Kroger Provides Free Flu Shots

The Kroger Co. is bringing free flu shots to thousands of eligible individuals. Beginning today, Kroger is making free flu shot vouchers available to The Salvation Army and to Feeding America, a domestic hunger relief organization. Uninsured or underinsured shoppers in areas with a Kroger or a Kroger banner pharmacy such as City Market, Dillons,

Walgreens Competes With Chicago C-stores on Food

Walgreens today is unveiling its new expanded food selection in several Chicago communities identified as food deserts, or areas that lack access to basic foods necessary to maintain a healthy diet. Walgreens has redesigned 10 of its stores on Chicago’s South and West Sides to include more than 750 new food items including fresh fruits

What’s in Store in the Humidor

As if the turbulent economy, rising state taxes and local anti-smoking regulations hadn’t rendered the retail cigar landscape dangerous enough, enter the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which wants to significantly reshape that landscape, but so far hasn’t told anyone—most notably the retailers that will be selling the products—how. Some background: The law granting

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