NACDS event hails team approach

ARLINGTON, Va. — Working as partners, the retailer and supplier members of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores are delivering a new era of retail health, characterized by an interdisciplinary team approach to health and wellness, said Colleen Lindholz, who chairs the association and serves as president of Kroger Health. “I cannot think of

Muller on Ahold Delhaize Q2 results

ZAANDAM, Netherlands — Foresight and adaptability have been two distinguishing characteristics of Ahold Delhaize since its formation in 2016, and those qualities continued to serve the retailer well in the second quarter of fiscal 2021, as it negotiated COVID-induced market changes around the world. During the three months, net revenue reached €18.6 billion, up 3%

WBA names Brown, Gruener and Gray to executive posts

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) has named Tracey Brown to the newly created post of president of retail products and chief customer officer at Walgreens. WBA also named Danielle Gray executive vice president and global chief legal officer, and named Jeff Gruener senior vice president and chief financial officer. “I am pleased to

Dollar General Q2 sales higher than expected

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. reported higher-than-expected sales and earnings for the second quarter, and boosted its projections for the year despite an expected increase in transportation and distribution costs and uncertainty caused by the Delta variant. Net sales decreased 0.4% to $8.7 billion in the second quarter, but still beat analysts’ expectations. The

Amazon opens 16th Fresh Store

PHILADELPHIA — Amazon has opened its 16th Amazon Fresh location in the Philadelphia suburb of Warrington, Bucks County. It is the company’s first Amazon Fresh outlet in Pennsylvania, although another opening is expected in Bensalem. The Amazon Fresh concept debuted last September in the Los Angeles suburb of Woodland Hills, followed by additional locations in

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