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Albertsons partners with Glympse technology

Albertsons partners with Glympse technology

BOISE, Idaho – Albertsons Cos. is enhancing its eCommerce platform with Glympse, a location sharing technology that gives shoppers real-time status of their grocery delivery or Drive Up & Go order. When customers are finishing their delivery order with an Albertsons Cos. store, they can now opt-in to notifications powered by Glympse via text or email

Albertsons to offer new AI shopping experience

Albertsons to offer new AI shopping experience

BOISE — Albertsons Cos. is working with Microsoft on cloud-based computing and artificial intelligence solutions that it says will provide new and transformative experiences for customers and employees. “We are reimagining the future to serve customers in a way they want to interact with us across all channels,” said Anuj Dhanda, Albertsons Cos. executive vice president

Albertsons Cos. and KeHE renew distribution partnership

Albertsons Cos. and KeHE renew distribution partnership

NAPERVILLE, Ill. —  KeHE Distributors announced Tuesday that it has renewed its supply agreement with Albertsons Cos. as their primary distribution partner for natural, organic and specialty products. Speaking about the renewed partnership, Brandon Barnholt, president and chief executive officer of KeHE Distributors stated, “Albertsons is a premier U.S. food retailer, their blue-chip portfolio of banners, emerging

Albertsons releases new online informational tools for flu season

Albertsons releases new online informational tools for flu season

BOISE, Idaho —  To bolster the public’s awareness about flu vaccinations and the fact that many insurance plans will cover most or all of the cost, Albertsons Cos. pharmacies have fully revamped their informational consumer flu websites with new features, easier navigation, and interactive tools this flu season. The online campaign is designed to make

Rite Aid, Albertsons agree to terminate merger

Rite Aid, Albertsons agree to terminate merger

CAMP HILL, Pa. – Rite Aid Corp. announced that it has mutually agreed with Albertsons Cos. to terminate their previously announced merger agreement. “While we believed in the merits of the combination with Albertsons, we have heard the views expressed by our stockholders and are committed to moving forward and executing our strategic plan as

Rite Aid, Albertsons announce deadline for election of form of consideration

Rite Aid, Albertsons announce deadline for election of form of consideration

CAMP HILL, Pa. and BOISE, Idaho – Rite Aid Corp. and Albertsons Cos. announced that, in connection with the pending merger between Albertsons and Rite Aid, the election deadline for holders of shares of Rite Aid common stock, former service providers that are holders of Rite Aid restricted stock units and holders of Rite Aid

Albertsons pharmacies stocked with flu vaccine for 2018-2019 season

Albertsons pharmacies stocked with flu vaccine for 2018-2019 season

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. pharmacies are alerting U.S. communities that they are stocked with the flu vaccine and ready to immunize for the 2018-19 flu season. Getting the flu vaccine as soon as it becomes available is currently the best way to prevent getting and spreading the flu virus. The Centers for Disease Control

Western Union expands network at Albertsons stores

Western Union expands network at Albertsons stores

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. and BOISE, Idaho — The Western Union Company is strengthening its presence across the U.S., after signing a deal with Albertsons Cos. The agreement will enable consumer access to international and domestic money transfer and money order services, as well as bill payment services at Albertsons Cos. locations—operating under 20 well-known banners including Albertsons,

Rite Aid sends letter to shareholders outlining merger

Rite Aid sends letter to shareholders outlining merger

CAMP HILL, Pa. – Rite Aid Corp. has sent a letter to shareholders in connection with its proposed merger with Albertsons Cos., Inc. The letter answers certain frequently asked questions from investors and outlines key reasons the Rite Aid Board and management team believe the proposed merger is in the best interest of shareholders, and

Albertsons reports sales up in first quarter

Albertsons reports sales up in first quarter

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. reported a sales increase of 1%, to $18.7 billion, during the 16-week fiscal first quarter ended June 16. The company attributed the $193.4 million increase in sales mainly to higher fuel sales (up $154.1 million). Same store sales for the quarter were up 0.2%. Gross profit margin increased to 27.7%

Albertsons first chain pharmacy to practice new Idaho law

Albertsons first chain pharmacy to practice new Idaho law

BOISE, Idaho – Albertsons Cos. announced this week their Idaho pharmacists can now prescribe for more health conditions under a new state law. Prior to the law’s July 1 effective date, targeted Albertsons Cos. pharmacies received agency approval to pilot the new program, making them the first large retail chain pharmacy to provide these services

Albertsons offers increased access to Naloxone

Albertsons offers increased access to Naloxone

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. announced that more than 1,600 of its pharmacies across 21 states have pharmacists with the ability to independently provide naloxone, a medication used to reverse the impacts of an opioid overdose, and to educate patients and caregivers about its use. These pharmacies are located under store banners Acme, Albertsons, Carrs,

Albertsons names Sean Barrett SVP, advertising and marketing

Albertsons names Sean Barrett SVP, advertising and marketing

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. announced that Sean Barrett has been promoted to senior vice president of advertising and marketing. Barrett brings strong brand expertise and proven leadership from his tenure with the Albertson Companies Own Brands team and prior roles at Procter & Gamble, which culminated in his being named chief marketing officer of

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