USDA FSIS offers tips and resources to make this Thanksgiving safe and stress-free

WASHINGTON, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 45 million turkeys are eaten on Thanksgiving Day, with a never-ending list of side dishes and desserts. The Thanksgiving meal is by far the largest and most stressful meal many consumers prepare all year, leaving room for mistakes that can make guests sick. But never fear, […]

Rexall launches #12DaysofHacks Campaign to bring the holiday spirit into Canadians’ homes while saving time and money

Rexall brings it home for the holidays with #12DaysofHacks Campaign Toronto, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — This holiday season Rexall has invited the top 10 DIYers from across the GTA to participate in #12DaysofHacks. Nothing says holiday more than homemade and Rexall’s private label Rose & Robin allows Canadians to bring the holiday spirit […]

CVS Pharmacy unveils incentives, rewards and hot deals this Thanksgiving weekend

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy wants to take the stress out of the holiday season this year by helping customers easily and affordably check off all the little things on their list from unique stocking stuffers to entertaining essentials so they can get back to enjoying the spirit of the season. CVS […]

Bartell Drugs to host its Shop Local event on Saturday, November 25

Bartell Drugs encourages you to “Shop Local” with us on SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs, Seattle-based and family-owned for 127 years, encourages you to “Shop Local” with us on Saturday, November 25. From 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., 65 of our stores will offer coffee and cookies to guests who visit […]

Walgreens marks the 12th year of earning a perfect score from the Corporate Equality Index

Company scores 100 percent for the 12th year on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 16th Annual Scorecard DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality, administered […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance does not endorse TRC Capital’s unsolicited mini-tender offer

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today (November 20, 2017) announced it has received notice of an unsolicited mini-tender offer by TRC Capital Corporation to purchase up to 2 million shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance common stock at a price of $67.88 per share in cash. TRC […]

Rite Aid appoints Rob Mullins SVP, store operations of the Western division

Rite Aid’s Bill Romine to Retire after More than 20 Years of Service CAMP HILL, Pa., 2017-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) today (Nov. 14, 2017) announced that Rob Mullins, Rite Aid’s current divisional pharmacy vice president of the Company’s Western division, has been named senior vice president of store operations […]

Hy-Vee acquires telepharmacy locations in Victor and West Liberty to expand its pharmacy access in rural Iowa communities

Victor and West Liberty telepharmacies fill prescriptions and offer OTC health items WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2017-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc. is excited to expand its pharmacy access in rural Iowa communities via telepharmacy services. Two existing telepharmacy locations in Victor and West Liberty, Iowa, were purchased by Hy-Vee and will continue […]

CVS Health to hire 5,000 new apprentices by 2022

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — In an ongoing commitment to workforce development, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (November 14, 2017) announced it has set a goal of hiring 5,000 new apprentices by 2022. The newly established goal, which coincides with the U.S. Department of Labor’s National Apprenticeship Week, reflects an expansion of […]

Asda introduces new snore shattering Pineapple Plant to its range

Asda introduces new snore shattering Pineapple Plant to its range   Leeds, UK,2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pineapple Plants are said to have snore-reducing qualities thanks to their night-time oxygen production. Exclusive to Asda, the plant could be a stylish snoring solution, according to NASA. Ideal gift for a snore-free Christmas. There’s nothing more […]

SPAR Hungary introduces its 30-day lifestyle change mobile app

Hungary, 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Hungary recently introduced its 30-day lifestyle change mobile app, helping those who wish to take steps to improve their health. The app users are given access to dietary plans developed by nutritional experts, training programmes, and other useful tips to help them reach their goals. The SPAR Lifestyle […]

Bartell Drugs launches 2017 Gift Guide

More than 200 local treats, holiday-themed goodies and unique gift items featured SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — The holiday season is upon us and Bartell Drugs is here to make your gift-giving and entertaining easy and convenient with our much-anticipated Gift Guide. The Gift Guide launches November 12 in all Bartell locations, and […]

CVS Health earns perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index for the fourth consecutive year

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, today (November 9, 2017) announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]

Kmart Pharmacy invites Medicare Part D members to be their 2018 preferred pharmacy provider and receive savings in copays

Just in time for open enrollment, the retailer is a preferred pharmacy in many 2018 Medicare Part D plans HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2017-Nov-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Medicare Part D members can now turn to Kmart Pharmacy as their 2018 preferred provider for pharmaceutical needs and receive substantial savings in their copays. That includes […]

Opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone now available without prescription at CVS Pharmacy locations in Oklahoma

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today (November 9, 2017) that the opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone is now available without an individual prescription at all of the 77 CVS Pharmacy locations in Oklahoma, including those located inside Target stores. CVS Pharmacists will be able to dispense naloxone to patients […]

CVS Health announces availability of opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone without prescription at CVS Pharmacy locations in Michigan

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today (November 9, 2017) that the opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone is now available without an individual prescription at all of the nearly 300 CVS Pharmacy locations in Michigan, including those located inside Target stores. CVS Pharmacists will be able to dispense naloxone to […]

