The Kroger Co.’s
stores in Colorado
are now helping
DMV line with
provide an easy
way to renew
registration in less
than two minutes.
TRENDS TO WATCH
Kids come running in to check
on the machine and watch it
making the bread.”
—Randall Wilkinson, Wilkinsons Baking Co.
Delhaize banner, recently opened the doors of a digitally
focused concept store in Portland, Maine, that has a large
touchscreen in its pharmacy section to help shoppers
search for medications and search for products by health
concern, according to the Portland Press Herald.
Also, Giant Eagle and University of Pittsburgh Medical
Center (UPMC) recently teamed up to offer in-store video
conferencing kiosks in three of its pharmacy locations in
the Pittsburgh area. The kiosks, which are available in private consultation rooms next to the pharmacy, connect
any Pennsylvania resident regardless of insurance status with UPMC clinicians for treatment of minor health
Publix offers a similar service in 17 of its central Florida stores in partnership with BayCare Health System,
with plans to add more in the future. And St. Louis-based
Schnucks Markets Inc. added interoperable health
screening kiosks to its in-store pharmacies that measure
factors such as medication adherence for hypertension
and blood pressure control.
Giant Eagle has in-store
kiosks at three