Supercenter pharmacy prescription program includes oral generic antibiotics with a special focus on prescriptions most often filled for children, prenatal vitamins, and medications for those with diabetes and high cholesterol.
John Provenzano, who will join Publix as VP government relations, effective June 12, currently serves Provenzano currently serves as the executive director of the National Association of State Treasurers.
However, sales for the first quarter of 2017 were negatively impacted by the Easter holiday being in the second quarter in 2017 versus the first quarter in 2016, which it estimates affected sales by approximately 1.2%.
Cygan was most recently Jewel-Osco’s VP marketing and merchandising. He joined the company in April 1980 as a part-time clerk, staying with the chain as he completed his education at Western Michigan University and moving into roles of increasing responsibility.
Hy-Vee is looking to unveil a new small-format store — tentatively called Hy-Vee Fast & Fresh — aimed at shoppers picking up groceries or making quick trips, according to a report in the Des Moines Register. The report notes that the store would be between 12,000 and 16,000 sq. ft. — smaller than the typical 90,000-sq.ft. store — and include fuel pumps and groceries, though much is still being worked out. (Des Moines Register)
PharmaSmart said it will deploy its clinically validated blood pressure kiosk and cloud-based Health IT platform across Coborn’s 36 grocery stores with pharmacies, which operate under the banners of: Coborn’s, Cash Wise Foods, and Market Place Foods across Minnesota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
One of the biggest trends in food and beverage in the past several years has been in better-for-you offerings — something that’s expected to continue to influence new products as consumers remain focused on what’s in their favorite snacks and beverages.