“Only 8% of leaders are good at both strategy and execution, which means you must discover the sweet spot of knowing yourself, your competitors and your terrain. The very best win with ‘ideas’ and are obsessed with their front-line customer relationships.” That was one of the key messages conveyed by Elevation Forum founder and Mack Elevation leader Dan Mack at the most recent Elevation Form held in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Friday.
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Currently, CVS has seven hearing and five optical centers store-within-stores in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. area, with plans to expand to 50 such locations by the end of 2017.
Hear from CVS SVP front-store business and loyalty and chief merchant Judy Sansone about the front-store revamp at CVS Pharmacy, and see photos of the new store concept.
Parabens, phthalates and the most prevalent formaldehyde will all be removed, with CVS Pharmacy stopping the shipping of store brand products that don’t meet these standards to distribution centers by the end of 2019.
In addition to continuing to oversee Albertsons’ store operations, Wayne Denningham will add supply chain, manufacturing, integration and marketing and merchandising to his duties as president and COO.
Walgreens and Walmart will be among the leading pharmacy retailers participating in the Dallas-area event.
Angel Colón succeeds Rueben Shaffer, who retired at the end of March, as Kroger's head of diversity.
The retailer will have a new assortment of healthier food, health-focused products and expanded beauty selections paired with informational signage throughout the store to help customers discover new offerings.
“Project Gigaton” will provide an emissions reduction toolkit to a broad network of suppliers seeking to eliminate one gigaton of emissions, focusing on areas such as manufacturing, materials and use of products by 2030.
Hy-Vee’s recent corporate restructuring will see 70 new corporate hires, roughly 50 of which will be focused on its IT capabilities, the rest of which focus on its Healthmarket format and its restaurants.