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Together in the Fight for Health Equity: Warren Moore, Walmart

Together in the Fight for Health Equity: Warren Moore, Walmart

Warren Moore of Walmart was part of a panel of five leading retailers that recently addressed the barriers that many Americans face in accessing quality health care, and discussed what can be done to lower them. The conversation was part of the Together in the Fight for Health Equity event presented by Chain Drug Review,

Brewer’s strategy producing results at WBA

Brewer’s strategy producing results at WBA

Implementing the strategy mapped out by CEO Roz Brewer, Walgreens Boots Alliance has steadily gained traction over the last 13 months. The latest evidence of the company’s progress came early this month with the announcement that VillageMD, a provider of value-based primary care in which WBA has a majority stake, had agreed to buy Summit

Merger will enhance Kroger’s clout in Rx

Merger will enhance Kroger’s clout in Rx

Much attention has been paid to the impact on the grocery market of Kroger’s proposed $24.6 billion acquisition of Albertsons Cos. If the deal passes muster with antitrust regulators, it will significantly strengthen Kroger’s position as the second-largest seller of food and related products in the United States. The importance of that development, however, shouldn’t

Video Forum: Andre Persaud, Rite Aid

Video Forum: Andre Persaud, Rite Aid

  In this week’s Video Forum, Andre Persaud, Rite Aid’s chief retail officer, talks about the drug store chain’s continued progress despite the challenges brought about by fallout from the COVID pandemic, the current high rate of inflation and a tight labor market. Among the subjects he addresses are scope of pharmacy practice, Rite Aid’s

Video Forum: Douglas Hoey, NCPA

Video Forum: Douglas Hoey, NCPA

  Douglas Hoey, chief executive officer of the National Community Pharmacists Association, tells this week’s Video Forum about NCPA’s annual convention, which was highlighted by the appearance of Federal Trade Commission chair Lina Khan. Hoey discusses the FTC’s ongoing investigation of PBMs’ business practices, efforts to lock in the expanded scope of practice that pharmacists

Kroger’s exit from Express Scripts deal looms large

Kroger’s exit from Express Scripts deal looms large

The health care arm of the nation’s largest operator of traditional supermarkets announced late last month that it has notified Express Scripts of plans to terminate their pharmacy provider agreement if a new contact with improved terms isn’t in place by the end of the year. Should that come to pass, the pharmacy benefits manager’s

Video Forum: Scott Emerson, The Emerson Group

Video Forum: Scott Emerson, The Emerson Group

In this week’s Video Forum, Scott Emerson, founder and president of the Emerson Group, talks about the COVID-19 pandemic’s adverse impact on innovation in merchandising and marketing, future implications of the proliferation in retail media, and essentials in brand building. Emerson also shares his ideas about the best way for small and mid-size suppliers to

Video Forum: Scott Emerson, The Emerson Group

Video Forum: Scott Emerson, The Emerson Group

Scott Emerson, founder and president of the Emerson Group, an organization dedicated to helping small and mid-size brands compete in a marketplace dominated by large CPG suppliers, tells Video Forum about plans for the company’s upcoming Industry Day. In addition, he shares his views about how consumers and retailers have adapted to the turmoil of

Video Forum: Steve Mister, Council for Responsible Nutrition

Video Forum: Steve Mister, Council for Responsible Nutrition

  Steve Mister, president and CEO of the Council for Responsible Nutrition, gives Video Forum an update on recent events in the fast-paced nutritional supplements category. He provides a critique of the Food and Drug Administration’s regulatory and educational work in the field, talks about a new CRN study on savings to the health care

Health care transformation accelerates

Health care transformation accelerates

“We’re on a journey to transform health care, connecting more people to the right care at the right time — at a cost that makes sense.” So said Walmart CEO Doug McMillon following the launch of the retailer’s new 10-year collaboration with UnitedHealth Group. While the remark refers specifically to the companies’ multifaceted project to

Video Forum: Dave Bass, FreshDirect

Video Forum: Dave Bass, FreshDirect

Dave Bass, managing director of FreshDirect, takes stock of the online grocer on the occasion of its 20th anniversary. He tells this week’s Video Forum about how FreshDirect has helped change the way that consumers approach food shopping, the importance of maintaining close ties with local farmers and other suppliers, efforts to build customer loyalty,

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