June 20, 2014

Mark Phillips was elevated to the role of VP of pharmaceutical merchandising at Walmart after previously serving as the retailer’s senior director of merchandising for small formats.

April 15, 2014

Bartell Drugs, a Seattle-based, family-owned pharmacy retailer, has named Brent Beebe as SVP merchandising.

October 28, 2013

Experticity has announced the findings of its first ever “Retail Buying Experience” survey, which uncovers a striking expertise gap among sales associates in five retail areas: health and nutrition, prestige beauty, outdoor, sporting goods and hunting or fishing.

October 1, 2013

CDMA on Monday announced that its 88th Annual Trade Expo will be held at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Fla., from Jan. 28 to 31, 2014.

September 11, 2013

Hamacher Resource Group is offering an interactive workshop to help manufacturers prepare effective presentations for successful buyer meetings in food, drug and mass channels, including distributors, the company announced on Wednesday.

June 10, 2013

With renewed consumer confidence converting more shoppers into buyers, there is greater opportunity for companies in the health and wellness space, noted a report titled "The Why Behind the Buy Spring 2013," which was released recently by Acosta Sales and Marketing.

August 26, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores' 2012 Pharmacy & Technology Conference will be the last. But there's no need to break out the tissues — NACDS is rolling the Pharmacy, Marketplace and Supply Chain & Logistics conferences into a single show starting next year.

August 10, 2012

Pankow Associates has hired Mark DeFilippo to serve as an account executive based in its Skokie office.

November 28, 2011

Getting a product noticed by a retail buyer or a paying customer in today’s environment is difficult to say the least. Unless you are a Fortune 100 company or you are lucky enough to have a mega-media budget, just getting an appointment with a retail buyer can be difficult.