The one-day Digital Disruption Innovation Summit drew more than 200 suppliers and Walgreens executives, who heard from experts and their peers about what the retail world is doing to keep ahead of trends and deliver on customer needs.
Meeting consumer needs through purpose is key to staying competitive. Brick-and-mortar retail units must become more exciting and relevant to today’s more demanding and elusive shopper in order to survive the changing environment.
The need to bridge the gap between the pharmacy counter and the rest of the retail operation is generating more discussion across the industry at a time of changing consumer attitudes and growing competition from a wider range of retailers — both brick-and-mortar and virtual.
A new breed of drug-resistant head lice is driving a new wave of product solutions. DSN Senior Editor Michael Johnsen takes a deeper look at what retailers and suppliers are doing to combat "super bugs" in this special report.