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LEADING HEADLINES

Albertsons launches digital health, wellness platform

Albertsons launches digital health, wellness platform

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. today announced the launch of Sincerely Health, a digital health and wellness platform accessible on 16 of its banners’ grocery app and websites, including Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Shaw’s, Jewel-Osco, and Acme. Sincerely Health is designed to help improve lives by

Rite Aid Healthy Futures commits $1M to EmbraceRace

Rite Aid Healthy Futures commits $1M to EmbraceRace

ETTERS, Pa. – As the United States continues to confront the long-standing effects of systemic racism and ongoing discrimination, EmbraceRace has received an additional $1 million from Rite Aid Healthy Futures to support its important work helping children learn about race in healthy, identity-affirming ways.

Upsher-Smith opens state-of-the-art manufacturing facility

Upsher-Smith opens state-of-the-art manufacturing facility

MAPLE GROVE – Upsher-Smith Laboratories (Upsher-Smith) announced the opening of its new, 270,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art greenfield manufacturing facility. The Maple Grove, Minnesota facility offers fully up-to-date packaging and serialization capabilities and supports contract manufacturing for third parties. Upsher-Smith will draw upon its long-standing, award-winning relationships

Amazon’s 4Q revenue tops expectations

Amazon’s 4Q revenue tops expectations

SEATTLE – Amazon on February 2 reported revenue of $149 billion for its fourth quarter, beating estimates with a 9% increase from a year earlier. But profits declined 98% year on year to $278 million due to higher costs and expenses that included charges related

Ada Health and Pfizer collaborate

Ada Health and Pfizer collaborate

NEW YORK — Ada Health (Ada) has teamed with Pfizer to launch its first digital condition-based care journey, designed to help people understand if they meet current criteria for progression to severe COVID-19 and connect with a health care provider for evaluation of their COVID-19

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RETAIL NEWS

Kroger delivery expands to South Florida

Kroger announced the opening of a new spoke facility in South Florida. Joined by the local community, Kroger celebrated the expansion of the delivery service and welcomed 90 new associates. This facility opening means customers can access Kroger’s incredible selection of fresh items, unique Our

NRF economist offers upbeat forecast for 2023

WASHINGTON – Despite inflation and high interest rates, National Retail Federation chief economist Jack Kleinhenz is predicting that a recession is unlikely and the economy will see slight growth in 2023. “A month into 2023, the economy is facing stiff headwinds and – with the

Bed Bath & Beyond closing 87 more stores

NEW YORK —Bed Bath & Beyond said today it is closing an additional 87 stores, as the retailer seeks to consolidate its assets ahead of a possible bankruptcy filing. The company confirmed the closures in a statement, adding it was also closing all Harmon health

GNC and GHOST continue to glow up with exclusive launch

 PITTSBURGH – Holistic health is being redefined and for many consumers that definition includes skincare and beauty support. Within GNC’s curated assortment of science-backed products is a portfolio stocked with collagen, beauty supplements, women’s health supplements, and skincare solutions. GHOST is adding to this powerful

Deloitte looks at the future of the consumer

NEW YORK — The consumer industry is facing a once-in-a-century economic, social and technological transition amid a backdrop of significant challenges. To that end, Deloitte recently completed an extensive, 18-month-long effort studying the industry. In a report released this week, “Buying Into Better: The Future

SUPPLIER NEWS

Theraflu addition called a ‘medicine chest must-have’

WARREN, N.J. — The worst of this year’s cough/cold season may be over for some people, but consumers should still be wary of respiratory ailments for the remainder of winter. “We have seen an early and intense ramp-up of flu, RSV, colds and new COVID-19

More informative condom displays will drive sales

Today’s most compelling, and alarming, trend in sexual wellness is the secondary thought given to condom use among Millennial and Gen Z adults. According to both IRI and Nielsen, condom sales at brick-and-mortar have tracked slightly downward or leveled over the last several quarters and

Tivity’s Ashworth on the need for agility, adaptability

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Today, companies need to adapt and be more agile than ever. That’s especially true for businesses across all levels of the chain drug store retail landscape, which extends from retail and pharmacy to public health services. Trey Holder, accelerate360’s chief business officer

Perimenopause should not be overlooked any longer

It usually happens when women are in their 40s, but sometimes earlier. Suddenly, a monthly cycle that was predictable becomes erratic. Fluctuating hormones begin to impact aspects of daily life, from sleep to relationships to bladder changes. It’s called perimenopause, and for too long it’s

Mielle teams up with Amazon Original Series Harlem on Prime

MERRILLVILLE, Ind. — Mielle  announces  a new collaboration with the Amazon Original series Harlem on Prime Video. To celebrate the premiere of Season two on February 3, 2023, Mielle Mavens can now purchase curated haircare bundles inspired by Harlem’s main characters. Available on mielleorganics.com/pages/harlem until February 28, 2023, customers can