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Dermatology and retail event held in New York

Dermatology and retail event held in New York

NEW YORK — L’Oreal Dermatological Beauty Brands and Racher Press Inc., publisher of MMR and Chain Drug Review, recently hosted The First Annual Dermatology and Retail Alliance, powered by CeraVe. The all-day event, held at L’Oreal’s headquarters in Manhattan, focused on how retailers can tap the benefits of building a sustainable alliance of dermatology and

‘Most Influential Women’ honored at event

‘Most Influential Women’ honored at event

CHICAGO — Mass Market Retailers recently hosted an in-person event to honor the outstanding executives who were identified by the publication as the industry’s Most Influential Women in 2021. The event included a panel discussion moderated by WSL Strategic Retail’s CEO and Chief Shopper Wendy Liebmann and featuring Rite Aid executive vice president and chief

Hartsig discusses makeup of the ‘new Bed Bath & Beyond’

Bed Bath & Beyond executive vice president and chief merchandising officer and Harmon Stores president Joe Hartsig spoke to MMR editor-in-chief Jeffrey Woldt about the company’s three-year revitalization plan. This is an excerpt of an interview that can be watched at massmarketretailers.com/category/videos. WOLDT: It’s Bed Bath & Beyond’s 50th anniversary at the same time that

Walmart’s stature is undeniable

Our critics have occasionally pointed out that MMR, a supposedly objective business publication, unduly praises the accomplishments of Walmart, giving that extraordinary mass retailer credit for real or imagined successes out of proportion to any semblance of reality. This is true. But it is a truth heavily supported by the facts. The facts, in this

Merlo changed CVS into a health care company

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — MMR’s sister publication Chain Drug Review has honored Larry Merlo, chief executive officer of CVS Health, with its Lifetime Achievement Award. It was not a difficult decision. In 10 years as CVS’ CEO, Merlo has remade the company, leading it into the next generation of health care while simonizing its appeal to

Target Named Retailer of Year by MMR

Target Named Retailer of Year by MMR

MINNEAPOLIS — Target Corp. is hitting the bullseye. Target headed into the 2018 holiday season bolstered by a strong third quarter performance that included a 5.1% increase in comparable sales, a 49% gain in digital channel sales and a 5.3% increase in customer traffic. Total revenue for the three months ended November 3 was $17.8

ECRM/MMR Buyers Choice Awards in snacks, dry grocery

ECRM/MMR Buyers Choice Awards in snacks, dry grocery

LAS VEGAS — Baruvi Fresh LLC’s Hummustir and Lesley Elizabeth’s Spinach Seasoning won the ECRM/MMR Buyers Choice Awards during ECRM’s Winter Snack & Dry Grocery EPPS held last month in Las Vegas. The two companies were selected from more than a dozen entries in the award program which were sampled by attendees during the New

Panzer excels in health, wellness

Panzer excels in health, wellness

PHOENIX — Mark Panzer, senior vice president of pharmacy, health and wellness at Albertsons Cos., is leading his team and the industry in creating a singular destination for customers to take care of their health and wellness needs through their grocery and pharmacy stores. The goal is to raise the profile of the company’s health

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