“Skip medical school. Spend $1B instead” — Walgreens launches 700 doctor’s offices. Rocket Mortgage’s IPO. Kroger’s...

“Skip medical school. Spend $1B instead” — Walgreens launches 700 doctor’s offices. Rocket Mortgage’s IPO. Kroger’s surprise meat strategy.

Snacks Daily - July 10, 2020 - 18:40

The lending artist formerly known as Quicken Loans has filed to IPO, calling themselves “Rocket Companies”. Walgreens is quitting medical school and pursuing a $1B investment in 700 doctor’s offices instead. And Kroger’s figured out a surprise strategy to boost sales of its own plant-based meat brand: Stick it next to real meat.

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