October 3, 2016

Walgreens is donating $50,000 to the Pantene Beautiful Lengths Fund to help celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the program.

September 30, 2016

Target has launched a website that invites pitches from startups who are interested in running pilot programs with the retailer, according to a report from the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.

September 30, 2016

Rite Aid and Kinney Drugs are helping to fund a project at the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences that will transform unoccupied space into high-tech, “active learning” classrooms.

September 30, 2016

Charles Walgreen III, grandson of the founder of the Walgreens drugstore chain, devised a new plan for the company after taking over as chief executive in 1971, according to a new profile in The Wall Street Journal.

September 29, 2016

In total, CVS Pharmacy patients in 36 states now have increased access to the opioid overdose-reversal drug.

September 29, 2016

Nonprofit Folds of Honor kicked off a yearlong tour of its DreamShip hot air balloon at an event with Rite Aid executives and associates, Folds of Honor scholarship recipients, sponsors and New Jersey lieutenant Gov. Kim Guadagno.

September 28, 2016

Corrective Education Company works with retailers to provide shoplifting solutions that give first-time offenders a "second chance" without having to incur a criminal record.

September 28, 2016

Private equity firms are passing on the chance to purchase 650 Walgreens stores, The New York Post reported Tuesday evening. “My sense is this is a pretty tough asset to sell,” a source close to private equity firms told The Post. “Even though Walgreens is offering to help [a buyer] build the corporate infrastructure on an arm’s-length basis.” CVS would like to buy some of the Walgreens stores in areas in which they do not compete, The Post report added. (The New York Post)

September 28, 2016

The University of Rhode Island on Tuesday elected former CVS Health chairman and CEO Tom Ryan as chairman of the University of Rhode Island Foundation Board of Directors.

September 28, 2016

For every flu shot or other immunization administered at Walgreens pharmacies, Healthcare Clinics or Duane Reade pharmacies, Walgreens will donate the value of a life-saving vaccine through the Foundation’s Shot@Life campaign.

September 27, 2016

HBW16 Demo Day, slated for Thursday, Sept. 29, will feature pre-selected companies presenting innovative concepts and services on stage to accelerators, retailers, suppliers and potential investors.

September 27, 2016

New research from Cowen & Co. indicates that more U.S. households are joining Amazon's Prime program and canceling their Costco and Sam's Club memberships.

September 27, 2016

To date, Rite Aid has trained more than 10,000 pharmacists on naloxone dispensing across 17 states.

September 27, 2016

99 Cents Only Stores has teamed up with the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles on a creative promotion involving students and 99 Cents Only merchandise.

September 26, 2016

'Cork' Walgreen III was the grandson of Charles R. Walgreen Sr., who founded the 115-year-old pharmacy retailer that now is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance.

September 26, 2016

That was fast. Jason Goldberger, the recently promoted chief digital officer of Target Corp., has left the company, effective immediately. No reason was given for his departure.

September 23, 2016

red’s Pharmacy on Friday announced that its annual spring campaign raised $330,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. 

September 23, 2016
Less than a week after Shipt launched its grocery delivery service in Detroit with Meijer, the app-based service announced it will hire 200 additional associates to manage order fulfillment and deliveries.
September 22, 2016

The dividend of 42.5 cents per share represents a 21.4% increase as compared to the quarterly dividend of 35 cents per share approved one year ago.

September 22, 2016

CVS Health realized a higher rate of repeat purchases through the Curbside pilot than through regular buy-online and pick-up-in-store options.

September 22, 2016

More than 5,000 Americans across the country participated in the online survey, which awards the “Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brand” title to winners in 40 product categories.

September 22, 2016

Rite Aid met Wall Street expectations, matching the average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research for earnings of 3 cents per share.

September 21, 2016
Five Albertsons banners — Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, United, ACME Market and Star Market — will be using MyWebGrocer’s solutions to ramp up the launch of their click-and-collect and delivery options. 
September 21, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS - Walmart is extending its grocery pickup service into Target's back yard, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Wednesday. “Our customers have told us that grocery pickup is a game changer,” stated Katie Vitela, a Walmart Minneapolis market coach. According to the Star Tribune, Target currently offers fee-based grocery home delivery through partner Instacart in a handful of markets, including the Twin Cities. (Minneapolis Star Tribune)