15 minutes or less

October 24, 2013By Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Independent Pharmacy

by Megan Moyer What is your greatest competitive advantage? We have great customer service. We know our patients and they are in and out within 5-10 minutes of arriving. That’s a question and response from our independent pharmacist survey that we conducted in fall of 2012 as part of our research into independent pharmacy shoppers. … Read More

No flu shots at your store? You can still build sales during flu season

October 8, 2013By Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Independent Pharmacy

0by Jenny Kosek Two-thirds of U.S. pharmacists have completed the 20 hour pharmacy-based immunization training offered by the American Pharmacist’s Association. Have you? All 50 states allow pharmacists who have completed this training to offer immunizations in their stores, positioning those pharmacies to attract consumers who seek convenient immunizations without the need to schedule doctor’s visits. … Read More

Expertise in skin care is one way to build shopper loyalty

August 19, 2013By Articles, Independent Pharmacy

  by Jennifer Johnston for Chain Drug Review August 19th, 2013 Unlike traditional skin care products, which are typically used for moisturizing, medicated skin care products provide relief from such conditions as acne, eczema, rashes and itching, rosacea, warts, and psoriasis. These products can be found across the store in multiple categories, or in a … Read More