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Shopko rolling out higi stations across 376 stores
CHICAGO — Higi is accelerating the pace of its expansion plans with the addition of Shopko as the latest retailer planning to install higi stations at its stores.
The agreement between higi and Shopko will allow shoppers and employees to monitor and track their biometric health information and share their data with trusted health partners.
The deal marks higi's entry into six additional states as the company continues to grow its U.S. retail network, providing a new presence in Wisconsin, Nebraska, Iowa, Wyoming, Montana and South Dakota. Implementation has already begun, and the full rollout is slated for completion in October.
"We are excited for the opportunity to partner with an organization like Shopko, a company that is focused on leveraging innovation to drive best-in-class engagement across its products and services," said Jeff Bennett, higi CEO. "Shopko and higi are a strategic fit as Shopko was looking for a partner that can enhance its shoppers' shopping experience and higi brings a best-in-class platform to help accomplish this goal. Shopko's commitment to the health and wellbeing of the communities it serves is inspiring."
Higi is a leading omnichannel community health engagement platform, with nearly 10,000 health stations in retail locations across the United States along with a robust web and mobile presence. About 75% of the U.S. population living within five miles of a higi health station.
Shopko operates 376 stores in 25 states throughout the Central, Western and Pacific Northwest regions. Retail formats include 131 Shopko stores; 5 Shopko Express Rx stores; 5 Shopko Pharmacy locations; and 235 Shopko Hometown stores.
Aurobindo Pharma launches new website, rebranding initiative
DAYTON, N.J. — Aurobindo Pharma USA has launched a new website designed to be more interactive and provide more information on medications.
According to the company, the new site has features such as a more interactive catalogue where one can easily search for a product medication guide, or read an in-depth piece on the history of the generic industry. The new site also has a portal for employment opportunities. The website also has a new branding look.
Aurobindo USA is now 8th among all generic pharmaceutical companies. Moreover, in the past 12 months, the company has earned the highest number of final ANDA FDA approvals among all competitors.