Personnel Updates

• Walmart Stores Inc. (324) has named Sean Slovenski as its new Senior VP of Health and Wellness for Walmart U.S.


Mergers and Acquisitions

• Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire PillPack, an online pharmacy that offers pre-packaged, portioned doses of medications and home delivery.

• Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. has completed the previously announced agreement to acquire a 40% minority stake in Sinopharm Holding GuoDa Drugstores Co., Ltd., a leading retail pharmacy chain in China.


Industry Insight

• Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. announced The Vintage Cosmetic Company is introducing additional bathing and body products to its customers. The new products will hit the shelves at all locations and Ulta Beauty’s e-commerce site in early August.


Real Estate

• Bluemercury Inc. announced plans to open about 25 new stores this year, and another 30 in 2019.

• Shoppers Drug Mar t Corporation recently opened a new location in Toronto at Yonge and Dundas Square.