WBA, VillageMD to open 29 clinics in Texas

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance and VillageMD plan to open 29 new Village Medical at Walgreens practices in Houston, Austin and El Paso, Texas, this year, the companies said. The openings are part of an overall goal of adding at least 600 Village Medical at Walgreens locations in more than 30 U.S. markets over

Kroger continues to support Texas disaster response

Kroger continues to support Texas disaster response

DALLAS — Kroger continues to provide aid to areas impacted by the historic winter storm in Texas, including issuing $270,000 in Helping Hands emergency grants to more than 500 associates, partnering with the City of Dallas and City of Houston and supplying drinkable water to local communities and not-for-profit organizations like Harvest Project Food Rescue, Houston Food Bank, Montgomery Food Bank and The Wilkinson Center. “Texas is

Dollar General to construct new DC

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. has announced plans to build a new distribution center in Longview, Texas, which a company spokeswoman says will create around 400 jobs and serve some 1,000 Dollar General stores in Texas and the southeast. Construction on the state-of-the-art one-million-square-foot facility is expected to begin in early 2018. “Dollar General

Lidl looks west in U.S. expansion

NECKARSULM, Germany — German grocer Lidl reportedly is scouting for locations in Texas as part of its initial expansion into the United States. Media outlets in the Lone Star state reported this month that while Lidl remains primarily focused on East Coast locations, the deep-discount grocery retailer has acknowledged it was looking at sites in