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

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Digestive Health

September 12, 2019By Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

Capitalize on trends to serve your customers and maximize sales by Tara Kaifesh, category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Digestive Health is a top category in sales at independent pharmacies. These tips will help you keep the department fresh and meet demand. Some of the influences affecting the Digestive Health category include consumers self-treating, aging, and … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Cold & Allergy

August 12, 2019By Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

Tips for the top category in the independent channel by Kyle Lentz, category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Prepare for the upcoming cold & flu season by updating your Cold & Allergy department to ensure you’re meeting your customers’ needs. Make sure you have the appropriate space to sales allocation of brand to private label products … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Skin Care

July 15, 2019By Assortment Planning and Placement, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

Skin Care is the number one beauty category in the independent channel by Kelly Zygowski, junior category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Follow these recommendations and add new products to attract shoppers to your Skin Care department. Therapeutic items are top skin care performers in the Independent class of trade, and several manufacturers have launched new … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Feminine Care

June 12, 2019By Assortment Planning and Placement, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

Pay attention to the lifestyle needs of your feminine care shoppers by Holly Ockelmann, merchandising analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips When it comes to Feminine Care, the biggest trend our analysts are seeing is women are looking for products that work with their active lifestyles and eliminate the stigma surrounding vaginal health. Use these tips to … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Oral Care

May 13, 2019By Assortment Planning and Placement, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

Follow the trends to attract shoppers to your Oral Care department by Tina Serson, merchandising analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips Implement these tips to increase sales and profits in your Oral Care department. Dry mouth treatments continue to perform extremely well within the independent drug class of trade and outpace total Oral Care sales. Forms … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Vitamins & Dietary Supplements

April 12, 2019By Assortment Planning and Placement, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

Take the time to update this high-profit-margin category by Kyle Lentz, category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips The estimated profit margin for the Vitamins & Dietary Supplements category is 38.5%-45.6%. Make the most of this top-performing category and its high margins by following the tips below. Nationally, the gummy trend within the Vitamins & Dietary … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — First Aid

March 12, 2019By Assortment Planning and Placement, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

Don’t overlook this important top 10 category in independent pharmacy by Tara Kaifesh, category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips First Aid is a top 10 category in the independent pharmacy channel. Use these tips to help meet the needs of your customers. Private label sales are a key component to the success of your First … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Hair Care

February 12, 2019By Assortment Planning and Placement, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

New items continue to drive sales in hair care by Kyle Lentz, category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips The Hair Care category is the number two beauty category in ranked independent pharmacy dollar sales*. Executing the ideas below will promote sales in this department and attract new shoppers. Natural ingredient trends continue to drive sales … Read More

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Eye & Ear Care

January 14, 2019By Assortment Planning and Placement, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Independent Pharmacy, Monthly Retailer Category Tips, Resources focused on Independent Pharmacy

  Take advantage of new products and cross-merchandising opportunities in your Eye & Ear Care department by Kelly Zygowski, junior category analyst, part of Monthly Retailer Category Tips The Eye & Ear Care category ranks 9th and contributes 4.6% of dollar sales for HBW in community pharmacy.* The dry eye segment continues to drive category sales. Longer … Read More