February 7, 2011

According to the National Retail Federation, the average person will spend more than $116 on Valentine’s Day, and shoppers will spend 11% more at flower shops, candy stores and retailers this year than last year.

February 4, 2011

According to a PriceGrabber survey on consumer purchasing decisions for Valentine's Day, 52% of Valentine’s Day shoppers indicated that the economy will not have any effect on their purchasing decisions for Valentine’s Day 2011.

February 1, 2011

Procter & Gamble's Swiffer products are turning red for Valentine's Day with new limited-edition packaging.

January 28, 2011

The news that Shoppers Drug Mart president and CEO Jürgen Schreiber is stepping down has taken investors and many industry observers by surprise; the reality is that the company has been wading through some corporate-level changes in recent years, and the Canadian retail market is facing its fair share of competitive challenges.

January 27, 2011

The abrupt departure of Shoppers Drug Mart president and CEO Jürgen Schreiber announced Wednesday is expected to negatively impact the company’s stock — many investors bought into Shoppers on the faith that retail maven Schreiber would return Canada’s largest drug retailer to consistent quarter-over-quarter growth.

January 21, 2011

It seems that private-label brands are getting a sterling reputation among shoppers.

January 20, 2011

A new quarterly index developed by eBillme found that 19% of shoppers will spend more on Valentine's Day this year.

January 18, 2011

Harris Teeter is encouraging shoppers to get healthy in 2011 by promoting its Yourwellness program.

January 5, 2011

MEDINA, Ohio — The family-owned-and-operated Discount Drug Mart added a line of wigs to its already deep presence within durable medical equipment for oncology patients. Discount Drug, which generated $530.6 million in 2009, is in its second year as an accredited provider under Medicare Part B.

January 5, 2011

Even as the big get bigger, it appears that the industry’s top regional chains continue to grow in relevance and importance in the markets they dominate. Drug Store News profiles 10 of the industry’s top regional pharmacy chains, with a special focus on what these companies are doing to create a unique definition of health and wellness that resonates with local shoppers.

December 7, 2010

Looking to bolster sales and better serve its customers, Walmart has stepped up its engagement with suppliers to review its assortment and bring in more new and innovative products — and the beauty department is no exception.


November 30, 2010

The old saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away," has been revamped by Publix.

November 29, 2010

This Black Friday weekend proved to be a help to retailers, as shopper traffic and spending both increased, the National Retail Federation said.

November 16, 2010

With the holiday season fast approaching, Walgreens is aggressively positioning itself as a holiday shopping...

November 15, 2010

A location-based retail app now is available for Target shoppers in select markets....

November 14, 2010

Clinique unveiled what it calls a new “consumer-inspired” cosmetics merchandising concept here at Lord &...

November 10, 2010

New pricing and reimbursement pressures drove down Shoppers Drug Mart's third-quarter profit, the Canada-based drug...

November 4, 2010

Winning Brands will make its Winning Colours Stain Remover available in 100 Duane Reade locations...

November 2, 2010

Retailers can look to last-minute holiday shoppers to bring in the big bucks, according to...

October 31, 2010

As many as 50% of shoppers felt that their supermarket helped them make healthful choices,...

October 27, 2010

As part of its "Ask Us" pharmacy campaign launched some months back, Target is showcasing...

October 25, 2010

A card maker's newest innovation is sure to brighten its recipients' spirits....

October 24, 2010

Many retail CFOs are adjusting their outlooks as the holiday season approaches, according to a...

October 24, 2010

Cautious optimism may best describe 2010 holiday sales projections, because even as sales inch toward...