May 31, 2016

Mark McClellan joins American Well as it becomes one of the largest telehealth providers delivering telehealth for chronic condition management and provider-to-provider consulting.

May 31, 2016

Clinically proven to increase nasal air-flow during sleep by an average of 38% when compared to nasal strips, Rhinomed's discreet Mute dilator fits into the nose and opens the airway.

May 31, 2016

Folds of Honor also announced a new initiative supported by Rite Aid. Called DreamShip, a fully functional hot-air baloon, is designed to raise awareness and inspire people across the country.

May 27, 2016

The company’s adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization grew 35% to $15.7 million and its gross profit increased 3.1% to $141.3 million, compared to 137.1 million in the prior-year period.

May 26, 2016

The company’s U.S. comparable store sales for the quarter saw a 0% increase and a 2% increase for the first 36 weeks of the year.

May 26, 2016

Kmart parent company Sears Holdings on Thursday announced its first quarter sales figures, as well as the departure of its CFO and plans to explore ways to expand distribution of its key brands outside its own stores. 

May 26, 2016

The service has been rolled out to all MinuteClinics inside CVS Pharmacy Locations and Long Drugs in Hawaii, and the company plans to roll it out to Target-based clinics later this year.

May 26, 2016

Dollar General reported a 2.2% lift in same store sales for the first quarter as the discounter said sales of consumables led growth in the period.

May 26, 2016

Walgreens VP corporate operations Skip Bourdo, alongside Comic Relief trustee Christy Gibb and representatives from partners NBCUniversal and Mars Chocolate North America, celebrated Red Nose Day 2016 by ringing the Opening Bell at the Nasdaq Stock Market. 

May 24, 2016

Forbes recently reported on CVS Health’s efforts to curb opioid abuse, highlighting its push to provide naloxone — the drug that reverses an opioid overdose — without a prescription through its pharmacies in 20 states by the end of the year, with plans to do so in all 50 states. The magazine spoke to CVS Health VP professional services Tom Davis about the efforts, and Davis notes that “when dispensing naloxone, our pharmacists counsel patients and caregivers on a number of important points including: identifying an overdose, the importance of calling 911, giving rescue breaths, administering naloxone and remaining with the patient until help arrives.” (Forbes)

May 24, 2016

As a result of the initiative, the 60,000 veterans enrolled in Dept. of Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System can be referred to MinuteClinic for acute health services.

May 24, 2016

Among supermarket rankings, Wegmans was the only supermarket that improved its score between 2015 and 2016, with a gain of one point, while whole foods dropped 10 points, Albertsons dropped 9 points, and Hannaford and Trader Joe’s both dropped eight points.

May 23, 2016

The award, presented at Walmart’s annual supplier summit, recognized Valeant for its current and long-term investment plans in U.S. manufacturing facilities.

May 23, 2016

CVS Pharmacy president Helena Foulkes announced the move on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Friday, noting that it would begin rolling out in early June, eventually reaching all 7,900 locations.

May 23, 2016

Meijer opened two of its planned nine new and 32 remodeled stores in 2016 across the Michigan-based retailer's six-state footprint. According to MLive.com, the new 192,000 square-foot supercenters in Evansville, Ind. and Owensboro, Ky., are built to Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design standards and will be open 24 hours a day. (MLive)

May 23, 2016

Rosenstein’s board service was set to end once JANA Partners, where Rosenstein is managing partner, reduced its investment in Walgreens below a certain threshold, which happened this week, though it still holds a significant stake in Walgreens. 

May 20, 2016

Texas is the latest state in which Walgreens can dispense naloxone without a prescription, according to a KUT.org published Thursday. Last year, advocates and public health experts convinced state lawmakers to pass Senate Bill 1462 in an effort to address the ongoing opioid epidemic. The bill was supposed to expand the availability of naloxone in Texas when it went into effect in September, but things have moved slowly, the news organization reported. On Wednesday, Alicia Kowalchuk with Baylor Medicine in Houston wrote a standing order for the medication for every Walgreens in the state. (KUT.org

May 19, 2016

Crystal Geyser Water Company is looking to leverage the rising popularity of sparkling water by adding two new flavors to its portfolio.

May 19, 2016

Now, more than 10 years later, CVS Health continues to play an important role in New Orleans, working closely with officials in aiding the relief and recovery effort.

May 19, 2016

Among the new targets announced in this year's Report, four are aimed at creating a tobacco-free generation by 2020. 

May 19, 2016

In the latest installment of DSNTV, watch Walgreens’ Holly Schmidt and a panel of leading CPG executives discuss how to uncover changing consumer needs and attract talent to reach the millennial consumer.

May 19, 2016

The new stores are the first of nine new Meijer supercenters to open – and part of an investment of more than $400 million in new and remodeled stores – this year. 

May 19, 2016

At Sam’s Club, net sales, without fuel, grew by 2.9%. Membership income increased by nearly 4%, as Plus member renewals grew by more than 30%, and Plus penetration was near an all-time high.

May 18, 2016

Leading Dutch sweets brand Daelmans is expanding distribution of its popular Stroopwafels.