Home delivery service will now be available from Kroger’s QFC divisions, located in Puget Sound, Wash., and Portland, Ore. The company is once against partnering with Instacart, a key driver in the grocer’s Restock Kroger Plan: Expand Partnerships to Create Customer Value and Redefine the Food and Grocery Customer Experience.
CVS Health’s pharmacy benefits manager will now offer real-time information about patient-specific medication costs, the company announced Tuesday. CVS Caremark will offer visibility of costs and lower-cost alternatives at point of prescribing and at the pharmacy in an effort to cut down on dispensing delays and improve patient outcomes, the Woonsocket, R.I.-based company said.
The grocery retailer has selected Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, as the second location for its new GreenWise Market concept, which focuses on the specialty, natural and organic sector. The 25,000-sq.-ft. store is expected to open in early 2019.
After a 41-year career at Hy-Vee, the regional grocer’s vice chairman, executive vice president and chief administrative officer is retiring. As Andy McCann departs his position, the West Des Moines, Iowa-based chain has promoted Sheila Laing to the post from her position as chief human resources officer.
Given that online shopping and health and wellness are two of the biggest consumer trends, it made sense the two would become more intertwined. That happened big time in 2017 with the Amazon-Whole Foods merger.
Hy-Vee has outlined its plans to bolster its in-store and fulfillment offerings, announcing renovations and new facilities across the retailer’s eight-state footprint. The West Des Moines, Iowa-based company said that its efforts are aimed at adapting its offerings to meet customers’ changing lifestyle needs.