June 15, 2015

Target plans to sell its pharmacy business to CVS Health for $1.9 billion and rebrand its nearly 1,700 prescription departments as CVS/pharmacy in a blockbuster deal that stunned the health care world.

June 4, 2015

Same store sales increased 2.1% at Rite Aid in May thanks in large part to growth in the retailer's pharmacy division.

June 3, 2015

CVS/pharmacy is launching a Hispanic-focused rebranding of some of its stores in South Florida, an initiative that the retailer hopes to eventually roll out nationally.

 

April 23, 2015

Publix pharmacies surpassed a major milestone this month, filling more than 50 million free prescriptions for its customers in the past eight years.

April 20, 2015

Kmart is trying to increase pharmacy traffic with a new Shop Your Way rewards program that gives members $10 back in points (10,000 points) for every five qualifying prescriptions filled in a rolling 12-month period.

April 8, 2015

Japan’s largest eyewear brand is opening its first U.S. flagship store in California with a unique, gallery-like setting designed by San Francisco architecture firm Kwan Henmi.

April 8, 2015

Rite Aid said higher prescription sales and stronger cost control helped the drugstore chain report a profit surge for the fourth quarter.

 

April 2, 2015

Rite Aid's pharmacy and front-end divisions helped the retailer post a 4.3% gain in same store sales for March.

April 2, 2015

Sam’s Club is expanding its prescription savings program to allow Plus and Business Plus members to save even more money through new benefits. 

March 5, 2015

Strong traffic in the pharmacy department helped Rite Aid post a lift in same-store sales for the 52 weeks ended Feb. 28.

February 23, 2015

Walgreens is opening a massive new store, the drug chain's 15th flagship, in Honolulu, Hawaii.

February 20, 2015

As the popularity of online reviews continues to increase among shoppers, Walgreens announced it is working with a Yelp-like website to make it easier for patients to read reviews about the medications they take.

February 10, 2015

Discontinuing tobacco sales a year ago may have been the right thing to do for CVS Health, but the company’s fourth quarter results offer other retailers contemplating a similar move a glimpse of the short term impact on sales.

February 3, 2015

As more retailers embrace the growing opportunities in mobile technology, CVS has just announced an overhaul of its already top-rated app. 

January 29, 2015

A stronger than average flu season helped Rite Aid post an increase in same store sales for January.

January 5, 2015

Rite Aid Corp. says sales at stores open at least a year grew 5.3% in December, boosted again by strengthening pharmacy sales.

December 16, 2014

Shoppers at Rite Aid stores in New York and Los Angeles will soon get a dose of 3-D along with their prescriptions as the retailer rolls out the first of its high-tech customer kiosks at 200 retail locations.

November 20, 2014

As the pet supply industry continues to experience record growth, Petco is looking to expand its online offerings to include prescription services and more premium products.

October 7, 2014

Target is completely revamping its app, while also working on a new one for pharmacy.

October 3, 2014

Walgreens had September sales of $6.5 billion, an increase of 9.4% as compared to the same month in fiscal 2014.

September 30, 2014

Walgreens posted fourth-quarter sales of $19.1 billion, representing an increase of 6.2% compared to the year-ago period, while sales for the fiscal 2014 ended Aug. 31 increased 5.8% to a record $76.4 billion.

June 30, 2014

Nearly one year ago, as lawyers faced off in the first battle over Detroit’s bankruptcy bid, Meijer opened its first store at the Gateway Marketplace shopping center on 8 Mile Road and Woodward Ave. The retailer is not giving up on the economically depressed city, either, as it prepares to open a second location.

May 22, 2014

Walmart has enhanced its mobile pharmacy app to help customers make better saving decisions and allow quick access to its list of $4 prescriptions.

May 1, 2014

Rite Aid posted $2 billion for the four weeks ended April 26, representing a lift of 4.9%. Same-store sales increased 5% over the prior-year period.