December 7, 2010

We’re making big changes around here in 2011 — and we’re doing it because you told us to.


Whenever we ask one of our readers what they want from Drug Store News, inevitably, the answer always is: “Tell me something I don’t already know about.”


That’s the problem with most trade magazines today — by the time you get the issue, it’s all old news; often more than a month old by the time it lands on your desk. 


November 14, 2010

I was born the day after Thanksgiving. My mom tells me I wanted out the...

October 24, 2010

As this issue went to press, it sure had been a busy week here at Drug Store News. And that means it was a busy week for the industry, too.

October 10, 2010

Stuffing the last of my sweaty clothes into my bag, the peace and tranquility of...

September 26, 2010

As I write this column, it’s the final Super Tuesday primaries in eight states, including...

September 12, 2010

A certain literary hero of mine might have called it “Fear and Loathing in San...

August 22, 2010

Over-the-counter and health-and-beauty care marketers have been struggling to find ways to harness the communication...

July 18, 2010

“I have read dribs and drabs of this in different publications over the last couple...

July 18, 2010

Upon reading your June 7 cover story, “7 Deadly Sins of SKU Rationalization,” we at...

June 6, 2010

Mom + Baby has been a very successful equation for drug retailers in the past....

June 6, 2010

And there is a good reason for it....

May 16, 2010

Last issue I wrote about the 9-in.-by-12-in. box on my desk, in which I keep...

April 18, 2010

Want to weigh in on healthcare reform? What do you think it weighs, anyway—Congress’ Patient...

March 14, 2010

It’s not like I’m not one of those conspiracy theorists. But I’m also not stupid...

March 14, 2010

Most organizations have blind spots hindering their growth and their alignment with their top retail...

February 28, 2010

February was a busy month for CVS Caremark. First it was a partyon Beale Street...

February 15, 2010

Moreover, low-cost, convenient clinics offer the best solution for improving access to care for the...

January 10, 2010

Whether it was Otto von Bismarck or the 19th century American poet John Godfrey Saxe...

December 13, 2009

Not quite, but the continued evolution of Kerr Drug’s Community Healthcare Center store concept certainly...

November 15, 2009

Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can’t; and...

November 15, 2009

A couple of issues back I wrote a column about a question a guy asked...

October 25, 2009

Remember “Gilligan’s Island?” Man, that was a great show. The thing about “Gilligan’s Island” was...

October 11, 2009

“So, who’s bigger—CVS or Walgreens?”...

September 27, 2009

What kind of an impact can you make in 30 seconds or even two minutes?...