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

HRG’s Wendland Featured on “The Business of Pharmacy with Mike Koelzer” Podcast

September 16, 2021By News

September 16, 2021 – Dave Wendland, vice president of strategic relations and member of the owners group of HRG, will be featured in the upcoming “The Business of Pharmacy with Mike Koelzer” podcast. The podcast focuses on essential business aspects of running an independent pharmacy, and Wendland and Koelzer’s conversation covers ideas, stories, and examples … 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

Nicloy Named One of the Notable Women in Marketing

September 9, 2021By News

Waukesha, Wisconsin — September 9, 2021 — Angela Nicloy, director of marketing for Hamacher Resource Group, Inc. (HRG), has been named one of Biz Times Media’s inaugural Notable Women in Marketing. Nicloy joined HRG in February of 2020. In her role as director of marketing, she is responsible for strategic corporate marketing, digital and social … 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

Sifting through sun care solutions

August 11, 2021By Views

By Megan Moyer, corporate marketing manager, as appeared in Inside Beauty for Drug Store News Choosing a sunscreen has always been confusing to shoppers. Knowing which SPF (sun protection factor) to choose, how often it needs to be reapplied, and whether it remains effective when you’re in water are questions often asked when making a … Read More

Five technological advances that have recast retail

August 10, 2021By Views

By Dave Wendland, vice president strategic relations, as seen in Chain Drug Review The use of technology has been expanding across retail for years — however, its pervasiveness was accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The integration of technology within the retail ecosystem has become the new normal. This article highlights five technological advancements that have … Read More

HRG Completes Packaging and Display for PlantPure’s Plant-based Burritos

August 5, 2021By News

Waukesha, Wisconsin — August 5, 2021 — HRG recently designed print-ready packaging and a display box for PlantPure breakfast burritos. The frozen plant-based burritos come in three varieties: Smoky Country, Southwest, and Mushroom & Spinach. Using branding guidelines previously developed by HRG, the food packaging and displayer was created for use at brick-and-mortar retailers. The … Read More