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

Stop fighting, start inviting

Hamacher Resource Group's Dave Wendland shares strategy insights informed by conversations that took place at the 21st annual DSN Industry Issues Summit.

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.

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.

DSN editor in chief Seth Mendelson looks at how CVS Health is approaching healthcare and the impact it had on the company's bottom line in the third quarter.

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

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

Sam Swartz of Duke Cannon shares key tips on how to win the premium 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.

Walmart Health Exterior

DSN editor in chief Seth Mendelson highlights recent efforts by Walmart that signal the retailer is making the right moves.

DisposeRx

DisposeRx founder and CEO John Holaday highlights the ways that pharmacies can play a role in helping patients safely dispose of unused and unwanted medication to prevent abuse and misuse.

man inspecting hair for loss

The current growth in the men’s personal care and grooming market highlights a shift in the way that male consumers traditionally have approached their personal care. Previously, men have shopped based on utility, with very little research behind the purchase required.

DSN editor in chief Seth Mendelson discusses the various ways that retailers are beginning to rethink their approach to pharmacy.

Sera Labs founder and CEO Nancy Duitch discusses elements that retailers should consider when partnering with companies making CBD products.

PowerReviews’ Cheryl Sullivan writes about the important role that consumer-generated brand content can play in building a private-label OTC strategy to take on Amazon.

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