July 16, 2012

Walgreens and Alliance Boots — it’s a trans-Atlantic retail pharmacy game-changer. 


July 16, 2012

CareOne, a senior care company, last week announced that it has teamed with Walgreens to introduce a program that will provide day-of-discharge medications to patients before they leave CareOne centers.

July 16, 2012

Stopping a viral pandemic of any kind presents a major challenge that historically has often taken decades or even centuries, as occurred in the cases of polio and smallpox. But stopping or even slowing a pandemic is made all the more difficult when people who carry the virus face stigma and ignorance from their families, communities and governments.


July 16, 2012

Employees with such chronic diseases as asthma, diabetes and high blood pressure spend fewer days out of the office when they are adherent to their medications, according to new research conducted by CVS Caremark and Truven Health Analytics (previously the healthcare business of Thomson Reuters).

July 16, 2012

Retail-based clinic operator RediClinic is gearing up for the back-to-school season by offering $10 off a school physical for those who “like” RediClinic on Facebook.

July 16, 2012

Supervalu banner Shaw's has reopened two of its revamped Maine locations.

July 13, 2012

A division of Ahold USA has completed its acquisition of stores in the greater Philadelphia area.

July 12, 2012

Walgreens recently upgraded its general lighting across 80% of the chain's nationwide locations, thanks to a partnership with GE Lighting.

July 12, 2012

A Giant-Carlisle store in Pennsylvania will sponsor an event to teach kids about healthy eating.

July 12, 2012

Supervalu on Thursday announced a number of dramatic measures to stabilize its business — reduction in capital spending, suspension of the company's dividend, even the exploration of possible strategic alternatives — in conjunction with its declining first-quarter earnings results.

July 12, 2012

Target confirmed the list of the stores that it intends to open across Canada in 2013.

July 12, 2012

Walgreens on Thursday named James Skinner, Walgreens board member since 2005 and recently retired McDonald's CEO, as the new nonexecutive chairman of the board of Walgreens.

July 11, 2012

Canadian retail pharmacy operator the Jean Coutu Group posted big increases in sales and profits that stemmed in large part from its sale earlier this year of much of its stake in U.S. retail pharmacy chain Rite Aid.

July 10, 2012

Free Standing Insert coupon activity decreased 1.2% over the first six months of 2012 versus the same time period a year ago, Kantar Media reported Tuesday.

July 10, 2012

Walgreens on Tuesday extended its innovation in mobile technology with the introduction of a developer portal that allows third-party software developers to integrate the Walgreens QuickPrints software development kit, enabling photo printing directly from iPhone and Android mobile devices.

July 9, 2012

Manhattan-based retailer Duane Reade is expanding its footprint with a second distinct location in the historic American Surety building in the city’s Financial District.

July 9, 2012

Rite Aid is using its social networking sites to offer 10 days of deals for the summer, the retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

July 9, 2012

Walgreens on Monday announced the expansion of its vaccination offerings in Florida to include shingles and pneumonia.

July 6, 2012

All drugs provided to HIV and AIDS patients under the District of Columbia's AIDS Drug Assistance Program will go through a new pharmacy network that includes Walgreens, the D.C. Department of Health said.

July 5, 2012

Costco Wholesale reported net sales of nearly $9.2 billion for the month of June, an increase of 6% from the similar period last year.

July 5, 2012

Target reported a 2.1% same-store sales increase for the month of June that was toward the low end of the company’s expectations.

July 5, 2012

Rite Aid's same-store sales decreased in June, compared with June 2011, due largely to a decrease in pharmacy comps, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

July 5, 2012

Walgreens has entered into an agreement to acquire a regional drug store chain for approximately $438 million.

July 5, 2012

Walgreens on Thursday posted June sales of about $5.6 billion, a decrease of 6.8% as compared with the same month in fiscal year 2011.