Six leaders from Albertsons Companies were recognized by Drug Store News in the inaugural class of the Top Women in Health, Wellness and Beauty Awards. More than 140 women were honored for their integral role in the retail pharmacy, health, wellness, and beauty space. Winners were chosen by their peers at retailers, distributors, and suppliers across the U.S., and were highlighted in the November issue of Drug Store News.
The retailer is adding a philanthropic component to its Debi Lilly Design line of floral and home décor. Now, when customers purchase one of the grocer's new Debi Lilly Design Extending Smiles floral designs at participating stores, $1 of the proceeds will be used to provide a pair of shoes, clean water or food to someone in need.
CarePortMD retail health clinics at Albertsons Cos. grocery stores can now administer an eye exam to identify diabetic retinopathy by FDA-cleared autonomous artificial intelligence (AI) diagnostic system IDx-DR.
The in-store health clinics are the first to roll out this type of AI diagnostic technology.
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57 determined, inspirational and accomplished Albertsons Companies’ leaders were recognized at Progressive Grocer’s annual Top Women in Grocery event in Orlando, Florida last week. In all, 393 women were honored for their extraordinary achievements in the retail grocery industry.
Albertsons Cos. released a new line of compostable and Earth-friendly products last April under its Open Nature store brand that are not only sustainable, but they are innovative.
“Of course, we wanted to do the right thing for our social responsibility,” she adds. “We also wanted to solve a problem for many of our shoppers. They were looking for sustainable products in these categories, and there weren’t many options with the name brands..."
"We take items that are fresh in the store, that are close to expiration date, close to their best by date and get those out to three big partner agencies within the community who can use them the same day, give them to the families who actually need them," Holland said.