TheraBand's latest advancements include TheraBand CLX, a patented, next-generation resistance band featuring consecutive loops that provide a range of benefits, such as faster exercise transitions, additional high-impact full body exercises and easy grip options.
Bloomberg is reporting that one the challenges facing Johnson & Johnson is it's loss of market share in the baby care category in the U.S. The report — and J&J CFO Dominic Caruso — are attributing this loss to the increased interest among consumers (parents in particular), and Caruso said the company has taken steps to remove such ingredients as parabens from its products, and that it is planning to unveil a new branding effort this week. At Kantar Retail’s Drug Channel Workshop in early May, director Brian Owens noted that as much as 25% to 30% of supplier and retail innovations will be centered around fresh, local, organic, natural and health products — something he called the “FLONH” effect. (Bloomberg)
Walgreens has teamed up with four Champions to share their stories through the new platform, including their experiences living with the disease and ideas for meeting challenges such as prevention of infection, nutrition and rigorous treatment regimens.
Meijer is planning to turn 10 Michigan parking lots into destinations for summer street hockey for kids, according to the Associated Press. The big retailer says there will be an hour of instruction followed by a 30-minute game at 10 stores in July. (AP)
CHICAGO - The largest health system in Illinois is preparing to take over operations of more than 50 neighborhood health clinics located in Walgreens stores across the Chicago region, Crain's Chicago Business reported Monday. Advocate Health Care and Walgreens announced the ownership change in January. A series of kickoff events to mark the new Advocate Clinics at Walgreens are planned for Wednesday, Crain's reported. (Crain's Chicago Business)