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  1. Trends & External Forces
TROY, Mich. — The great national experiment with delivering primary care services such as vaccinations, routine screenings and physical exams through retail pharmacies has reached a critical milestone. According to the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Pharmacy Study, released Wednesday, more than half (51%) of retail pharmacy customers have used health and wellness services during the […]
  1. Channel: Marketplace
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CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid is set to launch its annual in-store customer fundraising campaign benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals next month. The campaign will run from August 1 through August 28. All funds donated by customers will benefit 53 local children’s hospitals providing lifesaving care and services for kids in Rite Aid communities. […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
Macy’s has named Maly Bernstein CEO of Bluemercury, effective September 13, 2021, as the retailer continues to refresh its brands and leadership. Bernstein will oversee the growth and strategy of the entire Bluemercury brand both in-store and online, and will report to Tony Spring, Chairman and CEO of Bloomingdale’s. Bernstein was most recently VP of […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
NEW YORK — In moves that underscored the opportunity mass retailers see to serve their customers better by positioning themselves as health and wellness destinations, Dollar General  Corp. and Hy-Vee Inc. both added chief medical officers to their leadership ranks this month. Hy-Vee has long been a pioneer in serving its customers’ health needs in […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
NEW YORK — Former CVS Health executive Maly Bernstein has been named named  chief executive officer of Bluemercury, a Macy’s Inc. retail brand, effective September 13. Maly Bernstein   She will oversee the growth and strategy of all aspects of Bluemercury, from its digital platform to stores. She will report to Tony Spring, chairman and […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
On-demand and scheduled grocery delivery services from Uber Technology have now expanded to 400 towns and cities in the U.S., more than doubling the availability of the offering.   Both Uber and Uber Eats are making deliveries in markets including San Francisco, New York City and Washington D.C., and the company plans to have nationwide coverage […]
  1. Channel: Drug
CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. recently posted results for the first quarter of fiscal 2022 that fell short of some analysts’ projections, although the company’s Retail Pharmacy Segment achieved robust sales and profit growth. However, the company’s full-year earnings forecast disappointed Wall Street, which drove down Rite Aid’s stock price by nearly 15% […]
  1. Department & Category
In this week’s Video Forum, Kevin Hourican, president and chief executive officer of Sysco Corp., a global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food and nonfood products, primarily to restaurants and institutional customers, talks about the company’s recently unveiled Recipe for Growth. The former president of CVS Pharmacy also discusses the state of the food […]
  1. RetailWIt QuickWit
Retailers continue to push into Healthcare, Instacart gets another C-Suite addition, and Market Volatility in today’s top stories: Dollar General hires a Chief Medical Officer. With other retailers pushing into the medical space, Dollar General has made their move with this latest hire. Dollar General has 17,400 stores across the country, including many in rural […]
  1. Channel: Drug
DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has expanded same-day prescription delivery, the company said Thursday. The service is now available in nearly all store locations seven days a week. “Same day prescription delivery is one more way Walgreens is empowering patients to easily and conveniently manage their health,” Walgreens president John Standley said. “We are pleased to […]
  1. Channel: Drug
DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance and VillageMD plan to open 29 new Village Medical at Walgreens practices in Houston, Austin and El Paso this year, the companies said Thursday. The openings are part of an overall goal of adding at least 600 Village Medical at Walgreens locations in more than 30 U.S. markets over […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health’s 2021 Health Care Insights Study shows the lasting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic but also highlights the resilience of patients, providers and the health care system, and consumer’s growing interest in finding novel ways to engage with health care and achieve a more individualized experience. The study, released on Thursday, […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
By Sally Holtgrieve. In a session during the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) inaugural Retail Converge event in June, Neela Montgomery, president and executive vice president, CVS Pharmacy/Retail, discussed the company’s plans to expand and adapt to a post-pandemic world. Montgomery was interviewed by Matthew Shay, president and CEO, NRF, during a keynote session of the week-long digital event. […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
America’s 50 largest food and drug retailers all saw their dollar sales grow during the novel coronavirus pandemic. The usual suspects — Walmart, Amazon.com, Kroger, Costco, Walgreens, Target, CVS, Albertsons, Ahold Delhaize and Publix — sit at the top of the list.
  1. Channel: Drug
Rosalind Brewer, the new CEO of Walgreens Boots Alliance, believes that her company is “uniquely-positioned to capitalize on the “tremendous opportunities in healthcare right now.” She sees the company’s “next phase of growth” being driven an an unspecified “tech-enabled healthcare initiative.”
  1. Shopper & Customer
The second installment of NRF 2021, NRF Converge, came at a time when the new normal has given us a clearer look into the world of post-pandemic retail. The virtual event served as a mid-year check in for the retail community and featured over 160 different sessions on topics including: customer experience, cybersecurity, ecommerce, data […]
  1. Channel: Drug
Walgreens reported that prescription medicine sales at its pharmacies jumped 9.8 percent in the chain’s third-quarter, with COVID-19 vaccines representing six percent of that increase. The drugstore retailer, which raised its annual sales and earnings guidance, posted a profit of $1.38 a share in the most recent quarter, compared to a loss of $1.95 a […]
  1. Channel: Drug
MPB Careers: CVS Health – Brand Manager, Store Brands Job ID: 1660545BRCategory: Marketing Job Description CVS Health continues our path of innovation! We are looking for a creative Brand Manager, Store Brands. You will develop/enhance and own the brand equity of one or more brands within the CVS Health Store Brand portfolio. You will partner with others […]
  1. Channel: Drug
Walgreens Boots Alliance raised its forecast for the year after a stronger-than-expected fiscal third quarter. The drugstore chain said it now expects about 10% growth in adjusted earnings per share in the fiscal year, after seeing how Covid vaccines are boosting its finances. The company is in the midst of a turnaround under its new […]

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