Chain Store Age recently had a conversation with Giovanni Monti, senior VP, healthcare services, Walgreens Boots Alliance, about his company’s varied digital healthcare activities, as well as its brick-and-mortar partnership with VillageMD.
Elizabeth Haynes, senior VP store ops, loss prevention & visual merchandising at Torrid, tells Chain Store Age about the growing company’s mission to remove any friction in communications between headquarters and stores.
Last week, the United States set a record for having 65 container ships waiting to be unloaded at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which is causing more strain and stress for the U.S. supply chain.
Retailers have regularly pivoted their business models over the past 18 months as changing guidance from world health organizations and national and local governments continue to change the rules of operation.
Mall owners have spent a lot of the last year in lease renegotiations with tenants. Not so much with owner-operators of community and neighborhood centers, according to Brixmor chief revenue officer Brian Finnegan.