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Costco, H-E-B  and Publix tops among vets

The job search web site Indeed asked vets to share their views on which companies support the troops. is growing sales at a rate traditional retailers would love to match.

A cruelty-free beauty brand is now available at more than 2,300 Rite Aid stores.

Alibaba’s “Singles Day” phenomenon show why retailers such as Kroger and Costco and major CPG brands have teamed with the online platform.

Ulta Beauty plans to open a lot more stores, but its pace of expansion will slow as the company optimizes its portfolio for digital.

Walmart will give hiring preference to military spouses, becoming the largest U.S. company to make such a commitment.

Despite a booming U.S. economy, more than half of U.S. consumers are choosing store brands in an effort to save money.

In addition to being named a top workplace for women and millennials, Publix Super Markets has been named as one of the Top-Rated Workplaces for Veterans.

Ahold Delhaize says it delivered strong sales and earnings growth due to a roaring U.S. economy.

Giant Food has rolled out a new campaign highlighting the retailer's new strategies when it comes to assortment and store experience. The regional grocery chain unveiled a new marketing campaign with a new tagline, "The Little Things Are Giant," highlighting the connecti

The footprint of Casey's General Stores in Wisconsin just grew by seven.

One of the fastest growing subscription boxes, ButcherBox, is running a promotion that should scare every food retailer.

PepsiCo has earned the top position among suppliers in Kantar’s 2018 US PoweRanking report for the third consecutive year. PepsiCo solidified its position as a best-in-class partner, topping the competition in all nine metrics measured by the study.  Additionally, Walmart retained i

Costco is continuing to leverage its physical and digital momentum into sustained sales growth.

Walmart is narrowing the online price gap with Amazon and is beating Amazon on prices for baby products, according to a new study.

Walgreens plans to hire at least 5,000 U.S.

Consumers plan to spend an average of $554.90 this holiday season, with $207.30 dedicated to gifts, according to a new survey from the International Council of Shopping Centers.

CVS has revealed plans to pilot stores that prioritize treatment for five chronic conditions including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, asthma and behavioral health.

What do CVS, Target, H-E-B, and Walgreens have in common? They are among a group of two dozen retailers who understand the nation's healthcare system is on an unsustainable trajectory and retail has a larger role to play in delivering products, services and superior outcomes.

Giant Food Stores has entered into an agreement with Supervalu Inc., a newly acquired subsidiary of United Natural Foods, to purchase five corporately owned Shop ‘n Save locations.

The Vitamin Shoppe's transformation strategy netted higher sales and profit in the third quarter.

Amazon is picking up where Toys R Us left off with its first-ever printed holiday shopping catalog.

About half of online shoppers plan to purchase grocery items more often in the coming year, according to a new survey.

George S. Barrett, former chairman and chief executive officer of Cardinal Health, Inc., has joined the Target board as a new director.

CEO Marvin Ellison was brought in earlier this year to transform the world’s second-largest home improvement retailer, and that's exactly what he's doing.

Amazon will split its second headquarters between two cities, with each housing 25,000 workers, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

There's more disruption ahead for America's food retailers. Find out how.

C-store chain QuickChek has signed a deal to transfer its prescription records to CVS Pharmacy.

The inaugural Groceryshop event held Oct. 28-31 in Las Vegas was focused on innovation and food retailing's uncertain future. Here's eight things you need to know.

CVS is piloting an Amazon Prime-like membership program that aims to generate loyalty among shoppers.

Target has decided to get ahead of holiday ad leaks and roll out its Black Friday strategy three weeks early.

Macy's is hoping that personalization, pop-up shops and technology will help it attract more holiday shoppers this year.

ShopRite is ramping up its wellness focus by hosting free diabetes-themed classes, food demonstrations and store tours led by its team of over 100 in-store dietitians.

Dollar Shave Club is launching men's fragrances and looking at testing vending machines in major urban areas.

Weis Markets attributed its strong third quarter to improved fresh sales stemming from remodeled produce departments.

Steve Farley has been named president of Hallmark's retail business and will be responsible for leading its network of nearly 2,000 Hallmark Gold Crown stores as well as its ornament and gift businesses. "I'm excited about Steve and the important capabilities he will bring to our team," said Don

Kroger is partnering with Geoffrey's Toy Box to bring toy shops to nearly 600 Kroger stores across the country.

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