Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Digestive Health

September 14, 2020By Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

Keep up with the latest changes in digestive health by Tara Kaifesh, category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Cater to both routine and episodic digestive health shoppers with these tips. Most digestive health products are purchased either as a routine or when a customer is suffering from an ailment. Typically, routine shopping trips are for upper … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Cold & Allergy

August 12, 2020By Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

Preparing for the upcoming cold & allergy season by Kyle Lentz, category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips It’s time to update your cold & allergy department in preparation for the fall season. Cold & allergy has always been the number one OTC category in dollar sales for independent drug.* In 2020, due to COVID-19, the category … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Skin Care

July 13, 2020By Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

Simplify the shopping experience in the skin care department by Kelly Zygowski, jr. category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Employ these strategies to help your customers easily find what they are looking for in your skin care department. Skin care is the number one beauty category in dollar sales in independent drug*. Due to the vast … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Feminine Care

June 15, 2020By Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips

These new feminine care products will drive shoppers to your store by Holly Ockelmann, merchandising analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Add innovative products to drive customers to your store and increase sales. Feminine protection has been on the decline since fewer women are using sanitary protection due to diminishing demand, with more women entering menopause life … Read More

DSCSA – 2020 deadline is rapidly approaching

May 21, 2020By Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

By Brittany Benson, CLSSS, Lean Project and Research Specialist, for the Preparing for Track and Trace blog series In our previous posts in the Preparing for Track and Trace blog series, we explained DSCSA and what your responsibilities are under the law. We discussed T3 documentation, suspect or illegitimate products, important dates to know, serialized products, product identifiers, and … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Oral Care

May 12, 2020By Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

Driving sales in your Oral Care department by Brett Lentz, merchandising analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips New items continue to drive sales and consumer trends in Oral Care. Depending on the size of the TEMPS® planogram you receive, up to 10 new items are included in the assortment. The interdental, floss & gum care subcategory has experienced … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Vitamins & Dietary Supplements

April 13, 2020By Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

by Kyle Lentz, category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Vitamins & Dietary Supplements is a category of constant change. These tips will keep your department up to date. Over the past year, most manufacturers have updated their packaging to coincide with the Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts Label and Serving Size Regulations mandated by the Food … Read More

DSCSA – Trading partner roles

April 7, 2020By Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Preparing for Track and Trace blog series, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

By Donna Boulieu, senior product & strategic pricing analyst, for the Preparing for Track and Trace blog series  In our previous posts in the Preparing for Track and Trace  blog series, we explained what the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) was and what your responsibilities are under the law. We dove into details about T3 documentation, suspect or illegitimate … Read More

Independent pharmacies and coronavirus ­– accolades and advice

March 31, 2020By Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

By Jen Johnston, CHHC, senior marketing services account manager I want to kick-off this post with a wholehearted THANK YOU! At HRG, we recognize that independent pharmacies are on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic. You and your staff are part of an incredible network of healthcare heroes keeping communities safe and healthy during these … Read More

DCSCA – The product identifier and data contained in it

March 20, 2020By Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Preparing for Track and Trace blog series

By Brittany Benson, CLSSS, Lean Project and Research Specialist, for the Preparing for Track and Trace blog series In our previous posts in the Preparing for Track and Trace blog series, we explained the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) and your responsibilities under the law as a dispenser. We also dove more deeply into details about T3 documentation, … Read More