Patient Views – May 2013 Methodology
AccentHealth collected data through an online survey conducted from April 16 to 18, 2013. Participants responded via AccentHealth’s national, online panel of network viewers, and the survey yielded 698 respondents who were at least 18 years of age.
All data is self-reported and not validated.
Below is the demographic breakdown of the respondents and their behavior:
Primary shopper in household
Geographic distribution of sample
Respondents represent a national sample across 40 states.
The Winning Combination launches green-friendly line of protein supplements
NEW YORK — The Winning Combination on Wednesday launched a new green-friendly protein powder to be packaged in a 100% compostable, recyclable canister under the brand Bodylogix. According to the company, the line of protein powder offers active, health-conscious men and women a way to take care of their bodies and the environment at the same time.
"Our goal with Bodylogix is to help you while protecting Mother Nature. The system will support you every step of the way and provide you with the tools to achieve your goals and maintain good health," stated Shazad Bukhari, COO for The Winning Combination.
In addition to providing the performance benefits of a protein in an eco-friendly package, Bodylogix formulas are also gluten-free and contain no artificial colors, flavors or sweeteners.
The company is launching three SKUs this spring, including vegan protein, natural whey and natural whey isolate formulations. Bodylogix proteins come in Natural Vanilla Bean and Natural Dark Chocolate flavors. Bodylogix Natural Whey is sold at Walgreens for a suggested retail price of $26.99 per 2-pound canister. Bodylogix Natural Whey Isolate and Vegan Proteins are sold at health food stores for a suggested retail price of $49.99 per two-pound canister.
Former Eli Lilly executive appointed to top technology post at Sears Holdings
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Sears Holdings has appointed Jeff Balagna as EVP and chief information officer, the Kmart parent company said Thursday.
Balagna was previously chief information officer for drug maker Eli Lilly and will be responsible for Sears Holdings’ technology and infrastructure initiatives in its support centers and in-store.
"Jeff is a proven executive with an analytic approach and experience in transforming complex organizations in rapidly evolving industries," Sears Holdings chairman and CEO Edward Lampert said. "Innovation and technology are cornerstones of Sears Holdings’ efforts to build lasting relationships with Shop Your Way members, and Jeff’s deep expertise in information technology infrastructure, customer loyalty programs and leveraging IT as a business enabler make him a strong addition to our team."
Before working at Lilly, Balagna spent more than five years with Carlson Cos., including serving as CEO of Carlson Marketing, where he led the August 2011 sale of the customer loyalty marketing company to Groupe Aeroplan, which handles the frequent-flyer program for Air Canada.