November 4, 2014

Tailwinds from specialty pharmacy and increased generic utilization lifted CVS Health up on Tuesday, as the company posted net revenues of $35 billion, representing an increase of 9.7% for the three months ended Sept. 30.

 

November 4, 2014

Boston Retail Partners on Monday released a survey that highlights the issue of social media and technology solutions to deliver the products consumers want in an uninterrupted shopping experience. 

November 4, 2014

U.S. retailers have emerged with an optimistic outlook for the upcoming holiday season, according to a recent BDO USA survey.

 

November 3, 2014

CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health, on Monday announced an in-store fundraising campaign to help raise funds to support cancer research.

 

November 3, 2014

Lozier Corp., which provides store fixtures to major retailers around the world, on Monday announced the acquisition of the Leggett and Platt Store Fixtures Group — another manufacturer of retail fixtures.

October 31, 2014

The signs for the retail clinic industry remain positive and conservative but steady growth in the number of clinics is expected to continue as drug stores play an essential role in the segment, according to new research from healthcare market researcher Kalorama Information.

October 30, 2014

Food Lion has named Meg Ham president, effective Nov. 1., succeeding Beth Newlands Campbell, who is leaving the company for personal and professional reasons.

October 30, 2014

QS/1 is partnering with ANX, an industry leader in helping pharmacies and small retail businesses secure and protect systems and networks from data breaches.

October 30, 2014

Wakefern Food Corp. reached a record sales level of $14.7 billion in retail sales for the fiscal year ended Sept. 27, a 4% increase from the same period last year, and $11.9 billion in Wakefern sales, the company reported during its annual shareholder meeting on Thursday.

October 29, 2014

Shoppers plan to spend more during the upcoming holiday season with omnichannel shoppers having even higher spending expectations. 

October 29, 2014

A new innovation Lowe's is currently testing in two stores could be a nod to the future of in-store service. 

 

October 29, 2014

MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health, opened its first location in Rhode Island on Wednesday inside the CVS/pharmacy store in Woonsocket. Two more walk-in clinics will begin seeing patients Thursday in CVS/pharmacy locations in Cranston and Wakefield.

October 29, 2014

Pharmacy veteran Frank Scorpiniti has stepped down as CEO of Rexall/Katz Group Canada.

October 27, 2014

MinuteClinic and Lifespan have entered into a clinical collaboration agreement.

October 27, 2014

Responding to the Ebola virus epidemic, the Retail Orphan Initiative on Monday announced a major campaign to help fight Ebola in Liberia. 

October 27, 2014

Rx Response moved to alert status in response to the concern about Ebola in the United States.

October 23, 2014

Seven years ago, Boots’ anti-aging serums ignited a cult following — the original No7 Protect and Perfect and Protect and Perfect Intense Serums. Now, Boots is unveiling two new No7 serum formulas that promise to hold even greater anti-aging benefits.

October 21, 2014

As many as 20% of American adults already own a wearable device, and the adoption rate — on par with that of tablets in 2012 — is expected to rise quickly.

 

October 20, 2014

Tic Tac mints, a brand from Ferrero U.S.A., is introducing a new treat for Halloween.

October 17, 2014
Canadian pharmacy retailers are up in arms in British Columbia, threatening to take legal action against the College of Pharmacists of BC if the group attempts to block tobacco sales in their stores. It's a juxtaposition between advocating for health in all parts of the pharmacy and being responsible to the shareholders of the company. 
 
To sell or not to sell? That has become the question in both Canada and the United States. 
October 16, 2014

New data from CVS Health examines quality of care for acute conditions at retail clinics.

October 16, 2014

Supervalu reported second-quarter fiscal 2015 net sales of $4 billion and net earnings from continuing operations of $31 million.

 

October 15, 2014

If any U.S. retail company understands the importance of selling not just its product, but also the experience of consuming that product in its stores, that company is Starbucks. The Seattle-based king of coffee excels at hiring friendly, motivated and upbeat sales people to help create the relaxed, refuge-from-the-world atmosphere that sets Starbucks apart and keeps customers coming back.

October 15, 2014

Most of the products and brands sold in a Dollar General store can be found in any number of competing drug, supermarket, club and mass merchandise stores. So what draws millions of loyal customers back to its more than 11,500 locations every day?