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Rite Aid offers expanded vaccination options to W.Va. customers

BY Alaric DeArment

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid is expanding the range of vaccines that customers can get at its stores in West Virginia following rules recently enacted by state regulators, the retail pharmacy chain said Tuesday.

Under the new regulations adopted by the state pharmacy, medicine and osteopathy boards, pharmacists now can vaccinate adult patients against hepatitis A, hepatitis B, tetanus, diphtheria, whooping cough, shingles, flu and pneumonia.

"Thanks to the new regulations, it’s easier than ever for West Virginians in both rural and urban communities to protect themselves against a wide range of diseases," Rite Aid regional VP pharmacy Bill Cropper said.

 


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Hanes underwear gets the Tagless treatment

BY Allison Cerra

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Hanes is bringing its Tagless concept to its men’s underwear bottoms.

A decade after introducing its Tagless undershirts, the brand said the introduction of its Tagless briefs, boxers and boxer briefs are designed to address the unmet needs voiced by male consumers and underscores the brand’s continued commitment to ensure the ultimate in comfort with each new product innovation.

As part of the launch, Hanes has debuted a new marketing campaign to support the new Tagless underwear, including new television advertising spots on high-profile entertainment and sports programming.

"As a brand, our mission is to deliver consumer-driven product innovations for superior comfort with enhanced fit," Hanes chief branding officer Sidney Falken said. "Tags continue to be a significant irritant for our consumers, so we sought to address this issue across all of our styles of men’s underwear bottoms. We consider ourselves to be comfort innovators and we strive to deliver both physical and emotional comfort with all of our products. Our ultimate goal is perfect comfort, without a distracting tag."

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Hefty launches slider bags

BY Allison Cerra

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Reynolds Consumer Products has expanded its Hefty brand to include new Hefty slider bags.

Available in storage, freezer, jumbo and sandwich varieties, the new bags feature a reengineered seal with the patented MaxLock track design to keep the bag secure, whether it’s shaken, dropped or stacked.

"We are always looking at innovative solutions to address the needs of our consumers," Reynolds Consumer Products VP marketing, waste and storage Jeff Wilkison said. "Our new patented MaxLock track design on Hefty slider bags provides security in knowing the bags will stay sealed."

Hefty slider bags can be found at major retailers nationwide.

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