In addition to Gourlay’s appointment, Mark Panzer, SVP pharmacy, health and wellness of Albertsons, was elected the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ vice chairman, and Helena Foulkes, EVP of CVS Health and president of CVS Pharmacy, was elected NACDS treasurer.
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.
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.
The retailer will have a new assortment of healthier food, health-focused products and expanded beauty selections paired with informational signage throughout the store to help customers discover new offerings.
The new video for Suave’s #SuaveBeliever campaign features beauty influencers who were sent the fake brand evaus — actually just Suave Professionals — to try for two weeks, and captures their reaction to realizing they had been using Suave the whole time.