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Hy-Vee to offer vaccines at Iowa State Fair

Hy-Vee to offer vaccines at Iowa State Fair

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. will host COVID-19 vaccination clinics at the Iowa State Fair next month, the retailer said Monday. Flu vaccines will also be offered pending availability. The vaccination clinics will be held daily from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday, Aug. 12 through Sunday, Aug. 22. There is no appointment necessary to

Target teams with children’s book author

Target teams with children’s book author

MINNEAPOLIS — Target is partnering with children’s book author and illustrator Christian Robinson on a limited-edition collection of merchandise, including home decor and apparel for babies and toddlers. The Christian Robinson for Target collection includes more than 70 items across the children’s home, apparel and books categories. The products range in price from $6 to

Always and Walmart help girls stay in sports

Always and Walmart help girls stay in sports

CINCINNATI — Always and Walmart are taking action, in partnership with the Women’s Sports Foundation, to help girls stay in sports by highlighting the important life skills that come from continued participation through puberty. To further rally society to #KeepHerPlaying, they are continuing their partnership with Olympic gold medal gymnast Laurie Hernandez and enlisting social

GSK begins shipping record supply of flu vaccine

GSK begins shipping record supply of flu vaccine

PHILADELPHIA —  GSK has started shipping its quadrivalent influenza vaccines to U.S. health care providers and pharmacies for the 2021-22 flu season. This immediately follows a licensing and lot-release approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research. GSK expects to distribute more doses than it has in any

DG will add up to 50,000 employees

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. said this month it plans to hire up to 50,000 workers by Labor Day. The company is recruiting people to work in its 17,400 stores, its 27 distribution centers and in store operations, a category that includes roles as regional directors, district managers, store managers and sales associates. The

WBA, VillageMD to open 29 clinics in Texas

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance and VillageMD plan to open 29 new Village Medical at Walgreens practices in Houston, Austin and El Paso, Texas, this year, the companies said. The openings are part of an overall goal of adding at least 600 Village Medical at Walgreens locations in more than 30 U.S. markets over

Walmart adds high-tech DC system

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal­mart is implementing new warehouse technology that “will fundamentally alter how products get to stores,” says executive vice president of supply chain operations Joe Metzger. The discounter is installing Symbotic’s high-tech automation system in 25 regional distribution centers. Walmart and Symbotic have piloted the system in the chain’s Brooksville, Fla., warehouse since