Momentum for associates to have mobile devices is so strong that within three years, 89% of retailers will give their associates access to mobile solutions, according to “The Mobile World of Retail,” a report from Boston Retail Partners.
In this newly created role, White will lead the own brands team, including the culinary kitchen and technical center.
Walgreens’ safe medication disposal kiosks are at 600 pharmacies in 45 states, and can be accessed during regular pharmacy hours to dispose of prescription and OTC medication that has expired, gone unused or isn’t wanted.
Former Walgreens CEO Greg Wasson's family investment office is joining forces with Innventure, a group that aims to develop businesses around new technologies lent by big corporations, The New York Times reported last week. P&G is expected to be the company's first partner. “Innventure will identify the opportunities, create a company, nurture it, then put in a management team to where it stands on its own — and then we move on,” Wasson, the company's chairman, told The New York Times. “What I think is most interesting is that we’re looking to help leverage their powerful R&D machine with our nimble entrepreneur team to identify the opportunities that they have developed.” In return, Innventure will have a stake in any companies it creates. (The New York Times)
Payout of $7 per share will be made on May 26.
Jennifer Fleiss is a co-founder of Rent the Runway and will lead Code Eight at Walmart.
On April 26 and 27, community pharmacists will meet with members of Congress to generate support for legislative priorities that improve patient access.
A third of adults report feeling increased stress, and 65% said work is a top source.
Mark Gross adds the company is also working to fundamentally improve the shopping experience in its retail stores.
For its 2017 fiscal fourth quarter ended March 4, Rite Aid reported revenues of $8.5 billion and a net loss of $21.1 million. Its adjusted net loss came in at $3.2 million, which bested Wall Street estimates.