August 23, 2017

The Federal Trade Commission approved the deal Wednesday afternoon following the acquisition getting an OK from the shareholders of Whole Foods earlier in the day. 

August 23, 2017

Minsok Pak replaces Casey Carl as EVP, chief strategy and innovation office following Carl’s departure in May. 

August 23, 2017

In a partnership that takes direct aim at the online giant and its Alexa voice-controlled device, Walmart is teaming up with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of items available for voice shopping via Google Assistant. 

August 22, 2017

Camber Pharmaceuticals on Monday awarded Walgreens Boots Alliance in recognition of its status as the No. 1 trading partner for 2016-2017.

August 22, 2017

In its first year, the program has resulted in the collection and disposal of 72 tons of unwanted medication.

August 22, 2017

Rite Aid’s category buying teams will now have faster access to source trending consumer-ready products, according to RangeMe.

August 18, 2017
Americans are spending more than $60 billion on beauty annually. To survive as a meaningful competitor in this evolving beauty arena, drug stores must start to burnish their image.
August 18, 2017

This is the second year of One Shot, One Meal. Last year, Kroger donated 330 million meals.

August 18, 2017

Since Meijer began its Simply Give program in 2008, nearly $32 million – or 352 million meals – has been donated to help neighborhood food pantries keep their shelves stocked throughout the year.

August 18, 2017

With September set to mark National Family Meals Month, David Orgel offers a sneak peek at two retailers’ efforts around promoting family meals in this month’s installment of Supermarket Wellness Watch.

August 18, 2017

In a first for the 101-year-old grocer, Wegmans said it will open a two-level store, at Natick Mall, Natick, Mass., with direct access to the shopping center. 

August 17, 2017

he accreditation is the result of the CVS Pharmacy demonstrating a commitment to quality care, improved processes and better patient outcomes, and encompasses all CVS Pharmacy, Longs Drugs and Navarro Discount Pharmacy locations.

August 17, 2017
Walmart reported better-than-expected results for its second quarter amid surging online sales and an increase in store traffic.
 
August 17, 2017

That will reset the clock on the waiting period under the HSR Act with to Sept. 18, 2017, unless otherwise extended or terminated.

August 16, 2017

Coinciding with the availability of flu shots at CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic locations, CVS Health on Wednesday released data from its survey of Americans about flu prevention.

August 16, 2017

Eight of the locations will be converted to CVS Pharmacy stores and 12 will be closed, with their files being transferred to nearby CVS Pharmacy locations.

August 16, 2017

The program is aimed at fostering student engagement in performance measurement and quality improvement. 

August 16, 2017
Sales rose 1.6% to $16.43 billion in the quarter ended July 29, beating analysts' estimates of $16.30 billion. Same-store sales rose 1.3%, also more than analysts had expected. Comparable digital sales surged 32%.
August 15, 2017

The program for patients with Cigna-administered health plans sponsored by their employer is aimed at reducing healthcare costs by offering patient engagement and discounts for certain MinuteClinic services and CVS Health-branded health products, among other resources. 

August 15, 2017

Target is bringing on talent from Walmart and General Mills to accelerate its food and beverage strategy.

August 15, 2017

Target's announcement came the same day that Amazon launched Instant Pickup, which offers a curated selection of daily essentials available for pickup in two minutes or less.

August 15, 2017

Walgreens' Center for Health & Wellbeing Research is led by a team of more than 25 Walgreens health services researchers, clinicians, statisticians, public health practitioners, actuaries and data scientists.

August 14, 2017

The clinics are led by Kaiser Permanente care teams to provide services for minor illnesses and injuries, as well as such preventive care offerings as vaccinations. 

August 14, 2017

The multicultural health and beauty event took place in downtown Nashville and featured a panel discussion that featured Larry Sims, Naja the Nail Guru, Mel J. and Char Braden, as well as a guest speaker presentation from actress and author Kim Fields and a musical performance by Vivian Green.