“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.
“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.
Freshly prepared foods, nutritional drinks/supplements, cosmetics and frozen foods are the best opportunities for drug store retailers looking to cash in on customer impulse purchases at brick-and-mortar locations.
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.
National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson writes about how the organization’s engaged membership constantly fuel's reinvention in how NACDS navigates business, politics and policy.
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.