June 30, 2015

COO Mike Ellis started with Fred Meyer at 16 as a parcel clerk and over the ensuing 40 years served in many operations roles. 

June 30, 2015

Sam's Club's monthly complementary health screenings represent approximately $150 in tests. 

June 29, 2015

Meijer pioneered one-stop-shopping, the Michigan Historical Commission reported. 

June 29, 2015

For eight years, Rite Aid has deployed its customized RV to raise awareness around skin cancer. 

June 29, 2015

New Rite Aid operations EVP Bryan Everett led the rollout of a new format and new store and remodeling programs while also overseeing pharmacy and clinic operations at Target.

June 29, 2015

A survey of 1,100 U.S. online grocery shoppers shows that more than half have increased the amount of grocery shopping they do online by an average of 29%.

June 26, 2015

The largest supermarket operator in the United States is on fire, so it makes sense that the Kroger Co. approved its first stock split in 16 years and a 13.5% dividend increase.

June 26, 2015

Americans are feeling patriotic as July 4 approaches, and they are putting their wallets where their feelings are. According to the National Retail Federation 2015 Independence Day Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, more than 156 million consumers, or 64% of those celebrating, are planning to take part in the July 4 holiday by attending a cookout, picnic or barbecue, spending an average of $71.23 per household, up 4% from $68.16 in 2014.

June 25, 2015

An ongoing senior leadership transformation at 99 Cents Only stores has put a former Kmart executive in the role of interim CEO, and now the company has named a former Walmart executive as interim CFO for the second time.

June 24, 2015

It's official — International food retailers Delhaize and Ahold have entered into an agreement to merge, creating a base of more than 6,500 stores.

June 23, 2015

Consumers generally feel good about their shopping interactions across supermarkets and retail, Temkin Group finds. 

June 23, 2015

Ahold soon will provide an update on its talks with the Delhaize Group. 

June 23, 2015

Meijer opens the first two of four planned stores in Wisconsin. 

June 22, 2015

Health Dialog, a health management company and division of Rite Aid, will partner with the Penn State College of Medicine in a three-year study that will examine the role that health coaches play in preventing fractures among older adults who wish to exercise.

June 22, 2015

The organization will give away $15.5 million in grants to seven national nonprofits to support free meal and nutrition education programs this summer and throughout the school year.

June 19, 2015

Kroger’s King Soopers division has launched a new website that offers over 36,000 natural and organic products for customers who live in and around the Denver metro area.

June 19, 2015

DSN presents a first look at photos of CVS' exciting new format.

June 19, 2015
Walmart is moving its greeters back to the front of the store three years after the retailer moved them to the back.
 
June 18, 2015

CVS Health's app will help people regulate their medication schedules and provide scanning capabilities for health insurance cards.

June 18, 2015

Brian Tilzer, SVP and chief digital officer of CVS Health, sat down with Drug Store News at the opening of the CVS Digital Innovation Lab in Boston on June 18 to discuss the strategy behind the lab and CVS’ larger goals for transforming healthcare through digital technology.

June 18, 2015

Rite Aid is differentiating the drug store shopping experience through offerings like RediClinics, the wellness+ with Plenti loyalty program and the company's pending acquisition of EnvisionRx.

June 18, 2015

Rite Aid's latest pharmacy initiative improves patient convenience and medication adherence. 

June 18, 2015

Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS are teaming up this year to offer free HIV testing in more than 150 cities across the country.

June 18, 2015

There's a lot going on at Kroger —  the company is integrating its e-commerce arm Vitacost.com, expanding its click-and-pick-up offerings beyond the Carolinas and growing its digital presence.