Walmart will provide free blood glucose, blood pressure, vision screenings and product samples —and more than 10,000 of the company’s pharmacists will offer immunizations in select stores.
Seven stores in two markets will have Hearing Centers, and five stores in another market will have optical services starting later this fall.
Lebhar-Friedman, Inc. announces two personnel changes, including a new publisher for Drug Store News.
Sam’s Club made some expansive personnel and strategy changes focused on merchandising on the same day that Walmart announced job cuts at its home office in Bentonville, Ark.
“What’s in greatest demand today isn’t more data, but synthesis — understanding what’s next, crossing boundaries and being able to combine different pieces into an interesting new whole.” That’s what Dan Mack, managing director of the Mack Elevation Forum, asked attendees to do at Friday’s exclusive, one-day summit co-hosted by Mack Elevation Forum and Drug Store News at Kevin Taylor’s at the Opera House in Denver.
In the next several years, millennials will represent 30% of dollars coming into consumer package good companies. As a result, its up to brand marketers to figure out how to reach millennial consumers.