Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Incontinence

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

Wendland Marks 16 Years of Moderating at the Drug Store News Annual Industry Issues Summit

December 2, 2019By Industry Intuition, News

Waukesha, Wisconsin — December 2, 2019 — Dave Wendland, vice president, strategic relations and member of the owners group at Hamacher Resource Group, Inc. (HRG), will moderate the “Chronic Care” session at the Drug Store News Annual Industry Issues Summit at The Marriott Marquis in New York, NY, December 4th. This will mark the sixteenth year … Read More

Vogelsang and Wendland of Hamacher Resource Group Both Receive Honors

November 27, 2019By Future of Retail, Industry Intuition, News

November 27, 2019 – Hamacher Resource Group’s Dawn Vogelsang, president and majority owner, and Dave Wendland, vice president strategic relations and member of the owner group, recently were awarded industry honors for their expertise, contributions, and vision. Vogelsang was honored as a Top Woman in Health, Wellness, and Beauty by Drug Store News at their … Read More

DSCSA and serialized product packaging

November 20, 2019By 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 last two posts in the Preparing for Track and Trace blog series, we explained what the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) was and what, as a dispenser, your responsibilities are under the law. We also dove more … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Pain Relief

November 14, 2019By 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

Kept in the Dark

October 30, 2019By Behind the Shelf Blog

by Dave Wendland During a recent GMDC-sponsored industry event, Retail Tomorrow, a unique opportunity was presented to the approximate 90 participants. It was a dinner event like no other and something I have reflected on and shared with many. The event was sponsored by IMS Trading and its founder, Isaac Shapiro. IMS Trading is parent … Read More

Seeking sleep in the culture of wellness — Retail trends to watch

October 24, 2019By Behind the Shelf Blog, Culture of Wellness

By Jen Johnston, CHHC, senior marketing services account manager, for the Culture of Wellness blog series Americans are a tired bunch. The search phrase “sleep better” has been steadily rising for the last 15 years, according to Google Trends. What might be driving this quest for sleep? Chalk it up to our stressed-out, modern lifestyles combined with … Read More

Resolution: Commit to educating healthcare providers about your brand

October 16, 2019By Behind the Shelf Blog, Brand Marketing, Resolutions

By Jen Johnston, CHHC, senior marketing communications account manager, for the Resolutions blog series Convincing consumers to buy your health, beauty, or wellness product is your company’s ultimate goal. Effectively marketing your product to shoppers is just the beginning, however. Advertisements, coupons, and social media can certainly do a lot for a brand’s exposure, and … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Diabetes Care

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