BWX goes beyond being different to make a positive impact

November 23, 2021By Views

By Megan Moyer, corporate marketing manager, as appeared in Inside Beauty for Drug Store News To succeed in the beauty industry, brands must have clearly established differentiators to stand out, which may take multiple forms, from unique product offerings to a special way of building and growing a community of advocates and influencers. Some beauty brands stand … Read More

Seven principles for business growth

November 19, 2021By Behind the Shelf Blog

by Dave Wendland, vice president strategic relations One of the highlights of HRG’s recent Growth Summit was a keynote address delivered by Jerry Jendusa, founder of Stuck, LLC. Jerry is one of the area’s most prominent entrepreneurs and business advisors, and he shared seven principles for business growth. Hope Remain focused and persistent as you … Read More

Consider innovative approaches to accelerating speed to basket

November 17, 2021By Views

By Angela Nicloy, director of marketing, as seen in Mass Market Retailers Speed to shelf is vital at brick-and-mortar. As Amazon, other retail leaders such as Walmart and Target, and worldwide circumstances continue to disrupt established business models, and shopper behavior increasingly favors an omnichannel experience, the focus for all retail supply chain stakeholders has … Read More

Reflections on forty-one years in business

November 12, 2021By Behind the Shelf Blog

by Dave Wendland, vice president strategic relations It’s often said that more than half of new businesses fail during their first year. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, this isn’t necessarily true. Data from the Bureau shows that approximately 20% of new businesses fail during the first two years of being open, 45% … 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

HRG Marks 40+ Years With a Partner Celebration and Growth Summit

November 9, 2021By News

Waukesha, Wisconsin — November 9, 2021 — HRG (Hamacher Resource Group) invited clients and vendor partners to a 41st anniversary celebration and Growth Summit, September 29 and 30 in Waukesha, Wisconsin. The event was originally scheduled in 2020 to mark the company’s 40th year in business but had to be pushed back into 2021. Guests … Read More

Nailtopia impacts nail care space with eco-friendly formulas

October 29, 2021By Views

By Megan Moyer, corporate marketing manager, as appeared in Inside Beauty for Drug Store News While there has been a clean, green movement in beauty products for some time, it was the white space in nail care for such products that inspired vice president of marketing, Logan Bilderback, and her fellow team members at Beauty Partners, to … Read More

Bonnell Named One of the Top Women in Health, Beauty, and Wellness

October 28, 2021By News

October 28, 2021 – HRG’s Julie Bonnell, vice president of operations, was named one of the Top Women in Health, Beauty, and Wellness by Drug Store News out of 120 applicants. Bonnell is recognized for Business Excellence. The publication selected women who work to make the industry better and more inclusive. Bonnell has been immersed … 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

Revolution Beauty creates aesthetically appealing shopping experiences

September 24, 2021By Views

By Megan Moyer, corporate marketing manager, as appeared in Inside Beauty for Drug Store News Cosmetics and beauty departments can be some of the most visually vibrant and engaging areas of a store. Bright, colorful, stocked with sleek and unique packages — they contain a wealth of products that please the senses. There’s a lot of preparation and … Read More