April 22, 2015

What supermarket pharmacy provider scores highest in consumer satisfaction? That would be Lakeland, Fla.-based Publix Super Markets, the largest employee-owned U.S. grocery chain.

April 22, 2015

After so called food deserts — communities that lack access to fresh produce and other healthy foods — led some retailers to develop stores to fill this gap, the existence of a new type of desert with an equally devastating impact on the health of those living there is starting to emerge.

April 22, 2015

Retail pharmacy is becoming increasingly global. Bi-Lo Holdings in March brought turnaround expert Ian McLeod to the helm.

April 22, 2015

It has been a year since Loblaw Co. completed its acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart in a $12.4 billion deal that created a retailing powerhouse.

April 22, 2015

Stop & Shop has broken ground on the company’s first anaerobic digester at its distribution center in Freetown, Massachusetts. 

 

April 14, 2015

According to TheStreet, there are four key challenges that grocery veteran Anne Dament will likely have to tackle over the next 12 months as she works to reposition Target’s food business.

April 13, 2015

Target has named a SVP, merchandising to lead the strategic repositioning of Target’s food business.

April 9, 2015

Under the Certified Humane label, Open Farm will use only meat and poultry product in pets foods that come from Certified Humane farms and ranches.

April 6, 2015

Walmart is looking to increase its support of community hunger programs with a new Fight Hunger. Spark Change. Campaign this spring.

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 9, 2015

Loblaw aims to create better access to fresh food, wellness solutions and e-commerce with $1.2B investment.

February 24, 2015

Feeding peanut-containing snacks to infants has been found to prevent peanut allergies from developing in children. 

February 13, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart is planning to expand its fresh foods pilot.

February 9, 2015

Greater consumer interest in the pursuit of health-and-wellness lifestyles may be contributing to a lessened sensitivy in price across the category.

 

February 5, 2015

The Retail Dietitians Business Alliance on Wednesday announced the results of the first salary survey for retail dietitians.

January 28, 2015

More than two years after Meijer first publicly confirmed that it was considering opening stores in the state of Wisconsin, the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer is in the home stretch of construction of its four new supercenters in the greater Milwaukee area.

January 26, 2015

Belgian international food retailer Delhaize Group, which operates about 1,300 stores in the United States, posted double-digit gains in fourth-quarter revenues in the United States.

January 14, 2015

Pacific Foods, which produces a variety of organic products that range from soups and sauces to dips and sides, is making an entry into the breakfast food category with a line of organic, ready-to-eat steel-cut oatmeal. 

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 6, 2015

Grocer Fresh & Easy has reinvigorated its brand and its stores with a focus on more fresh and natural foods, and is bringing this mission to life through a pilot in Las Vegas.

January 5, 2015

Atkins Nutritionals on Monday unveiled Atkins 40, a new low-carb weight-loss program that offers greater flexibility and food variety, making it easier to sustain while creating the foundations for healthier eating over a lifetime.

December 30, 2014

In an effort to increase food access to neighborhoods designated as food deserts, Baltimore has expanded its Virtual Supermarket Program to two additional communities.

December 17, 2014

Pharmavite announced Wednesday that it has acquired FoodState, makers of whole food supplements, sold under the MegaFood and Innate Response brands.