August 13, 2014

Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., on Wednesday applauded the decision by Walgreens to remain headquartered in the Chicago area. 

 

August 13, 2014

Target Canada has announced several initiatives aimed at improving its business performance and to better deliver the Target brand experience to Canadian guests.

August 13, 2014

Walgreens on Wednesday announced it is expanding its Healthcare Clinic retail locations with entry into the Dallas-Fort Worth market. 

 

August 12, 2014

Alliance Boots on Monday announced that it has completed the acquisition of South America's Farmacias Ahumada S.A. ("FASA").

 

August 12, 2014

Rite Aid is getting a head start on the 2014-15 cold and flu season with the announcement Tuesday that seasonal flu shots are now available at Rite Aid pharmacies nationwide. 

 

August 11, 2014

The Walgreens Charity Classic, presented by the Seagate Country Club, is set for Nov. 6 to 9, 2014 in Delray Beach, the Country Club announced Friday.

August 8, 2014

Kroger on Friday announced 366 winners of the Kroger Scholars award for the 2014-15 school year.

 

August 8, 2014

Walmart is reportedly making a more aggressive push into medical care by not only planning to open additional clinics but it is also marketing itself as a primary care provider.

August 7, 2014

Costco reported on Thursday a boost in net sales and same-store sales during the month of July.

August 7, 2014

Following Walgreens' decision to acquire the rest of the Alliance Boots business — and to keep its headquarters based in the greater Chicago area — Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., weighs in on the decision in a brief video.

August 6, 2014

Kroger was recognized recently for the company's commitment to employee health and wellness by both the National Business Group on Health and the American Heart Association, the grocer announced Wednesday.

August 6, 2014

Dollar General is considering outbidding Dollar Tree for Family Dollar Stores, Bloomberg reported Wednesday.

August 6, 2014

Community pharmacists can dramatically help their patients stick to their prescription regimens, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy.

August 6, 2014

Walgreens said it has exercised its option to complete the second step of its strategic transaction with Alliance Boots ahead of the original option period, which was between February and August 2015.

 

August 6, 2014

Walgreens Boots Alliance will be emphasizing improved front-end margin contributions across its U.S. Walgreens store base once the merger is complete, mirroring the peformance of its U.K. store base Boots, in an effort to counter margin pressures from the pharmacy side of the business. 

August 5, 2014

 CVS Caremark’s portfolio of enterprise assets is enabling the company to provide innovative solutions and products that are delivering results.

August 5, 2014

Walgreens on Tuesday reported July sales of $6.4 billion, an increase of 6.1% compared to the same month in fiscal 2013.

 

August 4, 2014

Safeway and the Safeway Foundation on Friday launched a campaign that will fund programs that assist people with special needs.

 

August 4, 2014

Walgreens on Monday announced the appointment of Timothy McLevish as  EVP and CFO.

 

August 4, 2014

Walmart has revamped its website in an effort to personalize the online shopping experience, the Associated Press reported Monday.

August 1, 2014

Hertz and Walgreens are exploring possible synergies, Crain's Chicago Business reported Wednesday. 

 

August 1, 2014

Walmart on Thursday opened its first Care Clinics in South Carolina in Sumter and Florence. 

 

July 31, 2014

CVS/pharmacy is the first pharmacy in the nation to earn the new Community Pharmacy accreditation from URAC.

July 31, 2014

Rite Aid on Thursday posted July sales of $2 billion for the four weeks ended July 26, representing growth of 4.1%.