August 16, 2017
Sales rose 1.6% to $16.43 billion in the quarter ended July 29, beating analysts' estimates of $16.30 billion. Same-store sales rose 1.3%, also more than analysts had expected. Comparable digital sales surged 32%.
August 15, 2017

The program for patients with Cigna-administered health plans sponsored by their employer is aimed at reducing healthcare costs by offering patient engagement and discounts for certain MinuteClinic services and CVS Health-branded health products, among other resources. 

August 15, 2017

Target is bringing on talent from Walmart and General Mills to accelerate its food and beverage strategy.

August 15, 2017

Target's announcement came the same day that Amazon launched Instant Pickup, which offers a curated selection of daily essentials available for pickup in two minutes or less.

August 15, 2017

Walgreens' Center for Health & Wellbeing Research is led by a team of more than 25 Walgreens health services researchers, clinicians, statisticians, public health practitioners, actuaries and data scientists.

August 14, 2017

The clinics are led by Kaiser Permanente care teams to provide services for minor illnesses and injuries, as well as such preventive care offerings as vaccinations. 

August 14, 2017

The multicultural health and beauty event took place in downtown Nashville and featured a panel discussion that featured Larry Sims, Naja the Nail Guru, Mel J. and Char Braden, as well as a guest speaker presentation from actress and author Kim Fields and a musical performance by Vivian Green.

August 14, 2017

Heath Freeman’s appointment was announced alongside the resignation of Christopher Bodine from the board. 

August 14, 2017

At the completion of the exam, RediClinic provides parents with a comprehensive printed report of their child’s health and vaccination status.

August 14, 2017

Upon the close of the deal, Rob Howard, Grand Junction’s founder and CEO, will become a VP technology at Target.

August 11, 2017

The full video highlighting NACDS Annual is almost 3 minutes, and includes commentary from executives from CVS Health and Walgreens Boots Alliance.

August 11, 2017

ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Costco has named one of its longtime directors chairman of its board of directors. The company on Thursday announced the board’s board election of Hamilton “Tony” James to the position.

James is Blackstone Group president and COO, as well as a member of Blackstone Group Management’s board of directors. He is a member of Blackstone Management Committee and sits on each of the firm’s investment committees. James has been a director of Costco since August 1988, becoming its lead independent director in 2005.

August 11, 2017

While everyone is focusing on pure play online giant Amazon, what they are likely missing is how brick and mortar retailers are driving ecommerce sales growth, noted TABS Analytics last week in a blog. "The TABS Analytics 10th Vitamin and Minerals Study revealed that online sales by traditional brick and mortar retailers propelled the market to an all-time high, growing an estimated 6% in the last year to reach $13.5 billion in annual sales," the company reported. "Walmart.com, specifically, had a breakout year for VMS sales. ... Though second in eCommerce, Walmart.com doubled its online share of mentions, growing to 9.1% in 2017. (TABS Analytics)

August 11, 2017

If Walmart were to acquire Birchbox, it would be the chain's fifth e-commerce acquisition since last August. 

August 10, 2017

Among the company’s efforts around mature workers is its Talent Is Ageless initiative, which was created to recruit and retain employees aged 50 years and older by cultivating public and private partnerships

August 10, 2017

Pharmacists in all 235 Meijer stores will offer vaccinations and information about other avoidable conditions that commonly affect school children at on Aug. 12, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

August 9, 2017

Ahold USA reported a positive impact on the timing of Easter that was offset by Fourth of July holiday sales and last year's competitive closures in the New York market.

August 9, 2017

Shopping for groceries online has a long way to go before it catches on with the vast majority of U.S. consumers, according to new data from Gallup.

August 9, 2017

Two of the new clinics are in Brooklyn, two are in Manhattan and one is located in Queens. All are located inside of CVS Pharmacy locations.

August 9, 2017

By analyzing the robust information flowing throughout its operations, the discounter has gained a real-time view of workflow across its pharmacy, distribution centers, stores and e-commerce, according to a company blog post.

August 9, 2017

The company is expanding the deployment of its Scan & Go mobile app, which was being tested in approximately 12 stores across Northwest Arkansas, Florida, Texas and Georgia.

August 8, 2017

The online giant has filed a patent application for “ground-based mobile maintenance facilities for unmanned aerial vehicles,” which would be dedicated to accommodating, loading, launching, receiving and maintaining the delivery drones.

August 8, 2017

The online giant's school supplies sales have grown by 35% year-over-year in the first two weeks of the back-to-school shopping season, according to One Click Retail. 

August 8, 2017

CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo said, “while we are pleased to report results consistent with our expectations, we won’t be satisfied until the total enterprise returns to healthy levels of earnings growth.”