Albertsons has a successful own brand on its hands.
The Quebecois company’s third-quarter earnings showed showing an uptick in retail performance even as the company’s generics manufacturer Pro Doc and its ongoing acquisition of Canadian grocer Metro brought down its operating income.
The company reportedly plans to turn 10 of the 63 closing stores as e-commerce distribution centers.
Walmart is raising its starting wage for all hourly associates in the United States, handing out bonuses and expanding maternity and parental leave benefits including providing financial assistance for adoption.
Cough-Cold and Flu
The CDC estimates the flu will infect one in five Americans this year.
Between a local fundraiser and help from The Ellen Show, a St. Louis area Walgreens cashier receives more than $16,000 for going the extra mile for his customers.