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Retailers

Walmart Adds Healthcare Track to Education Offering

The retailer said it is offering its workers subsidized college programs to fill pharmacy technician and optician roles as retail healthcare demand grows.

Technology

Highlights From the Groceryshop Exhibit Floor

More than 300 companies eyeing the transformation of the industry make their pitch.

The famed NYC retailer has made progress despite capital and credit constraints, sources say.

A new Mini Bakery in a Massachusetts store can make 10 loaves of fresh bread in an hour, officials say.

More than 200 speakers tackled topics ranging from consumer trends to supply-chain disruption, intelligent stores and retail reinventions.

Multiple innovations addressing intelligent stores were a top hit at Groceryshop.

Drones may fail, but smart-home marketing could emerge, Kantar's Dave Marcotte argues in Groceryshop address.

The remodeled stores in Suffolk County begin the retailer's "Reimagine" initiative.

Ralphs, Vons and Albertsons workers laud "significant" wage and benefit gains.

The partnership with Hanshow will provide new customer convenience, as well as new capabilities for the retailer, officials said.

"Transformation is incredibly difficult," CEO Rodney McMullen says as Q2 comps hit the mark and the long-term view is adjusted.

The retailer said customers "love" the $98 annual subscription option, which will be offered in all U.S. delivery markets.

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