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H-E-B honored for political advocacy at TSE

H-E-B honored for political advocacy at TSE

BOSTON – H-E-B was honored for its political engagement during the Political Involvement Reception at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Total Store Expo Saturday night. H-E-B chief operating officer Martin Otto, a former NACDS chairman of the board and a current NACDS board of directors member, accepted the 2019 “Politically Engaged Pharmacy

H-E-B opens Eastside Tech Hub

AUSTIN, Texas — H-E-B has opened a new technology center here that also serves as the new headquarters for Favor, its wholly owned on-demand delivery subsidiary. The new facility, known as the Eastside Tech Hub, represents another step toward fulfilling the regional grocer’s ambition to become the digital industry leader in Texas. The rapidly growing

H-E-B boosts investment in digital

H-E-B boosts investment in digital

AUSTIN — H-E-B on Monday announced the opening of its Eastside Tech Hub here, an 80,000-square-foot office that will house its growing digital team and also serve as the new headquarters for its Favor on-demand delivery subsidiary. The new facility will accelerate the retailer’s efforts to become a digital industry leader in Texas, H-E-B officials

Trader Joe’s tops dunnhumby grocery rankings

Trader Joe’s tops dunnhumby grocery rankings

CHICAGO — Trader Joe’s was again the top-rated grocer in the second annual dunnhumby Retailer Preference Index (RPI), a study that ranks the nation’s 56 largest grocery retailers by a score that takes seven factors into account: price, quality, digital, operations, convenience, discounts/rewards and speed. The retailers who focus their business on superior value perception

H-E-B taps exec for tech push

SAN ANTONIO — H-E-B has hired technology executive Mike Georgoff to lead the regional grocer’s digital-product strategy and help drive its omnichannel ­development. Georgoff over the past decade has worked with a trio of consumer-technology startups that ultimately went public and grew into billion-dollar-plus companies, H-E-B said in a statement announcing Georgoff’s appointment as chief

H-E-B looks to do more in specialty pharmacy

H-E-B looks to do more in specialty pharmacy

SAN ANTONIO — H-E-B has earned full accreditation to deliver specialty pharmacy clinical services to patients with complex and chronic diseases in more than 260 stores across Texas. The food and drug retailer said the H-E-B Specialty Pharmacy division has received Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation from the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC), a Washington, D.C.-based health

Business, policy, politics converge at NACDS

BOSTON — Telling pharmacy’s story to the public and to policy makers is a long-standing priority of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, so it’s no surprise that the organization used its 2016 Total Store Expo (TSE) here this month to update its message. The story that pharmacy professionals need to be telling is

H-E-B’s Otto talks health care

PALM BEACH, Fla. — In his first remarks as chairman of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Martin Otto outlined the challenges facing the American health care system, which is characterized by higher costs and poorer outcomes than those of many other developed countries. “There are a lot of structural issues in the health

New Year gets off to quiet start

New Year gets off to quiet start

Walmart has begun closing stores, as the retailer had previously announced. Most of the closings involve the Express stores the company began opening over the past two years in the belief that it could more successfully compete with the likes of such small-store retailers as drug and dollar stores with convenience-oriented stores than the big