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Blogs and opinion pieces on the trends and news in the retail pharmacy industry.

How to be ready for anything in 2021

With the new year looming, David Orgel urges retailers to forget about predicting the future and focus instead on essential strategies.

Editor's Note: New competitor, same solutions

DSN editor in chief Seth Mendelson discusses the launch of Amazon pharmacy and what it means for the industry.

First Databank's Dr. Charles Lee discusses how pharmacists can help patients better understand their health — and be more adherent as a result.

DSN editor in chief Seth Mendelson discusses a chat he had with a pharmacist, who said that throughout the pandemic, patients have increasingly sought counseling about health care-related questions.

This month, David Orgel takes a look at how retailers continue to broaden their health initiatives to meet a wider range of consumer needs.

Crossmark's Kristen Abreu discusses how retailers can still make Black Friday a success while keeping customers' safety and convenience needs in mind.

Honesty and empathy are the lifeblood of the best supplier-retailer relationships.

In his monthly column, David Orgel discusses the new retail imperative, which is to provide excitement and enhanced solutions — alongside safety — to customers.

In his monthly column, David Orgel looks at how tough times for consumers means retailers have an opportunity to strengthen their customer relationships by supporting shoppers.

In his latest column, David Orgel says that it’s time for retailers across food and drug to accelerate their capabilities with new investments and initiatives.

LexisNexis Risk Solutions' Craig Ford discusses the ways that pharmacists on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic have demonstrated everyday heroism.

Hamacher Resource Group's Dave Wendland highlights how taking a moment before reacting in times of stress can help reveal the best way to move forward.

CHPA's Scott Melville discusses how the organization is updating its branding to reflect its ongoing evolution as the industry grows and changes.

David Orgel discusses the opportunity retailers have to support consumer behaviors around health and nutrition that have changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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