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.

November 22, 2016

Dollar Tree on Tuesday reported a third-quarter profit that more than doubled compared to last year amid lower merchandise and freight costs. The retailer also lifted its guidance for the fourth quarter.

November 22, 2016

In February, Walgreens announced its plan to make naloxone available prescription-free in 35 states in Washington, D.C. in accordance with each state’s pharmacy regulations. Since then, it’s had success in 24 states containing more than 4,300 Walgreens pharmacies.

November 21, 2016

The proliferation of online grocery delivery is a sign of the “Sheep Effect,” according to a retail analyst interviewed on CBS’s Sunday Morning, which aired a segment on the evolution of omnichannel retail.

November 21, 2016

Retailer offering a $20 reward for loyalty members who spend $50 on seasonal items during three-day event.

November 21, 2016

Just in time for open enrollment, many Medicare Part D members can now turn to Kmart Pharmacy for copays as low as $1.

November 21, 2016

Target's chief merchant says the retailer is hoping to have a bright holiday by emphasizing low prices as well as highlighting private-brand clothes and splurges for the season, according to a new interview with the Associated Press.

November 18, 2016

The donation saw Albertsons providing staff pharmacists to administer on-site vaccines through mobile vaccine clinics for the 21 recipient organizations.

November 18, 2016

Nearly 250,000 free health screenings were conducted and 52,000 immunizations were administered in more than 4,600 Walmart stores last month.