November 13, 2014

CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo once told Eileen Howard Boone: “Never give up on success. Stay committed to winning, and don’t be deterred by obstacles. They make you stronger and more creative. Be persistent and do what it takes to win — the right way.” 

November 13, 2014

“It’s not just the goal that’s important, it’s how you get there.” That’s the compass that guides Ahold’s Joanne Leonardi, who identifies the direction for the grocer’s health-and-wellness offerings. 

November 13, 2014

Jody Pinson started her career with Walmart 24 years ago. Her father was in the retail industry as well. So, you could say it’s in her blood.

November 13, 2014

There is only one thing you have full control of in your life — your own character. That’s one of the many important lessons Mary Kelly ever learned from her parents, she told DSN. And it clearly carries over into her leadership role today at Rexall Pharma Plus.

November 13, 2014

Susan Henderson, Rite Aid SVP and chief communications officer, is in charge of managing the message for the third-largest retail pharmacy chain in the nation. Henderson manages corporate communications — including media relations, financial communications, issues management, associate and supplier communications — as well as the company’s charitable giving initiatives, including the Rite Aid Foundation. 

November 13, 2014

Target has acquired Pittsburgh-based PoweredAnalytics, a start-up that has developed an in-store personalization platform, the Pittsburgh Business Times reported.

November 13, 2014

In the November issue of Drug Store News, we take a closer look at some of the leading women in retail pharmacy.

November 10, 2014

 Jacqueline Hourigan Rice will join Target Dec. 1 as the retailer’s SVP of risk and compliance after holding a similar role at General Motors.

November 5, 2014

Both Walgreens and Amazon.com advanced in the 2014 Kantar Retail PowerRanking Survey released Tuesday. Walgreens climbed from the No. 10 spot to No. 9 and Amazon.com went from No. 8 to No. 5.

October 30, 2014

Target has unveiled the new Sonia Kashuk holiday 2014 collection inspired by the art-deco buildings and golden-age history of Miami.

October 22, 2014

Drug Channels on Tuesday released a report showing that Walmart and Walgreens dominate 2015 Medicare Part D preferred networks, followed by independent pharmacy. 

October 22, 2014

Target is gearing up for the holiday season with a string of new initiatives, including new and enhanced digital tools and free shipping on all Target.com orders now through Dec. 20.

October 17, 2014

Apple announced Thursday that customers can start making payments with the touch of a finger on Monday, Oct. 20 when Apple Pay becomes available in the United States at retailers including Walgreens. 

October 17, 2014

Target Canada announced on Friday the official opening of three new stores in Canada, marking the final stores scheduled to open in 2014 and bringing to 133 the total number of Target Canada stores open across the country.

October 13, 2014

Skinfix, a manufacturer of steroid-free skin healing solutions, will debut this month its dry skin and eczema solutions exclusively at all Target stores in the United States and online at Target.com.


October 13, 2014

Kantar Retail’s fourth annual opening price point study found that while Dollar General is maintaining its overall opening price point leadership position, its lead is by no means commanding.

 

October 7, 2014

Target has announced that it is completely revamping its app, while also working on a new app for pharmacy.

September 30, 2014

Camber Pharmaceuticals, a generic drugs supplier, presented Target with its "Outstanding Partnership" award for 2014. 

September 30, 2014

Texas Health Physicians Group will reportedly affiliate with eight Target Clinics in the Dallas area, according to a report by the Dallas Business Journal.

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.

September 15, 2014

Target has announced plans for its sixth TargetExpress store, opening in the South Park area of San Diego in July 2015.

September 10, 2014

Target has announced that it is integrating with the new Apple Pay mobile payments service so shoppers can pay using the Target app from iOS.

September 4, 2014

Target announced on Thursday that flu vaccines are now available at all Target Pharmacy and Target Clinic locations nationwide.

September 3, 2014

Target has announced plans to open two new TargetExpress stores in San Francisco’s Financial District and Berkeley, Calif.