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Walmart working with IBM, Merck on new Rx program

Walmart working with IBM, Merck on new Rx program

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — IBM, KPMG, Merck and Walmart announced Thursday that the companies have been selected by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to be included in a program in support of the U.S. Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) that addresses requirements to identify, track and trace prescription medicines and vaccines distributed

Sally Beauty selects IBM iX to upgrade commerce experience

Sally Beauty selects IBM iX to upgrade commerce experience

NEW YORK — IBM announced an agreement with Sally Beauty to digitally transform its commerce experience as a part of Sally Beauty’s digital strategy evolution. Sally Beauty’s vision is to design innovative digital and in-store customer experiences that are influenced by a strong understanding of the brand, consumer and retail landscape. Its Digital Transformation program is being

Walgreens selects IBM to support field services

DEERFIELD, Ill. — IBM has announced a new agreement with Walgreens to deploy IBM retail analytics at more than 8,100 locations nationwide to help improve the efficiency of field service support for these locations. With IBM’s support of IT systems at Walgreens stores, IBM’s unique capabilities to integrate hardware and software from different vendors under

Walmart, Kroger part of major food safety project

Walmart, Kroger part of major food safety project

ARMONK, N.Y. — Walmart and Kroger Co., two of the nation’s biggest retailers, are participating in a major blockchain collaboration with IBM Corp. and food companies to bolster consumer confidence in the global food system. IBM said Tuesday that is working with the consortium — also including Dole, Driscoll’s, Golden State Foods, McCormick and Co.,

Boots UK teams with IBM, Apple on store app

Boots UK teams with IBM, Apple on store app

The Boots UK drug chain, part of Walgreens Boots Alliance, worked with IBM and Apple to develop a mobile app to enhance the in-store shopping experience. Called Sales Assist, the IBM MobileFirst for iOS app leverages Apple’s iPad to help make it easier for customers to get the products they need, IBM and Boots said.

IBM’s Watson to give CVS insights

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health and IBM Corp. are partnering to provide patients suffering from chronic diseases with improved services for health care management. The agreement, which was announced July 30, will allow pharmacists and practitioners from CVS Health to benefit from the state-of-the-art computing capabilities of IBM’s premier supercomputer Watson in analyzing massive amounts

CVS, IBM team up to improve patient care

CVS, IBM team up to improve patient care

WOONSOCKET, R.I. and ARMONK, N.Y. — CVS Health and IBM are pooling their expertise in predictive analytics and leveraging the information technology giant’s Watson cognitive computing platform to improve care management for patients with chronic diseases. The companies said Thursday that the partnership will enable health care practitioners to quickly and easily gain insights from stores of