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Walgreens plans tech-enabled startup

Walgreens plans tech-enabled startup

Walgreens Boots Alliance has shifted into high gear since the start of 2021. Building on a foundation that it painstakingly laid in recent years, the company has unleashed a salvo of initiatives designed to buttress its central role in health care and retailing. Following the realignment of its partnership with AmerisourceBergen — a transaction that

H-E-B lauded for grocery excellence

H-E-B lauded for grocery excellence

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — For the first time in its 35-year publishing life, the editors of MMR have chosen not one but two Retailers of the Year. One of the retailers chosen is — no surprise here — Target, one of America’s two premiere discount retailers. The other — equally unsurprising — is H-E-B, the

Dollar General named Merchant of the Year

Dollar General named Merchant of the Year

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — In a year that saw Dollar General celebrate the grand opening of its 17,000th store, unveil a new brand (pOpshelf) and serve as an essential resource during the pandemic, the retailer’s merchandising team was focused on advancing Dollar General’s sophisticated strategy to best serve its customers. We are proud to honor that

Walmart acclaimed for omnichannel retailing

Walmart acclaimed for omnichannel retailing

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is reaping success by effectively pursuing an omnichannel strategy that capitalizes on its formidable assets — including 4,700 stores and warehouse clubs in the United States — while investing heavily in innovation. It is not, however, a strategy limited to the U.S. Among Walmart’s international markets, Canada, Mexico and China in

Panzer honored for Lifetime Achievement

Panzer honored for Lifetime Achievement

BOISE, Idaho — Since going to work at an Osco Drug store in Chicago as a 15-year-old high school student in early 1972, Mark Panzer has been a force in retail pharmacy. With hard work and the inspiration of role models, Panzer carved out a career in retailing that the editors at Mass Market Retailers

Gerchenson hailed for achievements

Gerchenson hailed for achievements

NILES, Ill. — The family ties that built Alva-Amco Pharmacal Cos. span more than a century and four generations. At the heart of both the family and the company has been Jeff Gerchenson, who worked for the over-the-counter drug producer for over 50 years, leading its growth for decades and cementing its status as a

WBA’s first quarter earnings top expectations

WBA’s first quarter earnings top expectations

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.’s first quarter profits beat analysts’ projections handily.   The company’s adjusted earnings per share of $1.22 topped the forecast of $1.03. Revenue for the period ended November 30 rose 5.7% to $36.3 billion, driven by gains in U.S. store sales and wholesaling. “Our first quarter results exceeded expectations

CVS Health names first chief customer officer

CVS Health names first chief customer officer

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has hired Michelle Peluso to serve as the company’s first chief customer officer, effective January 25. In this newly created executive leadership role, Peluso will be responsible for transforming the consumer experience and accelerating CVS Health’s digital strategy, the company said Wednesday. Peluso will have direct oversight for CVS Health’s

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