CVS Health: opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone now available without prescription at CVS Pharmacy locations in Delaware

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today (Nov. 9, 2017) that the opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone is now available without an individual prescription at the 20 CVS Pharmacy locations in Delaware, including those located inside Target stores. CVS Pharmacists will be able to dispense naloxone to patients without an […]

New partnership will see more Americans with disabilities find meaningful employment at CVS Pharmacy locations

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health [NYSE: CVS] today (Nov. 8, 2017) announced a collaboration with the National Consortium of State-Operated Comprehensive Rehabilitation Centers (NCSOCRC) to help Americans with disabilities find meaningful employment at CVS Pharmacy locations across the country. The announcement coincides with the opening of a mock pharmacy at […]

Lindex and its customers raised 900 000 EUR for cancer research through Pink Ribbon campaign

Lindex and its customers raised 900 000 EUR for cancer research through Pink Ribbon campaign   Sweden, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Through luxurious lounge- and underwear, beautiful accessories and Pink Ribbons, Lindex and its customers have raised a total of 900 000 EUR to cancer research during October. Lindex is a proud main partner of the […]

Bartell Drugs to host its 15th annual Salvation Army “Toy ‘N’ Joy” drive

SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs is once again partnering with the Salvation Army to provide holiday gifts for children in need by collecting new, unwrapped toys during its 15th annual Salvation Army “Toy ‘N’ Joy” drive. The toy drive will run November 12 through December 9 at 65 of Bartell’s locations in […]

Walgreens offers 20% discount to all veterans and military personnel on Saturday, Nov. 11

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — To honor the sacrifices and bravery of Americans who served in the armed forces, Walgreens is offering a Veterans Day 20-percent discount to all veterans and military personnel. On Saturday, Nov. 11, customers with a Walgreens Balance® Rewards card and valid military ID or proof of service will […]

Walgreens rolls out FedEx package pickup and drop-off services to more than 7,500 locations nationwide

MEMPHIS, Tenn., and DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and Walgreen Co., one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, are proud to announce today (Nov. 6, 2017) FedEx package pickup and drop-off services are now available at more than 7,500 Walgreens locations in all 50 U.S. states. The milestone […]

CVS Pharmacy to launch nationwide next-day delivery and same-day delivery in select cities

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy (NYSE: CVS) today announced plans to bring prescriptions directly to patients’ doors with nationwide next-day delivery from CVS Pharmacy locations beginning in early 2018. Select cities will also offer same-day delivery within hours, allowing customers to keep all of their pharmacy needs with a trusted […]

Macy’s launches its 10th annual Believe campaign to benefit Make-A-Wish

Macy’s launches its 10th annual Believe campaign to benefit Make-A-Wish   The signature Santa letter writing program returns to Macy’s stores and macys.com this season, as the campaign continues to inspire us all to believe NEW YORK, 2017-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Beginning tomorrow, Macy’s will ring in the holiday season with its 10th annual Believe […]

CVS Pharmacy to host its free health screening program Project Health in Houston

HOUSTON, 2017-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — In its ongoing commitment to support post-Hurricane recovery efforts in Houston, CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) will be hosting Project Health, its signature free health screening program across the city to improve access to affordable health care for residents. The annual campaign, which was […]

CVS Health encourages Florida residents to receive the Hepatitis A vaccine following increase in locally acquired Hepatitis A cases

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is encouraging unvaccinated Florida residents to receive the Hepatitis A vaccine, following the Florida Department of Health’s (DOH) announcement that the state has seen an increase in locally acquired Hepatitis A cases. MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics in Florida currently have vaccine available and are able to administer […]

Big Lots Give Big for Kids fall fundraising campaign raised $3.1 million dollars for Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Columbus, Ohio, 2017-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Big Lots announced today  (November 1, 2017) the completion of the company’s fourth Give Big for Kids point-of-sale fundraising campaign benefiting Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The four-and-a-half-week campaign collected donation in all 1,426 Big Lots stores, raising an impressive $3.1 million dollars. “Raising more than 3 million dollars during […]

USDA FSIS issues public health alert for Ghiringhelli Specialty Foods’ salads with chicken meat products that may be contaminated with Listeria

WASHINGTON, 2017-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns that salads with chicken meat products produced by Ghiringhelli Specialty Foods, a Vallejo, Calif. establishment, may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. A recall was not requested because it is […]

CVS Health Foundation supports the expansion of smoking cessation programs of eight cancer centers with $1 million in grants

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — The CVS Health Foundation today (November 1, 2017) announced it has awarded $1 million dollars in grants to eight Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) member cancer centers to build new smoking cessation programs or expand existing ones across the country, enabling each cancer institute to reach more at-risk […]

Walgreens Boots Alliance commences partnership with Fareva for the manufacture and supply of own beauty brands and private label products

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today (October 31, 2017) announced that it has commenced its previously announced partnership with Fareva for the manufacture and supply of own beauty brands and private label products. Under the terms of the agreement, Fareva has acquired BCM, Walgreens Boots Alliance’s contract manufacturing […]