March 7, 2012

Rolling Strong, a health-and-wellness coordinator for professional drivers, named Kroger a preferred provider for wellness solutions for its trucking clients and drivers.

March 2, 2012

The highest circulation of any health magazine in America. That's a major commitment when you think how hard consumer magazines have been hit in recent years.

March 1, 2012

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

February 28, 2012

The number of working people concerned about their weight is on the rise, according to a new study.

February 17, 2012

FMI will be hosting a new retail-pharmacy-focused panel here on March 18 during the association's Retail Food & Pharmacy Health & Wellness expo to be moderated by DSN's editor-in-chief Rob Eder.

February 10, 2012

Sam's Club has made a major commitment to health and wellness, and is hosting screening events every month of the year. January was New Year, New You. This month it's heart health. Next month it's allergy screenings. In June it's men's health, which includes some pretty expensive PSA tests. Why? Sam's wants its members to know it's serious about health and wellness, and knows that these events are a good way to convert members into patients.

February 8, 2012

CVS/pharmacy announced on Wednesday the launch of Project Health (Proyecto Salud in Spanish), a wellness program delivering more than $21 million worth of free health screenings to multicultural communities.

February 3, 2012

Max-Wellness is preparing to introduce its “Wellness-in-a-Box” concept — an automated dispensing device located in a variety of unique venues featuring health-and-wellness products that customers can purchase at any time using a debit or credit card. The concept is slated to make its debut in March, the company stated.

January 23, 2012

Wellesse on Friday announced the launch of the "New Year New Healthy You" sweepstakes, featuring a grand prize worth $3,000 that includes a year's supply of all Wellesse liquid supplements and choice of a treadmill, elliptical or exercise membership.

January 20, 2012

As more of Walgreens' store base is transformed into its Wellness Experience format, the less it becomes an underdog in its hardline stance against Express Scripts.

January 3, 2012

Everybody talks about “Health & Wellness” and “Product Innovation.” But what do those words actually mean to the consumer?

December 29, 2011

To help its members keep their New Year's resolutions, including weight loss, eating better and quitting smoking, Sam's Club will offer a variety of free in-club health screenings and smoking-cessation consultations.

December 19, 2011
For those of us in the healthcare and wellness business, we realize our industry is changing and evolving quickly, mostly out of pure necessity. The healthcare industry is overburdened, over budget and in need of an overhaul. But the potential for our healthcare and wellness system is incredible for all audiences it touches — from consumers to medical professions to healthcare and wellness marketers.
December 16, 2011

During the question-and-answer session of Rite Aid’s third-quarter earnings call, president and CEO John Standley responded to a question about the Wellness+ loyalty card program by saying, “We continue to try and evolve and grow the program. We’re obviously learning a lot as we go.”

December 15, 2011

Everybody talks about “Health & Wellness," but what do those words actually mean to the consumer? To make sure that retailer and supplier initiatives align with consumers’ definitions of these concepts, the DSN.TV cameras took to the streets for a series of man-on-the street interviews.

December 15, 2011

Cambridge Consultants on Thursday released a report outlining how the health-and-wellness market may take shape as more consumer-friendly medical devices featuring the latest in technology reach the market.

December 15, 2011

Rite Aid experienced stronger sales in third quarter 2012 as it expanded its Wellness+ loyalty card program and saw continued growth in flu immunizations and the Wellness store format, the company said Thursday.

December 14, 2011

Nestlé on Tuesday released a scorecard on the company's progress in the areas of nutrition, health and wellness in the United States over the course of 2011.

December 13, 2011

Calling it a first for the drug store industry, Rite Aid will roll out an online coupon management tool for members of its Wellness+ loyalty card program, the retail pharmacy chain said Tuesday.

December 12, 2011

Ken Finnegan, Walgreens divisional VP healthcare new business development, will assume leadership of the corporate innovation team, Drug Store News has learned.

December 9, 2011

Drug maker Eli Lilly has expanded its Spanish-language portal, the company said Friday.

December 5, 2011

Sam’s Club has been on a roll the past few years, and an emphasis on health-and-wellness categories has figured prominently into the warehouse club operator’s improved performance.


November 28, 2011

The National Committee for Quality Assurance on Monday named Jeffrey Kang, Walgreens SVP pharmacy, health and wellness services and solutions, to its board.

November 14, 2011

Colonial Life and Accident Insurance last week released its top five trends and predictions for health care in 2012 — three of which may have some direct impact on retail pharmacy.