March 4, 2015

Barb Larson has seen myriad changes in her role as division merchandise manager at Walgreens. But what she’s most proud of today is how Walgreens has become more connected to shoppers than ever.

March 4, 2015

To be sure, Walgreens started out on its Go Big in Beauty mission before its partnership with Boots began in 2012. But Boots, with its rich portfolio of beauty brands certainly helped ‘kick’ things up a notch or two.

October 15, 2014

Dollar General employs sophisticated data analytics to gauge item movement, consumer demand and customer segmentation store by store. But beyond that, said Larry Gatta, general merchandise manager, “we go through a category review of every planogram” in the store on an annual basis.

June 24, 2014

Former retail executive Steven Lubin recently announced the formation of Steven Lubin Enterprises, an enterprise that excels in new product innovation, packaging and marketing.

October 11, 2013

Walgreens recently fine-tuned its merchandising leadership structure, announcing a few key changes in the lineup.

August 14, 2013

Walgreens announced an enhanced Daily Living business organization with the promotion and leadership expansion of key marketing and merchandising executives.

March 18, 2013

Walgreens introduced several updates to its mobile app, most notably the ability to print from Instagram, as well as upload more than five pictures simultaneously for in-store prints.

February 14, 2013

Swisse Wellness, one of Australia's leading multivitamin brands, announced availability of 15 of its most popular multivitamins and dietary supplements through Walgreens.

August 3, 2012

Shopko announced that a former JCPenney executive has joined the company.

October 12, 2011

The Network of Executive Women has elected five new members at large to its board of directors.

May 26, 2011

Walgreens on Wednesday promoted Mike Spear to divisional merchandise manager of the retailer’s personal care division and announced that Lauren Vondrasek is transitioning to the company’s beauty merchandising unit, which is headed by Barbara Larson.

February 3, 2011

Walgreens entered the digital beauty space with a new, interactive website aimed at finding real solutions to real makeup, hair and fashion dilemmas.