June 26, 2015

The largest supermarket operator in the United States is on fire, so it makes sense that the Kroger Co. approved its first stock split in 16 years and a 13.5% dividend increase.

June 26, 2015

Americans are feeling patriotic as July 4 approaches, and they are putting their wallets where their feelings are. According to the National Retail Federation 2015 Independence Day Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, more than 156 million consumers, or 64% of those celebrating, are planning to take part in the July 4 holiday by attending a cookout, picnic or barbecue, spending an average of $71.23 per household, up 4% from $68.16 in 2014.

June 25, 2015

An ongoing senior leadership transformation at 99 Cents Only stores has put a former Kmart executive in the role of interim CEO, and now the company has named a former Walmart executive as interim CFO for the second time.

June 24, 2015

It's official — International food retailers Delhaize and Ahold have entered into an agreement to merge, creating a base of more than 6,500 stores.

June 23, 2015

Consumers generally feel good about their shopping interactions across supermarkets and retail, Temkin Group finds. 

June 23, 2015

Ahold soon will provide an update on its talks with the Delhaize Group. 

June 23, 2015

Meijer opens the first two of four planned stores in Wisconsin. 

June 22, 2015

Health Dialog, a health management company and division of Rite Aid, will partner with the Penn State College of Medicine in a three-year study that will examine the role that health coaches play in preventing fractures among older adults who wish to exercise.

June 22, 2015

The organization will give away $15.5 million in grants to seven national nonprofits to support free meal and nutrition education programs this summer and throughout the school year.

June 19, 2015

Kroger’s King Soopers division has launched a new website that offers over 36,000 natural and organic products for customers who live in and around the Denver metro area.

June 19, 2015

DSN presents a first look at photos of CVS' exciting new format.

June 19, 2015
Walmart is moving its greeters back to the front of the store three years after the retailer moved them to the back.
 
June 18, 2015

CVS Health's app will help people regulate their medication schedules and provide scanning capabilities for health insurance cards.

June 18, 2015

Brian Tilzer, SVP and chief digital officer of CVS Health, sat down with Drug Store News at the opening of the CVS Digital Innovation Lab in Boston on June 18 to discuss the strategy behind the lab and CVS’ larger goals for transforming healthcare through digital technology.

June 18, 2015

Rite Aid is differentiating the drug store shopping experience through offerings like RediClinics, the wellness+ with Plenti loyalty program and the company's pending acquisition of EnvisionRx.

June 18, 2015

Rite Aid's latest pharmacy initiative improves patient convenience and medication adherence. 

June 18, 2015

Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS are teaming up this year to offer free HIV testing in more than 150 cities across the country.

June 18, 2015

There's a lot going on at Kroger —  the company is integrating its e-commerce arm Vitacost.com, expanding its click-and-pick-up offerings beyond the Carolinas and growing its digital presence. 

June 17, 2015

Federal regulations governing unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, will be in place by this time next year. Most retailers won’t be ready, but Amazon says it will be as soon as the feds are. 

June 17, 2015

To showcase health and beauty makeovers are playing out within its stores, CVS Health executives met with Drug Store News Wednesday morning at a newly renovated CVS/pharmacy in Manhattan.

June 17, 2015

CVS will secure 80 retail clinic locations as part of the Target pharmacy acquisition.

June 17, 2015

On July 19, Plenti will host the first PlentiTogether LIVE concert featuring Pitbull, Keith Urban and Nick Jonas at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. 

June 17, 2015

A Walgreens store in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood is co-hosting its reopening with Hallmark on Tuesday, unveiling an updated Hallmark department tailored to the neighborhood’s LGBT population.

June 16, 2015

On the heels of opening its 12,000th store, Dollar General has named five executives to key leadership positions within its merchandising and supply chain organizations.