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
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Sam’s Club said Tuesday that it is piloting a new addition to its Scan & Go app that lets members seamlessly get merchandise delivered from the club to their front door. Called Scan & Ship, the new feature offers an in-club solution for items that require large vehicles to transport such as
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.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart and Sam’s Club said Tuesday that COVID-19 vaccines are now available to customers and associates in all of their more than 5,100 pharmacy locations nationwide. The vaccines are being offered via both walk-up and pre-scheduled appointments, and the company said it is rolling out new programs designed to address vaccine hesitancy.
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
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
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
BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Sam’s Club is offering its members a special deal on a service by 98point6 that offers virtual doctor visits via a text-based app, the company said Tuesday. Sam’s Club members with either a Club or a Plus membership can purchase a quarterly subscription at a lower members-only introductory fee of just $20
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
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Sam’s Club recently announced the nationwide launch of curbside pickup. The service — a contact-free, order online and delivery to car shopping experience — will be free for Plus-level members and is expected to be available in all clubs by the end of the month. Curbside pickup is part of a list
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,
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart has promoted Kathryn McLay to lead Sam’s Club as the division’s new president and chief executive officer. McLay succeeds John Furner, who was elevated last month to the role of president and CEO of Walmart’s U.S. division. McLay’s promotion comes less than a year after she was named executive vice president