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Albertsons Cos.’ Q1 sales slip as demand falls

Albertsons Cos.’ Q1 sales slip as demand falls

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. reported $21.3 billion in revenue for the first quarter, down from $22.8 billion during the same quarter last year. That decline was primarily driven by a 10% decrease in identical store sales, caused by reduced demand compared to the pandemic-induced surge in last year’s quarter. On a two-year stacked basis,

CVS opens Workforce Innovation and Talent Center

CVS opens Workforce Innovation and Talent Center

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has opened its newest Workforce Innovation and Talent Center in Pittsburgh at Ebenezer Baptist Church. The location is part of the company’s commitment to build on its  faith-based and community partnerships to provide employment services and training to underserved populations, including individuals with disabilities, mature workers, youth and veterans. “When people have

Pink honored with award from NBCF

Pink honored with award from NBCF

RONKONKOMA, N.Y. – Pink, the vitamin and supplement brand created by women for women with a cause, was recently awarded the Bronze Partner Award from National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF). NBCF recognized Pink for the brand’s continued alliance and generous donations during their first year of partnership in 2020. “We were pleased to present Pink

Winn-Dixie marks anniversary with two store openings

Winn-Dixie marks anniversary with two store openings

NEW ORLEANS — Southeastern Grocers Inc. (SEG) on Wednesday marked the celebration of Winn-Dixie’s 65th Anniversary in Louisiana with two store openings and kicked off a series of community events throughout the greater New Orleans area that aim to honor the culture, people and community that have supported Winn-Dixie since 1956. Louisiana governor John Bel

Dollar General adds new store concept

Dollar General adds new store concept

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General has debuted a new store concept that combines the offerings of its DG Market and pOpshelf formats. Two stores featuring the new store-within-a-store approach are now open in the Nashville, Tenn., market. “We are thrilled to enhance our customers’ shopping experiences through our new DG Market + pOpshelf store-within-a-store concept,

‘Grocers positioned to be ultimate mealtime solution’

‘Grocers positioned to be ultimate mealtime solution’

ARLINGTON, VA — The grocery industry has an opportunity to expand its share of consumers’ total food spending by improving its foodservice offerings, according to a new analysis by FMI, the food industry association. “Grocery foodservice is at a competitive inflection point when we look at the state of the U.S. food dollar and the

J.D. Power study finds surge in retail health services

J.D. Power study finds surge in retail health services

TROY, Mich. — The great national experiment with delivering primary care services such as vaccinations, routine screenings and physical exams through retail pharmacies has reached a critical milestone. According to the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Pharmacy Study, released Wednesday, more than half (51%) of retail pharmacy customers have used health and wellness services during the

Rite Aid supporting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Rite Aid supporting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid is set to launch its annual in-store customer fundraising campaign benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals next month. The campaign will run from August 1 through August 28. All funds donated by customers will benefit 53 local children’s hospitals providing lifesaving care and services for kids in Rite Aid communities.

Sky Organics debuts Blemish Control regimen

Sky Organics debuts Blemish Control regimen

MIAMI — Sky Organics, a plant-based beauty and personal care brand, has introduced Blemish Control, a blemish-fighting skin care regimen. The skin care collection uses certified organic and plant-based ingredients to combat blemishes while balancing and soothing the skin. The brand is launching the collection at select Whole Foods stores and SkyOrganics.com. Sky Organics said