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NACDS looks forward to ‘Future Value Targeting’

“Future value targeting” was the buzzword from Sunday morning’s NACDS Annual Business Program. NACDS’ “Future Value Targeting” initiative will continually look forward and anticipate the underlying issues that will impact the industry.

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CVS Health’s Sansone discusses partnership, transformation at recent Elevation Forum

“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.

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Target’s innovation head to depart

Casey Carl, who departs his position as chief innovation and strategy officer, effective May 5, joined the company in 1997, and has held various positions in merchandising, negotiations, operations and digital. 

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Walgreens, ECRM partner on Supplier Diversity Summit

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.