Retailer is teaming up with the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy and the Pittsburgh Public Schools that will bring its prescription drug abuse prevention program to students in the Pittsburgh Public Schools.
The Anchorage Press is reporting that two Hy-Vee locations in Nebraska will soon feature F&F clothing boutiques through the Iowa-based retailer’s franchise agreement with the British clothing line owned by supermarket company Tesco. Construction has not yet begun on the boutiques, though Hy-Vee has reportedly filed building permits, and they are expected to open this summer. (Anchorage Press)
The Batesville Herald-Tribune is reporting that the Shopko Foundation, based in Green Bay, Wis., recently awarded a grant to foster arts appreciation in Indiana’s Franklin County. The report said the grant, given to the Franklin County Arts Council, had been put toward a performance of “Romeo and Juliet” for Oldenburg Acadamy students by the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. (Batesville Herald-Tribune)
TABS Analytics’ first-ever Personal Care Study has found that Walmart is the retailer with the largest market share of the $40 billion personal care market, with traditional food stores and Target in the top three.
Some of the difficult-to-treat conditions may include cancer, hepatitis B and C, HIV, rheumatoid arthritis and a host of other medical conditions requiring very specialized medications and therapy regimens.
Walmart has formed Store No. 8, a technology incubator that will be based in the Silicon Valley and is named after an early Walmart store that company founder Sam Walton used to try out new strategies.