May 21, 2013

Empowered Products Inc. announced Kroger has placed its first batch of orders for Empowered Products' Pink line of personal lubricants for five of Kroger's distribution centers across the United States.

May 21, 2013

To celebrate the service and commitment of the nation’s military and honor the men and women who gave their lives in service to our country, Walgreens is offering a Memorial Day discount to all veterans and active duty military personnel.

May 20, 2013

A California health executive has been appointed to Rite Aid's board of directors, the retail pharmacy chain said.

May 20, 2013

Target is hoping to tap Silicon Valley talent in developing its omnichannel business, the company said.

May 17, 2013

Kroger publicly congratulated Kathleen Barclay, corporate officer and SVP human resources, for her recognition as a YWCA Career Woman of Achievement. Barclay was honored along with eight other women at YWCA's annual event.

May 17, 2013

Target is looking to compete with the likes of Netflix and Hulu with a video-streaming service it is beta testing with employees, according to published reports.

May 17, 2013

Safeway and the Safeway Foundation on Friday announced they raised and donated more than $10.8 million in April for Easter Seals, Special Olympics and a range of other charities that support people with disabilities.

May 17, 2013

Supervalu successfully completed the refinancing of its existing $1.5 billion senior secured term loan agreement.

May 17, 2013

The deal that paired Walgreens and Alliance Boots with wholesaler AmerisourceBergen has received the required regulatory clearances, the companies announced Friday.

May 17, 2013

More than two-thirds of patients with hepatitis C achieved sustained virologic response or cure after completing newer “triple therapy” treatment, according to a Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy study released Friday.

May 16, 2013

On May 1, Brookshire's Grocery held a grand opening ceremony for a new Super 1 Foods located at 9 Fair Ave. in Winnsboro, Texas, with a ribbon-cutting event. The company converted the store, which it purchased last year, from the Kaye's Fod Market format.

May 16, 2013

Meijer will sell cupcake stands customized in local school colors under a partnership with the stands' Michigan-based manufacturer.

May 16, 2013

Nexxus Salon Hair Care, in what it called a “first-of-its-kind” installation at a drug store chain, unveiled a window display tribute to the Tony Awards and Broadway at the Duane Reade store across from Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan.

May 16, 2013

Walmart Stores reported profit and sales lower than Wall Street expectations as the retail giant struggled against the payroll tax increase, delayed tax returns and an unseasonably cold spring impacting its U.S. sales.

May 16, 2013

Target has launched the fall 2013 collection of Sonia Kashuk beauty products at its stores, the mass merchandise chain said.

May 16, 2013

Walmart opened a new small-format store on the campus of Arizona State University as part of a pilot program, the mass merchandise retailer said.

May 15, 2013

Acosta Sales and Marketing has appointed two new executives, the company said.

May 15, 2013

Alliance Boots on Wednesday reported a double-digit profit gain for its year ended March 31.

May 15, 2013

A division of Ahold USA is donating millions of dollars to local schools.

May 15, 2013

Kroger on Wednesday unveiled a clean energy production system that will convert food that cannot be sold or donated into clean energy to help power its Ralphs/Food 4 Less distribution center in Compton, Calif.

May 15, 2013

Walgreens Take Care Health Systems and the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties are sponsoring a new program to support the clinical education of nurse practitioners, the two announced.

May 14, 2013

CVS Caremark on Tuesday announced that a month-long, in-store fundraising campaign at CVS/pharmacy locations throughout the Boston area raised more than $650,000 in donations from customers to The One Fund Boston, which was established by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino to raise money for victims and families who were affected by the attack on the Boston Marathon.

May 14, 2013

Royal Ahold has appointed Ben Wishart as group chief information officer, the Dutch supermarket operator said.

May 14, 2013

Kroger announced two finance executive promotions that will be effective with their elections by Kroger's board of directors expected on June 27.