Retailers should appeal to all the senses

August 19, 2013By Industry Intuition, Views

by Amy Kasza for Chain Drug Review August 19th, 2013 Offering fast-moving consumer goods such as cold beverages, magazines, candy, gum and mints at checkout is the tried-and-true formula for ensuring quick turns on low-margin items with high consumer demand. Chain drug stores have traditionally offered a predictable and low-maintenance assortment of merchandise that reliably … Read More

It’s time for a vision test

August 5, 2013By Industry Intuition, Views

by Dave Wendland for Drug Store News UpMarketing blog August 5, 2013 One of my favorite Japanese proverbs states: “Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.” So is it true that all leaders have vision? Or put another way, can leaders be effective without vision? My instincts suggest that a … Read More