August 21, 2015

Wal-Mart Stores is rearranging how responsibilities are handled by its merchandising executives. 

August 21, 2015

Retailers are going through significant changes in-store. How can you help manage the changes, contribute to your retailer partner’s growth and improve your sales and ROI for your in-store activities? The size of the prize is potentially millions of dollars in incremental sales.

August 21, 2015

Wal-Mart Stores CEO Doug McMillon announced Friday on Instagram that Walmart and the Walmart Foundation would be donating $25 million over five years to worldwide disaster relief and recovery efforts.

August 20, 2015

A combination of high-end and middle-market lipstick brands took the top five places in the Clavis Insight Index, CI2, Lipstick ranking. More affordable brands available at Target, Walmart and Amazon, such as IMAN, Revlon and Maybelline, earned Top 5 rankings, as did more upmarket brands, NARS and Bite Beauty, available at higher-end retailers like Sephora.

August 20, 2015

One more thing. At the end of the day, that’s really what it’s all about — convincing the consumer to put one more thing in their shopping cart.

August 18, 2015

Through investments in technology and associates, Walmart believes it is implementing a winning retail strategy that will sustain growth for years to come. 

August 14, 2015

Retailers still have time to capitalize on what is turning out to be a late back-to-school shopping, according to a just-released study.

August 13, 2015

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Wednesday joined Walmart company executives and community leaders at the company’s new 1.2 million-sq. ft. building in Plainfield, Ind.

August 11, 2015

Nissin Foods Co. on Tuesday introduced the newest Cup Noodles, which features new packaging that will allow consumers to customize their noodles. 

August 11, 2015
An early proponent and innovator of retail healthcare clinics has joined Walmart in a new role that suggests the world’s largest retailer is ready to make some major moves.
August 10, 2015

Armando Christian Perez, better known as as the Pitbull, announced Monday the launch of his new scents for men and women, inspired by his hometown of Miami.

August 7, 2015

As kids prepare to head back to school this fall, the Walmart foundation is furthering its commitment to increase access to food and nutrition education for children with a whopping donation.

August 6, 2015

GMDC has played an integral role in front-end merchandising for almost five decades. 

August 6, 2015

See photos from Drug Store News’ event celebrating the launch of its May issue. 

August 4, 2015

An ongoing shopper behavior study conducted by The Integer Group and M/A/R/C Research shows that retailers will continue to see the number of back-to-school shoppers in their stores drop.

July 31, 2015

Walmart.com is kicking off hundreds of special buys timed to a historical spike in traffic when customers start the bulk of their back-to-school shopping.

July 27, 2015

Jack L. Sinclair was appointed chief merchandising officer of 99 Cents Only Stores LLC, effective today. His duties include merchandising and marketing functons for the company.

July 27, 2015

Walmart employee Loren Wade recently celebrated his 103rd birthday. 

July 20, 2015

When Drug Store News last profiled Rite Aid in 2012, the company was posting its best results in years and completing a historic turnaround that saw the chain traveling full speed ahead on its Road to Wellness.

July 13, 2015

There are currently 5.6 million youth between the ages of 16 and 24 who are out of school and not working, and the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative hopes to change that.

July 13, 2015

Wal-Mart is now taking the fight for customers directly to Amazon in a big way with a new pricing and shipping promotion that directly challenges the upcoming July 15 Amazon “Prime Day” event.

July 6, 2015

Starting on July 7, customers will be able to place online grocery orders for select product, including fresh food, for pickup in six stores in the Ottawa area.

July 2, 2015

Procter & Gamble’s community-building program, My Black is Beautiful, will celebrate its community of 2 million strong by shining a light on what makes Black women “All Together Beautiful” at the 2015 Essence Festival.

June 29, 2015

Canadian grocer Sobeys, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire Co., is reportedly looking to cut 1,300 jobs as it streamlines its distribution operations, according to The Globe and Mail.