September 30, 2015

Costco’s fourth quarter and annual results might not look impressive on paper, but adjusting for gas prices and a strong dollar,  the company had a good quarter and is planning to open 12 new stores by the year’s end. 

September 30, 2015

Target is upping its price matching game in time for hoilday shopping, announcing that it will be matching prices from an extensive list of major retailers. 

September 29, 2015

Walgreens began transitioning stores to the new technology more than three years ago when it installed new point-of-sale terminals.  

September 28, 2015
According to a new report from Bloomberg, Target has expanded its list of chemicals that it wants suppliers to remove from their products. The list includes almost 600 substances on Health Canada’s roster of prohibited cosmetic ingredients, such as coal tars and bisphenol A. It also adds triclosan, an antibacterial ingredient that is under review in hand soaps and sanitizers by the FDA.
 
September 28, 2015

Now in its fifth year, Walgreens and HHS have provided for $40 million in flu vouchers to date. 

September 28, 2015

Walmart has entered a long-term power purchase agreement to buy much of the electricity generated by a wind facility in Logan’s Gap, Texas. 

September 25, 2015

Albertsons expects to raise more than $1.8 billion through its proposed initial public offering, according to an SEC filing made Friday.

September 24, 2015

CVS Health has committed $10 million to SU2C over three years, supported by an annual in-store campaign. 

September 24, 2015

Kroger installs 34-year veteran to operate stores in Western Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, Arkansas and Missouri.

September 24, 2015

The donations — $2,500 each from Sam’s Club, matched by $2,500 from the USCCF — opens doors for students across the country ages 11 to 18  to go through the process of starting and launching a real business.

September 24, 2015

Target’s leadership recently renewed its focus on improving operational fundamentals, particularly technology systems and platforms, supply chain and out-of-stocks and the guest experience.

September 23, 2015

CVS/pharmacy has also renewed its Medication Disposal for Safer Communities Program.

September 22, 2015

Including local associates, their families, friends and other partners, Kroger expects nearly 7,000 to participate in this one-of-a-kind event.

September 22, 2015

The campaign includes an ambassador program where Rite Aid coordinators will plan and implement onsite workplace flu clinics staffed by certified immunizing Rite Aid pharmacists. 

September 21, 2015

A new CVS Health Research Insitute study, done in partnership with Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is offering insight into the reasons many patients don’t adhere to their medication regimen.

September 18, 2015

Family Dollar Fabulous is an event designed to partner Family Dollar's most trusted African-American beauty brands with today's influential beauty, lifestyle, and fashion vloggers and bloggers.

September 17, 2015

In Q2, Rite Aid completed its EnvisionRx acquisition and continued its move toward becoming a retail healthcare company, chairman and CEO John Standley said when announcing the company's quarterly earnings.

September 17, 2015

Perry Drug founder Jack Robinson was also a past chairman of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores. 

September 17, 2015

In conjunction with its focus on wellness announced earlier this week, Target issued a Fitbit activity and sleep tracking device to its associates, the retailer announced Wednesday. 

September 17, 2015

NACDS’ new-hire will provide effective leadership on issues such as quality metrics and innovative value-based payment models, Steve Anderson, association president and CEO, said. 

September 16, 2015

In the next few days, Prime Now will also add deliveries from some of LA’s local stores. 

September 16, 2015

If the future of health care can be summed up in one word, that word might be “connected.”

 

September 16, 2015
Target’s new LA25 initiative will bring the company’s Beauty Concierge service to 25 Los Angeles-area stores, alongside other enhancements and new features.