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Walgreens rolls out drug disposal kiosks in Califo...
04/22/2016

Walgreens has deployed 50 safe medication disposal kiosks in drug stores across California. The drug chain said Friday that the kiosks provide Californians with a safe, convenient way to discard unwanted, unused or expi [ ... ]

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CVS Pharmacy opens at Target stores in Utah
04/21/2016

CVS Health has opened its first CVS Pharmacy locations inside Target stores in Utah. CVS said Thursday that the 13 new pharmacies are at Target stores in the Ogden–Clearfield, Provo–Orem, Salt Lake City and St. Geor [ ... ]

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Supervalu adds chief innovation officer to c-suite...
04/20/2016

Supervalu on Tuesday announced that veteran wholesale executive James Weidenheimer, 57, has been named to the newly-created position of EVP corporate development and chief innovation officer, reporting to Supervalu presi [ ... ]

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Albertsons names new executive to oversee East reg...
04/15/2016

Albertsons Cos. said Friday Susan Morris has been named EVP, retail operations, for its East region. She succeeds Kelly Griffith, who said he plans to leave the company.  The East region encompasses 811 stores.

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Dollar General plans to ramp up expansion
03/24/2016

Over the next two years, Dollar General Corp. plans to open nearly 2,000 new stores. The deep discount chain said late Wednesday that about 900 new stores and 875 relocations/remodels are slated for the current 2016 fis [ ... ]

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Haggen stores to be acquired by Albertsons
03/15/2016

Food and drug retailer Haggen Inc., under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection since last fall, is slated to become part of Albertsons LLC. Albertsons said late Monday that it has submitted a binding bid letter and form of  [ ... ]

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Rite Aid comp-store sales decline in February
03/03/2016

Comparable-store sales continued to edge down at Rite Aid Corp. in February, but the drug chain reported sales gains for its 2016 fiscal year. Rite Aid said Thursday that for the five weeks ended Feb. 27, same-store sal [ ... ]

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McKesson to acquire Rexall for $1.9 billion
03/02/2016

McKesson Corp. plans to acquire Canadian drug store operator Rexall Health from Katz Group for $1.9 billion ($3 billion Canadian). McKesson said Wednesday that the deal will strengthen its position in Canada’s pharmac [ ... ]

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