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J.D. Power study finds surge in retail health services

J.D. Power study finds surge in retail health services

TROY, Mich. — The great national experiment with delivering primary care services such as vaccinations, routine screenings and physical exams through retail pharmacies has reached a critical milestone. According to the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Pharmacy Study, released Wednesday, more than half (51%) of retail pharmacy customers have used health and wellness services during the

Sam’s Club’s McLay on ‘the profitability paradox’

Sam’s Club’s McLay on ‘the profitability paradox’

NEW YORK – The pandemic has put consumers in the driver’s seat: it’s a truism voiced repeatedly at this week’s NRF Retail Converge conference. Kath McLay, president and chief executive officer at Sam’s Club, shares the sentiment, and thinks the new normal also is an opportunity for retailers willing to engage consumers on their terms.

Sam’s Club launches automated screening kiosk

Sam’s Club launches automated screening kiosk

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Sam’s Club has developed an automated and 100% touchless health screening kiosk for its associates. The new kiosk, currently rolling out to clubs across the country, is equipped with patent-pending technology including a built-in body temperature scanner, a camera sensor that can verify an employee’s identity from a distance, and a digital

Walmart, Sam’s Club hosting drug take back events

Walmart, Sam’s Club hosting drug take back events

ENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart and Sam’s Club will be hosting in-person medication disposal events at select store and club locations across the country on Saturday, October 24, as part of the DEA’s biannual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. According to the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 9.9 million Americans misused controlled

Walmart held virtual Open Call event

Walmart held virtual Open Call event

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — More than 800 small businesses from across the country pitched their U.S.-manufactured products during 30-minute, one-on-one meetings with Walmart and Sam’s Club merchants on Thursday as part of the company’s first-ever virtual Open Call event. Approximately 56% of these businesses self-report as diverse, and more than 175 received a “yes,” advancing them

Video Forum: Lori Flees, Walmart Health and Wellness

Video Forum: Lori Flees, Walmart Health and Wellness

In a Video Forum segment recorded before her appointment as senior vice president and chief operating officer of Walmart Health and Wellness, Lori Flees discusses the pharmacy and health care business at Sam’s Club, where she served as senior vice president and general merchandising manager of Health and Wellness for the past two and a

MMR honors ‘People Who Made a Difference’

MMR honors ‘People Who Made a Difference’

NEW YORK — Mass Market Retailers on Tuesday evening honored the outstanding executives who were chosen as the publication’s Six Who Made a Difference in 2019. On hand to receive awards were the following executives: Brian Eason, Vice President of Consumer Health and Wellness, CVS Health. Lori Flees, Senior Vice President of Health and Wellness,

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