Retail Roundup—A new healthy format at CVS, Sam's Club's in-house brand

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CVS will refocus on healthy products. (Mike Mozart/CC BY 2.0)

CVS unveils healthy format

CVS announced it would reduce the amount of store space devoted to junk food and general merchandise. Three years after removing tobacco products from its stores, CVS Health plans to accelerate renovations that will increase shelf space for nutritious food and health products. (USA Today)

Sam’s Club revamps in-house brand

Sam’s Club has revealed its revamped Member’s Mark brand, which now offers hand-picked ingredients and premium products in food and general merchandise. The retailer has invested heavily in new and improved merchandise over the past year and consolidated 21 private brands into one. (Progressive Grocer)

7-Eleven implements GS1 barcodes

7-Eleven will soon roll out scanning technology to streamline the shopping experience for consumers and traders. A first for convenience stores, the retailer will use GS1 barcodes to improve supply chain visibility, help provide accurate product information, improve product traceability, and implement scanning technology to make store operations more efficient. (Convenience Store News)

Albertsons promotes Denningham to president, COO

Albertsons has promoted Wayne Denningham, currently executive vice president and COO, to the role of president, while also keeping his COO title. Bob Miller will remain the chairman and CEO, a role he has held since April 2015. Denningham began his Albertsons career as a clerk in 1977. (PR Newswire)

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