It’s about creating a front-end experience that serves as an engagement center with pop-up shops, food service, spa-like wellness centers, farmers’ markets and a town square vibe.
The retailer will have free shipping on most items sold online, which will be supported by tighter supply chain operations.
Cough-Cold and Flu
Strictly judging by the coloring of Walgreens’ heat map, the national incidence of influenza illnesses may have reached its peak.
The companies will broaden the application of Nielsen’s insights and solutions to better support Dollar General’s strategic initiatives and in-market activation.
According to a Wall Street Journal report, the companies are in early talks to combine, though sources reportedly stressed the uncertainty as to whether there would be a deal.
The retailer will be updating its app with a feature called Store Assistant, which enables customers to create shopping lists, have real-time access to stock availability and calculates the shopping list cost.