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2009-09-01 10:25:00

ITASCA, Ill., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- JEWEL-OSCO, a leading Midwest food and drug retailer, and FOX Chicago, are teaming up during September's "Hunger Action Month" to help generate awareness as well as raise much needed food and funds for food banks across Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana. Throughout September, Jewel-Osco will be collecting cash and food donations from the public at all of its 183 stores under the "Give a Little, Feed a Lot" campaign, with a goal of raising enough...

2009-07-29 11:14:00

FRANKLIN PARK, Ill., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- JEWEL-OSCO, a leading Midwest food and drug retailer, has partnered with Tinley Park-based Physicians Prompt Care Centers to launch Physicians Prompt Care Express, a convenient new health care option designed to meet the needs of busy southwestern suburban families and customers on the go.Board-certified Prompt Care Express physicians will offer high-quality, convenient and affordable medical services from a newly-constructed health clinic inside...

2008-11-07 12:00:23

ITASCA, Ill., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- In the face of challenging economic times, JEWEL-OSCO PHARMACY(TM) is reinforcing its message to consumers that it actually pays to take their prescription medications properly and take preventative measures, such as flu immunizations, to maintain good health. In response to customer feedback and demand, JEWEL-OSCO today announced that frequent pharmacy customers will have additional opportunities to reduce their grocery bills through the Prescription...

2008-10-07 09:00:37

Fred's Inc. (NASDAQ:FRED) today reported sales for the five-week and eight-month periods ended October 4, 2008. Fred's total sales for the month were $161.3 million, up slightly from $161.1 million in September 2007, with the year-over-year change reflecting the Company's previously announced program to close 75 underperforming stores and 22 underperforming pharmacies this year. Excluding stores closed in 2008, total sales from ongoing stores increased 4% in September versus the same...

2008-10-01 06:00:48

BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Albertson's LLC announced its new Albertsons Rx-tra Savings prescription discount program today, which will provide member households with discounts on all generic and brand name medications -- including up to a 30-day supply of over 500 generic drugs for only $4.99. The membership-based program will be offered in all of the company's in-store pharmacies. Albertsons Rx-tra Savings program includes generic alternatives for some of the most commonly...

2008-09-24 09:00:48

SUPERVALU Pharmacies this flu season will make it easier to hurdle some common barriers to preventative health care measures such as flu immunization. Beginning September 28, specially trained and certified SUPERVALU pharmacists will be available to administer both the needle-free FluMist(R) nasal spray and traditional flu vaccinations during regular pharmacy hours. For convenience, these vaccines will be available on a walk-in basis or by appointment at most SUPERVALU pharmacy...

2008-09-21 03:00:22

By Fuhrman, Elizabeth Beverages and other front-end items benefit from convenience positioning Consumers are changing their shopping patterns to cut costs and save gasoline. As a result, total shopping trips are down nearly 3 percent, trips are shifting across channels, and trip missions within all channels are evolving, reports Chicago-based Information Resources Inc.'s "Times & Trends: Snapshot of Trends Shaping the CPG and Retail Industries." While total trips are down, drug stores...

2008-09-16 21:00:21

By Associatedc Press Financial services Barclays seen close to deal for Lehman assets: British bank Barclays PLC plans to unveil a plan to acquire all or part of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.'s investment banking and trading operations, a person close to the talks said Tuesday. The deal, which was expected to be announced by early Wednesday, would throw a lifeline to more than 9,000 Lehman employees whose future was uncertain after Lehman filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday....

2008-09-05 09:00:37

In response to an increase in diagnosis of diabetes among adults, SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE: SVU) today expanded its Eating Healthy With Diabetes initiative beyond its Chicagoland-based Jewel-Osco Pharmacies to include in-store pharmacy locations in 16 additional states. "With the rates of diabetes and obesity rising at an alarming pace, SUPERVALU Pharmacies hopes to address this public health concern through education. By teaching our patients and store customers how to make wise food and...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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