Cooley, Core-Mark to distribute FIX Hangover Strips throughout Nevada
HealthSport on Tuesday announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Cooley Nutraceuticals, has entered into a distribution agreement with Core-Mark International for its FIX Hangover Strips product for Las Vegas and the entire state of Nevada.
“It’s exciting and a huge honor to be partnering with a company of Core-Mark’s caliber,” stated Clay Cooley, president of Cooley Nutraceuticals. “This relationship will allow us to expand substantially beyond our initial Las Vegas presence at the Palms and Hard Rock hotels, and lay the foundation to capitalize on Core-Mark’s nationwide distribution capabilities.’’
Core-Mark provides distribution and logistics services as well as marketing programs to more than 20,000 retail locations in 46 states and 5 Canadian provinces through its 25 distribution centers. Core-Mark services traditional convenience retailers, grocers, mass merchandisers, drug, liquor and specialty stores, and other stores that carry consumer packaged goods.
New Winn Dixie software credits eligible purchases to FSA, HSA
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Winn-Dixie May 16 announced the grocery chain would employ upgraded software will make it easier for customers to credit appropriate over-the-counter and prescription medicines to their flexible-spending or health-savings accounts by identifying eligible products, charging them directly to the person’s FSA or HSA account, and then automatically subtracting that amount from the total owed for all other purchases
Formerly, customers using HSA/FSA cards to purchase these items had to pay for them at the pharmacy and then go to the regular checkout lanes to pay for the remainder of their items.
“This is all about making the shopping experience better for our customers,” stated Robin Miller, Winn-Dixie’s director of communications. “This service enhancement also provides a separate listing and total cost of qualifying purchases on the register receipt, which is helpful for many customers. We are very pleased to be able to offer this added convenience, especially in these challenging economic times.”
Unilever touts efficacy of new appetite-suppressing milkshake
GENEVA Unilever has developed a new appetite suppressant that traps the gas from food to create the feeling of satiety, the company announced Wednesday.
Research showed the suppressant, which comes in the form of a milkshake-like drink, is more effective than Unilever’s Slim-Fast drinks.
Researchers tested the drink on 24 subjects at breakfast, giving one group the new drink and the other group the regular Slim-Fast drink. Subjects given the new drink responded that they felt fuller at different intervals over the four-hour test.