June 11, 2014

Giant Food on Tuesday released a photo delivering $100,000 to USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore.

June 11, 2014

While acknowledging that Target faced a series of setbacks in 2013 — including a data breach just before the holiday season — CFO John Mulligan, who is also serving as interim president and CEO, expressed optimism during its annual meeting of shareholders and said the company has the resources, talent and plan in place to move beyond its challenges.

June 11, 2014

Walmart executives hosted a series of store tours and briefings in advance of its company shareholders meeting last week, reported DSN sister publication Retailing Today.

June 10, 2014

Harris Teeter on Monday announced its Plaza Midwood location in Charlotte, N.C., is now officially recognized as a LEED-certified project by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute.

June 10, 2014

Joel Anderson, president and chief executive officer of Walmart.com, has departed the online giant to assume the role of president at Five Below, a retailer that targets pre-teens and teens with trendy, extreme-value merchandise, according to a Five Below press release issued Tuesday morning.

June 10, 2014

Rite Aid on Tuesday announced Penn State Hershey Health System as the latest healthcare provider to join its Rite Aid Health Alliance initiative.

June 6, 2014

Walgreens may be opening a flagship location in downtown Minneapolis in 2015, according to a report in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal reported Thursday.

June 6, 2014

The Senate confirmed former Walmart executive Sylvia Burwell as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday by a vote of 78-17, according to several reports.

June 6, 2014

Wal-Mart Stores chairman Rob Walton, 69, announced the appointment of Greg Penner, 44, as vice chairman at the company's shareholders' meeting Friday morning, a move that positions Penner, Walton 's son-in-law, as his successor.

June 6, 2014

Walmart chairman Rob Walton encouraged employees to “go for it,” and president and CEO Doug McMillon said the company would accelerate the pace of change during the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting June 6 in Fayetteville, Ark.

June 5, 2014

Rite Aid announced on Thursday a 3.5% boost in same-store sales for May, provided preliminary estimated financial results for the quarter ended May 31 and updated its outlook for 2015 fiscal year.

June 5, 2014

Following a pilot in the spring, Walmart has announced plans to roll out its Savings Catcher, a receipt-comparison tool, nationwide later this summer.

June 4, 2014

In a major boost to member benefits, Sam’s Club on Tuesday announced a credit card cash back program that gives members the opportunity to earn 5% cash back on fuel, 3% cash back on dining and travel and 1% cash back on all other purchases, up to $5,000 annually.

June 4, 2014

Sam’s Club on Monday announced it is dedicating its free health screening event on Saturday, June 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to helping more men learn about risk factors and how to stay healthy.

June 4, 2014

Walgreens on Wednesday posted May sales of $6.6 billion, an increase of 6%.

June 3, 2014

Kroger on Tuesday invited customers to be inspired by the tastes and flavors of Mexico during a first-of-its-kind epicurean event in local stores called Savor World Flavor:Taste of Mexico.

June 3, 2014

Lourdes Health System on Monday launched a partnership with Walgreens to improve the care of its patients after they are discharged from the hospital.

June 3, 2014

In an effort to spotlight the importance of early detection of memory problems, the Alzheimer's Foundation of America on Monday announced it is collaborating with Rite Aid to offer free, confidential memory screenings at all Rite Aid stores on June 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

June 2, 2014

Walmart Canada president and CEO Shelley Broader’s responsibilities have been significantly expanded to include oversight of Europe and Africa.

May 30, 2014

California Health Sciences University announced that it received $75,000 from Walgreens in support of the institution's pharmacy practice laboratory.

May 29, 2014

Walgreens has made a $1.5 million gift to support clinical care and research programs at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

May 28, 2014

Ahold's U.S. operations posted first-quarter net sales of $8 billion, down 0.3%, the Dutch grocer reported Wednesday.

May 27, 2014

For the seventh consecutive year, Rite Aid will serve as the presenting sponsor of the Skin Cancer Foundation’s annual Road to Healthy Skin Tour beginning Tuesday.

May 23, 2014

Midwest retailer Meijer on Friday announced the debut of a new commercial featuring photos of local children riding its iconic penny pony, Sandy.