September 6, 2013

BACtrack on Thursday announced multiple partnerships with retailers — including Best Buy, Costco, Urban Outfitters and Walgreens — to begin selling "police-grade" breathalyzers.

September 6, 2013

Targeted healthcare communications company LDM Group is adding Kmart to its network, LDM said Friday.

September 6, 2013

Safeway on Friday announced that its stores raised $10.3 million during the company's annual Prostate Cancer Awareness campaign.

September 6, 2013

Sam's Club has donated more than $1 million to the YMCA to expand a program designed to address health issues among residents of underserved neighborhoods, as well as a diabetes-prevention program, the club retailer said Friday, also announcing that it would offer diabetes screenings at its pharmacies next week.

September 6, 2013

With 68 stores already open across Canada, Target has released the timetable for the next batch of nearly two dozen, including the first stores in Quebec and Nova Scotia.

September 5, 2013

Costco reported sales of $102.9 billion for fiscal year 2013, the club retailer announced Thursday.

September 5, 2013

Ahold USA banner Giant Food of Landover, Md., is marking Hunger Action Month in September with a food-collection program.

September 5, 2013

Rite Aid's same-store sales got another boost in August, the retail pharmacy chain said.

September 5, 2013

Rite Aid chairman and CEO John Standley will take part in an event with Department of Health and Human Services secretary Kathleen Sebelius to announce new resources to help customers prepare for Obamacare, according to published reports.

September 5, 2013

Are drug stores becoming the new convenience stores? A new survey by The Hartman Group indicates that for many shoppers, the drug store is a destination for convenient purchases.

September 5, 2013

Walgreens on Thursday posted August sales of $6.2 billion, an increase of 5.6%. Sales in comparable stores increased by 4.8% in August.

September 4, 2013

Jones Soda Co.'s series of Halloween-inspired soda flavors is returning to Target stores around the country.

September 4, 2013

Prince Lionheart is launching a new line of toilet trainers for small children, the company said Wednesday.

September 4, 2013

A California truck driver has won an annual driving-skills contest sponsored by Rite Aid, the retail pharmacy chain said Wednesday.

September 4, 2013

Walgreens on Wednesday partnered with the United Nations Foundation to help provide vaccines during this flu season to children in developing countries through a donation to the Foundation's Shot@Life campaign.

September 3, 2013

AmerisourceBergen and Walgreens on Tuesday officially launched the previously announced 10-year relationship to distribute pharmaceuticals to more than 8,100 Walgreens locations across the country.

September 3, 2013

Duane Reade in late August surpassed 1 million Twitter followers, and will be celebrating the accomplishment at its 40 Wall St. location on Tuesday during an invitation-only event.

September 3, 2013

Rite Aid has promoted Tammy Royer to group VP managed care, the retail pharmacy chain said Tuesday.

September 3, 2013

Walgreens on Tuesday announced a $3.5 million donation to Vitamin Angels, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping at-risk populations in need gain access to supplemental nutrition.

September 3, 2013

The Walmart Foundation is donating $1.29 million to the Institute for America's Health to expand its anti-obesity program at schools in major cities, the IAH said.

August 29, 2013

Giant Food of Landover, Md., has opened 20 pickup locations with online grocer and sister company Peapod, the supermarket chain said.

August 29, 2013

Giant Food of Landover, Md., is bringing back a rewards program for schools for the 25th year, the supermarket chain said Thursday.

August 28, 2013

Craft brewers are the star of the show in the latest issue of Costco Wholesale Corp.'s member magazine.

August 28, 2013

Walmart will begin offering health insurance and other benefits to unmarried domestic partners, including same-sex partners, next year, according to published reports.