CVS’s purchase of Aetna could have profound effects on supermarkets as well as drug chains and mass merchandisers as everyone plays catch-up for in-store health services. Join news anchor Jodi Daley and PLMA president Brian Sharoff as they look at how today’s marketplace may change and the merger’s domino effect. Special reports by Tim Simmons, Bob Vosburgh, Roy White and David Merrefield. Click here for video.
Restocking KrogerKroger’s new initiatives seek to utilize the giant retailer’s extensive database to increase sales. David Merrefield profiles the executives heading up the effort.
A Year LaterAhold and Delhaize merged just over a year ago. The changes are more obvious in Europe, though Roy White notes there are significant shifts stateside as well.
Private Label StarsOmnichannel marketing has hit a threshold, and several companies are leading the way ‑ like Walmart’s Jet.com. Christopher Durham explains how store brands play a key role.
Taste TestIn this era of label transparency, forward-thinking manufacturers are changing ingredients for their processed foods. Dr. Kantha Shelke discusses recipe options.
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