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Web Briefs
Amazon Developing Health Centers In Five Cities

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.

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Ankarsrum Partners With Retailers On Facebook Live Events

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.

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Rubbermaid Launches National Recycling Program

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.

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NRF: Retail Imports Below Last Year’s Levels

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.

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Vitamix Adds Stainless Steel Container

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.

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Walmart Open Call Event Supports U.S. Manufacturing

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. 

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