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Kroger Delivery expands in Nashville, Chicago areas

Kroger Delivery expands in Nashville, Chicago areas

CINCINNATI — The Kroger Co. today announced it will expand its grocery delivery option through the addition of spoke facilities in Nashville, Tenn., and Maywood, Ill. “Kroger Delivery offers customers a truly differentiated service,” said Bill Bennett, vice president and head of e-commerce for Kroger. “Orders are transported in refrigerated trucks and delivered by trained

CVS Health withdraws from NACDS

CVS Health withdraws from NACDS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has pulled out of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, depriving the retail pharmacy trade group of the country’s largest drug chain by number of stores. CVS also owns the nation’s biggest pharmacy benefits manager. CVS’ nearly 10,000 stores made up almost a quarter of the pharmacies NACDS represents. “Every

Walmart to add Symbotic automation system at DCs

Walmart to add Symbotic automation system at DCs

BENTONVILLE, Ark.  — Walmart plans to implement Symbotic’s robotics and software automation platform in all 42 of its U.S. regional distribution centers, the companies announced on Monday. This is an expansion of Walmart’s prior commitment to deploy Symbotic Systems in 25 regional distribution centers. “The need for accuracy and speed in the supply chain has

Target makes updates to its leadership team

Target makes updates to its leadership team

MINNEAPOLIS — Target has named Cara Sylvester executive vice president and chief guest experience officer, a new role at the company, in one of several changes to its leadership team. The company said Thursday that Sylvester will lead the strategy to further differentiate Target’s guest experience, with a focus on increasing personalization and attracting more

Publix honors 12 leaders for their dedication

Publix honors 12 leaders for their dedication

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets recognized 12 leaders with the company’s President’s Award during a dinner celebration Tuesday night. The award was given to nine district managers, a recently promoted regional director and two support leaders who embody Publix’s founding philosophies. Recipients have proven their dedication to fairness; mentoring future leaders; and maintaining the

Kroger to add customer fulfillment center in North Carolina

Kroger to add customer fulfillment center in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. — Kroger Co. said it will expand its grocery delivery capabilities in North Carolina with the construction of a new customer fulfillment center (CFC) in the state. The new CFC will be powered by Kroger partner the Ocado Group. The North Carolina CFC, measuring 200,000 square feet, is expected to become operational within

GMDC | Retail Tomorrow to dissolve at year’s end

GMDC | Retail Tomorrow to dissolve at year’s end

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — GMDC|Retail Tomorrow plans to dissolve as a member-owned nonprofit at the end of the year. The decision, made by the trade group’s board, must still be approved by its members. “This news is disappointing to many, but we recognize our industry has changed significantly,” GMDC president and CEO Patrick Spear said.

Walmart taking steps to bolster its supply chain

Walmart taking steps to bolster its supply chain

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is taking action to ensure that global supply chain disruptions don’t keep its customers from finding and buying what they want from the retailer this holiday season. “We’ve always been committed to delivering everything customers need for a great holiday, and I’m proud of the hard work our associates are doing

Walmart works with Epic to streamline health care

Walmart works with Epic to streamline health care

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart announced a new partnership with Epic, the most widely-used and comprehensive health records system, to help make it simple for customers to live healthier.   Through this single, unified system, Walmart Health will engage patients, health care professionals, insurance carriers and other stakeholders while enhancing communication, personalization and information sharing amongst

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