June 26, 2017

Under the two companies’ new agreement, Nielsen will offer the chain an expanded market measurement, as well as consumer targeting services and a dedicated Nielsen support team. 

June 26, 2017

Supervalu COO and CFO Bruce Besanko will be departing the company for another opportunity, effective July 5, the company said. 

June 26, 2017

The co-branded sites are set to launch at select stores in Florida and Texas, initially offering lab testing services with the expectation that they will expand to include other basic healthcare services.

June 23, 2017

A new report from JDA Software Group is highlighting the fact that retailers tend to fall short in their ability to derive actionable insights from the mountain of consumer data they have access to. 

June 22, 2017

Jason Reiser, most recently Vitamin Shoppe’s EVP and COO, brings with him to Dollar General more than 30 years’ experience in retail management, private brand sourcing and regulatory affairs.

June 22, 2017

By expanding its digital strategy to one that encompasses mobility and other digital disruptors, group VP product and innovation Deepika Pande said Walgreens is removing friction from the shopping experience — streamlining customer engagement and driving more connections with shoppers.

June 22, 2017

Walgreens Boots Alliance and Theranos have tentatively reached accord on a $30 million agreement, according to a story published Wednesday in The Wall Street Journal. Walgreens had been seeking $140 million as part of a breach of contract suit in an attempt to recover the cost of its investment. According to reports, Theranos recently told investors it had about $54 million in cash left to settle suits, down from $187 million in January. (The Wall Street Journal)

June 21, 2017

In the 12 years Giant/Martin's have held the ‘Support Our Troops’ campaign, more than $4.5 million has been donated to organizations like the USO and the American Red Cross, division CEO reports.

June 21, 2017

In 2016, CVS Health’s community support administered totaled $90 million, given through the CVS Health Foundation, corporate grants, in-kind gifts and employee volunteerism. 

June 20, 2017

In the Goldman Sachs/Condé Nast 2017 Love List: Food, among places people shop for food, Wal-Mart topped the list for millennial food enthusiasts surveyed, and Target came in second place among millennials. The top drug chain was CVS, which came in eighth among millennial food enthusiasts, followed by Walgreens at 10.

June 20, 2017

With president and CEO Ian McLeod set to depart the company for another opportunity, Southeastern Grocers has named a longtime grocery veteran from within the company to take his place as the company searches for a replacement. 

June 19, 2017

Currently SVP merchandising at Ahold USA, Giant/Martin's new president has more than 20 years of retail experience, including stints at Supervalu and Walmart.

June 19, 2017

See photos of the new Harrisburg, Pa., location, which features a one-of-a-kind in-store Hershey Sweet Shop that offers a variety of Hershey’s candy and specialty merchandise.

June 19, 2017

Testing will be available at more than 220 participating Walgreens stores in 130 cities.

June 16, 2017

With Amazon poised to acquire Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion, here are five important things keep an eye on as the deal moves forward. 

June 16, 2017

The all-cash transaction is valued at $13.7 billion, and will see Whole Foods CEO and co-founder staying at the head of the grocer when the deal closes. 

June 16, 2017

Kroger has acquired 11 Marsh Supermarket locations at a pricetag of $16 million, winning a bid to buy those stores in Indiana through federal bankruptcy court, Cincinnati Business Courier reported Wednesday. The deal is scheduled to close between July 11 and July 21, according to the sale agreement filed in bankruptcy court, the Courier reported. Fresh Encounter won a bid to buy the 15 other Marsh stores that were auctioned Tuesday at a total cost of $8 million. (Cincinnati Buisness Courier)

June 15, 2017

In addition to two-hour delivery on items from Amazon, Prime members also can order fresh grocery products through Amazon’s partnership with from Sprouts Farmers Market.

June 15, 2017

CVS Health’s April survey found that 88% of respondents are somewhat or very concerned about the high cost of prescription drugs.

June 15, 2017

In January of this year, Florida Hospital and Walgreens announced a retail health clinic and pharmacy collaboration focused on delivering more coordinated care and providing greater access to patients.

June 15, 2017

Instacart has seen significant expansion of late, announcing that it's same-day delivery now reaches customers in Boston and Philadelphia and through New-York based Wegmans.

June 15, 2017

Total sales, excluding fuel, increased 2.9% in the first quarter compared to the same period last year.  The recent merger with ModernHEALTH contributed to sales growth, Kroger noted.

June 14, 2017

As Amazon seems to be preparing for the wide launch of its Amazon Go service, Forbes is highlighting a similar concept in Shanghai, MobyMart,

June 14, 2017

At the POLITICO Pro Health Care Briefing on Medicaid as a Driver of Care Innovation in the States, CVS Health chief policy and external affairs officer Tom Moriarty highlighted the role that pharmacists can play in helping reach patients with chronic conditions and improve their adherence through personalized interactions and how accessible care through retail clinics can reduce healthcare costs.