Walmart piloting drone delivery of COVID-19 test kits

Walmart piloting drone delivery of COVID-19 test kits

BENTONVILLE, Ark.— Walmart has teamed up with Quest Diagnostics and DroneUp to pilot drone delivery of at-home COVID-19 testing kits in North Las Vegas, beginning on Wednesday. “There’s a lot we can learn from our drone delivery pilots to help determine what roles drones can play in pandemic response, health care delivery and retail,” Tom

Hy-Vee opens DSW shoe shops in Twin Cities

Hy-Vee opens DSW shoe shops in Twin Cities

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.  — Hy-Vee Inc. has opened its first DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse “shop-in-shops” in the Twin Cities. The first locations opened in Hy-Vee stores in Brooklyn Park and Eagan, Minn., the company said Monday, and four more locations are scheduled to open over the next two weeks. The shops are a new concept Hy-Vee

Oracle and Walmart team on tentative TikTok deal

Oracle and Walmart team on tentative TikTok deal

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — President Trump announced this weekend that ByteDance has received tentative approval for an agreement with the U.S. government to resolve the outstanding issues, which will now include Oracle and Walmart together investing to acquire 20% of the newly formed TikTok Global business. As a part of the deal, TikTok is creating a new company

Research shows xylitol effective in blocking coronavirus

Research shows xylitol effective in blocking coronavirus

AMERICAN FORK, Utah — Research from the University of Tennessee confirms that xylitol (the active ingredient in Xlear Nasal Spray), has a potent ability to block viral adhesion of the SARS-CoV-2, inactivating more than 99.9% of the virus that causes COVID-19. This new research supports results from research at Utah State and the University of

Target works to rebuild Minneapolis store

Target works to rebuild Minneapolis store

MINNEAPOLIS — Target is rebuilding its Lake Street store in Minneapolis, which was damaged in the wave of violence and frustration that erupted following the police killing of George Floyd that happened nearby. The retailer is making sure the effort reflects the needs and desires of the community, according to a note by Target group

CVS to double COVID-19 drive-thru test sites

CVS to double COVID-19 drive-thru test sites

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health expects to add more than 2,000 new COVID-19 drive-thru test sites at select CVS Pharmacy locations across the country to support the company’s ongoing efforts to increase access to testing and help slow the spread of the virus. The company also said it has administered three million COVID-19 tests since

Report: Online grocery sales to reach $250 billion

Report: Online grocery sales to reach $250 billion

TORONTO — Online grocery sales are projected to reach $250 billion by 2025, according to new research from  Mercatus and Incisiv. That would be a more than 60% increase over pre-pandemic estimates and would represent 21.5% of total grocery sales. That projection is among the findings in “eGrocery’s New Reality: The Pandemic’s Lasting Impact on

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