AmerisourceBergen will be paying $815 million in cash for Springfield, Ill.-based H.D. Smith, which is currently the United States’ largest independent wholesaler.
There is increased momentum for in-store shopping heading into the upcoming holiday weekend.
The West Des Moines, Iowa-based company said that its efforts are aimed at adapting its offerings to meet customers’ changing lifestyle needs.
As part of the deal, the Texas-based grocery store will continue to operate as an independent company.
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.