August 23, 2013

Kinney Drugs announced the appointment of Jim Spencer to president. Prior to the announcement, Spencer had served as COO.

August 23, 2013

Publix Super Markets on Friday announced it will enter the Winston-Salem market and add a third location in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.

August 23, 2013

Stop & Shop recently sponsored a "Healthy Kids Summit" in Pawtucket, R.I., with help from local community health experts, the company said.

August 23, 2013

Walmart displayed a powerful commitment to revitalizing U.S. manufacturing in front of roughly 1,500 supplier company representatives, government and economic development officials, dozens of senior merchants and the company's top executives as they convened Thursday for its first-ever domestic sourcing summit at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

August 22, 2013

Abbe Luersman has been appointed as chief human resources officer of Ahold, the Dutch supermarket-operating company said Thursday.

August 22, 2013

Sears Holdings Corp.'s losses grew in second quarter 2013, while EBITDA fell despite growth in the company's online business and loyalty program, the parent company of Kmart said.

August 21, 2013

HealthGuard Wellness announced the release of its new appetite control supplement, Be Skinny, into more than 300 Walgreens locations across North and South Carolina by the end of August.

August 21, 2013

Rite Aid's philanthropic arm has donated $10,000 to benefit children with autism, according to published reports.

August 21, 2013

Target continued to build its omnichannel business in second quarter 2013 as the company recorded profit and sales growth, partially offset by expenses related to the expansion of its Canadian business.

August 20, 2013

Walgreens, Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Department of Public Health are teaming up to help parents of students in grades 6 to 12 meet a new Illinois state requirement for Tdap vaccinations, which help to protect against whooping cough, the pharmacy operator announced.

August 19, 2013

Target is opening a new store in King of Prussia, Pa., the mass-merchandise chain said Monday.

August 19, 2013

The Exchange, Safeway and Walmart were among the companies identified as the nation's top veteran-friendly companies by the U.S. Veterans Magazine last week.

August 16, 2013

Target announced the return of its Give with Target program, through which the company will donate up to $5 million to schools across the country.

August 16, 2013

Harris Teeter announced the Aug. 28 grand opening of a new store in the Creedmoor Village Shopping Center.

August 16, 2013

Ahold stores, including Giant Carlisle, Giant Landover and Stop & Shop, will introduce a new coffee product to select store shelves compatible with the Keurig single-serve K-cup machines.

August 16, 2013

During the company's second-quarter conference call, Walmart discussed efforts to expand its e-commerce platform as it recently launched a locker test for site-to-store in the Washington, D.C., area.

August 15, 2013

Bi-Lo and its subsidiary Winn-Dixie announced the companies will freeze prices over a 10-week period on hundreds of products across categories throughout its stores, starting with many items aimed at back-to-school shoppers.

August 15, 2013

Kroger announced it was named one of the nation's 2013 "Best of the Best" by Hispanic Network Magazine for top supplier diversity programs for Hispanics.

August 15, 2013

Starting in August, licensed pharmacists at more than 560 U.S. Sam's Club pharmacy locations will administer flu shots and nine immunizations recommended to help protect against diseases, such as pneumonia, shingles and whooping cough. All Sam's Club pharmacies are open to the public.

August 15, 2013

Walmart reported weaker than expected second-quarter same-store sales at its U.S. division and lowered its full-year profit forecast, suggesting global economic conditions remain challenging.

August 14, 2013

July retail sales saw gains in many back-to-school categories like clothing and sporting goods, but surprising declines in home-based categories, including building materials and furniture stores. Still, according to the National Retail Federation, July retail sales (excluding automobiles, gas stations and restaurants) increased 0.3% seasonally adjusted from June and increased 5% unadjusted year-over-year.

August 14, 2013

Target and McMahon Distributeur Pharmaceutique Inc., a subsidiary of Metro Inc, announced a partnership for the operation of in-store pharmacies across Target's Quebec stores.

August 14, 2013

Walgreens announced an enhanced Daily Living business organization with the promotion and leadership expansion of key marketing and merchandising executives.

August 13, 2013

Bartell Drugs announced today its “School Tools for Kids in Need” drive — a helping hand for teachers assisting local students with school supplies, running now through Aug. 31.