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Albertsons names Gajial head of pharmacy

Albertsons names Gajial head of pharmacy

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. has named Omer Gajial as its new senior vice president of pharmacy and health, according the the retailer’s LinkedIn page. He previously held positions at Amazon and PepsiCo. Gajial replaces Mark Panzer, who left his role as senior vice president of pharmacy, health and wellness in August. A  former chairman

Walmart and Amazon’s convergence

Once upon a time Walmart was the world’s largest retailer because of sales at its thousands of brick-and-mortar stores, and Amazon was a completely different kind of company specializing in something called e-commerce. Recent moves by both companies make it clear just how long ago that was, and emphasize the extent that the two leviathans

Amazon eyes Kohl’s for grocery store

Amazon eyes Kohl’s for grocery store

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. – Kohl’s is deepening its two-year-old relationship with Amazon to drive traffic to its stores. The family-oriented department store operator is leasing vacated space in one of its locations for an Amazon grocery store, according to the Milwaukee Business Journal, which reports that Amazon will occupy roughly 40% of an 88,000-square-foot Kohl’s

Amazon debuts new grocery store concept

Amazon debuts new grocery store concept

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. — Amazon opened a new grocery store concept on Thursday, expanding beyond its Whole Foods chain as it seeks to become a major food retailer. “Today we’re announcing the Amazon Fresh grocery store—a new grocery store designed from the ground up to offer a seamless grocery shopping experience, whether customers are shopping

Walmart+ to take on Amazon Prime

Walmart+ to take on Amazon Prime

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Walmart is reportedly set to open a new front in its fight for a bigger share of the digital marketplace. Technology news website Recode is reporting that Walmart this month will introduce Walmart+, a subscription service promising same-day delivery of groceries and general merchandise, as well as perks such as discounts on

Amazon’s sales rise, profits fall in Q1

Amazon’s sales rise, profits fall in Q1

SEATTLE, Wash. — Amazon.com posted strong sales gains in the first quarter, as consumers forced to stay at home have responded by shopping and spending more with the e-commerce giant. At the same time, Amazon’s costs have risen sharply as well, hurting profits. Net sales increased 26% to $75.5 billion in the first quarter, compared

Amazon tops Kantar, WPP ranking of retail brands

Amazon tops Kantar, WPP ranking of retail brands

LONDON — Internet giants Amazon.com and Alibaba top the this year’s BrandZ ranking of the “75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands,” which was released Thursday by Kantar and WPP. The report, which was launched in conjuction with the World Retail Congress, found that the value of the world’s top 75 retail brands has grown 12% —

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