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.

June 16, 2015

Take a break with DSN’s Daily Diversion and watch Clay Shelburn cover Stevie Ray Vaughn in Walmart on a toy guitar.

June 16, 2015

Generation Y prefers to shop at Walmart over Target, Costco, Kroger, Whole Foods, and Trader Joe’s, according to Ad Age.

June 16, 2015

At the June 10 Mack Elevation Forum, the group conveyed their current growth strategies including further loyalty innovation. 

June 15, 2015

Walmart, Costco and Rite Aid are three retailers driving significant traction in vitamin, mineral and supplement sales, TABS Group reported in May, helping to take share away from such online retailers as Amazon, which captures 36% of all online vitamin traffic, even as sales overall were up 3% to $11.8 billion.

June 15, 2015

Opening of second Meijer in Detroit will attract new business to the city, mayor says. 

June 15, 2015

Target plans to sell its pharmacy business to CVS Health for $1.9 billion and rebrand its nearly 1,700 prescription departments as CVS/pharmacy in a blockbuster deal that stunned the healthcare world.

June 15, 2015

As we raced to close this issue of Drug Store News, it sure had been a busy week for telehealth news, and by that measure, no headline was bigger than the news that Walgreens had decided to expand its partnership with Web-MD into three more states — Illinois, Washington and Colorado.

June 11, 2015

The Balance Rewards for healthy choices program gives users Balance Rewards points for logging blood pressure or weight loss, tracking daily activity and setting achievable goals.

June 10, 2015

The free “His Health” screenings are confidential and available at all Sam’s Club locations with a pharmacy. 

June 10, 2015

Target said the plan to double the amount of its share buyback authorization represents a continued focus on returning cash to shareholders.

June 10, 2015

As Walgreens expands its MDLive telehealth platform to three states, a picture of the changing role of retail pharmacy is coming into focus. 

June 9, 2015

Walgreens features exclusive beauty products in new challenge on the Challenged app. 

June 9, 2015

Walgreens will use the app to integrate its Balance Rewards system with Apple Pay this fall. 

June 8, 2015

Despite a 14.5% decline in same-store sales at Sears and 7% at Kmart in the first quarter ended May 2, Sears Holdings’ CFO says the company’s transformation is continuing apace.

June 5, 2015

Cardinal Health's acquisition of The Harvard Drug Group "further utilizes Red Oak, our joint venture with CVS Health to source generics," CEO says. 

June 5, 2015

“This transition demonstrates Walmart’s commitment to long-term succession planning and keeping high caliber, capable leaders at the head of our company,” said outgoing chairman Rob Walton.

June 5, 2015

Kroger has promoted two executives with more than 30 years at Harris Teeter between them. 

June 4, 2015

J. Crew vet assumes control of Peapod.