Content about 4th of July

August 2, 2013

Harris Teeter Supermarkets on Thursday reported a third-quarter sales increase of 2.9% to $1.2 billion. Comparable-store sales were up 1.3% for the quarter.

MATTHEWS, N.C. — Harris Teeter Supermarkets on Thursday reported a third-quarter sales increase of 2.9% to $1.2 billion. Comparable-store sales were up 1.3% for the quarter. Same-store sales were negatively impacted by the shift of both the Easter and Fourth of July holidays.

June 18, 2013

Mike’s Hard Lemonade Co. announced today a partnership with celebrity chef and former "Top Chef" contestant Spike Mendelsohn in support of a July 4th in-store consumer promotion to win a trip to New York City. The promotion begins June 19.

CHICAGO — Mike’s Hard Lemonade Co. announced today a partnership with celebrity chef and former "Top Chef" contestant Spike Mendelsohn in support of a July 4th consumer promotion beginning June 19. The in-store promotion offers one lucky winner and 11 friends the chance to win a trip to New York City to attend a private barbecue hosted by Spike. On the heels of the launch of Mike’s new advertising campaign, “It’s Never Not a Good Time for a Refreshing Mike’s,” the brand reminds consumers that Independence Day is no exception.

June 17, 2013

Nina Shamayeva, owner of Austin Pharmacy in Forest Hills, N.Y., is launching a health initiative aimed at adults to "Help America be Pain-Free."

FOREST HILLS, N.Y. — Nina Shamayeva, owner of Austin Pharmacy in Forest Hills, N.Y., is launching a health initiative aimed at adults to "Help America be Pain-Free."

Austin Pharmacy is a compounding pharmacy that provides the service to create different mixtures and proportions of ingredients that make up a prescription. Generic medications do not necessarily work well with all body conditions, and thus a compounding pharmacy could tailor-make the medication such that it works specifically for an individual.

July 5, 2012

Rite Aid's same-store sales decreased in June, compared with June 2011, due largely to a decrease in pharmacy comps, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid's same-store sales decreased in June, compared with June 2011, due largely to a decrease in pharmacy comps, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

The 1% decrease in overall comps included a 1.6% decrease in pharmacy same-store sales — including a negative effect of 672 basis points from new generic introductions — and a 0.3% increase in front-end same-store sales. Prescription count at comparable stores increased 2.9%.

June 25, 2012

Pampers is celebrating the upcoming Fourth of July holiday and the London 2012 Olympic Games with the launch of limited-edition diapers.

CINCINNATI — Pampers is celebrating the upcoming Fourth of July holiday and the London 2012 Olympic Games with the launch of limited-edition diapers.

Pampers limited-edition USA diapers feature a "USA" logo print combined with red, white and blue stars and stripe designs and now are available, while supplies last, at select stores nationwide. The diapers — which were developed in celebration of Procter & Gamble's partnership with the London 2012 Olympic Games — are available in Cruisers sizes 3 through 5..

June 9, 2011

Winn-Dixie is looking to raise funds for a nonprofit organization that helps veterans injured in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Winn-Dixie is looking to raise funds for a nonprofit organization that helps veterans injured in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The retailer said that it is reintroducing a commemorative bottled water to raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project. For every 24-pack sold through the 4th of July weekend, 10 cents will be donated to the organization, up to a total of $100,000.

This marks the second year Winn-Dixie is selling the specially packaged water to assist WWP.