Walgreens and Kroger are working together to pilot an exploratory store format at 13 Walgreens locations near Kroger’s Cincinnati headquarters. The format will combine Kroger’s grocery expertise with Walgreens’ strengths in pharmacy, health and beauty.
The Rapid Recall Exchange, developed by GS1 US in collaboration with the Food Marketing Institute and Grocery Manufacturers Association, is the industry's only online standardized recall notification system.
Modular living-produce farms installed in stores will provide customers with hydroponic produce right at the point of purchase. They will use internet of things and machine learning technologies to improve efficiency and allow for cloud-based monitoring.