The Federal Trade Commission approved the deal Wednesday afternoon following the acquisition getting an OK from the shareholders of Whole Foods earlier in the day.
The partnership brings together a wide range of data and insight on health and beauty consumer behavior with IRI.
The company’s 14,000th store is located in Dauphin, Pa.
In a partnership that takes direct aim at the online giant and its Alexa voice-controlled device, Walmart is teaming up with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of items available for voice shopping via Google Assistant.
Skin care and hair care company Sundial Brands made its debut on Black Enterprise Magazine’s BE 100s List as the tenth largest black-owned business in America.
The average household spends $3,400 on packaged goods, but the average grocery banner only captures as much as 20% of that, according to IRI.
New consumers are entering the market who are willing to pay a premium to get what they want — when they want it.
In its first year, the program has resulted in the collection and disposal of 72 tons of unwanted medication.
The partnership will allow the integration and interpretation of consumer health data collected from higi stations in real time.
The two companies will work to expand access to community-based diabetes prevention programs at retail pharmacies and grocery stores nationwide.