The first segment of the Open Buy Day, for household cleaning, paper, general merchandise and health and beauty care, will be held Oct. 19. The second segment will follow this on Oct. 26 for the food, beverage and pet categories.
The accreditation applies to all of Supervaluâ€™s 181 banner pharmacies that now have access to the specialty pharmacy offering, the company said.
The consortium includes Dole, Driscollâ€™s, Golden State Foods, Kroger, McCormick, McLane, NestlÃ©, Tyson Foods, Unilever and Walmart.
The Federal Trade Commission approved the deal Wednesday afternoon following the acquisition getting an OK from the shareholders of Whole Foods earlier in the day.Â
In the first video dispatch from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting, Drug Store News talks to Innovationâ€™s Doyle Jensen about how the company is looking to use automation to improve patient care in the pharmacy.Â
The new London Drugs location in Vancouverâ€™s Park Royal Shopping Centre features an in-store optical clinic, as well as a Learning Lab.Â