health care

Retail
Rite Aid Expanding COVID-19 Initiatives

Rite Aid has joined the White House COVID-19 Response Working Group and is piloting limited coronavirus testing at one location in Philadelphia seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Retail
CVS To Acquire Schnucks Pharmacies

CVS and Schnucks have entered into a definitive agreement for CVS Pharmacy and certain of its subsidiaries to acquire Schnuck Markets Inc.’s retail and specialty pharmacy businesses. 

Retail
CVS Making Changes To Board Of Directors

CVS Health is making changes to its board of directors. Richard Swift, Richard Bracken and Mark Bertolini will not stand for reelection at the company’s 2020 annual meeting. The board will then be reduced from 16 to 13 directors in order to further align with corporate governance best practices, the company said.

Retail
Walgreens Names Ashworth President

Walgreens Boots Alliance has appointed Richard Ashworth as president of Walgreens. Ashworth will be responsible for developing the strategies and plans for all Walgreens operations and will have full responsibility for the leadership, development and management of the business.

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.

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