Rite Aid has appointed Trent Kruse as svp/investor relations and treasury.
As the company released its first global diversity and inclusion report, Walgreens Boots Alliance detailed recent efforts aimed at addressing health care disparity in underserved communities.
Rite Aid has deepened its bench of health industry leaders with the appointment of two new executives: Roxanne Schwans has joined the company to lead market access and pharmacy purchasing, and Chris Bohrer has joined to build out Rite Aid’s health plan solutions business and strategic initiatives.
With an ongoing focus on modernizing its customer shopping experience, Walgreens is rolling out contactless same-day curbside pick-up, which is now available at more than 8,600 participating stores nationwide.
Stefano Pessina has decided to step down as CEO of Walgreens Boots Alliance. The board of directors will begin a search for a new CEO, and at the time of this appointment, Pessina will assume the role of executive chairman and James Skinner will step down as executive chairman but remain on the board to facilitate a smooth leadership transition.
The San Diego Convention Center has announced that it will now be closed for events until September. As a result, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores is unable to hold the 2020 Total Store Expo (TSE), which had been scheduled for August 8 to 10 at the convention center.
CVS Health chief operating officer Jon Roberts has provided the following update on the use of face coverings at CVS Pharmacy locations.
For the fourth consecutive year, the 2020 Disability Equality Index, a joint initiative by Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities, has awarded Walgreens a top score of 100%.
As it looks to deliver personalized health care and shopping offerings, Walgreens Boots Alliance has expanded its strategic partnership with Microsoft and Adobe, one established to launch a world-class digital experience and customer insights platform.
Building on the company’s efforts to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, on Friday, May 15, CVS Health will open more than 50 COVID-19 test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania. The opening of hundreds of additional test sites across the country will be announced over the next two weeks.
Rite Aid has partnered with Instacart, which will allow customers to conveniently order and receive essential health care and grocery items delivered directly to their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.