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Sam’s Club names health care exec

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Sam’s Club has tapped Sean Jackson to succeed Jill Turner-Mitchael as senior vice president for consumables and health and wellness. Jackson, who joined Sam’s Club in 2009 from Linens ’n Things, most recently served as vice president for home. He began his career at May Department Stores. Turner-Mitchael retired effective January 31.

Sam’s Club taps Jackson for health and wellness post

Sam’s Club taps Jackson for health and wellness post

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Sam’s Club has promoted Sean Jackson to the post of  senior vice president and general merchandise manager of consumables and health and wellness. He succeeds Jill Turner-Mitchael, who retired from that role at the end of January. Turner-Mitchael  joined Walmart in 1992 as a pharmacist in Lubbock, Texas. During her 26 years with the

Sam’s Club health chief Jill Turner-Mitchael to retire

Sam’s Club health chief Jill Turner-Mitchael to retire

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Jill Turner-Mitchael, senior vice president and general merchandise manager for consumables and health and wellness at Sam’s Club, is retiring. A Sam’s Club spokeswoman confirmed that Turner-Mitchael plans to retire at the end of the fiscal year. The Walmart warehouse club chain has not yet named a successor, the spokeswoman said. Turner-Mitchael

Sam’s Club to deploy higi health kiosks

Sam’s Club to deploy higi health kiosks

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Sam’s Club is adding higi health screening stations to most of its more than 600 locations with a pharmacy. The Walmart warehouse club chain said Tuesday that the higi health kiosks enable customers to measure their blood pressure, pulse, weight and body mass index (BMI). In addition, consumers can track their health

Walmart Wellness Day set for this weekend

Walmart Wellness Day set for this weekend

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — This Saturday, free health screenings will be offered at more than 5,200 Walmart and Sam’s Club stores nationwide in what Walmart called its biggest screening event ever. The company said Wednesday that Walmart Wellness Day will be held on Jan. 14 at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in over 4,600 Walmart stores

Sam’s Club pharmacies to host men’s health screenings

Sam’s Club pharmacies to host men’s health screenings

BENTONVILLE, Ark — This month, Sam’s Club plans to offer free men’s health screenings at all of its pharmacy locations. The Walmart warehouse club chain said Tuesday that the His Health screenings are confidential and will be held Saturday, June 13, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m at Sam’s Club’s 608 pharmacies. Valued at $250, the

Sam’s Club augments prescription savings program

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Sam’s Club has expanded its prescription drug savings program. As part of the initiative, five medications at specific quantities are available for free at all Sam’s Clubs with pharmacies in 35 states. The savings are part of Sam’s Club’s Extra Value Drug List (EVDL), which allows Plus and Business Plus members to

Sam’s Club serves up free generics

Sam’s Club serves up free generics

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Sam’s Club is offering some generic drugs free under an expanded prescription savings program. The Walmart warehouse club chain said Thursday five generic medications are now available in specified quantities at no charge in 35 states for its Sam’s Club Plus and Business Plus members. They include donepezil (for Alzheimer’s disease), pioglitazone