“Only 8% of leaders are good at both strategy and execution, which means you must discover the sweet spot of knowing yourself, your competitors and your terrain. The very best win with ‘ideas’ and are obsessed with their front-line customer relationships.” That was one of the key messages conveyed by Elevation Forum founder and Mack Elevation leader Dan Mack at the most recent Elevation Form held in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Friday.
The Supplier Diversity Summit, set for July 19 in Chicago, will bring together all of Walgreens’ category managers with diverse-owned suppliers in the health-and-wellness, beauty and personal care, competitive convenience and OTC/advanced care categories.
Hear from CVS SVP front-store business and loyalty and chief merchant Judy Sansone about the front-store revamp at CVS Pharmacy, and see photos of the new store concept.
Parabens, phthalates and the most prevalent formaldehyde will all be removed, with CVS Pharmacy stopping the shipping of store brand products that don’t meet these standards to distribution centers by the end of 2019.
Many health systems are embracing the disruption generated by retail clinics through partnerships, utilizing clinic operations as patient acquisition points.
IRI and the Boston Consulting Group identified five trends exploited by the consumer packaged goods winners in their latest growth leaders report.
Although the consumer packaged goods industry is still climbing the sales charts to record heights — the industry reached $797 billion in 2016 — the engines driving that growth are beginning to sputter, according to a report from IRI and Boston Consulting Group.
Food retailers have an opportunity to further advance efforts with nutrition, pharmacy and related services, partly by forming innovative collaborations with partners.
In addition to continuing to oversee Albertsons’ store operations, Wayne Denningham will add supply chain, manufacturing, integration and marketing and merchandising to his duties as president and COO.
Read about some of the key takeaways from the third annual Drug Store News/Mack Elevation New General Market Summit, held on April 4 in Minneapolis.