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Dollar General warns of sales slowdown in 2021

Dollar General warns of sales slowdown in 2021

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.—Dollar General Corp. today posted solid gains in sales and earnings in its fiscal fourth quarter and full year, but warned that the growth is unlikely to be sustained this year due to “significant uncertainty regarding the severity and duration of the pandemic, including its impact on the U.S. economy, consumer behavior and the

CVS fights opioid abuse during pandemic

CVS fights opioid abuse during pandemic

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has teamed up to offer new and expanded programs to help prevent opioid misuse during the pandemic.  The company’s newest initiative increases access to digital prevention education resources tailored for the current learning environment. Working with Discovery Education, CVS Health has launched a suite of no-cost digital resources that empower

Rite Aid to hire 5,000 as part of COVID-19 response

Rite Aid to hire 5,000 as part of COVID-19 response

CAMP HILL, Pa. — As part of an expanded response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Rite Aid said Monday that it will hire 5,000 associates for full and part-time roles across the country to support store and distribution center teams. Positions will include cashiers, pharmacy technicians and distribution center associates. Rite Aid Associates Rite Aid associates

Lidl to hire up To 1,000 temp workers

Lidl to hire up To 1,000 temp workers

ARLINGTON, Va. — Lidl US said Thursday that it will hire up to 1,000 temporary employees to help it meet the needs of customers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Those newly hired employees who don’t have health insurance will be eligible for benefits that include coverage for testing and treatment related to COVID-19 at no charge,