Sales of all OTC medicines and natural supplements broke records in 2016, reaching $45.8 billion for the 52 weeks ended Dec. 25, 2016, according to IRI. That’s an additional $1.8 billion in sales volume compared with a year ago.
Goldstar individual and business members will pay $60 per year, a $5 rise, while Executive members will pay $120 per year compared to $110, effective June 1.
Looking to 2017, Kroger anticipates identical supermarket sales, excluding fuel, to range from flat to 1% growth.
Memphis-based company is seeing continued improvement in its retail and specialty pharmacy divisions.
The retailer on Tuesday unveiled a $7B-plus, five-step strategic plan.
The sale to CVS Health, along with a 1.5% comparable store sales decrease, led fourth-quarter sales to decline 4.3% year over year to $20.7 billion.
Investment firm states a split of Unilever’s business and/or cost cutting may also be on the table.
Comprehensive review to be completed in April, when it will communicate further, company states.
Walmart now boasts more than 35 million SKUs online and recently announced free two-day shipping with a minimum $35 order.