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COVID-19

Albertsons Cos. expands COVID-19 services

Albertsons Cos. expands COVID-19 services

BOISE, IDAHO – Albertsons Cos. said Monday that it is adding new COVID-19 services designed to help its customers to stay well this summer. These offerings build on the company’s leading efforts in administering 6 million COVID-19 vaccinations to date through its 1,700 pharmacies nationwide. “As front-line healthcare providers, our pharmacy teams have been heroic

Retailers dropping mask requirements

Retailers dropping mask requirements

NEW YORK — More retailers dropping mask requirements for customers and employees if they’re fully vaccinated against COVID-19. CVS Pharmacy said that, consistent with the latest CDC guidance, customers who are fully vaccinated are no longer required to wear face coverings inside its stores, unless it is mandated by state or local regulations. Customers who

Walgreens, John Legend promoting vaccinations

Walgreens, John Legend promoting vaccinations

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens has launched the “This Is Our Shot” campaign with John Legend to remind Americans that the vaccine is the nation’s opportunity to help bring an end to the COVID-19 pandemic. Legend shares the company’s commitment to ensuring vaccine equity to help address hesitancy for individuals still uncertain about whether the vaccine

The Vitamin Shoppe to sell COVID test kits online

The Vitamin Shoppe to sell COVID test kits online

SAN FRANCISCO — The Vitamin Shoppe has teamed with 1health to offer simple, self-administered saliva-based COVID-19 tests to its customers nationwide. The tests are available now for purchase at www.vitaminshoppe.com/lp/COVID19. 1health said it empowers partners with the ability to offer convenient, non-invasive, and remote options for diagnostic testing, which eliminates inconvenient or even risky visits

Kroger Health boosts vaccination capacity

Kroger Health boosts vaccination capacity

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health has significantly increased its capacity to administer the COVID-19 vaccine, and can now deliver one million doses per week through in-store pharmacies and clinics, and mass vaccination off-site events. To vaccinate more Americans more quickly, Kroger Health will dedicate the first hour of pharmacy operations each day to administering the three

Catalina details pandemic’s impact on product sales

Catalina details pandemic’s impact on product sales

PETERSBURG, Fla.— Twelve months after shopper intelligence leader Catalina began closely tracking the impact of escalating coronoavirus concerns on shopping and buying behavior at grocery and drug stores across the country, several categories have experienced strong sales spikes, while others continue to struggle. Also, in looking back at the past 52 weeks of data beginning

FMI leaders commend companies, frontline workers

ARLINGTON, Va. — The leadership of FMI: The Food Industry Association took the occasion of the group’s annual Midwinter Executive Conference, held virtually for the first time last month because of COVID-19, to recognize the heroic efforts of member companies and their frontline workers during the pandemic, and to examine what the retail marketplace will

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