health care

Retail
CVS Expanding HealthHub Store Format

CVS is debuting its HealthHub store format in 15 locations across the Houston community. The retailer’s new store format is said to feature a broader range of health care services to help patients better manage chronic conditions; more products and services focused on overall health and wellness; and trusted advice and personalized care.

Appliances
Helen Of Troy Fuels Q3 Sales Growth

Helen of Troy reported robust sales growth for its third quarter, as the designer, developer and marketer of housewares, health and home, and beauty products prepared to close its recent acquisition of Drybar.

Appliances
Sunbeam Releases Heat Therapy Lineup

Sunbeam, a division of Newell Brands, recently released five new heating pads and wraps that use heat therapy. The new heat therapy products target common, hard-to-treat areas of pain including the back, knee, elbow, arms and legs.

Retail
CVS Opens Retail Location In Oregon

CVS Pharmacy has celebrated the grand opening of its first-ever standalone store in Oregon with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The new store at 105 NW 13th Ave. in Portland, OR, is the first of three retail locations to open in the greater Portland market in 2019, with one more store opening in 2020.

Financials
Walgreens Weighs Cost Cutting Moves

Walgreens Boots Alliance maintained that it was encouraged by its sales growth in its fiscal year and fourth quarter results ended August 31, while the retailer stayed on track with its cost cutting initiatives.

Retail
Rite Aid Appoints Peters Chief Operating Officer

Rite Aid has appointed Jim Peters as the company’s chief operating officer. Peters will lead all aspects of Rite Aid’s pharmacy and clinical strategy development and execution; health plan, health system and strategic corporate relationships; marketing and merchandising; corporate development, strategy and communications.

Retail
Walgreens Testing Drone Delivery

Walgreens and Wing, a member of the Alphabet family of companies, are partnering on “store to door” delivery of health and wellness, food and beverage and convenience items via state-of-the-art drone technology.

Appliances
Fitbit Launches Bluetooth Scale

Fitbit has expanded its Aria Air collection with the launch of a Bluetooth scale that tracks weight and syncs with its app to calculate one’s body mass index (BMI) and other key health metrics.

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