Potted plants stay up with Tree Hugger
ROCKLEDGE, Fla. Hanging potted plants just got easier.
A new device called the Tree Hugger incorporates a simple cantilever design that securely holds its position without using nails, screws or fasteners to keep potted plants off the ground and onto tree trunks. The Tree Hugger consists of two curved (helix) sections, a forked bottom support and three hoops to hold 6-inch potted plants. In addition, the fork will support a hanging plant weighing up to 15 lbs and a variety of other ornaments.
The Tree Hugger retails for $29.95 and carries a one-year warranty. Also available is the accessories pack, which includes a molded groove made of silk faux leaves for $19.95.
Loblaw’s first small-model in-store pharmacy opens
BRAMPTON, Ontario Loblaw has opened its first small-model in-store pharmacy, offering the same amenities and convenience as a larger-size pharmacy, but in a compact area. The new pharmacy helps to fulfill the company’s vision to grow the number of pharmacies in its stores.
“Our goal is to provide convenience, quality and value to our customers. With this small model, we now have the ability to incorporate pharmacies into more of our stores, which will help complement our customers’ food shopping experience,” said Andrew Iacobucci, SVP drug business unit, Loblaw Cos. “Within this smaller footprint, we are pleased to be able to provide full pharmacy service with a highly trained and trusted pharmacy professional.”
The new small-scale pharmacy is approximately 400 sq. ft.
Rite Aid gets into back-to-school groove
CAMP HILL, Pa. Rite Aid is helping customers save on back-to-school shopping through special offers, online coupons and its member-only Wellness+ customer rewards and discounts program.
The 4,800-store chain said that it has created a back-to-school shopping spread inside its August Single Check Rebate guide, a four-page pullout available online and in stores that contains more than 40 commonly requested school supplies worth more than $140 in rebate checks. Additionally, Rite Aid is utilizing its Video Values program at RiteAid.com, allowing consumers to watch videos and earn coupons on select products, which will feature a dozen back-to-school coupons in August.
The drug store chain also said many back-to-school discounts in Rite Aid circulars are available with the Rite Aid Wellness+ card. The Wellness+ customer rewards program provides members with free health-and-wellness benefits, as well as shopping discounts.
Items on sale include composition notebooks, snacks and more.