January 27, 2017

According to the Texas Influenza Surveillance Report, for the week ending Jan. 14, the percentage of doctor and hospital visits for influenza-like illnesses appoached 6%.

January 27, 2017

The dividend is payable March 10, 2017 to stockholders of record as of Feb. 15, 2017.

January 27, 2017

The new Walgreens specialty pharmacies are part of more than 250 Walgreens community and health system pharmacies that focus on community-based, patient-centered care.

January 26, 2017

If the Walgreens-Rite Aid deal is not extended, Walgreens may need to forfeit a $325 million termination fee, analysts noted.

January 26, 2017

Two companies had been discussing $1B deal late last year, according to sources.

January 26, 2017

The April 4 event will examine how top brands are adopting new needs, motivations and practices within their organizations, and how best-practice companies are building stronger customer relationships through personalization, custom solutions and seamless omnichannel design.  

January 26, 2017

"At this time, we are actively engaged in discussion with Rite Aid regarding how to proceed," Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO Stefano Pessina told shareholders. "These discussions include taking into account anything that is required to gain approval."

January 25, 2017

The TD Bank-branded in-store ATM installation follows the company's expansion last summer in Boston-area Walgreens locations.

January 25, 2017

The New York Post late Tuesday night reported that neither Walgreens nor Rite Aid will the nix the deal if the they don't get regulatory approval by the deadline Jan. 27.  “I assume that is correct,” a source with direct knowledge of the situation told The Post on Tuesday. "Rite Aid’s shares closed up 5 cents, at $6.95, well below the offer price," The Post added. "Its shares could fall below $4 if the deal is blocked, sources said." (The New York Post)

January 24, 2017

He will lead the company’s digital marketing for loyalty programs, shopper marketing and overall digital presence, as well as all aspects of the e-commerce business, which includes home delivery. 

January 24, 2017

Jerry Clontz was named regional VP and was instrumental in Harris Teeter's entry in to the highly-competitive Washington, D.C. market.

January 23, 2017

"As the Walgreens/Rite Aid merger agreement is set to expire on Jan. 27, Walgreens could look to re-cut the ... deal given the challenges, potentially enhancing its profile," noted DB analyst George Hill.

January 23, 2017

Kroger grew its workforce by 12,000 in 2016. Kroger also hired more than 9,000 veterans and has hired more than 44,000 veterans since 2009 as part of its commitment to both active duty troops and veterans.

January 23, 2017

Rite Aid's chief human resources officer is responsible for all aspects of human resources, including training, recruitment, talent management, compensation, leadership development and diversity.

January 20, 2017

In an exclusive interview, Drug Store News talks to Fred's Pharmacy CEO Mike Bloom about his vision to transform Fred’s into a healthcare company, how the Rite Aid deal could fast-track that plan and what the company is doing to bring more sophisticated tools and processes to its merchandising operations.

January 20, 2017

Turns out DSN readers were right — 59% believed the decision the Walgreens/Rite Aid deal would not be approved before Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th U.S president.

January 20, 2017

He will report to CEO Brian Cornell and serve as a member of the retailer’s leadership team.

January 19, 2017

Food Lion’s “Easy, Fresh & Affordable” initiative is being met with positive customer response.

January 19, 2017

The supermarket chain is implementing programs to meet the needs of customers seeking a healthier lifestyle.

January 19, 2017

The Flu Index shows which populations are experiencing the most incidences of influenza each week based on Index methodology.

January 18, 2017

In addition to Don Sussman's new role, the company has added Bob Yager to its Stop & Shop New York Metro division and expanded Nick Bertram's role. 

January 18, 2017

Kroger's new government relations executive will be based in Washington, D.C., where he will be responsible for Kroger's federal government relations efforts,

January 18, 2017

NCA and Candy & Snack TODAY magazine created the awards program in 2011 to recognize and honor the confectionery industry’s best and most innovative leaders and category champions.

January 18, 2017

Retailer sees total sales decrease by 4.9% in November/December period.