BRC and the Food and Drink Federation call on suppliers from food and drink industry to help identify sugar alternatives to improve public health

London, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Retailers and manufacturers are calling on suppliers from across the food and drink industry to help identify sugar alternatives in a bid to improve public health by reducing the amount of sugars in food and drink products. The British Retail Consortium (BRC) and the Food and Drink Federation […]

Walgreens launches website that features more than 50 completed Walgreens outcomes studies

Company collaborates with academic institutions, including Johns Hopkins Medicine, Scripps Translational Science Institute, University of California, San Francisco – School of Pharmacy and the University of Chicago Medicine to improve health and wellness in America DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens today (15 August 2017) announced the launch of its Center for Health […]

MIGROS LANCIERT BUDGET-FITNESSFORMAT

MIGROS LANCIERT BUDGET-FITNESSFORMAT   Schönbühl, Switzerland, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ein optimales Training für ein kleines Budget: Das verspricht die neue Marke Only Fitness, mit der die Migros Aare gemeinsam mit weiteren Genossen-schaften in den Discount-Fitnessmarkt eintritt. Das erste Only Fitness wird am 29. September 2017 in Bern eröffnet. Mit der Marke «Only […]

Sephora China continues its support for Operation Smile

Sephora China continues its support for Operation Smile   Paris, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The international NGO Operation Smile has conducted medical programs in China since 1991 to provide surgical care for children suffering from a cleft lip or cleft palate to improve their living conditions and health. Sephora China provides support for this initiative in […]

A.S. Watson Group wins the “Top Ten Retailer in Hong Kong – Gold Award” in the Retail Asia-Pacific Top 500 Awards 2017

Watsons and PARKnSHOP Win Six “Top 10 Retailer” Titles in Asia Markets HONG KONG, 2017-Aug-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — A.S. Watson Group (ASW) has won the “Top Ten Retailer in Hong Kong – Gold Award” in the Retail Asia-Pacific Top 500 Awards 2017 organised by Asia Retail Publishing. The Group’s flagship brand Watsons was […]

Meijer pharmacies to host Back to School Immunization Events on Saturday, Aug. 12

Meijer pharmacies to host Back to School Immunization Events on Saturday, Aug. 12   Retailer offering vaccines this weekend to help kids and adults guard against flu season before it starts GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer pharmacies across the Midwest are holding Back to School Immunization Events this weekend to […]

Albertsons Companies announces the appointment of Kevin Turner as Vice Chairman and Senior Advisor to the CEO

BOISE, Idaho, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albertsons Companies, LLC announced today (Aug 7th, 2017) that Kevin Turner, former Chief Operating Officer at Microsoft, has been appointed Vice Chairman of the Board of Managers of AB Acquisition LLC., its direct parent , and Senior Advisor to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bob Miller. […]

Asda reaffirms commitment to offering ‘not for profit’ IVF service in its Pharmacies across the UK

Asda Pharmacy’s not-for-profit IVF drugs cost £1374 per cycle With over 255 in store pharmacies offering the service nationwide, potential parents across the UK are able to access treatment Not for profit service ensures affordable and accessible IVF medication is available to everyone LEEDS, England, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — As cuts to NHS […]

CVS Health Q2 2017 results: Net revenues increased 4.5% to $45.7 billion

Second Quarter Year-over-year Highlights: Net revenues increased 4.5% to $45.7 billion GAAP diluted EPS from continuing operations of $1.07, including a $135 million, or 13 cents per share, goodwill impairment charge related to the RxCrossroads business Adjusted EPS of $1.33 Year-to-date Highlights: Generated cash flow from operations of $5.5 billion; free cash flow of $4.6 […]

Five new MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics opened in New York City

Clinics Open Seven Days a Week, With No Appointment Necessary Woonsocket, RI, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Five new MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics have opened in New York City, providing convenient access to acute health care services to the community. The new MinuteClinic locations are open seven days a week with no appointment necessary. […]

SPAR Ireland promotes healthy lifestyle through SPAR FitLive running series

SPAR Ireland promotes healthy lifestyle through SPAR FitLive running series   Dublin, Ireland, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — A SPAR-sponsored running event took place recently in Dublin’s Phoenix Park. Over 3,000 people participated in the 5 and 10k races, many of whom were taking part in an official run for the first time. The […]

Beth Newlands Campbell appointed President of Rexall Drugstore

Beth Newlands Campbell appointed President of Rexall Drugstore   MISSISSAUGA, ON, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Domenic Pilla, Chief Executive Officer of McKesson Canada, today (August 4, 2017) announced the appointment of Beth Newlands Campbell as President of Rexall Drugstore effective August 8, 2017. Newlands Campbell is a highly accomplished retail executive with a successful […]

Whole Foods Market: 25 percent off on all supplements from Aug. 11 to 13

Whole Foods Market: 25 percent off on all supplements from Aug. 11 to 13   All brands of vitamins, minerals, protein powders and other supplements 25 percent off AUSTIN, Texas, 2017-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — From Aug. 11 to 13, all supplements at Whole Foods Market will be 25 percent off. This sale includes […]

GRAIL, Inc. selects Amazon Web Services as its cloud infrastructure provider

Global life sciences company with a mission to detect cancer early taps the cloud with the most functionality to power breakthroughs SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Jul. 31, 2017), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that GRAIL, Inc., a life sciences company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can […]

Walgreens’ Senior Day to offer injury prevention tips and advice on Tuesday, Aug. 1

