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Stop & Shop to convert 40 stores to Bloom Energy AlwaysON Microgrids

Stop & Shop to convert 40 stores to Bloom Energy AlwaysON Microgrids

QUINCY, Mass. — Stop & Shop announced this week that it will power 40 of its stores in Massachusetts and New York with Bloom Energy Servers. The Servers will provide clean, reliable, 24/7 electricity in an AlwaysON Microgrid configuration that will continue to power each store in the event of a grid power outage. Bloom

Digimarc highlights sustainable and efficient retail applications at NRF 2020

Digimarc highlights sustainable and efficient retail applications at NRF 2020

NEW YORK— Digimarc Corp. will highlight at this year’s National Retail Federation (NRF) “Retail’s Big Show” (Booth #3229), the growing adoption of the Platform across a range of media and applications. Digimarc and its growing partner ecosystem will showcase new use cases and retail benefits at this year’s NRF including shrink and waste reduction, improved recycling and

AARP praises Governor Cuomo’s plan to tackle high Rx drug costs

AARP praises Governor Cuomo’s plan to tackle high Rx drug costs

ALBANY, N.Y. – AARP New York State Director Beth Finkel on Wednesday released the following statement about Governor Andrew Cuomo’s three-part proposal to crack down on drug companies’ high prices: “AARP launched a nationwide “Stop Rx Greed” campaign earlier this year, and we are fully supportive of Governor Cuomo’s comprehensive, multi-pronged proposal to attack the skyrocketing costs

Walgreens designates 20 MS pharmacies

Walgreens designates 20 MS pharmacies

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Furthering its commitment to personalized patient care and continuing education for pharmacy staff, this month Walgreens has designated 20 locations as multiple sclerosis (MS) specialized pharmacies. The pharmacies also are opening up access to limited-distribution MS drugs and non-MS medications that can help manage MS ­comorbidities. “With the availability of new MS

Walgreens, Neil Patrick Harris tackle the holidays

Walgreens, Neil Patrick Harris tackle the holidays

  DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is getting real this holiday season with the help of celebrity couple Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka. The duo has teamed up with Walgreens for a new social media campaign that embraces what it really takes to get through those unexpected and stressful holiday moments. The digital content series,

New Aetna Medicare programs help combat social isolation, improve health outcomes

New Aetna Medicare programs help combat social isolation, improve health outcomes

HARTFORD, Conn. — Medical research shows that loneliness and social isolation are associated with negative health behaviors and a wide range of illnesses. In fact, the health impact of loneliness has been equated to smoking 15 cigarettes a day (Holt-Lunstad 2010). Loneliness and isolation are prevalent. A 2019 University of Michigan study found that 34% of

ECRM holds Purpose-Driven Brands Summit in the windy city

ECRM holds Purpose-Driven Brands Summit in the windy city

CHICAGO — ECRM held its first Beauty & Wellness with Purpose Summit earlier this week here. The two-day summit focused on the growing popularity of purpose-driven indie brands. Purpose-driven brands on the market today focus closely on a niche within a category; they look out for all stakeholders; they seek out partners that share their

Hy-Vee pharmacies installing drug take back receptacles in all 276 locations

Hy-Vee pharmacies installing drug take back receptacles in all 276 locations

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — To further assist in combatting the national opioid epidemic, Hy-Vee announces it has purchased and will install drug take back receptacles by Nov. 7, 2019, in all 276 Hy-Vee pharmacy locations throughout its eight-state region to provide customers a secure place to dispose of unused medications, including controlled substances. The

UPS teams with AmerisourceBergen to transport medical products via drone

UPS teams with AmerisourceBergen to transport medical products via drone

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — UPS announced on Tuesday its latest drone logistics partnership with wholesale pharmaceutical distributor AmerisourceBergen. The collaboration will deploy the UPS Flight Forward drone airline to transport certain pharmaceuticals, supplies and records to qualifying medical campuses served by AmerisourceBergen across the United States, and then expand its use to other sites of

Emerson holds logistics supply chain conference

Emerson holds logistics supply chain conference

CLAYTON, In. — The 2019 Emerson Logistics Supply Chain and Distribution Center Conference was held earlier this month at the company’s 545,010-square-foot distribution center here, which opened in September of 2018. The First Annual Conference focused on meeting the challenges of today’s rapidly changing logistics landscape. Emerson’s two-day event featured tours of their facility and

Nielsen partners with CBD leader Charlotte’s Web

Nielsen partners with CBD leader Charlotte’s Web

NEW YORK — Nielsen  and Charlotte’s Web,  jointly announced on Wednesday an analytic relationship. Together, Nielsen and Charlotte’s Web will help guide the U.S. retail market for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies through the evolution of the CBD space. Mirroring the changing tide happening across the U.S. retail and CPG industry, this new relationship marks

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