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Hy-Vee announces 10% appreciation bonus for its front line employees

Hy-Vee announces 10% appreciation bonus for its front line employees

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — To show its gratitude during this historic time, Hy-Vee, Inc. is giving a front line employee appreciation bonus to all of its part-time and full-time store employees. The employees will receive a 10% bonus on all their hours worked from March 16 to April 12. The bonuses are a $10 million commitment

RB launches public health campaign to fight back against COVID-19 ‘Infodemic’

RB launches public health campaign to fight back against COVID-19 ‘Infodemic’

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Global health and hygiene company RB – makers of the popular Lysol brand of disinfectant products – has launched a new public health information campaign assessing and evaluating claims related to COVID-19.  The campaign is focused on correcting misinformation, challenging misperceptions and debunking common myths. The new website – www.covid-19facts.com – has been developed

Charlotte’s Web expands R&D capabilities

Charlotte’s Web expands R&D capabilities

BOULDER, Colo. — Charlotte’s Web has established  Charlotte’s Web Labs (CW Labs) an internal division for research & development substantially expanding on the company’s efforts around the science of hemp derived phytocannabinoids, terpenes and flavonoid compounds.  The company is placing its existing R&D team under the leadership of recently hired senior vice president of Innovation,

Mako Medical launches new DNA test to tackle nutrition

Mako Medical launches new DNA test to tackle nutrition

AUSTIN, Texas — Mako Medical Laboratories is advancing the future of food through the launch of its personalized nutrition platform MAKO DNA. After three years of collaboration, research, and testing, Mako Medical Laboratories provides a truly customized nutritional plan based upon an individual’s genetic profile. “People are more aware than ever about their health and

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

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