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October 29, 2013

Safeway will open a grocery store in the camping area of the Phoenix International Raceway starting next month.

PHOENIX — Safeway will open a grocery store in the camping area of the Phoenix International Raceway starting next month.

PIR president Bryan Sperber said the store would open for the AdvoCare 500 NASCAR Spring Cup Series weekend, which takes place Nov. 8-10, selling snacks and camping essentials.

September 17, 2013

Jon Flora, 58, the president of Fry’s Food and Drug Stores, died unexpectedly of a heart attack Friday, according to a report in the Phoenix Business Journal.

PHOENIX — Jon Flora, 58, the president of Fry’s Food and Drug Stores, died unexpectedly of a heart attack Friday, according to a report in the Phoenix Business Journal

Flora started his career at 15 with Dillon’s in western Kansas. When Dillon’s merged with Kroger in 1983, he was named SVP. 

April 15, 2013

Nielsen has announced a new Consumer 360 conference to be held in Phoenix, Ariz., June 3-5.

PHOENIX — Nielsen has announced a new Consumer 360 conference to be held in Phoenix from June 3 to 5.

The annual signature event is held around the world and attracts senior executives from CPG manufacturers and retailers, advertising agencies, and media companies.

During and after the event, there will be Thought Leadership decks and reports with media.

November 17, 2011

MinuteClinic announced on Thursday that it has become a contracted provider with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, which provides health insurance products, services or networks to 1.2 million individuals.

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — MinuteClinic announced on Thursday that it has become a contracted provider with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, which provides health insurance products, services or networks to 1.2 million individuals.
 
Under the agreement, these individuals now will have access to 16 MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics located inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in communities throughout the Phoenix and Tucson metropolitan areas.

August 9, 2011

Boom LLC has teamed up with country music sensation Keith Urban to release in the mass market his first fragrance for men called Phoenix by Keith Urban.

NEW YORK — Boom LLC has teamed up with country music sensation Keith Urban to release in the mass market his first fragrance for men called Phoenix by Keith Urban.

The cologne, which launches worldwide in the fall, is designed to be not only reflective of his personal triumphs, but also an expression of his spirit. The phoenix symbol resonates with the four-time Grammy award-winning artist for its immortality and ability to renew and be reborn.

January 14, 2011

Safeway announced that it has formed a fund to aid the victims of the recent shooting that occurred in one of its Tucson stores.

TUCSON, Ariz. — Safeway announced that it has formed a fund to aid the victims of the recent shooting that occurred in one of its Tucson stores.

The company launched the fund with an initial contribution of $100,000 from the Safeway Foundation, and is encouraging in-store contributions from Safeway customers and community members in the company’s Arizona stores.

January 5, 2011

TSAILE, Ariz. — Some people enter the twilight years of college without a clue of what they want to do, only to decide at the last minute. Others, like pharmacist Terry Teller, know early on.


For Teller, a member of the Navajo Native American tribe originally from Lukachukai, Ariz., helping to heal people is part of his heritage, with multiple generations of medicine men and women on both sides of his family.


October 6, 2010

Drank is gaining distribution in Arizona with help from Grand Canyon Distributing....

HOUSTON Drank is gaining distribution in Arizona with help from Grand Canyon Distributing.

The relaxation beverage now will be available throughout 15 counties in the state, including such major cities as Phoenix, Tucson, Mesa and Glendale.