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INSIGHTS AND PERSPECTIVES

Insights and perspectives on merchandising and trends in retail pharmacies.

What's in store: 5 ways retail will change in 2020

David Orgel takes a look at what the coming year might hold for retail — from supercharged e-commerce to further emphasis on experiential retail.

Promising products that hit shelves in October

From the crowded pack of 150 new products introduced in October, Hamacher Resource Group identified five that piqued interest based on earning potential and novelty.

pharmacist using a computer

Jill Regan, LexisNexis Risk Solutions - Health Care's director of relationship management, details how automated prescriber verification can help pharmacies save time and headaches when it comes to prescriber data.

Drug Store News sat down with Derek Miller, president of the International Housewares Association, to discuss his first year at the helm of the association and what might be coming down the pike in the future. 

Walmart has a long history of driving profits through high sales volumes of low-priced items at thin margins, but not even its efficiencies are enough to make money selling groceries online. 

The first day of the Path to Purchase Expo saw executives from Walgreens and CVS Health outlining how traditional retailers can keep capturing shoppers' attention in the store.

Pharmacy consultant and industry expert Bruce Kneeland takes a look at an independent PBM business model focused on saving money and improving patient outcomes.

Drug Store News caught up with executives from Criticality, a North Carolina-based industrial hemp company that markets the Korent and Korent Select line of CBD products. 

Shannon Curtin and Dan Mack

A recent presentation, Elevation Forum founder Dan Mack and New World Natural CEO Shannon Curtin discussed how purpose-driven brands connect with consumers in a way that can drive growth.

GMDC|Retail Tomorrow and Hamacher Resource Group shared with Drug Store News some insights into the shoppers with diabetes from their new Selfcare Roadmap tool.

David Orgel highlights some recent efforts by retailers to boost their employee benefits — from innovative training to education — to attract and retain talent.

Products to Watch

Another month means another slew of new products that Hamacher Resource Group’s new product team had to sort through in order to pick up-and-coming products that have promise.

DSN's beauty director, Laura Fontana shares her thoughts on the growing men's grooming category.

Health Mart Atlas vice president of pharmacy performance Crystal Lennartz discusses industry-wide efforts McKesson is participating in to help bring about DIR fee reform.

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