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WBA appoints Dr. William Shrank to board

WBA appoints Dr. William Shrank to board

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) today announced the appointment of Dr. William Shrank to the company’s board of directors. Dr. Shrank is globally recognized for his leadership and expertise in health care strategy, policy and population health.

NRF’s Kleinhenz: Economy is in ‘critical moment’

NRF’s Kleinhenz: Economy is in ‘critical moment’

WASHINGTON – As inflation continues to ease and the Federal Reserve ponders when to lower interest rates, the nation is in a “critical moment” of waiting to see what will happen next, according to National Retail Federation Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz.

Older Consumers Worth Wooing

Older Consumers Worth Wooing

Retailers and CPG companies focus their marketing efforts mainly on younger consumers, who they see as critical to their future growth. Fair enough. But older customers have a lot of money to spend.

McMillon aims for a higher peak

McMillon aims for a higher peak

Complacency is the enemy of excellence. Doug McMillon delivered that message to a gathering of some 14,000 colleagues that marked the culmination of Walmart’s annual Associates Week.

NRF: Back-to-school shopping has already begun

NRF: Back-to-school shopping has already begun

WASHINGTON – More than half (55%) of back-to-school and college shoppers have already begun buying items for the upcoming school year, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics.