Better known as an upmarket grocer, Whole Foods Market is opening a store in a low-income neighborhood in Chicago, the retailer said. The opening, slated for 2016, is part of a broader effort by mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration to reduce the city's "food desert" problem.
The campaign, which is known as Proyecto Salud in Spanish, is slated to deliver more than $15 million worth of free health screenings to multicultural communities across the United States by the end of 2013.
IRI announced it has acquired Aztec, a provider of market measurement and related services for consumer packaged goods, liquor and pharmaceutical manufacturers and retailers in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, New Zealand, South Africa, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Aztec was acquired from Aegis Media.
The new scented, multi-cat scoopable litter is up to 40% lighter and has three times longer-lasting odor control than other leading scoopable clay litters, allowing for less frequent changes, the company stated.
Walgreens, Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Department of Public Health are teaming up to help parents of students in grades 6 to 12 meet a new Illinois state requirement for Tdap vaccinations, which help to protect against whooping cough, the pharmacy operator announced.
In recognition of Energizer's 25-year commitment to the national fire safety campaign, "Change Your Clock Change Your Battery," the International Association of Fire Chiefs honored Energizer with its distinguished President’s Award of Recognition at this year’s Fire-Rescue International conference in Chicago.
Innovation. It’s what everybody in the Sands Expo Center is looking for — that kind of traffic-driving innovation that breaks the mold and generates $100 million to $200 million in first-year sales.
But what does innovation look like?
Can one of the nation's premier specialty pharmacies maintain its focus on each patient it serves while simultaneously smashing its own growth records and reaching national power-player status in the rarified world of specialized medication services?
SoftSheen-Carson Dark and Lovely and its Celebrity Style Squad are partnering with Sally Beauty Supply to get consumers back-to-school ready with hair consultations, mini makeovers and free gifts at select Sally Beauty Supply stores nationwide.
Nearly a quarter of Americans are using electronic medical records for checking test results, refilling prescriptions and making appointments, while more than half say they would like to use them, but don't have access, according to a new study.
Walgreens continues to associate its brand with all things "well" with an ad campaign on the retailer's YouTube page that links its Walk with Walgreens initiative to the company's Balance Rewards loyalty program.