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December 18, 2013

As consumers are reaching the final days to squeeze in their holiday shopping, Target has announced some last-minute deals.

December 17, 2013

Sam's Club is offering some extra holiday cheer for shoppers who are looking to buy last-minute gifts and save some money in the process.

December 16, 2013

Mistic, a maker of electronic cigarettes, announced that Walmart has added Mistic's Ultimate Gift Set to store shelves across the nation.

December 16, 2013

More Americans now say they are loosening the purse strings in advance of the holiday season, and fewer say they are tightening their belts, according to a recent survey.

December 13, 2013

Club retailers like Costco and Sam's Club may have some competition from Amazon.com, according to published reports.

December 12, 2013

Some orders placed on Amazon's online wine store will be eligible for 1-cent shipping, the company said Thursday.

December 12, 2013

After more than 46 years of service, Publix Super Markets Miami division VP Bill Fauerbach has announced his decision to retire at the end of March 2014.

December 12, 2013

Consumers spent a majority of last week recovering from “Black Weekend” holiday shopping.

December 11, 2013

Costco Wholesale Corp. had sales of $24.47 billion in first quarter 2014, the club retailer said.

December 11, 2013

Jewel-Osco, which is owned by New Albertsons, has completed 18 remodeled stores, which feature an expanded variety of the fresh produce, meat and seafood.

December 11, 2013

Employees who contribute to health savings accounts generally become more engaged in managing their health after enrolling, according to a survey conducted by Buck Consultants.

December 10, 2013

CVS Caremark and Cardinal Health announced on Tuesday the signing of an agreement to form the largest generic sourcing entity in the United States.

December 10, 2013

David Cheesewright has been promoted to president and CEO of Walmart International, the company's second-largest operating segment.

December 9, 2013

Cardinal Health ranked No. 1 in Gartner's fifth annual Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 ranking. Not including health systems, the top 10 included McKesson at No. 5, BD (6), Johnson and Johnson (7), Walgreens (8) and CVS Caremark (9).

December 6, 2013

Sears Holdings is spinning off its clothing business, the parent company of Kmart said.

December 6, 2013

Holiday shopping got a big boost during Thanksgiving weekend, and most of the growth came from shopping on Thanksgiving itself rather than Black Friday, according to a new report.

December 6, 2013

Tide Pods, a line of laundry detergent capsules from Proctor & Gamble, has announced a new partnership with acclaimed clothing designer and Council of Fashion Designers of America member Tracy Reese.

December 5, 2013

Costco's sales increased by 5% during first quarter 2014, which ended on Nov. 24, the club retailer said Thursday.

December 5, 2013

Dollar General on Thursday reported $4.4 billion in sales, up 10.5%, for the company's third quarter ended Nov. 1.

December 5, 2013

The Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Target for its efforts to reduce its carbon emissions, the agency said.

December 5, 2013

Fruth Pharmacy has promoted director of pharmacy administration and procurement Tim Weber to VP, the regional retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

December 5, 2013

Kroger on Thursday reported that same-store supermarket sales growth, without fuel, was 3.5% in the third quarter, marking the 40th consecutive quarter of same-store sales growth.

December 5, 2013

Rite Aid's same-store sales increased by 2.8% in November, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

December 4, 2013

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation celebrated its 15th Annual Foundation Dinner the evening of Dec. 3 in New York City, raising more than $1.8 million to support the Foundation’s research, education and medication adherence initiatives.

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