Kroger Pharmacy & Business News

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MarketHub Retail Services’ Patterson talks hemp

The recent discovery of the endocannabinoid system, from 1990 to 1993, within the body and the research of hemp/cannabis on it, as well as the legal clarity and risk mitigation, are racing us to a category market explosion. 

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Walgreens, Kroger contribute to Hurricane Maria relief efforts

DEERFIELD, Ill. — In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Walgreens has committed to a $250,000 donation to American Red Cross Hurricane Maria relief efforts, the retailer announced Monday. In addition, Walgreens customers can also donate to Red Cross hurricane relief efforts at approximately 8,000 Walgreens and Duane Reade locations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Customers can make donations at store checkout.

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Publix pilots curbside delivery

Publix has been aggressively rolling out grocery delivery since July 2016. By the end of this year, Publix Delivery will be available from more than 90% of its stores.