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Dollar General eyes suburban shoppers with popshelf

Dollar General eyes suburban shoppers with popshelf

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – Dollar General Corp. today unveiled its newest retail store concept, popshelf, which aims “to engage customers with a fun, affordable and stress-free shopping experience.” The first two popshelf stores will open this fall near Nashville, Tenn., each about 9,000 square feet in size and offering a continually refreshed assortment that includes seasonal

Rite Aid to acquire Bartell Drugs

Rite Aid to acquire Bartell Drugs

CAMP HILL, Pa. – Rite Aid announced on Wednesday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Bartell Drugs for $95 million. Founded in 1890, family-owned Bartell Drugs generates over $550 million in revenue and fills approximately 5.5 million prescriptions annually across its 67 stores in Seattle and throughout King, Snohomish and Pierce

H-E-B debuts Spring Green Market in Houston metro area

RICHMOND, Texas — H-E-B has expanded its footprint within this community, having opened its newest location, the long-awaited H-E-B Spring Green Market, last month. The new 101,000-square-foot store offers residents a world-class, spacious shopping destination with a pledge to deliver unsurpassed freshness and quality at affordable prices. The new Spring Green Market is the first

Wakefern implements adds new safety protocol

Wakefern implements adds new safety protocol

KEASEBY, N.J. – Wakefern Food Corp. has launched a new measure to enhance the safety of its customers and associates during the coronavirus outbreak. Beginning this week, stores will implement a temperature monitoring program. As part of the initiative, stores will use Non-contact Forehead Infrared Thermometers to take the temperature of associates and vendors as

Food Lion revamps stores in the Carolinas

Food Lion revamps stores in the Carolinas

SALISBURY, N.C. — Food Lion on Wednesday will officially unveil 92 remodeled stores in five communities in South Carolina and one in North Carolina. The company said it made a $158 million capital investment in the stores earlier this year, which included remodeling the stores and hiring 2,000 additional associates. The aim is to provide

CVS Health announces new plans to combat e-cigarette use

CVS Health announces new plans to combat e-cigarette use

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Given the significant increase in the number of teens using e-cigarettes, CVS Health announced on Monday that it and its charitable foundations will award a total of more than $10 million in 2019 to support youth smoking and e-cigarette prevention strategies and education delivered in classrooms, by clinicians and in communities across the United

Walmart taps Kumar as technology chief

Walmart taps Kumar as technology chief

BENTONVILLE, Ark — Walmart has named tech industry veteran Suresh Kumar to a new chief technology officer and chief development officer role position, reporting directly to president and chief executive officer Doug McMillon. Kumar brings more than 25 years of technology leadership experience — including executive positions at Google, Microsoft, Amazon and IBM — to

Target’s Q1 earnings exceed expectations

Target’s Q1 earnings exceed expectations

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. today reported revenue rose 5% to $17.6 billion in the first quarter of fiscal 2019 as it brought more customers into to its stores. Once there, shoppers spent more than in the previous quarter, the company said. Same-store sales increased 4.8% while comparable digital sales surged 42%. Online sales represented 7.1%

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