May 23, 2017

In his latest blog entry, HRG’s Dave Wendland discusses how retailers can position themselves as a partner to help customers navigate the myriad health-and-wellness products they encounter in-store. 

May 17, 2017

It’s hard to argue against making sure every American has basic health insurance. The reality is that Americans have been paying through the nose for years to cover the costs of the uninsured that go without routine, basic care only to wind up later in the emergency room, or on the operating table.

May 15, 2017

In the latest Supermarket Wellness Watch, David Orgel examines how Aldi’s health-and-wellness efforts — particularly those aimed at kids — are differentiating the retailer in the highly competitive U.S. food retailing business.

May 12, 2017

In his latest entry, Drug Store News contributing editor Ed Rowland discusses the global growth of Walgreens Boots Alliance and how it’s changing the industry. 

April 28, 2017

In this month’s Supermarket Wellness Watch, David Orgel takes a deep dive into midwestern retailer Hy-Vee’s health-and-wellness efforts to meet its customers where they are. 

April 20, 2017

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.

April 14, 2017

Drug Store News editor in chief Rob Eder writes about the big takeaways from recent lapses in corporate communications best practices. 

April 3, 2017

Align Public Strategies managing partner Joe Kefauver takes a look at what the latest appointment to the Supreme Court could mean for the retail industry if he is confirmed. 

March 28, 2017

Dan Mack offers four pillars that should define engaging presentations. 

March 23, 2017

Advertisers shifted from airing funny Super Bowl ads to ones carrying meaning, said Facebook VP of advertising and global operations.

March 20, 2017

In this month’s Supermarket Wellness Watch, David Orgel discusses how health information that isn’t based on science can trick consumers and make the jobs of such professionals as retail dietitians more difficult.

March 9, 2017

Hypertension experts and researchers share the importance of a verified blood pressure kiosk when it comes to helping manage hypertension. 

March 2, 2017

eRx Network discusses the importance of investing in up-to-date networking solutions, which can reduce the risk of connection failure and data breaches, for retail pharmacies.

February 17, 2017

David Orgel takes a look at how the tech company is using food to integrate wellness into its day-to-day operations

February 2, 2017

During the 19th annual DSN Industry Issues Summit in December, a panel of leading retailers and vendors discussed chronic care’s new patient-centered model and the ongoing evolution of the healthcare ecosystem.

January 26, 2017

After four decades in retailing, Panzer has been lucky enough to have a number of great mentors in business, but the Albertson’s healthcare chief tells DSN some of the most important lessons he ever learned came as a young cowhand on his grandmother’s Santa Fe ranch.

January 9, 2017

In his latest blog post, HRG's Dave Wendland discusses ways that businesses can turn health and wellness into a community effort. 

January 4, 2017

DSN talks to the NACDS CEO and president about life, leadership and where he finds inspiration for both.

December 16, 2016

Germany is the largest and one of the most challenging OTC markets in Europe, writes Ed Rowland. Any market where one of the leading chains, dm, actually marks on shelf, “price not changed since (year)” is seriously tough. The German trade can be tougher than the German National Soccer team. You can score an OTC goal but it’s not easy.

December 12, 2016

For supermarkets, children’s health is the focus of their most prized customer base: millennial parents, who are deluged with media stories about childhood obesity. Yet finding solutions that interest kids while meeting the health expectations of parents is no easy task, writes David Orgel.

December 5, 2016

The future of sales is both on us today and will continue to evolve at warp speed, writes Dan Mack in his new column. Hyper-competition is squeezing flexibility and demanding a new sales approach. And tomorrow’s sales leaders must possess the holistic business skills of a general manager.

November 11, 2016

DSN Editor in Chief/Associate Publisher Rob Eder notes that at least one man saw President Donald Trump coming. DSN interviewed him for a January 2011 cover story: Stewart “Stewie Rah-Rah” Rahr, the free-wheeling billionaire-philanthropist and former owner/founder of Kinray, the largest privately held drug distribution company at the time he sold it to Cardinal Health for some $1.3 billion.

November 11, 2016

Picture a train that's left the station and is picking up speed. That's David Orgel's analogy for how the health and wellness trend is impacting supermarkets.

November 3, 2016

This year’s World Series had two of Major League Baseball’s prolific Zen leaders at its helm: Joe Maddon of the Chicago Cubs, and Terry Francona of the Cleveland Indians. Dan Mack asks: What is the secret of these two men in influencing effectively?