February 15, 2011

The U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday reported that retail sales continue on a positive trend, edging up 0.3% for the month of January.

February 14, 2011

Crayola is looking to dazzle kids and parents alike with a new lineup of creative activities.

February 14, 2011

Total retail sales grew 5.5% during the month of January, according to MasterCard Advisors’ "SpendingPulse" report.

February 14, 2011

Walgreens on Monday rounded out the pharmacy purchasing team led by Jeff Berkowitz, who joined Walgreens in the fall as SVP pharmaceutical development and market access. The team reporting to Berkowitz includes Walgreen veterans Frank DeStefano, Mike Bleser and Mike Allen, as well as newcomers Jeff Foreman and Gary Gleeson.

February 11, 2011

Aisle7 on Thursday announced the availability of an online decision support engine to provide science-based, self-care product recommendations by way of questionnaires, interactive widgets and proprietary content-targeting technology.

February 11, 2011

It stands to reason that as the first line of health care in the community, retail pharmacy can place itself at the forefront of efforts to promote prevention of disease.

February 10, 2011

Bolthouse Farms has introduced a new line of 100%-natural enhanced water infused with herbs and fruit juice.

February 10, 2011

This year’s upcoming $29 billion wave of margin-friendly generic pharmaceuticals will be as big a growth catalyst for supermarket pharmacies as it will be for their pureplay drug store cousins, Credit Suisse research analyst Ed Kelly stated in a note published Thursday.

February 10, 2011

Mill Creek Entertainment is releasing historical documentary compilations about war on DVD March 22.

February 10, 2011

Rite Aid raised $4.9 million for the Children’s Miracle Network last year, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

February 10, 2011

Take Care Health Systems announced Thursday that through April 30, the retail clinic operator will be offering sports and camp physicals for $35. The physicals, regularly $60, are administered by board-certified nurse practitioners and physician assistants at select Walgreens locations.

February 9, 2011

CHI Rx Moisture Therapy with 3DS complex, the first line of retail hair care products from CHI Home, is slated to hit major retailers in April.

February 9, 2011

Mill Creek Entertainment is bringing three TV series to DVD next month.

February 9, 2011

Mitchell-Vance Laboratories, which specializes in the treatment and prevention of scars, has announced the introduction of its new ScarAway scar diminishing serum.

February 8, 2011

In preparation for a retail launch, PuraMed BioScience on Monday announced it has entered into an agreement with Double Pump to enhance marketing efforts and product awareness surrounding the company’s homeopathic analgesic LipiGesic-M.

February 8, 2011

With many businesses implementing customers reward programs to drive sales, it seems that the ones that promise everyday value and rewards fare better than their counterparts, according to new research.

February 8, 2011

A new line of toy firing systems features ammunition that disintegrates on impact.

February 7, 2011

Two pharmacy trade groups already have given their blessings to legislation that would support medication therapy management, and a retail pharmacy chain that has made MTM part of its mission is following suit.

February 7, 2011

Navarro Discount Pharmacies announced that its wholesale and export subsidiary, Magellan Distribution Solutions, has acquired the assets of Buxco Inc. and will be providing fulfillment solution services for the network of 150 independently owned retail pharmacies.

February 4, 2011

A private entrepreneur is close to introducing a take-home intracervical insemination fertilization kit to retail, according to a story published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Friday.

February 4, 2011

January saw strong growth across most retail categories, continuing the positive performance from fourth quarter 2010, albeit at a slightly slower pace, according to MasterCard Advisors SpendingPulse.

February 3, 2011

The Retail Design Institute on Thursday recognized the Army and Air Force Exchange Service’s new store at Tinker Air Force Base for its fresh approach to retailing, with its Retail Design Legion of Honor award.

February 3, 2011

CVS Caremark announced on Thursday an increase in fourth-quarter same-store sales and a boost in retail pharmacy revenues as pharmacy comparable-store sales benefited from the Maintenance Choice program.

February 3, 2011

RC2 Corp. on Thursday extended its The First Years brand with GumDrop pacifiers and coordinating pacifier accessories.