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June 23, 2014

Rite Aid is bringing some glitz, as well as health consciousness, to its newly reopened Beverly Hills store.

Camp Hill, Pa. – Rite Aid is bringing some glitz, as well as health consciousness, to its newly reopened Beverly Hills store. On June 23, Rite Aid re-opened its Beverly Hills store with a major remodel that features its new wellness store design, as well as dining options.

April 3, 2014

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

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October 11, 2013

LaVida Massage Wellness Center will open its seventh location in the greater Atlanta area in October.

Cumming, Ga. — LaVida Massage Wellness Center will open its seventh location in the greater Atlanta area in October. The new 3,200-sq.-ft. center will be located with in Castleberry Southard Shopping Center in Cumming.

The new center will have 11 regular massage therapy rooms including one dedicated to couples’ massage.

 

July 29, 2013

Rite Aid is launching a loyalty program for consumers 65 and up. The new program is the latest extension of the chain’s customer loyalty program wellness+.

Camp Hill, Pa. -- Rite Aid is launching a loyalty program for consumers 65 and up. The new program is the latest extension of the chain’s customer loyalty program wellness+.

June 10, 2013

Affiliate health and wellness retailer Salkam Online Solutions LLC is opening a new online store at YouNeedIt.biz.

Salmon Arm, British Columbia – Affiliate health-and-wellness retailer Salkam Online Solutions LLC is opening a new online store at YouNeedIt.biz. The site offers products including health and wellness books, exercise machines, weights, footwear, in-home training items and vitamins and supplements. YouNeedIt.com recommends products from partner retailers and does not maintain its own inventory.

April 25, 2013

Max-Wellness will debut its new format, Mini-Max, in Moorings Park, a premier upscale retirement community in Naples, Fla.

Cleveland -- Max-Wellness will debut its new format, Mini-Max, in Moorings Park, a premier upscale retirement community in Naples, Fla. The store will be located in a new facility in the community, The Center for Healthy Living, which features medical and exercise facilities, a spa and beauty center, plus a 75-seat movie theatre.

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.

Seattle — 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 22, 2013

SCIO Health Analytics, a health analytics services company, has entered into a relationship with Walgreens to help employers gain maximum return on investment through worksite health centers and wellness programs, identifying opportunities to improve workforce health while also reducing costs.

Hartford, Conn. -- SCIO Health Analytics, a health analytics services company, has entered into a relationship with Walgreens to help employers gain maximum return on investment through worksite health centers and wellness programs, identifying opportunities to improve workforce health while also reducing costs.

January 18, 2013

United Airlines on Friday announced the opening of its employee health clinic at O’Hare International Airport.

Chicago -- United Airlines on Friday announced the opening of its employee health clinic at O’Hare International Airport. The clinic, managed by Walgreens, will serve a broad scope of employees’ health needs, such as urgent care for routine illness, travel and other immunizations including flu shots, prepackaged medications, job-related physical training and pre-employment physicals, at no cost to employees.

November 27, 2012

C-store chain Sheetz said Tuesday that it will open its new employee health-and-wellness center on Wednesday, marking the first LEED-certified building in Blair County.

Claysburg, Pa. -- C-store chain Sheetz said Tuesday that it will open its new employee health-and-wellness center on Wednesday, marking the first LEED-certified building in Blair County.

The 11,000-sq.-ft. Sheetz Center for Shwellness is located beside the Sheetz Distribution Center in Claysburg, Pa. In partnership with Marathon-Health, the company will use medical staff to provide individual health and wellness coaching to employees and their eligible dependents.

March 20, 2012

Walgreens and online health Q&A platform Sharecare announced 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.

Atlanta -- 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.

The application, which is integrated into Walgreens Facebook page, gives Walgreens followers access to an interactive portal containing health information and resources.

November 8, 2011

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. will open a new format focused on expanded selection, health and wellness, and convenience on Nov. 18, in Chelmsford, Mass.

Quincy, Mass. -- The Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. will open a new format focused on expanded selection, health and wellness, and convenience on Nov. 18, in Chelmsford, Mass. The 72,000 sq. ft. “next evolution” supermarket will include such amenities an in-store nutritionist, a supervised child play area, free Wi-Fi Internet access, curbside pick-up and innovative in-store shopping tools.

October 11, 2011

Walgreen Co. said it has added two executives to its pharmacy, health and wellness division.

Deerfield, Ill. -- Walgreen Co. said Tuesday it has added two executives to its pharmacy, health and wellness division.

Dr. Jeffrey Kang will join the company on Oct. 31 as senior VP health and wellness services and solutions.

In addition, Mike Ellis has joined Walgreens as VP specialty pharmacy and infusion.

Most recently, Kang was chief medical officer at CIGNA. Ellis has served as senior VP specialty trade relations and contracting and pharmaceutical services for CVS Caremark.

August 31, 2011

Whole Foods Market is testing membership-only Wellness Clubs in select locations, with the initial site in the chain’s store in Dedham, Mass., USA Today reported.

New York City -- Whole Foods Market is testing membership-only Wellness Clubs in select locations, with the initial site in the chain’s store in Dedham, Mass., USA Today reported. Four additional sites are expected to open this fall.

The company is charging a one-time fee of $199, with monthly membership dues of $45, according to the report, for which members will receive lifestyle evaluations, classes in nutrition, cooking and health and 10% off on 1,000 “better-for-you” foods sold in Whole Foods.

February 25, 2011

Walgreen Co. said Friday that Hal F. Rosenbluth, president of the drug retailer’s health-and-wellness division, will retire in April. He will, however, stay on as a senior consultant to the CEO for healthcare services.

Deerfield, Ill. -- Walgreen Co. said Friday that Hal F. Rosenbluth, president of the drug retailer’s health-and-wellness division, will retire in April. He will, however, stay on as a senior consultant to the CEO for healthcare services.

Rosenbluth was a co-founder of Take Care Health Systems, which was acquired by Walgreens in 2007.

December 17, 2010

Best Buy Co. said Friday it is expanding its health-and-wellness offerings to 600 stores nationwide.

Minnepolis -- Best Buy Co. said Friday it is expanding its health-and-wellness offerings to 600 stores nationwide.

The products, which include heart-rate monitoring watches, pedometers, yoga mats, scales and blood pressure monitors, have been tested by Best Buy in 40 stores in multiple markets and will now undergo rollout.

In its most recent quarter, Best Buy’s net income fell 4%, and revenue dipped 1% to $217 million.

August 4, 2010

Walgreen Co. said Thursday it has launched a newly designed website that emphasizes the drugstore...

March 2, 2010

Lowe’s Cos. is offering on-site health screenings for its employees through its Lowe’s Life Track...

February 28, 2010

Walgreens Monday announced a strategic restructuring of its healthcare divisions to enable the company to...

September 30, 2009

GNC on Tuesday unveiled a new prototype that seeks to transform its brand from a...

November 6, 2008

OfficeMax Inc. founder Michael Feuer plans to launch a new retail venture, called Max-Wellness, according...

April 27, 2008

Safeway announced a new program to market its health and wellness brands across retail channels...

April 24, 2008

Walgreens has announced that Putter Acquisition Sub, its wholly owned subsidiary, has successfully completed its...

December 31, 2007

Nearly all retailers agree that health-care costs are way too high, but Steven A....