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 and teenagers have warts. Use signs in your foot care department to point out the wart treatment options that are safe for children and/or all age groups.Foot care

Items that beautify the nail or foot account for almost half of recent launches.1 Consumers continue to pamper themselves with inexpensive self-care treatments as financial strains continue. Add new, innovative products that support this trend and promote them to drive shopper sales and store profits.

Oral Care

by Kyle Lentz, category analyst

Floss forms have shifted from traditional string format to handheld floss picks. Nearly 50% of recent new item launches were this type.2 Consumers are looking for on-the-go flossing options. Follow your TEMPS® planogram to maximize profits of this product type within your oral care assortment.toothbrush on an apple

Of the manual toothbrushes that are showing an upward trend, one-third are 2-packs2 which provide value to the customer and reduces packaging as well as trips to the store. Promote the convenience and, more importantly, the value of these products especially as consumers are facing rising prices in every aspect of life.

  1. Tri-PAC™ Data 52 weeks ending 02/28/2022
  2. Tri-PAC™ Data 52 weeks ending 12/31/2021