Monthly Retailer Category Tips — First Aid

March 13, 2020By Assortment Planning and Placement, Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips

It’s time to refresh your First Aid department by Tara Kaifesh, category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips No matter the age, gender, or race, minor cuts, scrapes, or burns are inevitable, which is why the First Aid category has consistently ranked in the top 10 departments in independent pharmacies based on dollar sales.* The wound and … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Hair Care

February 12, 2020By Assortment Planning and Placement, Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

Balance your beauty and therapeutic hair care offerings to maximize sales by Kyle Lentz, category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips The beauty shampoos, conditioners & hair treatments subcategory is number one in Hair Care based on the sheer volume of items reporting sales, contributing over 36% of category sales.* The top-selling items within independent drug continue … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Eye & Ear Care

January 13, 2020By Assortment Planning and Placement, Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips

Stock the eye & ear care products your customers demand by Kelly Zygowski, junior category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Eye & Ear Care is a top ten category in sales at independent pharmacies*. Be prepared to assist shoppers of this department by educating yourself about the various solutions and stocking the products your customers demand. … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Incontinence 2019

December 12, 2019By Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

The number afflicted with incontinence is growing rapidly by Holly Ockelmann, merchandising analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips The adult incontinence market continues to grow. Make sure you are serving your patients who are trying to manage this condition. The number afflicted with incontinence is growing rapidly due to health conditions that increase the risk of urinary … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Pain Relief 2019

November 14, 2019By Assortment Planning and Placement, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

Pain Relief is positioned for ongoing growth by Kelly Zygowski, junior category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Pain Relief is consistently a top five category in the independent pharmacy channel. Keep up with the latest launches and update your product mix to ensure you are meeting all of your customers’ needs. Almost everyone experiences some sort … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Diabetes Care 2019

October 11, 2019By Assortment Planning and Placement, Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips

Offer your diabetes customers solutions for all of their needs by Kyle Lentz, category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Diabetes Care is the top category in sales at independent pharmacies and the disease affects approximately 30 million individuals. Take time to ensure you have the products and services to meet all of your diabetes customers’ needs. … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Digestive Health 2019

September 12, 2019By Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

Capitalize on trends to serve your customers and maximize sales by Tara Kaifesh, category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Digestive Health is a top category in sales at independent pharmacies. These tips will help you keep the department fresh and meet demand. Some of the influences affecting the Digestive Health category include consumers self-treating, aging, and … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Cold & Allergy 2019

August 12, 2019By Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

Tips for the top category in the independent channel by Kyle Lentz, category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Prepare for the upcoming cold & flu season by updating your Cold & Allergy department to ensure you’re meeting your customers’ needs. Make sure you have the appropriate space to sales allocation of brand to private label products … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Skin Care 2019

July 15, 2019By Assortment Planning and Placement, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

Skin Care is the number one beauty category in the independent channel by Kelly Zygowski, junior category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Follow these recommendations and add new products to attract shoppers to your Skin Care department. Therapeutic items are top skin care performers in the Independent class of trade, and several manufacturers have launched new … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Feminine Care 2019

June 12, 2019By Assortment Planning and Placement, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

Pay attention to the lifestyle needs of your feminine care shoppers by Holly Ockelmann, merchandising analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips When it comes to Feminine Care, the biggest trend our analysts are seeing is women are looking for products that work with their active lifestyles and eliminate the stigma surrounding vaginal health. Use these tips to … Read More