Independent Innovators – How Love Oak Pharmacy rebranded to capture the hearts of their community — part one

January 10, 2019By Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Independent Pharmacy, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

By Jen Johnston, CHHC , senior marketing services account manager Want to “online-proof” your independent pharmacy? Take some advice from Ben McNabb, pharmacist and owner of Love Oak Pharmacy. From the store name to the marketing to the items on the shelves – there could not be a more thoughtful, intentional approach to growing a … Read More

Resolution: Make new resolutions for my store

January 2, 2019By Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Independent Pharmacy, Resolutions for Independent Pharmacies, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

by Tom Boyer, director of national accounts, for the Resolutions for Independent Pharmacies blog series The new year is right around the corner so it’s a good time to think about resolutions you can make not only for yourself, but also for your store. Here are a few ideas for store resolutions. Get your staff more … Read More

Understanding Keto – why the lifestyle diet is relevant to pharmacies

December 27, 2018By Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Independent Pharmacy, Step into Natural

By Jen Johnston, CHHC, senior marketing services account manager, for the Step into Natural blog series Some independent retailers may have a difficult time identifying what is trending across the wellness landscape or which lifestyle diets are hot, resulting in missed opportunities to connect with customers around their self-care interests. Knowing what is popular with your patient base … Read More

Resolution: Invest in my store’s infrastructure

December 20, 2018By Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Independent Pharmacy, Resolutions for Independent Pharmacies

By Steve Choate, business development manager, for the Resolutions for Independent Pharmacies blog series Do you know that nearly 10% of our country’s bridges – 58,495 out of 609,539 – are considered structurally deficient and need repairs? This is according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association. It would take an estimated $115 billion to bring … Read More

Resolution: Partner with neighborhood businesses for mutual growth

December 4, 2018By Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Independent Pharmacy, Resolutions for Independent Pharmacies

By Julie Bonnell, vice president of operations, for the Resolutions for Independent Pharmacies blog series Getting to know the other businesses in your area is a great way to springboard into attracting new customers. Understanding who is shopping their stores can help you refine your offerings to meet those customers’ needs and interests. Best of all, you … Read More

Stress Relief – What natural ingredients are trending

November 29, 2018By Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Independent Pharmacy, Step into Natural

By Jen Johnston, CHHC, senior marketing services account manager, for the Step into Natural blog series Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18.1% of the population every year according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Stress is … Read More

Resolution: Work with a merchandising resource to create disease-state and condition-specific endcaps

November 14, 2018By Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Independent Pharmacy, Resolutions for Independent Pharmacies

By Nelson Rodriguez, merchandising analyst, for the Resolutions for Independent Pharmacies blog series Endcaps are an area of prime selling real estate in your store because they are easily found, and generally speaking, easy to shop since it’s a compact area of products. They are often used for seasonal promotions, but also can be used to … Read More

Connect with the Food Allergy Community – Advice for Independent Pharmacies

November 8, 2018By Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Independent Pharmacy, Step into Natural

By Jen Johnston, CHHC, senior marketing services account manager, for the Step into Natural blog series Approximately 15 million people in the United States have food allergies according to FARE, a leading non-profit dedicated to improving quality of life for those diagnosed with food allergies. One in every 13 kids has a food allergy and many … Read More