National Check Your Meds Day, Oct. 21, i is being established by Consumer Reports and the Dept. of Health and Human Services.
Together, the brands of Ahold USA and Delhaize America represent the largest grocery retailer group on the U.S. East Coast, including the Stop & Shop, Food Lion, Giant Foods, Giant/Martin's and Hannaford brands, IRI noted.
Kroger's team of buyers continuously look for regional purchasing opportunities that allow the company to expand its product portfolio for customers, stimulate the local economy and enhance product freshness.
The companies said the partnership would help improve decision-making abilities for patients and their care teams — including physicians, pharmacists and payers.
The Wellwise by Shoppers Drug Mart pilot focuses on giving patients control over the way they age in an environment that it said eschews the clinical experience of DME stores for a focus on aging gracefully.
Through the Target app, the technology will show the shopper’s location in real-time on the app's map as they move about the store, and display nearby Cartwheel deals.