beat analysts’ expectations, and was bolstered by strong sales in its recently acquired Shoppers Drug Mart.