"We see this as a critical component to help bring our customer’s voice into the entire promotional process, from our initial interaction with our suppliers, to the finished weekly circular," Weis Markets stated.
Albertsons, in partnership with Oregon State University, developed the processes that now allow Oregon pharmacists to be paid by Medicaid for the consultation service fee when prescribing birth control.
Under the acquisition, MedCart will continue to operate as it did before, but as a new business unit under Albertsons’ pharmacy team structure, with the leadership team reporting directly to Albertsons group VP pharmacy operations, Dain Rusik.
With AmazonFresh Pickup, which allows Amazon Prime members to order groceries online and pick them up in as little as 15 minutes, has moved out of the pilot stages and is now available to a wider range of Amazon Prime customers.
Walmart’s share of the $800 billion grocery market has grown to 21.5%, according to a report from CNBC that highlights Loop Capital analyst Andrew Wolf’s assessment of the retailer’s recent first-quarter results. Wolf notes that in Q1, Walmart outperformed U.S. supermarkets by 2.9%, which is up from the 1.6% outperformance it showed in Q4 2016. (CNBC)
Karl Varsanyi, Albertsons’ new group VP product management and user experience, and Ramiya Iyer, who was named group VP IT digital and marketing/merchandising, possess a collective 30 years of experience in digital leadership.
In the latest Supermarket Wellness Watch, David Orgel examines how Aldi’s health-and-wellness efforts — particularly those aimed at kids — are differentiating the retailer in the highly competitive U.S. food retailing business.