National Check Your Meds Day, Oct. 21, i is being established by Consumer Reports and the Dept. of Health and Human Services.
The companies said the partnership would help improve decision-making abilities for patients and their care teams — including physicians, pharmacists and payers.
A survey from Valassis highlights that consumers are doing thorough research before starting their holiday shopping, and that reaching them with the right message is key to capturing their purchases.
The program, which started as a pilot in California and New York City, is now available across the continental United States.
The money raised by HY-Vee and Pinky Swear Foundation provides assistance for basic needs and experiences that create emotional support to impacted families.
Ahold USA's digital growth strategies include significant investments in new digital tools including relevant digital coupons, new websites, mobile app improvements and a new recipe center.
The survey also found that more than two-thirds (67%) of Americans reported having at least one chronic health condition.
Along with financial assistance, Safeway's Northern California Division is working with the Red Cross to donate tractor trailers to bring and store food to help evacuation shelters.
For the quarter ended Sept. 2, on a same-store basis the PJC network's retail sales increased by 4%, with pharmacy same-store sales up 4.6% and front-end comparable sales up 3.4%.
The addition of five new Fresco y Mas locations expands the banner to 23 stores while the Harveys Supermarkets expansion brings that banner to 80 locations.