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COVID-19 pandemic

Meijer study looks at “new normals” in back-to-school shopping

Meijer study looks at “new normals” in back-to-school shopping

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A new survey from retail chain Meijer documents how the pandemic has changed the ways in which both parents and teachers prepare for fall as school districts reveal return-to-learn plans for in-person and virtual learning. Among the results, the study reveals that nine out 10 parents rate safety measures as a

IRI looks at innovation lessons From the great recession

IRI looks at innovation lessons From the great recession

CHICAGO — The latest report in IRI’s “Recession-Proof Your Business”series takes a closer look at common themes among the most successful new CPG product launches and how they can be applied in the current environment. Consumers are spending less time in the store and are changing their working habits, which fuels more in-home consumption that had

Rite Aid expands services in response to COVID-19

Rite Aid expands services in response to COVID-19

CAMP HILL, Pa. —  Rite Aid announced Wednesday it has taken several steps to support its employees, customers and the local communities the company serves during the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Medication Availability/Delivery Beginning immediately, home-delivery service from Rite Aid will be available upon request and the company will waive delivery-service fees for eligible prescriptions.

CVS Health to assist with COVID-19 testing

CVS Health to assist with COVID-19 testing

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced that the company will be assisting with COVID-19 testing. The drug chain released the following statement: “Given our physical presence in communities across the country and ability to reach millions of consumers with innovative, local solutions, we’re in a unique position to help address the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re working