Fall prevention is focus of Senior Day at Walgreens stores nationwide on Tuesday, Aug. 1 Falls are leading cause of injury among adults 65 and older, according to CDC Supporting multimedia at news.walgreens.com/presskits/do-not-fall.htm DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Jul-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — To help reduce the risk of injury from slips and falls, and to educate seniors […]

NRF: retailers remain committed to fixing Obamacare despite the failure of a “skinny” repeal bill in the Senate

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jul-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation said retailers remain committed to fixing Obamacare despite the failure of a “skinny” repeal bill in the Senate early today (July 28, 2017). “It was very disappointing to come so close on even a limited bill but we will use our disappointment to fuel our push […]

1Foot 2Foot Centre for Foot and Ankle Care selects NCR as technology partner

NCR Silver links reporting, inventory management across three diverse businesses under one system DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Looking for a multi-store solution to gain better insight across three diverse businesses, 1Foot 2Foot Centre for Foot and Ankle Care, a leading podiatry practice in Suffolk, Virginia, found its mobile point-of-sale (POS) partner in NCR Silver. […]

ShopRite launches in-store campaign “Go H2O” to help customers stay hydrated this summer

Supermarket Program Helps Shoppers Stay Healthy and Hydrated All Season Long KEASBEY, NJ, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — With summer heat advisories on the rise, consumers are continually searching for ways to keep cool and hydrated during the hot summer months.  With this in mind, ShopRite has announced the launch of “Go H2O,” an […]

Opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone now available without prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations in South Dakota

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today ( July 27, 2017) that the opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone is now available without an individual prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations in South Dakota. Under a collaborative practice agreement between CVS Pharmacists and a local physician, CVS pharmacies, located inside Target […]

Fareva to take ownership of BCM, Walgreens Boots Alliance’s contract manufacturing business

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) today (25 July 2017 ) announces a binding offer from Fareva for a 10-year global agreement for the manufacture and supply of own beauty brands and private label products, including products for sale in the USA. The proposed agreement will create […]

CVS Health opens its Talent Connect Center to serve the Fort Bragg, NC military community

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health [NYSE:CVS] today (July 20, 2017) announced the opening of the company’s Talent Connect Center (TCC) to serve the Fort Bragg, NC military community. This innovative employment and training facility will be dedicated to helping veterans and their families transition from military life to private sector civilian careers. […]

Walgreens expands its beauty offering with the addition of Sleek MakeUP

U.K. brand launches in more than 150 Walgreens stores and on Walgreens.com this summer DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens today ( July 17, 2017 ) announced the addition of Sleek MakeUP, one of the fastest growing mass market cosmetics brands in the U.K.*, to its beauty offering at more than 150 stores and […]

Watsons China ranked 25th in the latest “Top 100 New Retail Brands Ranking 2017”

Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Watsons China was ranked 25th among the top retail brands in China, according to the latest “Top 100 New Retail Brands Ranking 2017” released by PinTu, a renowned business media platform based in China. The recognition reflects that Watsons has become a highly trusted and popular brand […]

University Medical Center to provide clinical services at retail health clinics in Walgreens stores across Middle Tennessee

DEERFIELD, Ill. & NASHVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) today (July 12, 2017) announced that a subsidiary of VUMC will operate and provide all clinical services at 14 retail health clinics within Walgreens stores across Middle Tennessee. Today’s announcement builds upon the continued relationship between Walgreens and […]

MinuteClinic joins the Alere eScreen Occupational Health Network

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), today (July 11, 2017) announced that MinuteClinic has joined the Alere eScreen Occupational Health Network (EOHN), a comprehensive alliance of clinic partners. Businesses that utilize Alere eScreen’s services can now direct employees who are required to participate […]

Albert Heijn gaat strijd aan tegen suiker in frisdrank voor kinderen

Albert Heijn gaat strijd aan tegen suiker in frisdrank voor kinderen Suikerreductie, introductie nieuwe producten en Friswijzer  Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — De komende weken gaat Albert Heijn een flinke suikerreductie doorvoeren in het schap met frisdrank voor kinderen en het schap met sappen. In meer dan 40 producten wordt het suikergehalte […]

Walgreens Healthcare Clinics in 17 new markets will be able to prescribe PrEP for HIV Prevention

Company broadly expands prevention efforts following successful rollout in April DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens today (July 10, 2017) announced that beginning July 13, providers at Walgreens Healthcare Clinic locations in 17 new markets will be able to prescribe PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis), a medication protocol for people who don’t have HIV to […]

CVS Health Corporation announces quarterly dividend of $0.50 (50 cents) per share on its common stock

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Jul-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today (July 6, 2017) announced that its board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.50 (50 cents) per share on the corporation’s common stock. The dividend is payable on August 3, 2017, to holders of record on July 24, 2017. […]

New World and dietitian Sarah Elliott to raise awareness of digestive health

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Jul-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — New World is partnering with well-known Registered Dietitian, Sarah Elliott from FoodSavvy, to raise awareness of the important role that food plays in bowel health. Sarah will do this by sharing practical advice with consumers, in-store at the five New World stores located in the Hutt […]

ERÖFFNUNG DER ERSTEN ZUR ROSE SHOP-IN-SHOP-APOTHEKE IN EINER MIGROS-FILIALE

ERÖFFNUNG DER ERSTEN ZUR ROSE SHOP-IN-SHOP-APOTHEKE IN EINER MIGROS-FILIALE   Schönbühl, Switzerland, 2017-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ab heute führt die Migros Aare an der Marktgasse in Bern die erste Filiale mit einer Zur Rose Shop-in-Shop-Apotheke. Die Kunden können ihren Einkauf in der Migros neu bequem mit dem Bezug von Apotheken-Artikeln verbinden und dabei […]