March 26, 2015

Fred's Super Dollar is amassing an all-star team of executives from diverse retail backgrounds.

March 13, 2015

Beset by rising costs, a fast-growing elderly population and a critical shortage of primary care doctors, the nation’s health system is desperately in search of ways to lower costs through disease prevention and better access to quality care.

March 13, 2015

When hurricanes, tornadoes, foods and other disasters strike, where do people turn for help? Retail pharmacies have become a critical community resource in times of great stress, offering food, water, emergency items, medical supplies and healthcare services when most other local businesses are still struggling to reopen or rebuild.

March 12, 2015

Retailer participation in freestanding insert (FSI) coupon events and digital coupons distributed on retailer websites benefited from double-digit increases.


March 11, 2015

Shoppers interested in purchasing products from women-owned companies will find it easier to do so at Walmart with the introduction of a new logo and related promotional efforts.

March 6, 2015

Walmart VP of U.S. Manufacturing is scheduled to provide an update on the retailer’s domestic sourcing commitment.

February 26, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart sees a lift same-store sales and helps fuel Loblaw's fourth quarter results.

February 24, 2015

NPA  renewed its call to the New York Attorney General to produce the scientific evidence behind that office's recall request of herbal supplements.

February 19, 2015

GMDC on Thursday released a whitepaper outlining the competitive retail environment in Canada. 

February 19, 2015

Walmart will invest $1 billion in employee base in an effort to improve the customer experience. 

February 17, 2015

Walmart VP talks to Nashville healthcare leaders about the company's extensive health offerings, from pharmacy, to OTC, optial and clinics.


February 13, 2015

Mumsie, a new natural and organic maternal skin care range from Clio, is rolling out this month to select Walmart stores and several other retailers throughout North America.

February 12, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart is now testing the sale of fresh foods, according to published reports.


February 11, 2015

Walmart Canada announced plans to expand its footprint with 29 supercenter projects for the company’s fiscal year.


February 4, 2015

Mondelez International has named Valerie Oswalt president, U.S. sales, effective April 1.

February 3, 2015

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Monday called on four major retailers to stop selling store-brand herbal supplement products in New York that could not be verified to contain the labeled substance by using what the industry describes as a questionable testing method — DNA barcoding.

February 2, 2015

TyraTech, a life sciences company focusing on nature-derived insect and parasite control products, recently announced that it has secured product listings for its Vamousse head lice product range, including its Vamousse Treatment mousse and Vamousse Protection shampoo, across Walmart and through Cardinal Health.

January 29, 2015

A pair of veteran retailers were among the most popular store sites on Facebook during the 2014 holiday season. Sears was the most popular U.S. department store, while was the most popular mass merchant store site, according to a study by Searchmetrics.

January 23, 2015

Bi-Lo Holdings announced that Ian McLeod has been appointed president and CEO.


January 8, 2015

Consumers were offered more than $496 billion dollars in consumer incentives through Free Standing Inserts in 2014, an increase of 6.4% compared to last year, according to a Kantar Media report released Thursday.

January 7, 2015

Shoppers of dietary supplements generally are the healthier customers who are in your stores fairly frequently to purchase their vitamins, minerals or supplements.

January 5, 2015

The NRF Foundation announced the individuals who have been named to The List of People Shaping Retail’s Future.


December 22, 2014

Maesa — which designs, develops and manufactures private label and exclusive brands for retailers, as well as packaging and turnkey products for beauty brands — has appointed industry vet Shawn Haynes to the newly created position of SVP of sales, mass and drugstore retailers.

December 15, 2014

Walmart has announced the 75 food pantry winners of the Food Pantry Holiday Makeover campaign that will each receive a $20,000 grant for facility makeovers.