While both Millennials and Baby Boomers share an interest in health and wellness products, the two age groups greatly differ in the ways they shop and the specific foods and product attributes they seek, according to a consumer survey by AlixPartners.
Albertsons Market opened a new 53,727-square-foot store in Alamogordo, N.M., this month that merchandises more than 2,000 international and imported SKUs, a 300-SKU gluten-free section, expansive bulk foods department and features a wine steward and the only full-service Starbucks in town.
A 20-SKU basket shopped for via a click-and-collect service facilitated by a King Kullen in Island Park, N.Y., was less expensive and had more lower-priced items than the same basket shopped for via a similar service provided by a Key Food store in Woodmere, N.Y.
The American Pharmacists Association and the National Community Pharmacists Association are applauding the reintroduction of legislation that would enable patient access to, and coverage of, Medicare Part B services by pharmacists in medically underserved communities.
Two months after Tennessee voters in 78 municipalities approved the Wine in Grocery Stores initiative to permit grocery stores to sell wine beginning in July, 2016, a bill that would move that date up by a year was introduced in the Tennessee General Assembly, according to a Knoxville News Sentinel report.
A 20-SKU basket shopped for via the click-and-collect service at a Coborn’s in Minneapolis and Lunds & Byerly’s 15 miles away in Maple Grove, Minn., was less expensive at Coborn’s each week of a three-week collection period.
Food retailers are profiting from gift card exchange programs whereby shoppers can trade in unwanted department store and restaurant gift cards for credit equaling a percentage of their value at places like United Supermarkets and Walmart.