October 20, 2016

The Meijer Simply Give program set a fall record with $2.5 million for food pantries throughout the Midwest, making it the most successful fall campaign in the program's history.

October 20, 2016

Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite Aid now expect the transaction will close in early calendar 2017.

October 20, 2016

With year-end earnings, Walgreens Boots Alliances provides some color on beauty makeover and Rite Aid acquisition.

October 19, 2016

CVS Pay first launched as a pilot program this August in the New York City metro area and the adoption of the program as well as feedback from customers has exceeded expectations.

October 19, 2016

With just weeks to go before its annual Industry Issues Summit conference — one of the most highly-anticipated, must-attend events on the drug store industry calendar — Drug Store News has announced another top-tier roster of some of the most talented and creative retail executives in the business for the annual thought-leadership/networking event.

October 19, 2016

Ron Loveless, the first CEO of Sam's Club who grew the retailer for several years before retiring in 1986, has died.

October 19, 2016

The New York Post late Tuesday reported Kroger may be close to passing on acquiring some 650 stores that Walgreens and Rite Aid would have to sell to gain regulatory approval of their $17 billion merger, placing the deal in jeopardy. “The FTC is trying to preserve the stand-alone stores,” a source told The Post. “But Kroger might want to integrate. What happens to Rite Aids it buys that are near Krogers?” (The New York Post)

October 19, 2016

The new Sam's Club Scan & Go mobile app allows members to use their smartphone to completely bypass the checkout lane.

October 19, 2016

Drug Store News recently spoke with Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy group VP Gerry Gleeson about the company’s approach to specialty and the importance of a focus on patient care and pharmacist education in that space.

October 19, 2016

On the heels of its Monday announcement that it would be selling its Save-A-Lot business, Supervalu on Wednesday reported it Q2 2016, reporting a 4.6% decrease in net sales compared to last year. 

October 19, 2016

The grocery delivery service will be available to Tom Thumb and Albertsons customers at tomthumb.com and through the Tom Thumb Android and iOS delivery app. 

October 19, 2016

Walgreens Boots Alliance is being recognized for its commitment to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals through programs like the Get a Shot. Give a Shot initiative.

October 19, 2016

Walgreens and Vitamin Angels reached the milestone of helping100 million children and mothers more than a year ahead of its original goal to achieve it by the end of 2017.   

October 18, 2016

As many as 44% of people personally know someone who has been addicted to pain medication, so CVS Health Foundation and DoSomething.org paired together on an innovative millennial-driven campaign to 'do something' about it.

October 18, 2016

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is teaming up with Kmart Pharmacy to offer free, confidential memory screenings nationwide.

October 18, 2016

Today many Kroger and Harris Teeter stores in the southeast and mid-Atlantic regions are continue to help customers donate through a variety of ways including coin boxes at registers.

October 18, 2016

Walgreens' safe medication disposal program, first announced in February, is the first ongoing national effort of its kind by a retailer to combat drug abuse and will expand to two additional states, Nevada and Maryland, by early November.

October 17, 2016

Brands offering natural and organic skin and hair care products have expanded, and consumers have more knowledge and choices when it comes to natural beauty than ever before.

October 17, 2016

The Nov. 14 gala will include a reception, followed by dinner and an awards presentation and a dessert reception. 

October 17, 2016

Harry’s inked a deal to sell through Target, complete with an inline presentation and an endcap decked out with a huge Harry’s signature razor.

October 17, 2016

In addition to selling the Save-A-Lot business to an Onex Corp. affiliate, Supervalu is also entering into a professional services agreement to provide Save-A-Lot’s day-to-day operational and support services for five years.

October 17, 2016

The shave category is trying to get its groove back, and where sales are up a healthy 10.6% for the 52-week period ended Sept. 4, 2016, as tracked by IRI across multi-outlets.

October 17, 2016

With the new Ship to Store program, customers who order items to a local Walgreens or Duane Reade store for pick up will receive free shipping with no minimum order requirement.

October 14, 2016

Until the open enrollment period closes on Dec. 7, all 9,600 CVS Pharmacy stores will offer access to information about local and national Medicare Part D plans in English and Spanish, as well as in-store education events and online resources.