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Together in the Fight for Health Equity: Warren Moore, Walmart

Together in the Fight for Health Equity: Warren Moore, Walmart

Warren Moore of Walmart was part of a panel of five leading retailers that recently addressed the barriers that many Americans face in accessing quality health care, and discussed what can be done to lower them. The conversation was part of the Together in the Fight for Health Equity event presented by Chain Drug Review,

Pegus leaves Walmart for Morgan Health

Pegus leaves Walmart for Morgan Health

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Dr. Cheryl Pegus, who led Walmart’s health and wellness business, has left the retailer to become a managing director of Morgan Health, a JP Morgan Chase unit investing in innovators in the sector.   As executive vice president for health and wellness at Walmart, Pegus launched programs designed to raise the standard

Industry Day focuses on health, partnerships

Industry Day focuses on health, partnerships

PHILADELPHIA — High inflation and the fear that the only way to fix it is to start a recession are among the concerns facing mass retailers and consumer packaged goods manufacturers in the coming months, according to speakers at The Emerson Group’s recent Industry Day event here. But while the challenges are real, participants in

Walmart boosts health care research

Walmart boosts health care research

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Walmart is launching the Walmart Healthcare Research Institute (WHRI) to increase community access to health care research that may help lead to safer, higher quality and more equitable health care, the company announced October 11. Walmart said WHRI will be focused on innovative interventions and medications that can make a difference in underrepresented

Walmart enters Roblox metaverse

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal­mart has launched two new immersive virtual experiences on Roblox, a metaverse gaming platform. Called Walmart Land and Walmart’s Universe of Play, the spaces are meant to offer unique interactive content and entertainment for Gen Z shoppers, allowing them to access the best of Walmart in a virtual world, the company said.

Alert Innovation to be acquired by Walmart

Alert Innovation to be acquired by Walmart

ANDOVER, Mass. – Alert Innovation, a market leader in e-grocery fulfillment automation, has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Walmart. Alert Innovation has been working with Walmart to customize technology for Walmart’s market fulfillment centers (MFCs) since 2016 and began piloting the Alphabot System in Walmart’s first MFC in Salem, New Hampshire in 2019.

Lawsuits against chains over generic Tylenol autism risk consolidated

Lawsuits against chains over generic Tylenol autism risk consolidated

NEW YORK — On Wednesday a panel of federal judges ordered that more than 80 cases accusing CVS Health, Walgreens Boots Alliance and Walmart of selling generic Tylenol (acetaminophen) without warning of a potential link to autism if taken during pregnancy be consolidated. The cases have been consolidated for multi-district litigation to Judge Denise Cote of

Walmart debuts next generation fulfillment center

Walmart debuts next generation fulfillment center

JOLIET, Ill. — Walmart held grand opening ceremonies on Wednesday for a 1.1 million-square-foot Next Generation fulfillment center (FC) here. Walmart FCs work to store millions of items, available on Walmart.com, that are then picked, packed and shipped directly to customers – now faster than ever. The new state-of-the-art facility will also fulfill Marketplace items

Walmart adds VP, health and wellness compliance

Walmart adds VP, health and wellness compliance

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Howard Hacker will be joining the Walmart on October 17 as the new vice president of health and wellness compliance, the company said Tuesday. Hacker will report to Matt Miner, Global Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer. “Howard Hacker brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this role and will be responsible

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