October 7, 2016

Target has announced plans to test vertical farms within select U.S. stores, according to Business Insider.

October 7, 2016

Clinics will be opening at five Safeway stores in Danville, Dublin, Livermore, Menlo Park and San Jose. 

October 7, 2016

Walmart has gone into high gear in its fight to challenge Amazon.

October 6, 2016

CVS Pharmacy and Walgreens both offered advice to patients in the path of Hurricane Matthew, while grocer Publix is already mobilizing relief efforts to help residents in the aftermath of the category 4 storm.

October 6, 2016

Fred’s reported a 5.5% decrease in September sales — $199.9 million, compared to $211.4 million in the same period in 2015.

October 6, 2016

Walmart is hosting 26 startups to present their ideas as part of the company's Technology Open Call, the Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette reported Thursday. The event is being held in conjunction with Friday's Northwest Arkansas Tech Summit and features companies like FreshSpire, a service that notifies participating consumers the availability of discounted produce that's about to expire. "We feel like the way that FreshSpire can really make the most impact is to partner with a global-scale store, and Wal-Mart is the largest retailer in the world," company co-founder Shraddha Rathod, told the Gazette. (Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette)

October 6, 2016

Sam’s Club offered a similar screen for men back in June, as well as other free events during the year, as part of its comprehensive commitment to support health and wellness.

October 6, 2016

Costco’s same-store sales for September rose 1%, compared to a 2% increase in August.

October 6, 2016

Under new leadership, Theranos is working toward obtaining FDA clearances, building commercial partnerships and pursuing publications in scientific journals in pursuit of miniaturized, automated labs.

October 6, 2016

Walmart gave a lackluster profit outlook for next year, and said it will slow new store openings as it invests in remodels and digital initiatives.

October 6, 2016

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. is trying to get away from those big glossy coupons that come every few months in the mail, and instead is focusing on a paid membership experiment, according to The Wall Street Journal.

October 5, 2016

Last year's health fair at Walmart was a tremendous success, with the company administering more than 300,000 health screenings and delivering more than 50,000 immunizations.

October 5, 2016

James McCann has been with Ahold since September 2011, retaining his leadership role at Ahold USA through the merger with Delhaize Group.

October 4, 2016

Don’t believe the rumors. Kmart is not going out of business.

October 4, 2016

Honor will serve as an education center at Walmart, where families can learn more about home care and receive wellness and safety tips for their loved ones.

October 4, 2016

Kroger has launched its annual #SharingCourage campaign, lighting its headquarters building pink and encouraging customers to join in the fight against breast cancer by taking action online and in their communities.

October 4, 2016

The new AARP MedicareRx Walgreens (PDP) plan, insured through UnitedHealthcare, is designed to appeal to cost-conscious consumers looking for Part D prescription drug coverage.

October 4, 2016

"This natural extension of our loyalty program offers easy enrollment, more points and additional rewards to make feeling good easier," stated Linda Filler, president of retail products and chief merchandising and marketing officer for Walgreens.

October 4, 2016

Target is focused on opening smaller stores in urban areas and college towns as it battles declining traffic and sales at its fleet of mostly suburban stores, according to The Wall Street Journal.

October 3, 2016

In addition to celebrating pharmacists, CVS Health will celebrate National Pharmacy Technician Day on Oct. 18 to recognize the company's more than 50,000 pharmacy technicians.

October 3, 2016

Fred’s announced Monday that its wholly-owned specialty pharmacy, Eiris Health Services has a new name.

October 3, 2016

Hyland's on Friday assured consumers that Hyland's Baby Teething Tablets remain safe.

October 3, 2016
The Sacramento Bee is reporting that Amazon lockers, self-service lockers that allow shoppers to pick up their Amazon order in a secure location — typically a retail setting — have arrived in California’s capital city. The most recently installed locker is at a Safeway in the city. The company also recently opened a staffed pickup location on the campus of UC Davis, the report said. (The Sacramento Bee)
 
October 3, 2016

From now through Oct. 31, customers can vote for their favorite pharmacy team member by completing a mail-in nomination form available at any Rite Aid pharmacy or online at www.riteaid.com/vote.