Grocery Workers to Vote on Potential Strike Against 3 Major SoCal Chains
Members of seven Southern California food workers unions, including San Diego’s, will vote June 24 on whether to authorize a strike against three major grocery chains, it was announced Monday...
Costco exec says it won't copy Walmart's blockbuster online grocery strategy because 'if somebody wants something in an hour, they're probably not going to get it from us'
Costco isn't jumping into the grocery pickup game any time soon.
In response to an earnings-call question from RBC Capital Markets' Scot Ciccarelli about whether Costco had any plans to jump...
Walgreens cuts long-time health benefit for retired employees in ‘unusual’ move
Maria Alessio loved working for Walgreens Boots Alliance, especially because of the pharmacy chain’s benefits.
She decided to retire in last fall at age 61 because she could no longer take...
At Stores and Online, Health Care Moves Closer to Customers
Health care is moving closer to patients.
Drugstores are expanding the care and support they offer, and telemedicine is bringing doctors and therapists to the family room couch as the system...
No end in sight to rising drug prices, study finds
The cost of many popular prescription drugs has increased substantially in the U.S. in the past six years, and the trend may continue if bold bipartisan action isn’t taken, according...
Costco makes strides with grocery, omnichannel initiatives
Costco Wholesale Corp. kept sales on the upswing in its fiscal 2019 third quarter as per-share earnings hit the high end of Wall Street’s estimates.
For the 12-week quarter ended May...
Beyond self-checkout: How grocery stores are incorporating tech
Grocery shopping is completely different than it was 50 years ago. Fresh groceries and meal kits can now be dropped off at your doorstep. Retailers are redesigning their warehouses for...
Why suburban moms are delivering your groceries
At 6:30 a.m., four of five Gordon family members are roaming around their suburban Sacramento house — if you count only the humans. There are also four dogs, a bunny,...
Whole Foods under Amazon is still the priciest grocer. Do we care?
Despite Amazon.com’s publicity push to promote price cuts at Whole Foods, the chain remains the highest price grocer in the land, according to a new study by Bank of America...
Union says first contract offer from big three grocers ‘unacceptable’
The union that represents workers at Southern California’s three major supermarket chains on Friday strongly criticized the grocers’ first comprehensive contract offer, calling it “unacceptable” and making its first veiled threat...
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