September 18, 2014

Illinois Sen. Mattie Hunter, D-District 3, and author and Walgreens executive Steve Pemberton will receive Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities’  2014 Leadership Awards at the agency’s annual luncheon.

September 17, 2014

Family Dollar announced that its board of directors unanimously recommends that Family Dollar’s shareholders reject the unsolicited conditional tender offer made by Dollar General Corp. and not tender its shares. 

 

September 17, 2014

The mHealth Summit on Wednesday announced that Walgreens' chief medical officer Harry Leider will open the 6th annual Summit with a keynote address on Dec. 8.  

September 16, 2014

Walgreens announced that Walgreens Boots Alliance filed a registration statement on Form S-4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

 

September 15, 2014

Kroger on Monday announced it has made the Dow Jones Sustainability Index-North America for the second time.

September 15, 2014

The Rite Aid Foundation is taking charitable giving to the next level by letting customers choose the charity they want to support through KidCents, Rite Aid’s in-store, round-up program. 

 

September 15, 2014

The Walmart Foundation on Monday launched "Fight Hunger. Spark Change.," a nationwide campaign calling on the public to get involved in the fight against hunger. 

September 12, 2014

Kroger has tapped Kevin Dougherty, formerly group VP and chief supply chain officer, to lead the company's new Vitacost.com division as group VP of digital and Vitacost. 

 

September 11, 2014

Kroger Thursday morning reported total sales of $25.3 billion, representing an increase of 11.6%.

 

September 11, 2014

Walmart's recently released 2014 Chosen by Kids Top 20 Toys List shows that although kids' preferences in toys are shifting, their hunger for imagination and creativity is unrelenting. 

September 10, 2014

Dollar General announced that it has commenced a tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of Family Dollar stores for $80.00 per share in cash. 

 

September 10, 2014

The Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon on Tuesday announced a partnership with the Cleveland Cavaliers that will allow the start of the 38th annual race to take place Sunday, May 17 outside Quicken Loans Arena.

September 10, 2014

Target has announced that it is integrating with the new Apple Pay mobile payments service so shoppers can pay using the Target app from iOS.

September 10, 2014

Walmart  on Tuesday stated it will rebrand its small Express grocery format to the Walmart Neighborhood Market. 

 

September 9, 2014

Dollar Tree and Family Dollar stores received a second request for information from the Federal Trade Commission.

September 9, 2014

Giant Food of Landover on Tuesday introduced Rx Timer Cap, an electronic cap that is an alternative to the traditional prescription medication caps. 

September 9, 2014

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company celebrated its 100th birthday commemoration at stores throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. 

September 9, 2014

Apple today announced Apple Pay, a new category of service that will transform mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay. 

 

September 9, 2014

Walgreens and the United Nations Foundation on Tuesday announced the launch of the “Get a Shot. Give a Shot” campaign.

September 8, 2014

Both CVS Health and Walgreens will be leading retail innovation when Apple unveils its iPhone 6 tomorrow as they are both expected to accept purchases made with the new iPhone payment system.

September 8, 2014

Walgreens announced the appointment of Barry Rosenstein and a second new director to be named to its board of directors.

 

September 5, 2014

Dollar Tree and Family Dollar on Friday announced that the two companies have amended their merger agreement. 

September 5, 2014

Family Dollar on Friday rejected the revised proposal made by Dollar General on Sept. 2 on the basis of antitrust regulatory considerations.

 

September 5, 2014

Kroger announced that its family of stores is hiring to fill an estimated 20,000 permanent positions in its supermarket divisions.