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November 21, 2010

Mobile shoppers will account for nearly one-third of the money spent this holiday season by...

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. Mobile shoppers will account for nearly one-third of the money spent this holiday season by U.S. consumers, according to IDC Retail Insights.

November 4, 2010

It would be no small thing to define the retail market for wellness, much less...

WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT'S IMPORTANT — It would be no small thing to define the retail market for wellness, much less “own” it. But Walgreens is staking its future on its ability to do just that.

(THE NEWS: Walgreens chief: We want to own ‘well.’ For the full story, click here)

November 3, 2010

Trick-or-treaters had barely gotten their costumes off by the time Walgreens began rolling out its...

TAMPA, Fla. — Trick-or-treaters had barely gotten their costumes off by the time Walgreens began rolling out its Christmas promotions, even as it continued to clear out Halloween 2010 merchandise from the shelves. From the looks of this Tampa-area store, seen here Nov. 2, the chain is trying to squeeze in an extra Black Friday this year.

October 20, 2010

Retrieving lost digital photos just got easier with a new service offered by Walgreens....

October 19, 2010

Navarro Discount Pharmacies, which operates 28 stores in Miami, has announced the recipients of its...

October 10, 2010

The Walgreens hedgehog is officially retired. Its fate was sealed by a successful fourth quarter...

October 3, 2010

Shoppers are trimming their holiday-related purchases this season, according to new research by SymphonyIRI....

September 20, 2010

The Global Market Development Center last week awarded its 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award to Jerry...

September 15, 2010

An unannounced but significant realignment of top management at Walgreens will streamline the company’s decision-making...

September 6, 2010

A series of merchandising and marketing moves announced at Walmart created several new positions and...

September 1, 2010

Fred’s on Wednesday posted sales of $134.3 million, representing an increase of 5%, for the...

August 26, 2010

The restructuring of A&P's new management team under newly appointed president and CEO Sam Martin...

August 22, 2010

In an economy where consumers still are careful about their spending, brand owners are working...

July 22, 2010

Duane Reade has promoted Joe Magnacca to president. Magnacca previously served as SVP and chief...

July 19, 2010

Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy on Monday named David Janowicz as the company’s VP merchandising....

July 18, 2010

From the Meet the Market program to education sessions to the exhibit floor, the 2010...

July 18, 2010

When it comes to the front-end offerings at drug and mass-market retailers, there is perhaps...

July 7, 2010

A seasoned Kroger executive has been named the leader of Dillon Food Stores....

June 23, 2010

Rite Aid on Thursday promoted Ken Martindale to COO, succeeding John Standley who was promoted...

June 14, 2010

Drug stores will experience an increase in dollar sales but will suffer share losses by...

June 6, 2010

The online beauty market is poised to explode, and it’s likely that the techsavvy teen...

May 5, 2010

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is seeking to deliver business opportunities and strategy...

March 25, 2010

Kinney Drugs is realigning its merchandise department as part of a long-range plan to support...

February 28, 2010

Early this year, chairman Alan McNally described the striking changes that have swept through Walgreens’...

February 28, 2010

In one big sense, the massive rejuvenation campaign under way at Walgreens is about finding...