July 14, 2014

iBeacon technology, the Apple iOS 7 feature that helps mobile devices track their position relative to stationary beacons by using low-frequency Bluetooth transmissions, is getting quite a bit of attention from retailers.

May 6, 2014

Duane Reade, a division of Walgreens, has released the first update to its app for iPhone including the integration of iBeacon for 10-select Duane Reade locations active as of May 1.

May 6, 2014

Duane Reade, a division of Walgreens, has released the first update to its app for iPhone including the integration of iBeacon for 10-select Duane Reade locations active as of May 1.

May 2, 2014

The Duane Reade drugstore chain has launched an iBeacon pilot in several stores in the New York area.

March 20, 2014

Duane Reade and Poncho, a personalized weather-forecasting service that sends users relevant weather updates tailored to their preferences via text or email, are teaming up in a pilot program targeted to the New York Metropolitan area consumer.

December 16, 2013

Duane Reade, a division of Walgreens, on Friday at midnight launched a holiday photo contest on Facebook.

December 16, 2013

Duane Reade, a division of Walgreens, on Friday at midnight launched a holiday photo contest on Facebook.

November 4, 2013

Dollar General named Todd Vasos as COO with responsibility for store operations, merchandising and supply chain.

October 29, 2013

In the face of an e-commerce take-­over, brick-and-mortar retailers are flailing to attract Millennials into stores and industry experts are issuing the same old humdrum advice. Marketing gurus instruct retailers to make retail experiences for Millennials feel “personal” and “convenient.”

October 29, 2013

In the face of an e-commerce take-­over, brick-and-mortar retailers are flailing to attract Millennials into stores and industry experts are issuing the same old humdrum advice. Marketing gurus instruct retailers to make retail experiences for Millennials feel “personal” and “convenient.”

October 16, 2013

Back in March, Bloomberg ran a story headlined, “Private Equity’s $36 Billion Retail Bet Not Going So Well.” In a nutshell, this piece catalogued how investment firms like Bain Capital had poured large amounts of money into brick-and-mortar chains in the run-up to the recession, only to be met with lackluster results.

October 16, 2013

Back in March, Bloomberg ran a story headlined, “Private Equity’s $36 Billion Retail Bet Not Going So Well.” In a nutshell, this piece catalogued how investment firms like Bain Capital had poured large amounts of money into brick-and-mortar chains in the run-up to the recession, only to be met with lackluster results.

October 15, 2013

Duane Reade is running a three week, omnichannel social media marketing campaign to raise awareness of Duane Reade brand hosiery products.

October 15, 2013

Duane Reade is running a three week, omnichannel social media marketing campaign to raise awareness of Duane Reade brand hosiery products.

October 4, 2013

Most retailers now have some sort of social presence, but too often it consists of having an account on popular social media networks and little more.

October 4, 2013

Most retailers now have some sort of social presence, but too often it consists of having an account on popular social media networks and little more.

September 18, 2013

New York City drug store Duane Reade, a division of Walgreens, on Tuesday celebrated an important social milestone — surpassing one million followers on Twitter — with a gala event at the chain’s flagship on Wall Street.

September 18, 2013

New York City drug store Duane Reade, a division of Walgreens, on Tuesday celebrated an important social milestone — surpassing one million followers on Twitter — with a gala event at the chain’s flagship on Wall Street.

September 4, 2013

Drugstore operator Duane Reade in late August passed an important milestone: It surpassed 1 million Twitter followers.

September 4, 2013

Drugstore operator Duane Reade in late August passed an important milestone: It surpassed 1 million Twitter followers.

June 26, 2013

Former Duane Reade CEO Anthony Cuti and CFO William Tennant failed in an attempt to have their 2010 convictions for securities fraud overturned.

June 26, 2013

Former Duane Reade CEO Anthony Cuti and CFO William Tennant failed in an attempt to have their 2010 convictions for securities fraud overturned.

May 16, 2013

In what it called a “first-of-its-kind” installation at a drugstore chain, Nexxus Salon Hair Care unveiled a window display tribute to the Tony Awards and Broadway at the Duane Reade store across from Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan.

May 16, 2013

In what it called a “first-of-its-kind” installation at a drugstore chain, Nexxus Salon Hair Care unveiled a window display tribute to the Tony Awards and Broadway at the Duane Reade store across from Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan.