September 24, 2014

Procter & Gamble has announced that Werner Geissler, vice chairman and special adviser to the chairman and CEO, will retire from the company on Dec. 31, after more than 35 years service.

August 6, 2014

Walgreens said it has exercised its option to complete the second step of its strategic transaction with Alliance Boots ahead of the original option period, which was between February and August 2015.

 

August 6, 2014

Walgreens Boots Alliance will be emphasizing improved front-end margin contributions across its U.S. Walgreens store base once the merger is complete, mirroring the peformance of its U.K. store base Boots, in an effort to counter margin pressures from the pharmacy side of the business. 

June 6, 2014

Wal-Mart Stores chairman Rob Walton, 69, announced the appointment of Greg Penner, 44, as vice chairman at the company's shareholders' meeting Friday morning, a move that positions Penner, Walton 's son-in-law, as his successor.

May 21, 2014

The Boston Consulting Group has tapped former Procter & Gamble vice chairman Dimitri Panayotopoulos to serve as a senior adviser in its consumer practice.

May 15, 2014

The Retail Industry Leaders Association, along with several of America's most recognized retail brands, on Wednesday launched the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center.

February 28, 2014

Mead Johnson Nutrition on Friday expanded the size of its board from 11 to 12 members and appointed Michael Grobstein as its newest director.

February 14, 2014

Weis Markets on Friday named Jonathan Weis as company president and CEO. Weis, 46, will also retain his role as company vice chairman.

October 31, 2013

NEW YORK — Revlon has named former Colomer Group executive Lorenzo Delpani as president and CEO, effective Nov. 1.

October 10, 2013

The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index moved down again in September, showing the second month of small declines. The index tracks consumer cash flow as an indicator of future consumer spending.

October 4, 2013

Revlon has announced the departure of CEO Alan Ennis to “pursue other interests.” Succeeding Ennis is David Kennedy, who has been elected as vice chairman and interim CEO.

October 1, 2013

The Healthcare Distribution Management Association on Tuesday announced the re-election of David Neu, president of AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp. as chairman of its board of directors. Ted Scherr, president and CEO of Dakota Drug, also was re-elected as vice chairman.

September 23, 2013

Weis Markets on Monday announced company president and CEO David Hepfinger has left the company to pursue other interests.

August 21, 2013

The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index remained flat in July, but a recent survey showed shoppers have a positive, although still tentative, outlook on the economy for the back-to-school shopping season.

June 6, 2013

With former chief A.G. Lafley back at Procter & Gamble as president and CEO, the company is grouping its Global Business Units into four industry-based sectors to support its current growth strategies of strengthening developed market businesses, maintaining developing market momentum, building a strong innovation pipeline and driving productivity improvements.

April 25, 2013

Weis Markets on Thursday announced it would invest $135 million in its 2013 capital expenditure program, an 8% increase compared to the year prior.

January 22, 2013

Club retailers could be in for a good time over the next three years, according to a new study.

November 16, 2012

Consumers showed a greater willingness to spend in October as the housing market began to recover and energy prices receded, according to a new report by Deloitte.

November 13, 2012

Smartphones may be among retailers’ strongest allies this holiday season, according to Deloitte’s annual holiday survey of consumer spending intentions and trends released Monday.

July 31, 2012

Days of cutting back-to-school spending are over, as nearly 9-in-10 consumers plan to spend the same or more, according to Deloitte's annual back-to-school survey.

June 6, 2012

SymphonyIRI Group on Wednesday announced that Andrew Appel has joined the company as president and CEO.

April 27, 2012

Weis Markets on Thursday announced it will invest $125 million in its 2012 growth program, a 25% increase compared with 2011.

April 23, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has elected new officers for the coming year.

April 22, 2012

As Greg Wasson, president and CEO of Walgreens, settles into his new role as incoming chairman of NACDS, Drug Store News caught up with him to get his thoughts on his new role and his industry perspectives.