December 7, 2016

Kroger has hired more than 35,000 veterans since 2009 as part of its commitment to active duty troops and the nation's 23 million veterans.

December 6, 2016

Filling that role now will be Yael Cosset, 43. Cosset joined dunnhumby in 2009 as EVP consumer markets.

December 6, 2016

Drug Store News last week wrapped its 18th Industry Issues Summit. What began almost two decades ago as a closed-door discussion between a handful of retail merchandising executives and a few vendors in a small hotel meeting room has since evolved to become one of the signature thought leadership and networking events on the industry calendar.

December 6, 2016

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens and Aurora Health Care on Tuesday announced that Aurora Health Care will own and operate, and provide all clinical services at, eight retail health clinics to be located within Walgreens stores across eastern Wisconsin.

December 5, 2016

Rite Aid's Vaccine Central, an assessment tool where visitors can complete a personal immunization evaluation, is an additional resource for people to further review immunization recommendations.

December 5, 2016

This year, a record-breaking 517 businesses earned the CEI’s top score of 100, up from 407 last year.

December 5, 2016

Target is celebrating 20 years of partnership efforts with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, which helps save the lives of children battling cancer and other life-threatening diseases. 

December 5, 2016

Walmart has opened a 4,000-sq.-ft. format that offers pick-up of online grocery orders and a convenience store that also sells snacks, beverages and more.

December 2, 2016

Read highlights from the 18th DSN Industry Issues Summit, which saw record attendance with about 275 attendees, three panels and a keynote from Fox News’s Tucker Carlson. 

December 2, 2016

TRICARE serves 9.5 million patients all told, including Active Duty Service members, National Guard and Reserve members, retirees, their families, survivors and certain former spouses worldwide.

December 1, 2016

Costco reported a jump in comps of 1% and a boost in net sales of 3% to $9.68 billion for the month of November.

December 1, 2016

According to the CVS Health poll, 26% of respondents admitted they put off needed medical care in the past month because of high costs.

December 1, 2016

Millennials are encouraged to sign up at DoSomething.org/shelves where they can download a template and create artwork with items they want to see behind checkout counters instead of tobacco products.

December 1, 2016

Reductions in food-stamp benefits and falling grocery prices took a toll on Dollar General Corp.’s third-quarter performance which came in below expectations and included an unexpected drop in same-store sales.

December 1, 2016

ItemMaster's Brand Activation Platform provides 21st century packaging for 1,700 manufacturers brands, with a current network of 82,000 items.

December 1, 2016

Passport Health Plan, the leading Medicaid plan in Kentucky, is a provider-sponsored, non-profit, community-based health plan administering Medicaid benefits to nearly 300,000 Kentuckians.

December 1, 2016

For the fourth quarter of 2016, Kroger expects slightly positive identical supermarket sales growth, excluding fuel.

December 1, 2016

Meijer and local heroes, including area police, firefighters and athletes, came together this week to make the holidays brighter for thousands of children. 

November 30, 2016

Albertsons and Price Chopper reportedly might be nearing a deal for Albertsons to buy the Schenectady, N.Y.-based supermarket chain for about $1 billion.

November 29, 2016

Topics for discussion at the Drug Store News Issue Summit include pharmacies’ role in the care of chronic condition patients, coordinating and connecting the touchpoints across the omni-channel platforms, how technology and consumerism will fuel personalized medicine and measuring and monitoring patient outcomes.

November 29, 2016

Walgreens opened the doors to its latest specialty pharmacy in the Columbus, Ohio market, Columbus Business First reported Tuesday. "With the brand name 'Community, A Walgreens Pharmacy,' the facility opened this week at 114 W. 3rd Ave., in an office building next to Select Specialty Hospital, which provides short-term rehabilitation stays after hospitalization for surgery, stroke and other reasons," Columbus Business reported. To date, Walgreens has more than 250 pharmacies operating under the Community banner, the report added. (Columbus Business First)

November 23, 2016

Kmart is striving to hit a major milestone on #GivingTuesday: raising $100 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

November 23, 2016

In a new post on Target's A Bullseye View blog, Target CIO Mike McNamara explains the reasoning behind the retailer's decision to offer an unprecedented Cyber Monday promotion: 15% off site-wide and store-wide from Nov. 27 to Nov. 28.

November 23, 2016

Consumers and fans of "The Walking Dead" can now pick up an exclusive Rick Grimes action figure, along with their shampoo or prescriptions, at Walgreens.