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Week of Mon, Jul 27th, 2009

July same-store sales tail off at Rite Aid

Encountering weak front-end sales, Rite Aid saw its same-store revenue dip in July.

Duane Reade rings up 2Q sales gains

Duane Reade Holdings Inc. generated solid revenue gains for its fiscal 2009 second quarter, including an uptick in same-store sales.

Walgreens enlists agency to help drive Customer-Centric Retailing

As it pushes forward with its Customer-Centric Retailing (CCR) strategy, Walgreen Co. has named Arc Worldwide as its first-ever promotional marketing agency of record.

Duane Reade bolsters merchandising team

In line with its store optimization and marketing efforts, Duane Reade Inc. has made some additions and changes to its merchandising team.

CVS names new COO for MinuteClinic

CVS Caremark Corp. has hired a new president and chief operating officer for its MinuteClinic in-store health clinic subsidiary.

NACDS urges House to fine-tune reform bill

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has issued a letter to House Committee leaders, urging them to improve the Part D benefit and assist in controlling prescription drug expenditures.