July 19, 2012

Walgreens and Express Scripts on Thursday ended their nearly year-long dispute with a multiyear pharmacy network agreement.

July 18, 2012

British celebrity hair stylist Lee Stafford, who brought his line of products to the United States in May, is introducing two additions to the 19-product list at Ulta Beauty.

July 18, 2012

Ethnic hair care brand SoftSheen-Carson has introduced its next major breakthrough in styling — the Dark and Lovely 6 Week Anti-Reversion cream serum.

July 17, 2012

Aisle411, a mobile retail navigation service, on Tuesday announced that its virtual mapping and navigation smartphone application is available to use in all of Walgreens' 7,907 drug stores nationwide.

July 17, 2012

Researchers at the University of Arkansas's business school are looking into the potential for criminals to exploit new retail technologies like mobile coupons and touchless payment, the university said Tuesday.

July 16, 2012

Pharmacy retailers have a relationship with the healthcare-reform law more complicated than most individuals and businesses.

July 16, 2012

Walgreens and Alliance Boots — it’s a trans-Atlantic retail pharmacy game-changer. 


July 16, 2012

Stopping a viral pandemic of any kind presents a major challenge that historically has often taken decades or even centuries, as occurred in the cases of polio and smallpox. But stopping or even slowing a pandemic is made all the more difficult when people who carry the virus face stigma and ignorance from their families, communities and governments.


July 16, 2012

U.S. retail sales decline during the month of June, the Census Bureau reported Tuesday.

July 16, 2012

Laundry detergent manufacturers are betting that consumers will pay more for products that offer increased convenience and better performance. A number of new products that have entered the market recently have brought innovation and excitement to a flat category that hasn’t seen much change in three decades.


July 13, 2012

Grocer A&P is now offering Skinny Water, a player in the zero-calorie enhanced water category, in 275 stores throughout the mid-Atlantic under the A&P retail banner of stores.

July 13, 2012

“The dirty little secret is that the ‘how’ counts as much as the ‘what.’”

July 12, 2012

Anti-aging skin care brand StriVectin announced that Melisse Shaban has been elevated to chairman and JuE Wong has been appointed CEO.

July 11, 2012

Retail sales and foot traffic will see a boost in late summer as the back-to-school season looms, according to the latest ShopperTrak report.

July 11, 2012

Canadian retail pharmacy operator the Jean Coutu Group posted big increases in sales and profits that stemmed in large part from its sale earlier this year of much of its stake in U.S. retail pharmacy chain Rite Aid.

July 11, 2012

Vichy Labs has introduced its new LiftActiv Serum 10, an anti-aging serum that promises to go beyond fine lines and wrinkles to deliver visible results on wrinkles, pores, a loss of firmness and tonicity.

July 10, 2012

It seems that shoppers worldwide expect a seamless integration across online, social media, mobile and physical stores, according to a new global report released by Capgemini.

July 9, 2012

Kerr Drug has promoted Mark Gregory to SVP store operations, the regional retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

July 9, 2012

Rite Aid is using its social networking sites to offer 10 days of deals for the summer, the retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

July 6, 2012

An international leader in building sales and brand value for consumer goods and retail companies has expanded its executive leadership.

July 6, 2012

Independent pharmacy owner-operators, by definition, stand somewhat alone. It’s the nature of their calling, and it defines their particular brand of pharmacy retailing as a responsive, patient-focused center for community care and high-touch, individualized personal service.

July 6, 2012

Community pharmacy is a profession, but it’s also a business. To that end, McKesson has over the past three years provided a comprehensive and confidential online resource for prospective pharmacy buyers and sellers and for students interested in a career in independent pharmacy.

July 6, 2012

White House officials have agreed to meet with members of the retail industry to discuss issues associated with implementation of the health-reform law, responding to the industry's July 2 letter urging the administration to immediately release "long overdue" regulations that would allow employers to move forward on the law's requirements.

July 5, 2012

Remember when retail transactions were completed based only on the assortment found within the confines of a brick-and-mortar store? Truth is, we may never return to those days.