July 8, 2013

Harris Teeter will hold a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony on July 31 to celebrate the opening of its 53,000-sq. ft. store in a new market for the supermarket chain — Goldsboro, N.C.

June 27, 2013

Walgreens is building a new store on the Johns Hopkins University East Baltimore medical campus, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

May 16, 2013

On May 1, Brookshire's Grocery held a grand opening ceremony for a new Super 1 Foods located at 9 Fair Ave. in Winnsboro, Texas, with a ribbon-cutting event. The company converted the store, which it purchased last year, from the Kaye's Fod Market format.

May 16, 2013

Walmart opened a new small-format store on the campus of Arizona State University as part of a pilot program, the mass merchandise retailer said.

May 9, 2013

Meijer will open its 200th store next week, the mass merchandise retailer said.

May 2, 2013

Walgreens VP merchandising, store design and well experience Bryan Pugh walked DSN through the company’s newest flagship store, here, in downtown Boston, Tuesday, a day before the official ribbon cutting of the store.

April 21, 2013

Aiming to improve the shopping experience through unique merchandising presentations, Rite Aid has unveiled its next generation Wellness store in Lemoyne, Pa., which features a greater focus on men's grooming.

April 21, 2013

Nestled in Washington, D.C.'s, Chinatown is the recently opened Walgreens flagship store. The store, which marks the retailer's seventh Walgreens flagship location, features a "Walgreens" sign with Mandarin and Chinese characters that translate as "pharmacy," and its interior beauty department — better known as a Look Boutique — is among the most impressive yet.

April 15, 2013

Online retailer Amazon has announced the launch of its new 50+ Active and Healthy Living Store, which features hundreds of thousands of nutrition, wellness, exercise and fitness, medical, personal care, beauty, entertainment items and more — all in a single destination for customers in the 50+ age range.

April 8, 2013

Weis Markets on Sunday celebrated the completion of its Hamburg location remodel and upgrade.

April 5, 2013

Fruth Pharmacy is opening its second store in the town of Ironton, Ohio, and 27th overall, the retail pharmacy chain said.

March 22, 2013

Walgreens opened its latest New York flagship store in the Empire State Building on Saturday morning, the retail pharmacy chain said.

March 7, 2013

Walgreens on Thursday announced plans to build what the company believes will be the nation’s first net-zero energy retail store, which engineers predict will produce energy equal to or greater than it consumes.

February 20, 2013

Max-Wellness will open a prototype, small-format store at an assisted-living center this spring, CEO Michael Feuer told Drug Store News.

December 28, 2012

Publix Super Markets on Thursday announced it has signed a lease for a second store in the Charlotte, N.C. area.

December 27, 2012

A video depicting a tornado blowing through the parking lot of a Walgreens was posted to YouTube on Wednesday.

November 30, 2012

Walgreens is welcoming the public on Dec. 1 to the official opening of its 8,000th store nationwide and its first flagship store on the West Coast, located in Los Angeles at the iconic corner of Sunset and Vine.

November 29, 2012

Drug stores, especially chain drug stores, brand themselves differently. But once customers step through the doors, they tend to only see slight variations of the same thing: the same shelves, too tall for mere humans to reach the top without a ladder; the same product categories every other drug store carries; the same pharmacy counter in the back of the store; and the same cash registers in the front. Some stores have carpets, others have tile floors.

November 13, 2012

Smartphones may be among retailers’ strongest allies this holiday season, according to Deloitte’s annual holiday survey of consumer spending intentions and trends released Monday.

November 12, 2012

All the Rite Aid stores affected by Hurricane Sandy have reopened except one, the company said Monday.

October 19, 2012

Stop & Shop is opening a new store that will include new features that emphasize customer experience, the company said.

October 4, 2012

Rite Aid unveiled what it called its "next generation" Wellness store as the chain reported a decrease in same-store sales Thursday.

September 25, 2012

How do you transform a drug store into something else? Something new. Something no one has ever seen before. And what would it look like? 

September 25, 2012

As the largest single purchaser of prescription drugs in the world, with a global pharmaceutical wholesale operation to match, in-house manufacturing capabilities in over-the-counter health and wellness and generic drugs, Walgreens-Alliance Boots will have a whole lot more influence on the pharmacy side of its business.