January 17, 2017

Walmart is planning $6.8 billion of capital investments in the U.S. in the coming fiscal year, which includes construction and remodeling of stores, clubs and distribution centers, as well as the expansion of new services such as online grocery pickup.

January 13, 2017

The changes, which the chain has not officially announced, come on the heels of media reports that Karenann Terrell would step down as CIO of Walmart Stores on Feb. 24. 

January 12, 2017

GNC and Walmart are joining Vitamin Shoppe and Whole Foods on the development of a retailer driven and consumer focused Industry Leadership Group, the Natural Products Association reported.

January 12, 2017
Walmart, which did not say where Terrell is headed, expects to announce new leadership in technology “shortly,” according to theWall Street Journal.
January 6, 2017

Dollar Tree CEO Bob Sasser has two seasoned value retail executives at the helm with the addition of Wal-Mart U.S. chief merchant and the promotion of Dollar Tree COO to enterprise president of the company.

January 6, 2017

She will be replaced by longtime associate John Furner.

January 4, 2017

The continued decline in the number of heavy buyers (those who purchased more than three types of vitamins in a year) was a key trend captured by the 2016 TABS Analytics Vitamin and Minerals Supplements study.

December 13, 2016

Apollo Health and Beauty Care has been awarded the prestigious Sam's Club Supplier of the Quarter Award for the 2017 retail period. 

December 9, 2016

New store formats represent a dramatic industry shift for brick-and-mortar operators.

December 8, 2016

Big-box retailer has donated more than $56 million in response to disaster events in the past decade.

December 5, 2016

This year, a record-breaking 517 businesses earned the CEI’s top score of 100, up from 407 last year.

December 5, 2016

Walmart has opened a 4,000-sq.-ft. format that offers pick-up of online grocery orders and a convenience store that also sells snacks, beverages and more.

December 2, 2016

Read highlights from the 18th DSN Industry Issues Summit, which saw record attendance with about 275 attendees, three panels and a keynote from Fox News’s Tucker Carlson. 

December 1, 2016

ItemMaster's Brand Activation Platform provides 21st century packaging for 1,700 manufacturers brands, with a current network of 82,000 items.

November 21, 2016

The proliferation of online grocery delivery is a sign of the “Sheep Effect,” according to a retail analyst interviewed on CBS’s Sunday Morning, which aired a segment on the evolution of omnichannel retail.

November 21, 2016

Walmart has fired the first shot in the Cyber Monday wars.

November 18, 2016

Nearly 250,000 free health screenings were conducted and 52,000 immunizations were administered in more than 4,600 Walmart stores last month.

November 17, 2016

Walmart noted that e-commerce has contributed 50 basis points to its comparable growth of 1.2%, which is the strongest contribution, yet.

November 16, 2016

Consumers are learning for the first time that they may be diabetic or prediabetic from their neighborhood pharmacist as opposed to their primary care doctors with the advent of complimentary health screenings available through a growing number of retail health fairs.

November 16, 2016

Frustrated watching specialty stores, online merchants and department stores siphon off a market they once controlled more than 50% of, mass marketers are firing back to regain their dominance of the $16 billion U.S. beauty market.

November 16, 2016

There aren’t many good-news stories when it comes to loss prevention. But Walmart and its partner Corrective Education are trying to change that with the introduction of the Walmart Restorative Justice Initiative.

November 15, 2016

Finalists for CHPA Foundation's Industry Leadership Award included Bayer Consumer Health for its Continuing Medical Education Program and GSK Consumer Healthcare for its “What’s Your Why” smoking cessation campaign.

November 14, 2016

In this report, DSN examines sales activity in the natural beverage and beer categories, highlighting new products that are shaking up the consumables aisles.

November 8, 2016

Target Corp. continues to beef up its supply chain management capabilities.