Content about North Carolina

June 4, 2012

Two North Carolina-based grocery stores have announced a purchase and sale agreement.

May 30, 2012

Older adults who don’t get enough vitamin D — either from diet, supplements or sun exposure — may be at increased risk of developing mobility limitations and disability, according to new research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center released Tuesday.

May 17, 2012

Target has announced its plans to open new Target Clinic locations at four Target stores in northern Virginia and four Target stores in North Carolina, marking the first Target Clinics to open in these states.

May 14, 2012

Grooming products company Remington and software development firm Kadro Solutions have announced the release of the i-Light Pro mobile application for iPhone, Android and iPad, in conjunction with the U.S. release of Remington i-Light Pro Intense Pulsed Light hair removal system.

May 10, 2012

Family Dollar said its board of directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on the company's common stock of 21 cents per share.

May 9, 2012

A distribution center that services 270 Food Lion stores in North Carolina has reopened after being severely damage due to a tornado.

May 9, 2012

Kerr Drug announced the launch of its Healthy Pet program, offering a full range of pet medications that customers can order on the chain's website and have delivered to their homes, the regional retail pharmacy chain said Wednesday.

May 4, 2012

Family Dollar is gearing up to offer its customers a broader selection of merchandise, including refrigerated and frozen food, through a strategic partnership with McLane.

April 30, 2012

Net sales for Ingles Markets experienced a spike during the second quarter and first half of fiscal year 2012, the retailer reported Monday.

April 26, 2012

A line of ready-to-drink functional coffee blends now has three new flavors.

April 25, 2012

A company that manufactures pharmacy dispensing machines has moved into a new headquarters.

April 23, 2012

Family Dollar announced that one of its executives intends to leave the company to pursue other interests.

April 11, 2012

Bi-Lo and Coca-Cola on Tuesday announced their partnership with the USO to support its Operation Phone Home program, which connects troops deployed overseas with their families back home through, among other things, a private phone network.

April 10, 2012

Family Dollar has named Mary Winston to the position of EVP and CFO.

April 9, 2012

Family Dollar has appointed a new VP and assistant general counsel for litigation.

April 2, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Monday announced that state health policy professional Leigh Knotts will serve as director of state government affairs, responsible for advocacy in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina and Tennessee.

March 28, 2012

Rising gas prices and a cautious consumer environment continues to benefit the dollar store, with Family Dollar being the latest example.

March 28, 2012

Food Lion has launched its new brand strategy in 268 stores in Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina markets, the retailer announced Wednesday.

March 19, 2012

Mederma, a maker of scar therapy products, has introduced its new Mederma advanced scar gel, which is designed to reduce the overall appearance of scars caused by injury, acne, surgery or burns with one daily application.

March 9, 2012

A regional retail pharmacy chain and a nearby school of pharmacy will collaborate on a study to evaluate the implementation of a pharmacogenetic program in a community pharmacy setting.

March 8, 2012

Delhaize America, the U.S. division of Delhaize Group, saw a decrease in underlying operating profit prompted by soft sales, an increase in operating expenses to support growth projects and price investments for fourth quarter 2011.

March 8, 2012

Within the past month, two Ohio-based traditional retailers announced plans to test-market automated retail vending machines.

February 28, 2012

An organization that certifies pharmacy technicians is starting a program designed to encourage more technicians to get certified.

February 21, 2012

Message to Congress: You’ve got to spend a little money to save a lot of it. Paying $100 million to the nation’s community pharmacists to provide comprehensive medication therapy management to more American seniors would save Medicare $1 billion or more. Spend $200 million and save $2 billion ... you get the picture.

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