April 13, 2015

Auntie Anne’s, a soft-pretzel franchise, on Monday revealed that it’s introducing an expanded collection of retail pretzel products, which includes new Pretzel Pocket sandwiches. 

April 10, 2015

Despite declining store traffic during March 2015, retailers benefited from increased sales per shopper , average transaction value and conversion rates.

 

April 9, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced its partnership with four technology companies to present Vision 2026 at the 2015 NACDS Total Store Expo.

April 9, 2015

Purchases in brick-and-mortar stores still accounted for more than 94% of all retail sales in the United States last year, totaling $4.4 trillion. But according to the new “Reality of Retail” report from retail marketing firm InReality, consumers are shifting their in-store shopping habits.

April 9, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance on Thursday posted solid same-store sales numbers, driving U.S. sales up 7.4% to $21 billion, but has targeted 200 store closures in a cost-saving initiative. 

April 8, 2015

Strong same-store sales help lift Rite Aid annual revenue 3.9% to $26.5 billion. 

April 8, 2015

Former Duane Reade CEO John Lederer joins board of Walgreens Boots Alliance. 

April 7, 2015

The United States is the top market for e-commerce, followed by China and the United Kingdom, according to A.T. Kearney’s 2015 Global Retail E-Commerce Index. 

April 1, 2015

Meijer pharmacy plans to open a full-service retail pharmacy on the campus of the Spectrum Health Medical Center. 

March 31, 2015

CVS Health’s MinuteClinic has become the first retail clinic provider to offer Department of Transportation physicals for interstate commercial drivers.

March 31, 2015

Store brand sales in all the major retail channels are continuing their upwards trend, setting new records across the board for annual revenue, according to the Private Label Manufacturers Association’s 2015 Private Label Yearbook.

March 30, 2015

MakerBot is coming to an even wider mass market arena as the 3-D printer rolls out at more than 300 Sam's Club locations in the United States.

March 30, 2015

DRYPro is launching a sealable, waterproof cast protector.

March 30, 2015

Mobile traffic during the 2014 holiday season peaked on Thanksgiving (50% of online traffic) and hit a low point on Cyber Monday (30% of online traffic).

March 27, 2015

Walgreens' mobile shoppers spend six times more than shoppers who only shop in-store. 

March 26, 2015

Fred's Super Dollar will operate as a value chain/retail pharmacy hybrid, COO Mike Bloom told investors Thursday. 

March 25, 2015

Retailers are failing to meet shopper expectations when it comes to providing a comparable experience across in-store, online and mobile channels.

March 25, 2015

Fred's acquired a specialty pharmacy operation for $66 million.

March 19, 2015

A new Kalorama Information report highlights the value and projected growth of retail-based health clinics.

March 17, 2015

Rite Aid is one of the key retail partners in a first for the U.S. market.

March 13, 2015

BizHive CEO Kim Feil is bringing her retail marketing knowledge to the board of regional supermarket operator Roundy’s.

March 13, 2015

Menasha and Shelfbucks will showcase their in-store shopper measurement and engagement platform at the upcoming GlobalShop 2015.

March 13, 2015

Pharmacies and clinics on wheels? That’s the premise behind the growing effort by retail pharmacy and clinic providers to expand their reach via specially equipped buses and other vehicles that provide on-the-spot, temporary access to needed health services in hundreds of communities nationwide.

March 13, 2015

With health reform and the shift to accountable, evidence-based medicine slowly but surely transforming the nation’s massive but troubled healthcare system, new moves are afoot in both the legislative and executive branches of government that will further elevate the role played by the nation’s 300,000 pharmacists.