Drug Store & HBC Chain Industry Updates
A proposed flagship Walgreens store will open in Philadelphia. The three-story, 26,000-sq. ft. space will feature takeout salads, sushi, and a wellness center with a physician, nail salon and possibly a hair salon. Walgreens hopes to open the store fall 2012.
Bartell opened its “next generation” store in Edmonds, WA on June 16. The store features “more product offerings, bright new displays, decor accents and other improvements designed to enhance the total shopping experience.”