Emojiplanet Entertainment Centers Planned Across the U.S., Canada and China

The Emoji Company GmbH is partnering with UNIS Technology Ltd. on a new emoji-branded entertainment concept that brings retail and entertainment together. The venture into physical experiences will elevate the emoji brand’s already significant global presence, which is driven by a rights portfolio of 1,000 trademarks, more than 20,000 brand icons and designs and more…

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Walgreens Looks to ‘Break Through Health Care Silos’ with New Specialty Pharmacy Division

Image courtesy Walgreens Walgreens is bringing all of its specialty pharmacy services into one integrated unit and expanding its offerings for patients suffering from complex chronic conditions with an investment in gene and cell services. It’s all part of what the company described as the “latest step to leverage its neighborhood pharmacies into fast-growing areas…

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Furniture Retailer Moves to 100% Employee Ownership Model

Room & Board has transitioned to a 100% Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), giving its 1,100 employees a financial stake in the Minneapolis-based company that generates annual sales exceeding $500 million. The retailer also has received B-Corp certification, amplifying its investment in both its employees and environmental stewardship. “At Room & Board our staff members…

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UrbanStems Expands Same-Day Delivery to 4 New Markets via Walmart GoLocal

Just in time for Mother’s Day May 12, UrbanStems has added same-day delivery in four major markets by expanding its partnership with the Walmart GoLocal white-label fulfillment service. Customers in Chicago, Dallas, Miami and Atlanta join those in Washington, D.C., New York and Los Angeles who can now take advantage of same-day delivery of UrbanStems’…

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