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Giant Eagle, Steelers Team Up for COVID-19 Vaccination Drive

Giant Eagle pharmacists will administer the Pfizer vaccine to eligible individuals at the Pittsburgh Steelers' Heinz Field.

Retailers

States, Cities Show Support for Supermarket Employee Day

Created by FMI–The Food Industry Association, the day celebrates employees at every level for serving their communities during periods of crisis, such as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The Lempert Report: Layering the pandemic on top of general market trends has made the situation worse.

Kroger announces two QFC store closures in response to government-mandated hazard pay increases for grocery workers in Seattle.

The Lempert Report: New York's Latino community has been disproportionately affected by the pandemic due in part to social inequality.

The healthcare division of Kroger is expanding its portfolio of testing solutions by partnering with Gauss on the rapid at-home test.

Target will provide up to four hours of pay for workers who get the vaccine and free Lyft rides to vaccination sites.

With no food sampling in-stores and many consumers doing at least some of their grocery shopping online, how can a brand support new-product discovery—and the basket sales boost that comes from it?

Under local pressure and amid widespread criticism, the retailer said it would pay workers $100 to get vaccinated, and provide $50 million in store credits and gas discounts as a separate "thank-you" to front-line workers.

The Lempert Report: What categories were the winners and losers?

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