Aid to Puerto Rico: Blessed to be a blessing

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Aid for Puerto Rico, Behind the Shelf Blog

by Courtney Teague-Carter, Data Assets Specialist, Puerto Rico blog series The moment I learned of HRG’s plans to travel to Puerto Rico and help rebuild following the hurricanes, it took only a second to decide I wanted to take part in this incredible opportunity. I had promised myself that in 2018 I would take more […]

Certified, verified, accredited, and approved

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in Behind the Shelf Blog

by Jen Johnston, CHHC, senior marketing services account manager at HRG  As the mom of a young boy with celiac disease, one certification matters to me above all others – Certified Gluten Free. When I see the symbol, I know that product has been verified to be under 10 ppm gluten by the Gluten Intolerance Group […]

Resolution: Look at my brand as if for the first time

Posted by on Apr 16, 2018 in Behind the Shelf Blog, Resolutions

by Dave Wendland, vice president, strategic relations, for the Resolutions blog series Before joining HRG I was running a small marketing consultancy in San Diego focused on software start-ups and their go-to-market strategies. Not surprisingly, the founders of many of these companies were very proud of their accomplishment and felt strongly that others would simply see it through similar […]

Aid to Puerto Rico: Give wholly of yourself

Posted by on Apr 13, 2018 in Aid for Puerto Rico, Behind the Shelf Blog

by Brian Ellison, Software Development Lead, Puerto Rico blog series As I get older, it has become more and more important to me to pursue activities that help make the world a better place — which spurred my decision to travel to Puerto Rico. Once we began working, and I could see just how much […]

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Vitamins & Dietary Supplements

Health trends and vitamin trends tend to go hand in hand by Kyle Lentz, category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Vitamins & Dietary Supplements has moved ahead of Digestive Health and is now the number two category in terms of dollar sales for independent drug. It contributes 11.65% of overall sales within independent drug categories.1 […]

Resolution: Help pharmacies create profitable niches

Posted by on Apr 9, 2018 in Behind the Shelf Blog, Resolutions

by Tom Boyer, director of national accounts, for the Resolutions blog series With the rise in individuals dealing with a variety of health conditions, independent pharmacies have the unique opportunity to create profitable niches to serve them within their stores. Developing these niches can help pharmacies offer more comprehensive patient solutions, while growing their business. By adopting […]

Aid to Puerto Rico: A chance to be helpful

by Jose Vargas, data assets specialist, for the Puerto Rico blog series I decided to travel to Puerto Rico because it felt like a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. I’ve never had the chance to be helpful on this large of a scale, and it was important to me to partake in it. While there were a few […]

Gluten-free personal care product? Do tell.

by Jen Johnston, CHHC, senior marketing services account manager  Is your non-ingestible personal care product free from gluten and cross contamination? Then please, do tell! According to cureceliacdisease.org, celiac disease affects about 3 million Americans. That’s roughly equal to the number of people living in the state of Nevada. Do people with celiac disease eat shampoo, […]

I’ll buy more, just give me a roadmap!

Posted by on Apr 3, 2018 in Behind the Shelf Blog

by Jen Johnston, CHHC, senior marketing services account manager  There are some people who love to shop. They love the thrill of the find and relish building their own clever solutions, whether it’s their wardrobe or home furnishings. They have the time for this and trust in their ability to put together meaningful combinations. I am […]

Aid to Puerto Rico: It’s all about people

Posted by on Mar 30, 2018 in Aid for Puerto Rico, Behind the Shelf Blog

by Julie Bonnell, vice president, operations, for the Puerto Rico blog series I decided to travel to Puerto Rico because I set a resolution last year to be a better version of myself, and part of that was focusing on social justice. It was important to me not just to give money, but to be […]

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