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The national retailer is removing flavored vapor products from its shelves and increasing the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21.
The brand's inaugural New York City location will check out cash-payers using mobile devices.
The first-ever downtown location features high-quality, fresh and seasonal foods, as well as daily essentials.
NPD Group: Fast-casual customers increased their visits by 3 percent year over year.
New small-format locations focus on grab-and-go products and expedited checkouts.
The new policy goes into effect within 90 days.
The Sept. 1 change comes as efforts to increase the federal minimum purchasing age are set to ramp up.
Customers are currently billed after leaving the cashierless concept using credit cards stored on file.
The drugstore chain will begin testing CBD sales in Oregon and Washington.
With reported plans to aggressively expand its Amazon Go concept, convenience retailers must play up their competitive differences, while borrowing from the e-commerce giant’s success.
Locations in Gainesville, Fla., and Deerfield, Ill., are part of a pilot program that will evaluate consumer response.
The progression plan comes at roughly the same time that rival operator Dollar Tree announced it will close 390 Family Dollar locations.