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A class action lawsuit charging Walmart with unequal pay for women who work at the discounter can go to trial, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Retailers and suppliers are creating “a health and wellness renaissance,” National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and chief executive officer Steven Anderson said at the organization’s annual meeting here.
No-frills supermarket chain Aldi opened nine stores in this market last month, while H.E. Butt Grocery Co. (H.E.B.) debuted its own limited-assortment store in Houston.
Whether it is revolutionary or evolutionary in nature, there is something exciting happening at Dollar General Corp. The nation’s largest retailer by store count is redefining extreme-value retailing in a way that will challenge all small-box retailers.
Encouraged recently by improved monthly sales results, retailers are looking forward to a year of growth in 2010.
Rite Aid Corp. has begun offering its customers across the country a rewards program that gives them access to free health and wellness benefits, as well as shopping discounts and special prices.
Target Corp. has stopped issuing Visa credit cards to its shoppers and is now offering new cardholders access to the company’s proprietary credit card.
Walmart’s Asda chain has outlined a number of ambitious growth plans taking advantage of new opportunities and leveraging its global scale.
Charles Burnett, senior vice president of pharmacy at Costco Wholesale Corp., has received the Sheldon W. Fantle Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.
The recession has had a major impact on the general merchandise department, as many consumers have limited purchases of discretionary items and even some consumable items.