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Gravity Diagnostics partners as lab for Kroger COVID-19 drive-thru test sites

Gravity Diagnostics partners as lab for Kroger COVID-19 drive-thru test sites

COVINGTON, Ky. — Gravity Diagnostics, a privately held CLIA laboratory headquartered in Covington, Kentucky, is working with the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the United States Department of Health and Human Services, and Kroger Co. as the laboratory processing the COVID-19 samples for the newly launched COVID-19 drive-thru testing sites. The partnership was originally created as an extension of the

Kroger proactively implements customer capacity limits nationwide

Kroger proactively implements customer capacity limits nationwide

CINCINNATI — The Kroger Family of Companies announced the adoption of customer capacity limits to further encourage physical distancing in stores. Beginning April 7, the retailer will begin to limit the number of customers to 50% of the international building code’s calculated capacity to allow for proper physical distancing in every store. “Kroger’s introduction of customer

How to shield Rx from the opioid crisis fallout

How to shield Rx from the opioid crisis fallout

Chain drug retailing has thus far largely escaped the repercussions of the opioid epidemic, an ongoing tragedy which has seen so many people become addicted to pharmaceutical products that, when taken as prescribed and properly managed, can bring needed relief to patients with serious illnesses or injuries. Several of America’s most prominent pharmaceutical houses have

higi expands relationship with Kroger

higi expands relationship with Kroger

CHICAGO –  higi announced an expanded relationship with Kroger Co., whose Roundy’s Supermarkets will now offer higi smart health stations as a resource to all consumers who visit their stores. higi stations offer free health screenings to consumers, as well as interactive educational content focused on awareness, prevention and management of some of today’s most

Kroger to offer free cholesterol screenings during American Heart Month

Kroger to offer free cholesterol screenings during American Heart Month

CINCINNATI — Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Each minute, more than one person in the United States dies from a heart disease-related event. Heart disease can be prevented with a healthy diet and physical activity. However, people with high cholesterol often exhibit no symptoms. Many times, screenings are the only way to

Walgreens earnings beat Wall Street projections

Walgreens earnings beat Wall Street projections

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) on Thursday reported first quarter double-digit earnings growth for fiscal 2019 that beat analysts’ expectations, while revenue fell short of forecasts. The retailer’s revenue was $33.79 billion. “We are pleased to have delivered double-digit percentage growth in earnings per share in the first quarter, including solid results in

Hallmark names former Kroger CEO David Dillon to board

Hallmark names former Kroger CEO David Dillon to board

KANSAS CITY — David Dillon, retired chairman and chief executive officer of Kroger Co. and current chairman of the University of Kansas Endowment Board of Trustees has been elected to the board of directors of Hallmark Cards, Inc. “Dave’s long-tenured experience in retail and his understanding of traditional stores and the evolution of online shopping are

A look into Walgreens and Kroger’s partnership

A look into Walgreens and Kroger’s partnership

The recent partnership of Kroger and Walgreens caught many industry experts off guard largely because the agreement goes against conventional wisdom of maximizing competitive advantages. With this partnership, Walgreens seems to have diminished its convenience advantage by allowing Kroger to leverage it for their own customer pickups. And Kroger seems to be compromising the exclusiveness

Kroger working with Cardinal Health on drug take-back events

Kroger working with Cardinal Health on drug take-back events

CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. is teaming up with Cardinal Health to host drug take-back events at more than 200 Kroger locations in 13 states. The events will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. local time on Saturday, October 27. These events are being held in conjunction with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription

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