Though healthcare spending grew to make up 17.9% as a share of gross domestic product, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services note in a new Health Affairs article that its growth slowed down in 2016.
Ahold Delhaize USA will bring together all of Ahold Delhaize's U.S. companies, including its local brands, Stop & Shop, Food Lion, Giant, Hannaford, Giant/Martin's and Peapod, as well as shared services company Retail Business Services, under one parent company.
The investment in GuoDa Drugstores grows Walgreens Boots Alliance’s presence in China, where executive vice chairman and CEO Stefano Pessina said the company has had a footprint for 10 years through Alliance Boots.
Dollar General reported results for the third quarter that beat street estimates and announced aggressive remodeling plans, including new store growth for the coming year.
The Wellwise by Shoppers Drug Mart pilot focuses on giving patients control over the way they age in an environment that it said eschews the clinical experience of DME stores for a focus on aging gracefully.
Through the Target app, the technology will show the shopper’s location in real-time on the app's map as they move about the store, and display nearby Cartwheel deals.