July 17, 2013

Rolling Stone magazine has sparked an uproar with its current issue, which features a cover story on Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Many are criticizing the publication for glamorizing a “terrorist” and the backlash is even evident at the retail level, as CVS/pharmacy has said it will not stock the issue of the magazine.

July 11, 2013

Target announced the Bullseye University Digital Experience, which features popular YouTube personalities in a life-size "dorm" and allows people to buy items from the "dorm" between Monday and next Thursday, and enter contests to win college gear.

April 30, 2013

CVS Caremark announced that it was among several national companies represented at an event hosted on Tuesday by President Obama, VP Joe Biden, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden as part of the Joining Forces initiative.

April 22, 2013

In one of the most disturbingly iconic images to emerge from the recent terrorist attack in Boston, a runner who lost both legs in the blast is shown being rushed away by wheelchair.

April 19, 2013

Ahold USA and its Stop & Shop banner have donated half a million dollars to a charitable organization set up to aid victims of the recent terrorist attacks in Boston.

April 17, 2013

Royal Ahold CEO Dick Boer expressed condolences for the victims of Monday's bombing of the Boston Marathon in a meeting with shareholders Wednesday.

April 2, 2013

A coalition of drug and pharmacy organizations formed to address patients' medication needs during disasters is changing the name and Web address of its reporting system to make it easier to remember, the organization said Tuesday.

February 20, 2013

Giant Food, joined by Feeding America food bank leaders, held a press conference to highlight the company's 2012 giving and announce Child Hunger Grants. Giant’s monetary and in-kind contributions exceeded $12 million.

January 10, 2013

More than a dozen executives in Walmart’s merchandising organization, including several with key healthcare responsibilities, will begin the new fiscal year with different responsibilities following a restructuring.

December 19, 2012

Nutra Pharma will introduce a stronger version of its OTC pain reliever, the company said Wednesday.

December 17, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new biotech drug from GlaxoSmithKline for anthrax, the drug maker said.

December 3, 2012

Medical professionals continue to rank among the most-trusted officials, according to the latest annual Gallup survey around popular perception of professional honesty and ethics, particularly pharmacists.

September 25, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation announced retired Gen. Colin L. Powell, former U.S. secretary of state and former chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, will be the keynote speaker for the 2012 NACDS Foundation Dinner on Nov. 27 in New York City.

July 27, 2012

Gary J. Burns, 74, of Lake Forest, Ill., and Naples, Fla., passed away July 24. He was born Feb. 7, 1938, in Saginaw, Mich. Burns served in the U.S. Army and then embarked upon a long and successful career in the health and beauty aids industry.

June 14, 2012

Three weeks after being named the first civilian director/CEO in the nearly 117-year history of the Army & Air Force Exchange Service, Tom Shull officially took the reins today of the $10-billion military retailer.

May 24, 2012

Huggies has donated 5 million of its Huggies Little Movers camo diapers to families of those who serve to protect our country, reaching every branch of the U.S. military.

February 29, 2012

Pharmacists should see significant growth over the next decade, making the profession one of the top jobs for 2012, according to U.S. News & World Report magazine.

February 23, 2012

Christie Clinic last week announced it had entered into a purchase agreement with Walgreens for the sale of its two pharmacy operations.

February 22, 2012

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday named Alex Gorsky CEO of the company, effective April 26, the date of the company’s annual meeting of shareholders.

February 13, 2012

Febreze has partnered with Macaroni Kid and Operation Gratitude to send 60,000 Febreze Set & Refresh products to U.S. Military Service members this Valentine's Day.

February 3, 2012

The Department of Defense investigation's of a sports supplement ingredient — associated with the death of two soldiers — has been making headlines in the past week as the U.S. Military's independent paper Stars & Stripes ran an update of the news on Jan. 29 and the New York Times picked up on the story Feb. 2.

December 8, 2011

More than 250,000 U.S. military personnel, family members, retirees and others in the Department of Defense Tricare pharmacy benefits program, and their supporters, so far have signed petitions demanding access to Walgreens pharmacies under the Tricare pharmacy program, Walgreens reported Thursday.

November 28, 2011

ProPhase Labs on Monday partnered with Give2TheTroops to aid in the combat against the common cold this holiday season.

November 9, 2011

Harris Teeter on Wednesday announced that veterans and active duty military who shop at any Harris Teeter location on Nov. 11 will receive an 11% discount, with their veterans identification card, after all coupons and discounts are deducted.