TITLE

In-store health clinics gain traction

PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;Apr2006, Vol. 85 Issue 5, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the response of consumers to in-store health clinics offered by supermarkets in the U.S. In a recent poll conducted by Harris Interactive, 83 percent of respondents said retail health clinics could provide basic medical services when doctors' offices were closed. Bentonville, Arkansas-based Wal-Mart Inc. has said that it will open more than 50 in-store health clinics in 2006.
ACCESSION #
20502673

 

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