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New technology initiatives enable broader strategy

New technology initiatives enable broader strategy

PHILADELPHIA — Justin Mennen, executive vice president and chief digital and technology officer at Rite Aid, is responsible for all aspects of the company’s technology and information operations, including enterprise systems and applications, network, core infrastructure and information security as well as the continued development and execution of the company’s immediate and long-term information technology

Marketing and merchandising reflect new mission at Rite Aid

Marketing and merchandising reflect new mission at Rite Aid

PHILADELPHIA — As Rite Aid continues to evolve into a health care company, it has undergone a significant transformation over the past few years, especially in its brand marketing and merchandise assortment. The chain is continuing to adapt to the importance of digital in the customer’s journey. In addition, loyalty programs are driving omnichannel engagement

February retail sales on the rise

February retail sales on the rise

WASHINGTON – Retail sales showed a strong year-over-year gain in February, but the monthly pace slowed compared with January as inflation drove up prices and lingering effects of the COVID-19 omicron variant affected the supply chain, the National Retail Federation said Wednesday. “Retail sales data continues to show impressive consumer resilience,” NRF president and CEO

Medly now offers same-day free Rx delivery to Southern Connecticut

Medly now offers same-day free Rx delivery to Southern Connecticut

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Medly announced a further expansion in the New York Tri-State area with a new location in Stamford, Connecticut. This expansion comes on the heels of Medly’s new Jersey City location and highlights the consumer demand for technology-enabled pharmacies that combine the convenience of same-day free delivery with knowledgeable pharmacists and a wide

TRI: Be smart and get prepared for all emergencies

TRI: Be smart and get prepared for all emergencies

WALNUT, Calif. — Total Resources International Inc. (TRI) offers an array of premium first aid kits and emergency preparedness solutions in a number of categories. Since 1991, TRI has now grown to become one of the top manufacturers of first aid, health and beauty, outdoors, sports and survival kits in the nation. For over 30

Level Select partners with Kroger

Level Select partners with Kroger

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – Level Select has announced a broad-based distribution partnership with select Kroger stores nationally spanning over 1,200 locations. Level Select’s renowned relief and recovery CBD topicals will now be available in the largest grocery retail chain in the U.S., providing convenient access to quality CBD products at retail prices that consumers can

CARE heralded as Regional Chain of the Year

CARE heralded as Regional Chain of the Year

LINTHICUM, Md. — CARE Pharmacies is continuing to make its mark in the industry with new programs and initiatives to serve its growing membership that has seen its footprint rise to almost 130 pharmacies in 23 states. The Maryland-based company has added to its track record of growth by watching its sales expand to almost

Rick Gates wins Pharmacy Executive of the Year accolade

Rick Gates wins Pharmacy Executive of the Year accolade

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Rick Gates developed a passion for retail pharmacy early on working at an independent drug store while still in high school. Today, as senior vice president of pharmacy and health care at Walgreens, he is making it possible for thousands of pharmacists to have an even greater impact on patient care. “The

Dollar General teams with DoorDash

Dollar General teams with DoorDash

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General is partnering with DoorDash to offer on-demand delivery of household essential items, including food and cleaning supplies, the company said on Thursday. “At Dollar General, we strive to make shopping hassle-free and affordable, and our partnership with DoorDash reiterates DG’s commitment to providing convenient and contactless options,” Dollar General executive

Live Nation Entertainment elects Latriece Watkins to board

Live Nation Entertainment elects Latriece Watkins to board

LOS ANGELES — Live Nation Entertainment announced Tuesday the election of Latriece Watkins to its board of directors. With over two decades of experience at the nation’s largest retailer, Watkins currently serves as executive vice president of Walmart’s U.S. consumables division where she leads all merchandising strategies for the company’s baby, beauty, household chemicals, household

Walgreens ensuring that it’s a step ahead of the flu

Walgreens ensuring that it’s a step ahead of the flu

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Many medical experts report that, when it comes to the flu, the last couple of seasons have been significantly lower in number of cases thanks to COVID-19 safety measures, such as masking up, social distancing and lockdowns. Now some medical and health experts are saying that there is a lot of uncertainty

Rite Aid announces availability of flu vaccines at all locations

Rite Aid announces availability of flu vaccines at all locations

CAMP HILL, Pa.—  Rite Aid announced the availability of flu vaccines at all stores beginning today. Additionally, by expanding its COVID-19 online scheduling tool to include flu and ancillary vaccinations, Rite Aid now offers online scheduling in addition to walk-in availability for flu shots. Following CDC warnings that influenza infection rates could return to pre-pandemic

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