Personnel Updates:

Rite Aid has appointed David Kelly as group VP construction.
Walgreens named Steve Pemberton the company’s divisional VP of diversity and inclusion, becoming the company’s first chief diversity officer.
Industry Insight:

Publix Super Markets
is closing its network of 40 Little Clinic in-store clinics, staffed by nurse practitioners. The chain is terminating a deal with Solera Capital to “focus on its core food and pharmacy” businesses, the company said. Publix has “not decided how to use the space,” a spokeswoman said.