Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Foot Care and Oral Care

May 13, 2022By Behind the Shelf Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

It’s time for a refresh of these two categories Part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Capitalize on these trends to meet customer needs and interests and increase the market basket! Foot Care by Kelly Zygowski, category analyst According to the National Library of Medicine, there are multiple studies that show up to 33% of children … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — First Aid

March 10, 2022By Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

Warmer weather is nearly here. Now is the time to update your first aid department with these tips. by Tara Kaifesh, category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Three subcategories, wound treatments & skin relief, wound & surgical dressings, and itch treatments make up almost 60% of all first aid items experiencing an upward … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Hair Care

February 14, 2022By Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

Keep up with the trends in hair care by Cat Renwick, merchandising analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Meet customer needs with your hair care assortment. Therapeutic shampoos, conditioners, hair & scalp treatments are up nearly 32% over the prior year.1 This is a sweet spot for independent pharmacies and provides a counseling opportunity. Well-defined sections … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Eye & Ear Care

January 12, 2022By Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

Be prepared to consult on eye care options by Cat Renwick, merchandising analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Learn more about the different eye care ailments and which products may provide relief. According to HRG’s Tri-PAC™ data (52 weeks ending 9/30/21), eye preparations represents 88% of eye & ear care performance in independent pharmacy. Within eye … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Incontinence

December 13, 2021By Behind the Shelf Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

by Holly Ockelmann, merchandising analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Incontinence is a delicate subject even though manufacturers and others continue to try to reduce the social stigma. Support your patients with this condition using these tips. Forty percent of women in the U.S. experience both periods and bladder leakage1. Kimberly-Clark has ongoing education and awareness … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Pain Relief

November 12, 2021By Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

by Kelly Zygowski, category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Update your pain relief department to meet customer needs and build revenue. Your most valuable pain relief shoppers are those that purchase both internal and external treatment products to ease their pain. Nearly a quarter of households purchase both. Simplify your customers’ shopping experience by following … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Diabetes Management

October 12, 2021By Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips

by Kyle Lentz, category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Learn about the latest in the diabetes management category and apply these tips in your store. Blood glucose testing is up 17% at independent pharmacies over the past 52 weeks*. When a patient with diabetes fills a prescription, it’s an opportunity for you as a health … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Digestive Health

September 13, 2021By Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

by Tara Kaifesh, category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Take time to review your digestive health department and make the recommended updates listed below. Digestive health issues and stress levels have risen due in part to financial instability and uncertainty about the future. Heartburn, nausea, and indigestion are common digestive symptoms of increased stress levels; … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Cold & Allergy

August 12, 2021By Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips

by Kyle Lentz, category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Prepare for the upcoming cold & flu season with these category tips. Cold & flu symptom reducers and cough drops & sore throat relief were two subcategories that shined during the pandemic. Cough drops & sore throat relief had a sales percentage change increase … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Skin Care

July 12, 2021By Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips

by Holly Ockelmann, merchandising analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Therapeutic skin care is a differentiator for independent pharmacies so implement these tips to satisfy demand and boost sales. Therapeutic skin care continues to be an important player in the department. Manufacturers are introducing innovative products to address concerns like sensitive skin, eczema, and skin hydration. … Read More