January 4, 2016

Janna Potts has been named chief stores officer at Target, filling a position occupied for the past five years by Tina Tyler.

January 4, 2016

The Walgreens Flu Index is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information, and ranking of those experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country.

January 4, 2016

Launched in 2013, MasterPass by MasterCard is currently available in 24 countries and is accepted at 250,000 merchants globally.

December 30, 2015

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the color cosmetic, fragrance and bath categories, highlighting new products that are shaking up the beauty aisle.

December 23, 2015

A new retail brand called Main & Vine is entering Kroger’s extensive store portfolio soon.

December 22, 2015

Regional supermarket co-op Hy-Vee is giving customers seamless access to their purchases just in time for the holidays.

December 18, 2015

Unconfirmed media reports indicate Target is in the early stages of developing its own mobile payment solution. If true, Target would join other major retailers like Walmart and Starbucks in making mobile payment a proprietary proposition.

December 18, 2015

Roundy's adds 151 stores and $4 billion in sales to the Kroger business. 

December 18, 2015

A week after Walmart announced plans for Walmart Pay, a CNBC report is saying that Target is building its own mobile payment app. (CNBC)

December 18, 2015

Walmart has recalled marketing executive Tony Rogers from his post in China to lead the retailer’s domestic marketing efforts along with input from a former Target executive.

December 18, 2015

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation is out with its annual Giving Report which puts a monetary value on all the ways the retailer and its charitable arm sought to make a difference during the 2015 fiscal year.

December 17, 2015

The second Red Nose Day annual special will air Thursday, May 26 from 9-11 p.m. ET on NBC. 

December 17, 2015

Rite Aid met Wall Street expectations, as analysts polled by Thomson Reuters had forecast earnings of 6 cents on $8.2 billion in revenue.

December 17, 2015

"John [Standley's] done an incredible job and has an ubelievable pedigree across a whole number of positions at Rite Aid," Jonathan Aspatore, CEO ExecRank, shared with TheStreet in an interview.

December 16, 2015

CVS Health shared five key innovations that are delivering value both to patients and strategic partners in growing its retail pharmacy business at its annual analyst day. 

December 16, 2015

At CVS Health’s annual Analyst Day, CVS/pharmacy president Helena Foulkes outlined the progress the company has made on seven fronts over the past year. 

December 16, 2015

CVS Health realized a strong 2016 selling season for the pharmacy benefit management business with $11.5 billion in net new business and a client retention rate of 98%. 

December 16, 2015

With the completion of the transaction, CVS Health acquired Target's 1,672 pharmacies and 79 retail clinics. 

December 15, 2015

"Partnering with key brands like trusource is allowing Kroger to build and provide a full product regimen to meet the needs of our customers," stated Travis Riepenhoff, Kroger drug/GM category manager.

December 15, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance may be in position to acquire PBM Express Scripts by 2018, according to a Bidness ETC report published Tuesday. "[Jeffries analysts] stated that due to antitrust issues, the Walgreens-Rite Aid acquisition deal may not go forward," Bidness ETC reported. "After the merger is cleared, a deal for a pharmacy benefit manager can be expected next." (Bidness ETC)

 

December 15, 2015

In conjunction with the fulfillment agreement, Valeant will reduce prices of its branded prescription-based dermatological and ophthalmological products by 10%.

December 14, 2015

It’s no secret Amazon.com counts Google and Apple as two of its biggest competitors for general online domination. According to Motley Fool, Amazon is expanding a specific benefit of its Prime paid loyalty service intended to both boost membership and stay current with Google and Apple’s consumer offerings. [Motley Fool]

December 14, 2015

The end of Target Pharmacy Rewards is one of the first steps the company has taken to prepare for changes coming to its stores as a result of selling its pharmacy business to CVS Health earlier this year.