April 16, 2012

Walmart announced that Google's VP local and maps Marissa Mayer will be up for election to the board at the company's annual shareholders' meeting on June 1. If elected, Mayer would become the 16th member of the board.

April 13, 2012

A lot of retailers offer screenings for everything from diabetes to allergies, but what sets Sam’s Club apart is the scale on which it delivers them.

April 13, 2012

Walmart and healthcare partner Humana are out with a new prescription drug program called Rx4Value that guarantees savings and relies on the proven strategy of improving affordability by restricting choice to generic drugs.

April 13, 2012

“We want to make sure we’re talking to our members where and how they want to be spoken to.”
 That was something Sam’s Club VP health and family care Jason Reiser said to me for the special report we did on the company that appeared on the cover of our April 2 issue.

April 12, 2012

After more than 1 million people voted in Walmart's "Get On The Shelf Competition," America has chosen its top 10 most innovative products it would like to see on Walmart's shelves.

April 12, 2012

Sam's Club is expanding its presence in western Texas with the opening of a newly relocated store.

April 6, 2012

Sam's Club is offering free screenings for brain health at all of its stores that operate pharmacies this month, the retailer said Friday.

April 5, 2012

A study conducted by Brodeur Partners has unveiled the most relevant retailers in the United States.

April 3, 2012

Catherine Lindner, Walgreens VP retail marketing, has been named vice chair of the Network of Executive Women, the association announced Tuesday.

March 30, 2012

Walmart said Thursday it will reduce prices on groceries by $1 billion in 2012, in hopes to draw customers in and encourage them to cross-shop in other areas of the store.

March 20, 2012

Sam's Club has the most loyal customers, according to a new study by the Temkin Group.

March 13, 2012

Mass merchandiser Sam's Club has made a deal with the pregnancy and parenting brand of an author who has signed on to write articles in its in-store magazine.

March 7, 2012

Kantar Media on Wednesday reported that overall retailer advertising expenditures increased 1.6% and retailer participation in Free Standing Insert coupon promotion pages increased 30.7% over calendar year 2011, versus the corresponding year-ago period.

March 2, 2012

Walmart said Thursday it is continuing its annual tradition of increasing shareholder payout by raising its dividend by 9%.

March 1, 2012

Sam's Club is taking its promotion of health-and-wellness solutions further by launching its own branded, bimonthly magazine.

February 23, 2012

Coupons.com on Thursday announced the appointment of Dawn Lepore, former chairman and CEO of Drugstore.com, to its board of directors.

February 21, 2012

While Walmart maintained the No. 1 position on Interbrand's "U.S. Most Valuable Retail Brands" list for 2012, several other retailers are moving up the ranks.

February 21, 2012

Walmart’s U.S. stores division regained customer traffic during the fourth quarter to post a 1.5% same-store sales increase, and continues to gather momentum as familiar strategies and effective marketing are resonating with customers, the company said Tuesday morning in conjunction with the release of quarterly results.

February 17, 2012

Brian Cornell has stepped down as Sam’s Club president and CEO, and has been replaced by Rosalind Brewer, who previously served as president of the Walmart U.S. East business unit. Walmart also named Rollin Ford chief administrative officer with responsibility for information systems, global sourcing, global business processes, global shared services and global customer insights. Ford was most recently chief information officer; Karenann Terrell replaced Ford as CIO. Gisel Ruis was named EVP and COO of Walmart U.S., responsible for U.S.

February 9, 2012

MusclePharm on Thursday announced its MMA Elite supplements powered by MusclePharm now are available in select Walmart stores.

February 9, 2012

The National Association for Female Executives on Wednesday released its list of the "Top 50 Companies for Executive Women."

February 8, 2012

Walmart isn’t about to let the grass grow under its feet in Canada.

February 7, 2012

In an effort to assure customers that private-label products are meeting the proper nutrition criteria, Walmart announced it is implementing a transparent initiative called "Great For You," an icon that calls out healthy foods sold in Walmart stores.

February 6, 2012

In honor of American Heart Month, Sam's Club announced it will be hosting free heart health screenings on Feb. 11 at all locations with a pharmacy.