wellness

Retail
Amazon Launches Pharmacy, Discount Drug Benefit

In a challenge not only to drug store chains but mass merchants and supermarket operators boosting their wellness credentials via pharmacy and related medical services, Amazon has launched two new pharmacy offerings designed to help customers conveniently purchase their prescription medications.

Retail
Rite Aid Unveils Rebranding Initiative

Taking the next step in its transformation, Rite Aid said it has launched a refreshed brand with an advertising campaign that demonstrates its commitment to provide the fusion of traditional medicine and alternative remedies to help consumers not just get healthy, but get thriving.

Financials
CVS Names Lynch CEO As Q3 Beats Wall Street

CVS Health beat a Wall Street estimate for third quarter income as its Retail/LTC division sales gained. The company’s board of directors has also appointed Karen Lynch, currently evp/CVS Health and president, Aetna, as the company’s next president and CEO as well as a member of the board.

Retail
Kohl’s Testing Wellness Market Concept

With consumers prioritizing their health and shopping for a more casual lifestyle, with a focus on active gear, apparel, home goods, and overall personal wellness, Kohl’s is piloting a new essential goods concept: Kohl’s Wellness Market. 

Retail
CVS Health Looks To Hire 15K In Fourth Quarter

CVS Health said it is recruiting qualified candidates to fill 15,000 jobs. These new and existing positions will help the company continue to respond to the needs of communities across the country during the fall and winter months when the incidences of COVID-19 and the flu are expected to increase.

Appliances
Garmin Advances Smart Body Scale

Garmin has released the Index S2 smart scale with a new weight trend graph feature, enhanced accuracy, and a variety of biometric data for both serious athletes and health-minded customers alike.

Retail
Rite Aid Names Robinson-Gaylord SVP/Store Development

Rite Aid has appointed Angele Robinson-Gaylord as svp/store development. Robinson-Gaylord will play a key role in executing and managing renovations for Rite Aid’s stores of the future, a critical component of its RxEvolution strategy, that will transform Rite Aid stores into destinations for holistic health and wellness.

Retail
J.C. Penney Begins Holiday Deals In Mid-October

J.C. Penney is kicking off holiday shopping in mid-October with new brands and deals to get customers in the spirit of saving, offering Black Friday pricing throughout November, and capping off with value on all holiday gifts through December.

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