Walmart has announced the launch of the Veterans Welcome Home Commitment to offer a job to any honorably discharged veteran within his or her first 12 months off active duty, and projects to hire more than 100,000 veterans over the next five years.
You might remember back in January 2011, when DSN profiled Terry Teller, a pharmacist in Lukachukai, Ariz., who uses his Navajo-language skills when working with patients. Now, according to published reports, he can add "Jedi Knight" to his resume.
Empowered Products Inc. announced Kroger has placed its first batch of orders for Empowered Products' Pink line of personal lubricants for five of Kroger's distribution centers across the United States.
Walmart Stores reported profit and sales lower than Wall Street expectations as the retail giant struggled against the payroll tax increase, delayed tax returns and an unseasonably cold spring impacting its U.S. sales.
According to a recent poll that will appear in the June 2013 issue of ShopSmart, 56% of women do not take advantage of coupons and discount codes when it comes to purchasing makeup, skin care items and other beauty products.
TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart announced on Thursday that first quarter sales rose 3.8% thanks to strong volume in pharmacy and continued sales and market share gains at the front end. The company also indicated that it remains on the acquisition track and is "carefully" watching as Target bolsters its presence in Canada.
During the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting today, the association elected the new officers, two new executive committee members and four new board of directors members for the coming year.
Burgeoning manufacturing company Accelerated Manufacturing Solutions is anticipating an exciting year ahead as it celebrates two key achievements: the launch of its new brand of soft cosmetic bags and travel cases, which has already gained distribution at Walmart, and being awarded the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council certification for woman-owned businesses.
There may be a new metric to track retail success or failure, according to a Motley Fool article posted last week — employees per thousand square feet. The metric helps draw a correlation between service and sales productivity.
Adding to its current array of more than 100 different colors and styles, Goody has unveiled new technology and designer-inspired patterns, prints and hues for its Ouchless collection of hair accessories.
Five regional retailers — including mass-merchandisers Meijer and Fred Meyer — are selling a mobile point-of-sale credit card processing system compatible with most smartphones and tablets in their stores.