HRG Refines Alignment in the Retail Supply Chain

February 16, 2021By News

Waukesha, Wisconsin — February 16, 2021 — Hamacher Resource Group, Inc. (HRG), is revitalizing and simplifying how they present their solutions to the market and refreshing their brand. The company has evolved from primarily providing tools and services to help independent pharmacies maximize space and profitability in their front-of-store, to utilizing their expertise to dynamically … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Hair Care and Hair Coloring

February 12, 2021By Assortment Planning and Placement, Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

Opportunities ahead in Hair Care and Hair Coloring by Kyle Lentz, category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Be prepared to meet shopper demand with your hair care and coloring product assortments. Hair care products focusing on dandruff, psoriasis, and seborrheic dermatitis continue to perform well in the independent market. Twelve of the top 15 items … Read More

Maas Named One of the Notable Women in Human Resources

February 9, 2021By News

Waukesha, Wisconsin — February 9, 2021 — Beth Maas, SPHR, director of human resources for Hamacher Resource Group, Inc. (HRG), has been named one of Biz Times Media’s inaugural Notable Women in Human Resources. Maas has been with HRG for over 15 years. In her role as human resources director and a member of the … Read More

New Independent Pharmacy Research Published in HRG Report

January 27, 2021By News

HRG provides an updated view of independent pharmacies and their customers   Waukesha, Wisconsin — January 27, 2021 — Hamacher Resource Group, Inc. (HRG), has published findings from its Independent Pharmacy Research Study and made it available, free to the industry, on its website. The study, developed and conducted in 2020, is an update of … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Eye & Ear Care

January 12, 2021By Assortment Planning and Placement, Behind the Shelf Blog, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

Keep your eye & ear care department current by Kelly Zygowski, category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Follow these tips to refresh your eye & ear care department. Dry eye, the top performing segment in eye & ear care, continues to drive sales and grow the category. Over the past year, there have … Read More

Having the right offerings for unpaid caregivers is a challenge

December 31, 2020By Views

By Megan Moyer, senior marketing communications specialist, as seen in Mass Market Retailers Finding ways to connect with your shoppers and draw in new consumers is an ongoing effort that needs constant reevaluation based on market conditions, the evolution of shopping behaviors, trends and the economy. One trend that continues to shape retailers’ strategies is the … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Incontinence

December 14, 2020By Behind the Shelf Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

Make shopping your incontinence department easy on your customers. by Holly Ockelmann, merchandising analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Urinary incontinence affects millions of Americans. About one out of two women and one out of four men suffer urinary incontinence symptoms.1 For many consumers, this is a department that can be emotional to enter and confusing to shop. … Read More

Wendland Moderating at the Drug Store News Annual Industry Issues Summit

November 25, 2020By Future of Retail, Industry Intuition, News

Waukesha, Wisconsin — November 25, 2020 — Dave Wendland, vice president, strategic relations and member of the owners group at Hamacher Resource Group, Inc. (HRG), will moderate the session, “Great Expectations: How Retail Pharmacy is Executing Patient Care,” at the Drug Store News virtual Industry Issues Summit November 30 – December 2. This will mark the … Read More

Serving the self-care consumer on a journey of recovery

November 16, 2020By Views

By Megan Moyer, senior marketing communications specialist, as seen in Mass Market Retailers Finding ways to connect with your shoppers and draw in new consumers is an ongoing effort that needs constant reevaluation based on market conditions, the evolution of shopping behaviors, trends and the economy. One trend that continues to shape retailers’ strategies is the … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Pain Relief

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

Your pain relief department must meet a wide range of needs by Kelly Zygowski, category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Pain relief is an important category for independent drug. There is no seasonality, the category is shopped throughout the year for both immediate solutions as well as for stocking up for the future. Once consumers enter … Read More