HealthSpot abruptly shut down its 25 telehealth kiosks located within Rite Aid stores - providing three days notice to the retailer that it would "cease operations" as of Dec. 31, Columbus Business First reported Wednesday. "On Monday, Dec. 28, Rite Aid was notified by HealthSpot of its intention to cease operations effective Dec. 31," Rite Aid released in a statement. "[Rite Aid] believes very much in the value of telehealth and will continue to explore options to offer suce services in the future." (Columbus Business First)
All was not quiet on New Year’s Day for online retailers and their customers. According to Verizon Retail Index data, broadband traffic attributed to e-commerce shopping activity reached new heights over the New Year’s holiday weekend.