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.
As Millennial consumers bypass traditional supermarkets for local purveyors of specialty foods in 2015, more food retailers will adopt inventive ways to scout out — and ultimately source — these small-batch and locally produced goods for their stores.