As coronavirus continues to create shopping concerns, Kmart is partnering with ScriptDrop to introduce a service that provides prompt home delivery of prescriptions within a 10-mile radius of its pharmacy operations, Monday through Friday.
At a time when many major retailers are expanding wellness products and services, Amazon has developed a pilot program with Crossover Health, a provider of primary care services, to establish local, convenient health centers near Amazon fulfillment centers and operations facilities across the country.
At the result of an auction that was part of the company’s bankruptcy liquidation process, Pier 1 Imports announced in a United States Securities and Exchange Commission filing that Retail Ecommerce Ventures had won its intellectual property for $31 million.
Drinkmate has introduced the instaFizz stainless steel sparkling beverage bottle.
Ankarsrum is partnering with retailers on Facebook Live events to inspire and educate home cooks on the Assistent Original stand mixer. It is designed for whisking, mixing, kneading, pasta making, blending, pressing, grinding, shredding, sausage stuffing and straining, with multiple attachments that expand its functionality.
Rubbermaid has partnered with international recycling provider, TerraCycle, to make all brands of well-used food storage containers recyclable in the U.S. and Canada. Through this new partnership, Rubbermaid said it will help ensure all glass and plastic food storage containers will have a sustainable end to their lifecycle.
Le Creuset is releasing a new non-stick line of cookware, dubbed Toughened Non-stick Pro. According to the company, the new line is more than four times more durable than its original line of non-stick cookware.
Imports at major U.S. retail container ports are expected to remain significantly below last year’s levels into this fall as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
Bed Bath & Beyond has appointed Neil Lick svp/owned brands and leader of a newly formed team that will develop and launch a portfolio of customer-inspired owned brands from 2021.
Vitamix is adding a stainless steel container for its blender assortment. The 48-ounce stainless steel container blends the clean styling of steel with the functionality of a durable, stain- and odor-resistant material that is also nonreactive and easy to clean.
The application process for Walmart’s seventh annual Open Call is open, and the company invites entrepreneurs dreaming of landing their U.S.-manufactured products on Walmart shelves to apply for the opportunity to meet with Walmart buyers on October 1, 2020, via virtual pitch meetings.
The Retail Robustness Index is a Coresight Research effort to determine which retailers are best able to cope with the coronavirus crisis and Costco now ranking second might not surprise anyone.