Safeway’s board announces quarterly dividend
PLEASANTON, Calif. — The board of directors for supermarket chain Safeway declared a quarterly cash dividend of 14.5 cents per share.
The cash dividend is payable on Oct. 13 to stockholders of record on Sept. 22.
Supplylogix, Kindler & Crimmins Associates to provide inventory management, reverse logistics services
GRAPEVINE, Texas — Healthcare technology company Supplylogix and consulting firm Kindler & Crimmins Associates will collaborate to deliver inventory management and reverse logistics services to pharmacy chains around the country, the two companies said.
KCA is led by former Rite Aid VP inventory management Stephen Kindler and Ed Crimmins, former Rite Aid senior director of pharmacy inventory and returns, and helps retailers, manufacturers and distributors increase inventory productivity and reduce return volume.
"Drug retailers that use predictive analytics software to shape their supply chain decisions are improving business outcomes," Kindler said. "We are very pleased to announce this relationship with Supplylogix, a technology company who understands and has developed solutions to address retail pharmaceutical supply chain challenges."
The companies said their collaboration would combine industry-leading technology services with an experienced process and strategy consulting practice, delivering end-to-end pharmacy inventory management services to clients.
"We are delighted to announce this partnership with the respected and experienced team at Kindler & Crimmins Associates," Supplylogix president and CEO Mark Wilgus said. "This new relationship brings a complimentary dimension of retail and distribution inventory process and reverse logistics experience to the Supplylogix client base."
Fourth annual RCEC a success
Hundreds of retail healthcare professionals gathered in Orlando, Fla., earlier this month for the fourth annual Retail Clinician Education Congress.
Co-hosted by Drug Store News and the Convenient Care Association, RCEC — which ran from Aug. 1 to 3 — once again coincided with the start of National Convenient Care Clinic week. In addition to 13 hours of live continuing education, this year’s event included a dually accredited track of sessions for nurse practitioners and pharmacists. The event also included the presentation of the fourth annual CARE Awards.