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February 3, 2014

L’Oréal Canada’s Javier San Juan has been appointed president of Latin America Hispanic Zone and president of L’Oréal Mexico, the beauty company has announced.

MONTREAL — L’Oréal Canada’s Javier San Juan has been appointed president of Latin America Hispanic Zone and president of L’Oréal Mexico, the beauty company has announced.

January 24, 2014

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia on Friday hosted an event to announce a $5 million leadership gift from Giant Food Stores to support construction of the Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care, an outpatient facility scheduled to open in the University City section of Philadelphia in 2015.

PHILADELPHIA — The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia on Friday hosted an event to announce a $5 million leadership gift from Giant Food Stores to support construction of the Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care, an outpatient facility scheduled to open in the University City section of Philadelphia in 2015. Giant Food Stores’ contribution punctuates nearly 20 years of philanthropic support for patient care programs at Children’s Hospital. In recognition of Giant Food Stores’ gift, the lobby of the Buerger Center will be named the Giant Lobby.

July 9, 2013

Personal care brand SheaMoisture opened its NOLA pop-up shop in New Orleans during the Essence Music Festival through July 9 to offer guests the opportunity to sample and purchase SheaMoisture's all-natural bath, body, hair, hair color, facial care, baby and men's shave and groom collections.

NEW ORLEANS — Personal care brand SheaMoisture opened its NOLA pop-up shop in New Orleans during the Essence Music Festival through July 9 to offer guests the opportunity to sample and purchase SheaMoisture's all-natural bath, body, hair, hair color, facial care, baby and men's shave and groom collections.

July 27, 2012

Gary J. Burns, 74, of Lake Forest, Ill., and Naples, Fla., passed away July 24. He was born Feb. 7, 1938, in Saginaw, Mich. Burns served in the U.S. Army and then embarked upon a long and successful career in the health and beauty aids industry.

NEW YORK — Gary J. Burns, 74, of Lake Forest, Ill., and Naples, Fla., passed away July 24. He was born Feb. 7, 1938, in Saginaw, Mich. Burns served in the U.S. Army and then embarked upon a long and successful career in the health and beauty aids industry.

June 29, 2012

Retail-based clinic operator RediClinic has gone mobile.

HOUSTON — Retail-based clinic operator RediClinic has gone mobile.

RediClinic has announced that customers on the go now have mobile access to its site, RediClinic.com. By visiting the site, consumers can check out the services offered and promotions, get details on its Weigh Forward program, and more.

RediClinic operates 29 clinics within H-E-B stores in the Greater Houston, Austin and North San Antonio areas.

January 20, 2012

Sam's Club is set to open its newly relocated store in Baton Rouge, La., on Jan. 26.

BATON ROUGE, La. — Sam's Club is set to open its newly relocated store in Baton Rouge, La., on Jan. 26.

The 134,000-sq.-ft. club, located at 9598 Cortana Place near the junction with Airline Highway, now will be part of the Cortana Mall shopping area, approximately one mile south of its former location. The club also features environmentally friendly materials and LED energy-efficient fixtures.

To celebrate the grand opening, the store will host a Louisiana-pride themed ribbon-cutting ceremony at 8 a.m. on Jan. 26.

November 17, 2011

MinuteClinic announced on Thursday that it has become a contracted provider with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, which provides health insurance products, services or networks to 1.2 million individuals.

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — MinuteClinic announced on Thursday that it has become a contracted provider with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, which provides health insurance products, services or networks to 1.2 million individuals.
 
Under the agreement, these individuals now will have access to 16 MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics located inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in communities throughout the Phoenix and Tucson metropolitan areas.

November 2, 2011

Sam's Club announced that it is making it easier for consumers to shop this holiday season with the launch of its holiday shopping site, SamsClub.com/gifts, and an enhanced mobile application that together streamline on-the-go and at-home shopping.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Sam's Club announced that it is making it easier for consumers to shop this holiday season with the launch of its holiday shopping site, SamsClub.com/gifts, and an enhanced mobile application that together streamline on-the-go and at-home shopping.

October 28, 2011

The third annual Mobile Audit, released Thursday by e-commerce and digital marketing company Acquity Group, found that mobile adoption is on the rise. In fact, the percentage of retailers with a mobile site reached 37% in 2011, up from 12% in 2010 and only 4% in 2009 — a 210% increase over the past year alone.

CHICAGO — The third annual Mobile Audit, released Thursday by e-commerce and digital marketing company Acquity Group, found that mobile adoption is on the rise. In fact, the percentage of retailers with a mobile site reached 37% in 2011, up from 12% in 2010 and only 4% in 2009 — a 210% increase over the past year alone.

August 22, 2011

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced the launch of its 2011 Pharmacy & Technology Conference mobile Web-based application.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced the launch of its 2011 Pharmacy & Technology Conference mobile Web-based application.

The app is designed to enhance attendees’ efficiency and experience at the NACDS Pharmacy & Technology Conference, which runs from Aug. 27 to 30 in Boston. In addition, the NACDS mobile website —  m.NACDS.org — features information about the upcoming conference and all 2011 NACDS events.

April 19, 2011

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced on Tuesday the launch of its 2011 Annual Meeting mobile Web-based application, which is designed to enhance attendees' efficiency and experience at the NACDS Annual Meeting from April 30 to May 3 in Scottsdale, Ariz.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced on Tuesday the launch of its 2011 Annual Meeting mobile Web-based application, which is designed to enhance attendees' efficiency and experience at the NACDS Annual Meeting from April 30 to May 3 in Scottsdale, Ariz.

In addition, the NACDS mobile website, m.NACDS.org, has been updated with information about the Annual Meeting and all 2011 NACDS events.

March 10, 2011

Shopko announced that it has renovated its e-commerce site to provide a better shopping experience for its customers.

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Shopko announced that it has renovated its e-commerce site to provide a better shopping experience for its customers.

According to the company, the upgraded site features improved layout and navigation; user-friendly viewing from a variety of devices, including mobile and tablet; updated product search capabilities; and the ability to shop popular national brands from the homepage with just one click.

January 14, 2011

Safeway announced that it has formed a fund to aid the victims of the recent shooting that occurred in one of its Tucson stores.

TUCSON, Ariz. — Safeway announced that it has formed a fund to aid the victims of the recent shooting that occurred in one of its Tucson stores.

The company launched the fund with an initial contribution of $100,000 from the Safeway Foundation, and is encouraging in-store contributions from Safeway customers and community members in the company’s Arizona stores.

October 6, 2010

Drank is gaining distribution in Arizona with help from Grand Canyon Distributing....

HOUSTON Drank is gaining distribution in Arizona with help from Grand Canyon Distributing.

The relaxation beverage now will be available throughout 15 counties in the state, including such major cities as Phoenix, Tucson, Mesa and Glendale.

September 6, 2010

Shopko announced that Dianne Parker has been appointed VP customer relationship marketing....

August 3, 2010

Supermarket chain Harris Teeter will have a new store in Maryland within one year, according...

May 24, 2010

Anglo-Swedish drug maker AstraZeneca and a local nonprofit group in Wilmington, Del., are combining efforts...

May 9, 2010

People wanting to help the Louisiana fishermen affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill off...

March 16, 2008

Ethnic hair care brand SoftSheen-Carson announced that it recently mobilized its sales, marketing and support...