McKesson and Ahold USA, along with other companies in the retail pharmacy sector, have given generously toward recovery efforts in both Florida and Texas.
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Ahold USA reported a positive impact on the timing of Easter that was offset by Fourth of July holiday sales and last year's competitive closures in the New York market.
At the core of the app is the integration of the grocer’s MVP loyalty card. In addition to enabling cashiers to scan the digital card from customers’ smartphone screens, customers can electronically load coupons to their MVP card.
The Greensboro, N.C., remodels are part of Food Lion’s “Easy, Fresh and Affordable…You Can Count on Food Lion Every Day” strategy, which has seen the company remodel 473 of its 1,000 stores, largely in North Carolina.
In the latest installment of Supermarket Wellness Watch, Dave Orgel shares insights from a panel at the recent Fancy Food Show that included spakers from Jet/Walmart, Whole Foods and Peapod/Ahold.
"Knowing that 51% of Amazon Echo users have their devices in the kitchen, launching 'Ask Peapod' on Alexa was a natural innovation for Peapod," the company stated.
In the 12 years Giant/Martin's have held the ‘Support Our Troops’ campaign, more than $4.5 million has been donated to organizations like the USO and the American Red Cross, division CEO reports.
Currently SVP merchandising at Ahold USA, Giant/Martin's new president has more than 20 years of retail experience, including stints at Supervalu and Walmart.
Instacart has seen significant expansion of late, announcing that it's same-day delivery now reaches customers in Boston and Philadelphia and through New-York based Wegmans.
Stop & Shop customers can now use Instacart to fill their carts with their favorite Stop & Shop products and select a delivery window of within one hour, two hours or up to seven days in advance.