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Good Neighbor tops J.D. Power pharmacy rankings

Good Neighbor tops J.D. Power pharmacy rankings

COSTA MESA, Calif. — Good Neighbor Pharmacy ranks highest among brick-and-mortar chain drug stores for customer satisfaction, with a score of 903, in the J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Pharmacy Study, released Tuesday. Ranking second behind the AmerisourceBergen Corp. network was McKesson Corp.’s  Health Mart (890). Rite Aid Corp. was third (846). Sam’s Club ranked highest among brick-and-mortar mass merchandiser

Online grocery sales boost Walmart’s Q1 growth

Online grocery sales boost Walmart’s Q1 growth

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart on Friday reported fiscal first quarter income of $2.1 billion on a 4.4% increase in revenue, to $122.7 billion, thanks largely to a jump in online grocery sales. Walmart’s digital sales increased 33% in the quarter ended April 27. The company projects online sales will increase 40% for the full year.

Ex-Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer named Starbucks COO

Ex-Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer named Starbucks COO

SEATTLE — Former Sam’s Club chief executive officer Rosalind Brewer is joining Starbucks Coffee Co. as group president and chief operating officer. Plans call for Brewer to start in her new role on Oct. 2. She will be responsible for Starbucks’ businesses across Canada, the United States and Latin America, as well as its global

Walmart posts strong first-quarter sales

Walmart posts strong first-quarter sales

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart reported strong first-quarter sales that included gains in its U.S. business, which got a lift from aggressive pricing that lured more shoppers into its stores. Store visits rose 1.5% in the quarter, a period in which many retailers saw fewer shoppers. Heavy discounting contributed to a slight decline in average basket

Sam’s Club revamps Member’s Mark brand

Sam’s Club revamps Member’s Mark brand

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Sam’s Club has upgraded its Member’s Mark private brand to include premium products, from pure Italian-sourced olive oil to honey from a bee cooperative. The reinvented Member’s Mark brand, which spans both food and general merchandise categories, is the result of Sam’s Club’s effort over the past year to streamlining its private

Walmart U.S., Sam’s executives shuffled

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal­mart is realigning its top management at its Walmart U.S. and Sam’s Club units as the company moves to have several executives oversee both online and in-store operations. Doug McMillon, the company’s president and chief executive officer, said in a memo to employees that the moves were made to help Walmart become

Brewer to retire as Sam’s Club CEO

Brewer to retire as Sam’s Club CEO

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Rosalind Brewer is set to retire from her position as president and chief executive officer of Sam’s Club, effective February 1. Brewer, who has led Walmart’s warehouse club division since February 2012, will be replaced by John Furner, who currently serves as chief merchandising officer at Sam’s Club, with responsibility for overseeing

Walmart refocuses

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart announced that it will slow the pace of store expansion as it accelerates its push into e-commerce. Walmart’s plans call for capital spending of about $11 billion in fiscal 2018, which starts in February. That’s about the same as this year’s capital spending but is less than the $11.5 billion in

Costco woes open path for Sam’s

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Costco Wholesale Corp.’s loss has been Sam’s Club’s gain. With Costco customers frustrated by problems with the Washington-based chain’s new Visa card, Sam’s accepted Costco membership cards through July 4. Sam’s action came after many Costco customers never received the Visa card from Citigroup Inc. that was supposed to replace their American