February 28, 2014

Fred’s Super Dollar has visited CVS Caremark, Dollar General and Walgreens seeking bids for its Southeastern chain of discount stores, according to a report published Friday by Bloomberg News.

February 27, 2014

Ahold announced plans to significantly expand its Peapod presence in the U.S. market when announcing fourth-quarter results on Thursday.

February 27, 2014

Deutsche Bank on Thursday speculated that either Cerberus or Kroger could acquire Safeway.

February 27, 2014

Kroger on Thursday announced that its total active work force has grown by more than 7,000 during fiscal year 2013.

February 27, 2014

Sam's Club is piloting a new online subscription service — My Subscriptions — that allows consumers to automatically replenish consumables like diapers or printer cartridges, The Wall Street Journal's Market Watch reported Wednesday.

February 27, 2014

WalmartLabs, Walmart’s online and digital development division, has acquired Seattle-based recipe technology startup Yumprint to expand its online grocery delivery services.

February 25, 2014

Healtheway on Monday announced the formation of Carequality, a new initiative dedicated to accelerating progress in health data exchange among multiplatform networks, healthcare providers, electronic health record vendors and health information exchange vendors.

February 25, 2014

Kroger on Tuesday announced Dennis Gibson has been promoted to president of the QFC division.

February 25, 2014

UC-San Francisco and Walgreens on Tuesday opened a Walgreens store on the UCSF campus that aims to improve medication safety, decrease healthcare costs and help patients use medicines more effectively by offering pharmacist-based patient care and expanded health-and-wellness services to the community.

February 24, 2014

Cerberus Capital Management is the lead bidder for Safeway, according to a Bloomberg report published Saturday that cited people with knowledge of the matter.

February 21, 2014

The Detroit Lions and Walgreens earlier this week teamed up to tackle the flu in Detroit Public Schools.

February 21, 2014

Sam's Club has named David Badeen VP health care. Badeen will be responsible for pharmacy, OTC, optical and hearing centers, as well as third party contracting and pricing.

February 20, 2014

Bloomberg on Thursday lined up the potential suitors in discussion with Safeway on a sale of the grocer, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

February 20, 2014

Fresh and pharmacy is the key to smaller-box retailing, Walmart reported Thursday as it announced plans to increase its capital investment in smaller formats from 120 to 150 new stores for the fiscal year to between 270 and 300.

February 20, 2014

Walmart knew fourth quarter results and its outlook would be weak so it gave investors Thursday morning something more substantial to digest by announcing plans to double the number of small format stores it will open this year and an increased omnichannel focus.

February 19, 2014

Safeway welcomed President Barack Obama to its Upper Marlboro, Md., distribution center as he called for new fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas standards for medium-duty and heavy-duty trucks, the grocer announced Tuesday.

February 19, 2014

Safeway on Wednesday afternoon confirmed it is in discussions concerning a possible transaction involving the sale of the company.

February 19, 2014

DiversityBusiness.com earlier this month named the “Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities."

February 18, 2014

Credit Suisse on Tuesday speculated that Safeway may be considering either a sale or acquisition.

February 18, 2014

McKesson and Rite Aid on Tuesday announced the signing of an expanded distribution agreement to include both brand and generic pharmaceuticals.

February 18, 2014

With new advances in treatment therapy now available for hepatitis C patients, Walgreens announced it is expanding access to Walgreens Connected Care hepatitis C program through its more than 100 hepatitis C-specialized pharmacies.

February 14, 2014

Further expanding the scope of convenient, preventive health care services provided by its pharmacists, Walgreens on Thursday announced it is now offering daily testing for cholesterol, blood glucose and body composition at nearly 200 stores in California.

February 13, 2014

Rite Aid on Wednesday named the two winners of the 2013 Favorite Pharmacy Team Member contest — a pharmacy cashier from Cliffside Park, N.J., and a loyal customer of the company's store in Mansfield, Mass.

February 13, 2014

Whole Foods Market said total sales for the first quarter ended Jan. 19 climbed 10% to a record $4.2 billion. But those results reportedly missed analysts’ expectations, and the company has lowered its earnings outlook for 2014 as a result.