Old Mother Hubbard debuts gourmet dog treats
TEWKSBURY, Mass. — Old Mother Hubbard, a member of WellPet brands, will now offer three new varieties of dog treats in its product mix.
Dog owners can choose from Old Mother Hubbard Crispers, Soft Bakes and Fruit’ins — all of which feature a variety of tastes and textures. Old Mother Hubbard Gourmet Goodies are available in 6-oz. resealable packages for $5.00 and in the following flavors:
- Crispers: The crunchy, cheesy treat is available in Cheddar, Chicken & Rosemary and Parmesan, Bacon & Tomato.
- Soft Bakes: Cookies, which come in three flavors — Peanut Butter & Carob, Applesauce Oatmeal and Carrot & Pumpkin.
- Fruit’ins: Cookie and fruit layers, which are available in Honey, Oatmeal & Blueberries and Honey, Apple & Bacon.
"Pet parents have trusted Old Mother Hubbard to give their best friends high-quality, natural dog biscuits, and now they can put that same trust into giving their pooches distinctive treats like those found in dog boutiques," Chanda Leary-Coutu, marketing communications manager for Old Mother Hubbard, said.
Old Mother Hubbard dog snacks are available nationwide at pet specialty stores and in Canada.
Truveris hires Walgreens, Apple vet to head up sales for its central region
NEW YORK — Truveris on Tuesday named Anthony Barrett VP sales, central region.
Barrett joins Truveris with more than 33 years of achieving growth and leading strategic business development, sales and clinical teams. Experienced in healthcare and IT, Barrett worked at Healthways, Prime Therapeutics, Walgreens, Apple and Xerox. During his Walgreens tenure, he served as SVP Walgreens Health Initiatives, leading a team developing breakthrough industry solutions and fully transparent contracting for rebates and networks.
Prior to Walgreens, Anthony spent 17 years with Apple in enterprise divisional leadership roles, managing sales and business development teams. With Apple leading the global transition from analog to digital communications solutions, Barrett’s team created new channels of advocacy with partners that allowed Apple to scale rapidly.
“After 17 years at Apple and seven years at Walgreens in leadership roles, I know great innovation when I see it," Barrett stated. "Truveris’ domain expertise combined with its SaaS technology is truly without equal."
“Anthony’s combined experience in the technology and pharmacy industries is a perfect fit for Truveris," noted Bryan Birch, Truveris CEO. "Anthony’s position at Truveris will help expand our capabilities and accelerate our product distribution."
At Truveris, Barrett will apply a similar channel strategy to partner with brokers, TPAs and consultants as he did at Apple — empowering advisers to deliver new and differentiated services to their clients.
Brookshire Grocery deploys Retail 20/20 to reduce shrink
MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. — Agilence, a provider of cloud-based exception reporting solutions, has announced that Brookshire Grocery has deployed Retail 20/20 reporting to reduce shrink and improve in-store operations.
"We needed a powerful reporting application to get the most out of our data and a team to help us drive it," stated John D’Anna, CIO for Brookshire Grocery. "After a six-month pilot, it was clear that Retail 20/20 was able to deliver a significant return on our investment."
"The adoption rate of Retail 20/20 has outpaced even our own expectations," added Russ Hawkins, CEO of Agilence. "Brookshire Grocery Company is another validation point of the success of our solution and team."
Texas-based Brookshire Grocery operates 152 stores in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas.