Content about Wellness

April 2, 2014

Labeed Diab has been named SVP and president of health and wellness at Walmart, filling a position previously held by Dr. John Agwunobi who left the company.

January 23, 2014

Walmart’s health and wellness president John Agwunobi shared wide-ranging thoughts earlier this week regarding the state of health care in America and ways in which the evolving marketplace is impacting Walmart customers.

January 9, 2014

Walmart COO Gisel Ruiz and president of health and wellness John Agwunobi are listed as speakers at events taking place within the next 30 days in Northwest Arkansas.

December 23, 2013

With 3,500 locations currently installed at retail and another 1,000 on the way in 2014, SoloHealth Stations are giving new meaning to affordable health care.

September 7, 2013

Nature's Sunshine Products, a leading natural health and wellness company, has appointed former Clorox executive Beth Springer, to the company's board of directors.

August 7, 2013

Max-Wellness, the health and wellness retail concept founded by former OfficeMax CEO Michael Feuer, named VP of finance Tom Mack to the newly created role of SVP and chief financial and administrative officer.

July 29, 2013

Rite Aid, the third-largest drug chain in the nation, is pursuing the lucrative senior market with its latest marketing campaign centered on its new extension to the Wellness+ loyalty card program.

July 25, 2013

Vitacost.com, a leading online retailer of health and wellness products, has appointed Chris Cavalline to the newly created position of CMO.

June 20, 2013

Now that Walmart U.S. derives more than 66% of its sales from food, consumables, health and wellness related categories, Kroger is more of an immediate threat than Amazon.

June 18, 2013

AlignMed, a developer of wellness wear, has appointed Robert J. Meers as the company’s CEO. He will be charged with driving the company’s growth and strategic direction.

May 31, 2013

Sam's Club will host free health screenings from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 8, for Men’s Health Month.

April 26, 2013

Max-Wellness is set to open the first of its new concept Mini-Max stores in the Center for Healthy Living situated on the 83-acre campus of Moorings Park, an upscale Naples, Fla., retirement community.

April 22, 2013

Rite Aid has redesigned its website to provide customers with easier access to online pharmacy services and health and wellness information.

April 15, 2013

Online retailer Amazon has launched its 50+ Active and Healthy Living Store, which features hundreds of thousands of nutrition, wellness, exercise and fitness, medical, personal care, beauty, entertainment items and more — all in a single destination for customers in the 50+ age range.

January 4, 2013

Sam's Club is offering free health screenings as part of a New Year's promotion, the club retailer said Friday.

October 19, 2012

Stop & Shop is opening a new store that will include new features that emphasize health and wellness and sustainability, the company said.

October 5, 2012

Family Dollar has inked a partnership with a national leader in health-and-wellness solutions to further drive the retailer's commitment to proactively engage in activities that encourage healthy living.

September 6, 2012

Safeway will package $150 million in real healthcare savings into an overall wellness strategy to be implemented over the course of 2013, the grocer's chairman and CEO Steve Burd told analysts Thursday morning at the Goldman Sachs 19th Annual Global Retailing Conference.

June 21, 2012

Rite Aid maintained its same-store sales momentum, posting gains across front-end and pharmacy comparable sales for the sixth consecutive quarter: Overall same-store sales were up 2.5%, reflecting a 2.7% across the front-end and a 2.4% uptick across pharmacy, for the first quarter ended June 2.

March 21, 2012

Walgreens and online health Q&A platform Sharecare announced Tuesday the launch of a new “Answers” application providing access to the largest searchable drug, supplement and wellness database currently available on Facebook, according to the companies.

March 1, 2012

Sam's Club is taking its promotion of health-and-wellness solutions further by launching its own branded, bimonthly magazine.

February 3, 2012

Retailing Today sister publication Drug Store News spent time recently with Sam’s Club’s Jason Reiser, VP health and wellness, operations compliance.

January 3, 2012

To help its members keep their New Year's resolutions, including weight loss, eating better and quitting smoking, Sam's Club will offer a variety of free in-club health screenings and smoking cessation consultations.

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