MinuteClinic opens first New Hampshire locations
Woonsocket, R.I. — MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark Corporation, has expanded to its 28th state with the opening of clinic locations inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in New Hampshire. Clinics are now open in Concord and West Lebanon.
A Salem clinic will open Dec. 11 and locations in Hampton, Manchester, and Nashua, will open in early January. With the opening of these six new locations MinuteClinic launches a new clinical collaboration with Dartmouth-Hitchcock, a health care system in New Hampshire with a network of nearly 1,500 physicians. Under the agreement, Dartmouth-Hitchcock physicians will serve as medical directors for MinuteClinic in New Hampshire and collaborate on patient education and disease management initiatives.
MinuteClinic’s entry into New Hampshire is part of its national expansion plan to open 150 clinics nationwide in 2013.
Natural Grocers opens Texas store Dec. 5
Denver — Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage is announcing the grand opening of its newest Texas location in the new Town Square Shopping Center in Wichita Falls. The store opens for business on Dec. 5.
"We invite the Wichita Falls community to come in see what we’re about," said Kemper Isely, Natural Grocers co-president. “While they are here, shoppers can also pick up some practical ideas for healthy eating during one of our free cooking demonstrations, or take part in a free nutritional education seminar."
Report: Amazon opens pop-up in San Francisco
New York — Online giant Amazon has opened a pop-up store in Westfield San Francisco Centre, San Francisco. The pop-up sells Kindle tablets and e-readers, as well as branded covers and power adapters from vending machines, according to The Wall Street Journal. It is one of a handful of pop-ups the company has opened in malls.
Citing one of the employees at the location, WSJ reported that the pop-up store would close after two weeks.
An Amazon spokeswoman told WSJ that the temporary stores were in a handful of malls as part of a marketing campaign.