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The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by Abi Subramanian, Group VP of Customer Loyalty, Marketing at the Walgreens Advertising Group. Follow Abi Subramanian on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/abishake/Follow Walgreens advertising group on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/company/walgreens/ Abi answers the following questions : 1. Welcome back, since we last had you, here you are at Walgreens. […]
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Today, Hy-Vee, Inc. awarded $50,000 to minority- and women-owned businesses during the Hy-Vee OpportUNITY Inclusive Business Summit at the Sioux Falls Convention Center in Sioux Falls. During the pitch competition component of the event, 15 companies from across the Midwest presented to a panel of judges and more than 150 event attendees. The […]
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ARLINGTON, Va. — For supermarket operators, the nonfoods business is a riddle. An afterthought for many shoppers — and arguably, in some cases at least, for the retailers themselves — products in the category generally deliver significantly higher margins than food and beverages. Increasing sales would go a long way toward improving the financial outlook […]
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Waitrose is extending its collaboration with Blue Yonder with the addition of the supply chain solution provider’s forecasting capability. The move marks the first significant introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) into Waitrose’s forecasting – and is designed to improve the  levels of availability across the retailer’s stores. Rather than relying on historical sales data and […]
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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – Dollar General has named Tony Rogers as senior vice president, chief marketing officer. Rogers has served as chief marketing officer at Walmart and chief marketing officer at Signet Jewelers. At Dollar General, he will lead the company’s marketing, brand, media and personalization strategies across all digital channels and the DG Media Network. “I […]
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CHICAGO — In May 2024, U.S. retail sales, including both discretionary general merchandise and consumer packaged goods (CPG), changed very little compared to last year’s performance. During this period, spanning the four weeks ending June 1, 2024, revenue grew 1% and unit demand remained level with the same time last year. Consumers have adjusted their […]
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PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. — KISS Products has debuted their partnership with 2020 Olympic all-around gymnastics champion, Suni Lee, naming her a brand ambassador for the NEW KISS Salon X-tend LED Soft Gel System.  In her role as a Brand Ambassador, Suni will be the face of the Salon X-tend LED Soft Gel System, and will be featured […]
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The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today reported its first quarter 2024 results, reaffirmed guidance and updated investors on how Leading with Fresh and Accelerating with Digital continues to position Kroger for long-term sustainable growth.
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Amazon has teamed up with media investment company GroupM to co-develop original, shoppable content for the new Amazon Live free ad-supported TV (FAST) channel, which launched in April 2024 on Amazon’s Prime Video and Freevee streaming TV services. The mobile experience that sits alongside Amazon Live’s streaming TV content. (Image courtesy Amazon) The partners will […]
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This week, I’m rerunning some popular posts while I prepare for Friday’s live video webinar: The 340B Drug Pricing Program: Trends, Controversies, and Outlook. Click here to see the original post from April 2024. Last week, we documented the substantial concentration of dispensing revenues for specialty drugs. See The Top 15 Specialty Pharmacies of 2023: […]
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CVS Media Exchange (CMX), CVS’ retail media network, is beta testing a new self-service offering for its advertiser partners in collaboration with The Trade Desk. While managed services will still be available to CVS’ advertisers, the new self-service option aims to expand the access and transparency of CMX by offering brands more autonomy and control […]
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Clairol and Glamsquad have partnered to offer free at-home hair-color appointments in four markets this summer: Los Angeles, Miami, NYC and Dallas-Ft. Worth. The two-hour Clairol House Calls will include a personalized hair-coloring session led by a Glamsquad professional, as well as a manicure and blowout to complete the makeover. Consumers can select their hair […]
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SAN FRANCISCO — Sally Beauty and Instacart have announced a partnership to offer same-day delivery. Customers can now select from over 7,000 products to be delivered in as fast as an hour. The partnership will be available nationwide with offerings from more than 2,200 Sally Beauty store locations, following a successful smaller collaboration with Instacart […]
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SEATTLE — Amazon Pharmacy announced Tuesday that RxPass is now available to Prime members on Medicare, opening access to affordable medication to over 50 million more people. Amazon Pharmacy’s RxPass subscription program provides unlimited access to 60 common medications for just $5/month, and includes 24/7 access to a pharmacist, and fast, free delivery—including same-day delivery […]
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NEW YORK — Retailers have a critical role to play in providing health care products and services in a way that is more personalized, inclusive, accessible and holistic, according to retail executives who spoke earlier this month at a WSL event called “Beyond Wellness. The Future of Health. What Shoppers Really Want.” Andrea Brookhart, director […]
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This week, I’m rerunning some popular posts while I prepare for Friday’s live video webinar: The 340B Drug Pricing Program: Trends, Controversies, and Outlook. One important update to the figures below: We (and many others) had significantly underestimated Walgreens’ revenues and market share. As we discuss below, its market share is closer to 10%, compared […]
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This week, I’m rerunning some popular posts while I prepare for Friday’s live video webinar: The 340B Drug Pricing Program: Trends, Controversies, and Outlook. Click here to see the original post from April 2024. Three is still the magic number for pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). For 2023, nearly 80% of all equivalent prescription claims were […]
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Cannabis edibles brand Pot + Pan will open its first retail store in Portland, Maine on June 15, 2024, in the Woodfords Corner neighborhood. The Pot + Pan Kitchen will feature a curated selection of kitchenware and lifestyle products alongside a 21+ cannabis experience. Image courtesy Pot + Pan The Pot + Pan ethos, to […]
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AMARILLO, Texas — A Texas court has ruled in favor of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores in its lawsuit against the state’s Health and Human Services Commission, which has far-reaching and precedent-setting implications for pharmacies. The Seventh Court of Appeals reversed a trial court’s ruling. The decision can be read at: https://www.nacds.org/pdfs/NACDSvTX-HHS-June2024.pdf Pursuant […]
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MMR held an event in New York this week to honor Mass Market Retailing’s Most Influential Women of 2024. The retail honorees who attended included Alisa Dart of Dollar Tree/Family Dollar, Lindsay Knoop of Hy-Vee, Jocelyn Konrad of Dollar Tree/Family Dollar, Jennifer Lambert of Hy-Vee, Jill Pavlovich of Albertsons, Bonita Price of Dollar Tree/Family Dollar, […]
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ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) is making it unmistakable: pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) reform is must-pass legislation in the 118th Congress. The Association today launched a major new seven-figure national and local advertising campaign timed for this specific moment. It showcases engaged pharmacists, the bipartisan and broad support for […]
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NEW YORK, NY — Shop TODAY has awarded plant-powered skincare brand TruSkin® a beauty award for its best-selling Vitamin C Facial Serum. The brand, currently a top trending brand per NielsenIQ, is thrilled that its hero product won best budget vitamin C serum. Made with sodium ascorbyl phosphate (SAP), a gentle and effective form of […]
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Fisherman’s Friend is anticipating a spike in consumer demand with the launch of its ‘Restore in the Great Outdoors’ social media campaign this summer. The brand is calling upon retailers and pharmacists to fortify their supplies with its nine-strong, lozenges, as the brand is set… This story continues at Fisherman’s Friend launches seasonal push Or […]
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