GREEN BAY, Wis. — Shopko, having been unable to find a buyer, said Monday that it plans to begin liquidating its assets. The company, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in January, said it was still evaluating strategic options for its optical business. But the company said it would begin an “orderly wind-down of its
SIOUX FALLS, S.D.— Lewis Drug announced that the chain has purchased pharmacy assets, including prescription files and records, from Shopko Stores in the following six communities: Madison, Mitchell and Sisseton, S.D.; Luverne and St. James, Minn. and Ida Grove, Iowa. Lewis Drug currently operates in four of the communities and is in the process of
NEW YORK – Walgreens Boots Alliance was the big winner in the auction for the pharmacy assets of bankrupt retailer Shopko, taking charge of about half the assets that were on sale. Agreements are in various stages that get Walgreens the assets (including prescription inventories, records, customer lists and patient profiles) from 60 of the about 120 pharmacies
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. has acquired the prescription files of 22 Shopko pharmacies in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Shopko patient files will merge into existing Hy-Vee Pharmacy locations in the 17 cities where the acquisitions have taken place. “As we continue to grow our pharmacy business, we pride
GREEN BAY, Wis. — According to various published reports, Kroger Co. has acquired a portion of Shopko’s pharmacy business, according to a spokesperson for Kroger-owned Roundy’s stores. The transaction impacts 42 Shopko pharmacy locations. Twenty-five of those Shopko pharmacies are located in Wisconsin. “I think it’s not all that surprising that Shopko is looking to change
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Andre Persaud has resigned as executive vice president of retail at Shopko Stores Inc. He said he based his decision on the desire to seek new opportunities. Persaud joined Shopko Stores in April 2015 and oversaw the two retail divisions (Shopko and Hometown) and the health services division inclusive of pharmacy.
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Retail and pharmacy industry veteran Andre Persaud has left Shopko Stores Operating Co. to pursue new opportunities. Persaud has led a number of key initiatives since joining the general merchandise and pharmacy retailer in April 2015 as executive vice president of retail, a role in which he oversaw the company’s three
CHICAGO — Shopko Stores Operating Co. plans to deploy higi health stations in 263 stores in 18 states. Chicago-based higi said Monday that the rollout is under way and is expected to be finished in October. The higi stations will enable Shopko customers and employees to conveniently measure their weight, body mass index (BMI), pulse