January 15, 2016

The American Small Business Championship will award 102 small businesses, two in every state and the District of Columbia, for their dedication to the success of their business.

January 15, 2016

The $2 million donation will be used to support production of Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, the Emmy-nominated hit children's series that airs daily on PBS KIDS.

January 15, 2016
The company said the stores it is closing — a move that was hinted at last fall during its annual investors conference — represent less than 1% of global square footage
January 14, 2016

The new affiliations announced here bring the total number of clinical collaborations for CVS Health and MinuteClinic to nearly 70 major health systems and health care providers across the country.

January 14, 2016

The Daily Mail on Thursday reported that the plot of land where 19 women were hanged as part of the Salem witch trials - a place known as Proctor's Ledge - today overlooks a Walgreens location. "[We] asked locals where they thought [Proctor's Ledge] was and ever last one of them told us to go to this location," Wicccan Michele Ruscitti, who visited Salem in 2006 with her husband, told the New York Post. "I found it odd, since the town embraces their history, that there were no markers there. None ... just a Walgreens on the corner." (Daily Mail)

 

January 14, 2016

WebMD is in talks with potential buyers to sell all or part of its business, Financial Times reported Thursday morning, though WebMD denies that to be the case. "The digital company, which provides data and edcuational information about illnesses, has been in talks with a number of potential buyers, said people close to the company," FT reported. Both Walgreens and UnitedHealth have been mentioned as potential suitors. WebMD issued a statement later Thursday morning that "in light of recent news reports, the company is reporting that it is not currently in any negotiations to be acquired." (Financial Times)

January 14, 2016

Clinics were evaluated on compliance in care coordination, infection prevention and control, patient education and medication management. 

January 14, 2016

While the top markets with flu activity presently are located predominantly across the South, this past week has seen markets within Wisconsin and Iowa realize significant flu activity gains. 

January 13, 2016

n addition to prescription and general merchandise purchases, CareCredit can also be used for out-of-pocket expenses at RediClinics, located inside select Rite Aid locations.

January 13, 2016

Publix Super Markets is getting a new CEO after Ed Crenshaw announced his retirement on Wednesday.

January 13, 2016

Target is looking to woo beauty customers who want a stellar selection of colors with a sweet price tag.

January 13, 2016

Walgreens, along with a host of other retailers, on Tuesday opted into Visa's Visa Checkout to help facilitate an omnichannel shopping experience. Walmart.com also will be incorporating the option into its services within the year, Visa reported.

January 12, 2016

Healthy checklane items are coming to nearly all Aldi stores by year end — and that’s just the beginning of the retailer’s stepped up commitment to offering healthier options at its expanding network of 1,500 stores.

January 12, 2016

Lynn Gust, retiring, started his career with Kroger in 1970 as a parcel clerk at Fred Meyer's Fourth Plain store in Vancouver, Wash. and has served in a number of senior-level positions becoming president of Fred Meyer in 2012.

January 12, 2016

Strong sales of fragrances and bath and body products helped Burlington Stores achieve its holiday season sales targets and have CEO Tom Kingsbury feeling good about where the company is headed in 2016 (Retailing Today).

January 12, 2016

A CVS store is expected to open on the Las Vegas strip in May, according to a report by Vegas Inc. published Tuesday. It will be CVS' fourth location to Walgreens' five, the report noted. "They've really been popping up quickly," Ray Germain, associate VP investments with Marcus & Millichap told Vegas Inc. "It's crazy what you'll pay for a little packet of Advil. (Vegas Inc.)

 

 

January 11, 2016

McKesson narrowed its fiscal 2016 outlook to reflect the expectation that operating profit derived as a result of generic pharmaceutical pricing trends will be weaker in the second half of the fiscal year compared to previous expectations.

January 11, 2016

For Walgreens, the agreement aligns with a two-pronged growth strategy for its retail clinics: investing in its core business while also developing deeper, more innovative approaches with health systems.

January 8, 2016

To help support the campaign, hip-hop duo Kalin and Myles on Thursday recorded a public service announcement to encourage their fan base, the KAMFAM, and young people across the country to join CVS Health's stop-smoking campaign. 

January 8, 2016

Gary Philbin, who was named Family Dollar's president and COO in July 2015, will continue leading Family Dollar and will continue reporting to CEO Bob Sasser. 

January 8, 2016

KMart is making efforts to engage members of its Shop Your Way loyalty program while promoting fitness. 

January 8, 2016

The Walgreens Flu Index data continues to suggest slight increases in flu activity in a number of markets, including Las Vegas and several markets in the deep South. 

January 7, 2016

Comparable results were best among the company's hearing aid, optical and pharmacy categories, Jeff Elliott, AVP financial planning and investor relations, shared in a pre-recorded call for investors. 

January 7, 2016

Sam's Club kicks off this year's commitment to health and wellness with free health screenings on Jan. 9.