The co-branded sites are set to launch at select stores in Florida and Texas, initially offering lab testing services with the expectation that they will expand to include other basic healthcare services.
"[These appointments] will only strengthen our service to vendors and stores alike as we continue our work to be the Favorite Local Supermarket,” stated CMMO Shane Sampson.
A new report from JDA Software Group is highlighting the fact that retailers tend to fall short in their ability to derive actionable insights from the mountain of consumer data they have access to.
GMDC’s Center Store: Essential for Total Store Growth report highlights the fact that such elements as nonfoods, grocerants and in-store health clinic can play a big role in improving customer experience and combating food price deflation, loss to online sales in impulse categories and changing shopper interests.
According to the report, 48.8% of retailers surveyed reported increases in inventory shrink, while only 16.7% said it remained flat.
Other notables from the retail pharmacy industry include George Barrett, CEO Cardinal Health at No. 77 and Craig Jelinak , CEO Costco, at No. 88.
Jason Reiser, most recently Vitamin Shoppe’s EVP and COO, brings with him to Dollar General more than 30 years’ experience in retail management, private brand sourcing and regulatory affairs.
By expanding its digital strategy to one that encompasses mobility and other digital disruptors, group VP product and innovation Deepika Pande said Walgreens is removing friction from the shopping experience — streamlining customer engagement and driving more connections with shoppers.
Halperin will speak at the NACDS Political Involvement Reception, which takes place Aug. 19 — the first night of NACDS Total Store Expo, which will be held in San Diego through Aug. 22.
According to the CDC, American adults are behind on routine annual vaccinations.