ACME® MARKETS JOINS NETWORK TO PROMOTE AFFORDABLE HEALTHIER CHOICES TO SHOPPERS
Malvern, PA, Feb 12, 2019 – ACME Markets announced today that they now accept programs from the S3™ Solution Suite, including Healthy Savings® and Healthy Benefits Plus™. Members of these programs in the Northeast can use their benefits at all participating ACME locations.
Healthy Savings grants discounts on healthier food choices, while Healthy Benefits Plus provides benefits to spend on over-the-counter (OTC) medications. The programs are unique in that all discounts are instant at retail checkout with the single scan of a program app or card. Programs are sponsored by participating health plans and individual employers.
“ACME is proud to partner with these high value programs” said Jim Perkins, President of ACME Markets. “We aim to offer our customers healthier lifestyle options, and these proven programs improve the affordability of healthier foods as well as over-the-counter medications.”
ACME is the second Albertsons Companies’ division to join the network, preceded by Jewel-Osco. ACME has 169 store locations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland and Connecticut. S3 programs are now accepted at each store location, providing instant savings to members with the single scan of their card or mobile app at checkout.
“Healthy Savings and Healthy Benefits Plus are designed to improve health, providing instant discounts at no cost to the consumer,” said Chad Kelly, Chief Marketing Officer of Solutran, the company behind the S3 Solution Suite. “We are delighted to welcome ACME to our growing network, allowing greater accessibility to all members near their locations.”
Healthy Savings and Healthy Benefits Plus are a part of the S3 Solution Suite, a product of Minnesota-based electronic payments company Solutran, Inc.
Solutran, Inc. is a leading national payments solutions company, offering state-of-the-art technology to government programs (WIC and SNAP), merchants, brands, health insurers, employers and nonprofits for over 30 years. With more than 82 million transactions processed, we’ve established a long-standing reputation for excellence in customer service through delivering best in class solutions. Solutran deployed its S3™ Directed Spend platform with the nation’s largest retailer and leading health plan in 2018. Learn more about the Solutran Solution Suite and its latest innovations at Solutran.com and follow us on LinkedIn.
ACME Markets Inc. began in 1891 when two friends, Samuel Robinson and Robert Crawford, opened a small neighborhood grocery store in South Philadelphia, emphasizing quality products, low prices, and friendly service. Over 128 years later, ACME remains dedicated to providing a high-quality grocery experience that our customers have come to expect. Today, ACME operates 169 stores, in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, New York and Connecticut, employing more than 18,000 associates. The company and its associates remain committed to the communities they serve. For more information, visit www.acmemarkets.com.