June 22, 2017

Walgreens Boots Alliance and Theranos have tentatively reached accord on a $30 million agreement, according to a story published Wednesday in The Wall Street Journal. Walgreens had been seeking $140 million as part of a breach of contract suit in an attempt to recover the cost of its investment. According to reports, Theranos recently told investors it had about $54 million in cash left to settle suits, down from $187 million in January. (The Wall Street Journal)

June 21, 2017

In the 12 years Giant/Martin's have held the ‘Support Our Troops’ campaign, more than $4.5 million has been donated to organizations like the USO and the American Red Cross, division CEO reports.

June 21, 2017

In 2016, CVS Health’s community support administered totaled $90 million, given through the CVS Health Foundation, corporate grants, in-kind gifts and employee volunteerism. 

June 20, 2017

In the Goldman Sachs/Condé Nast 2017 Love List: Food, among places people shop for food, Wal-Mart topped the list for millennial food enthusiasts surveyed, and Target came in second place among millennials. The top drug chain was CVS, which came in eighth among millennial food enthusiasts, followed by Walgreens at 10.

June 20, 2017

With president and CEO Ian McLeod set to depart the company for another opportunity, Southeastern Grocers has named a longtime grocery veteran from within the company to take his place as the company searches for a replacement. 

June 19, 2017

Currently SVP merchandising at Ahold USA, Giant/Martin's new president has more than 20 years of retail experience, including stints at Supervalu and Walmart.

June 19, 2017

See photos of the new Harrisburg, Pa., location, which features a one-of-a-kind in-store Hershey Sweet Shop that offers a variety of Hershey’s candy and specialty merchandise.

June 19, 2017

Testing will be available at more than 220 participating Walgreens stores in 130 cities.

June 16, 2017

With Amazon poised to acquire Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion, here are five important things keep an eye on as the deal moves forward. 

June 16, 2017

The all-cash transaction is valued at $13.7 billion, and will see Whole Foods CEO and co-founder staying at the head of the grocer when the deal closes. 

June 16, 2017

Kroger has acquired 11 Marsh Supermarket locations at a pricetag of $16 million, winning a bid to buy those stores in Indiana through federal bankruptcy court, Cincinnati Business Courier reported Wednesday. The deal is scheduled to close between July 11 and July 21, according to the sale agreement filed in bankruptcy court, the Courier reported. Fresh Encounter won a bid to buy the 15 other Marsh stores that were auctioned Tuesday at a total cost of $8 million. (Cincinnati Buisness Courier)

June 15, 2017

In addition to two-hour delivery on items from Amazon, Prime members also can order fresh grocery products through Amazon’s partnership with from Sprouts Farmers Market.

June 15, 2017

CVS Health’s April survey found that 88% of respondents are somewhat or very concerned about the high cost of prescription drugs.

June 15, 2017

In January of this year, Florida Hospital and Walgreens announced a retail health clinic and pharmacy collaboration focused on delivering more coordinated care and providing greater access to patients.

June 15, 2017

Instacart has seen significant expansion of late, announcing that it's same-day delivery now reaches customers in Boston and Philadelphia and through New-York based Wegmans.

June 15, 2017

Total sales, excluding fuel, increased 2.9% in the first quarter compared to the same period last year.  The recent merger with ModernHEALTH contributed to sales growth, Kroger noted.

June 14, 2017

As Amazon seems to be preparing for the wide launch of its Amazon Go service, Forbes is highlighting a similar concept in Shanghai, MobyMart,

June 14, 2017

At the POLITICO Pro Health Care Briefing on Medicaid as a Driver of Care Innovation in the States, CVS Health chief policy and external affairs officer Tom Moriarty highlighted the role that pharmacists can play in helping reach patients with chronic conditions and improve their adherence through personalized interactions and how accessible care through retail clinics can reduce healthcare costs.

June 14, 2017

See highlights from the Drug Store News/Mack Elevation third annual New General Market Summit. 

June 13, 2017

The full-day event, held June 13 in Providence, R.I., brought together leaders from such companies as Facebook, Under Armour, Google and IBM, among others, to discuss emerging trends shaping the healthcare industry.

June 13, 2017

The new RediClinic.com offers a highly responsive online platform that allows one-click appointments from a mobile or desktop device.

June 13, 2017

Albuquerque, N.M. Mayor Richard Berry was recognized earlier this month by Walgreens Boots Alliance for promoting wellness in Albuquerque, KRQE reported. This is the first year Walgreens is giving out the “Happy and Healthy Community Champion” award for civic leaders who promote healthy lifestyles. “Mayor Berry is truly changing the course of these residents’ lives, not only in Albuquerque, but across the country as other mayors and cities adopt the program that he started in Albuquerque,” Kimberly Waltz, Walgreens government affairs, told KRQE. (KRQE)

June 13, 2017

This transition is a critical step in the company's plans to use technology smartly in order to compete in a demanding and competitive grocery environment.

June 12, 2017

In addition to increasing financing options, Fred's Pharmacy has entered an agreement with its lenders allowing the company to extend the outside commitment date to as late as Oct. 31.