The current market environment produced overall higher demand for Helen of Troy’s housewares, health and home and beauty products, as the company posted a strong first quarter.
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.
Walgreens is providing a digital enhancement to its recently launched “on the spot” drive-thru shopping experience. Customers can now conveniently order select household essential and health and wellness products online in advance and then pay for and pick up these items at the company’s more than 7,300 participating pharmacy drive-thrus nationwide.
CVS Health joined with other pharmacy chains and retailers at the White House yesterday, April 27, to announce the next phase in COVID-19 testing. In addition to the large-scale test sites the company has been operating since March, CVS Health will utilize its expansive community presence to bring testing closer to home while maintaining strict safety standards.
J.K. Adams has retooled its facilities to produce full face shields in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company said it is using its Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machinery, and sourcing knowledge, in an effort to aid in mitigating the shortage of PPE for health care workers and the public.