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Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Diabetes Care

Monthly Retailer Category Tips — Diabetes Care

October 11, 2019

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

Turning the Town Teal for WOCA

Turning the Town Teal for WOCA

September 30, 2019

By Cindy Eichstaedt, data specialist, for the Tradition of Giving blog series For as long as I can remember, and I have worked here a long time, HRG has always been a generous company to work for and that generosity has been the heart of our culture. There are almost always charitable activities happening in and out … Read More

The fight for MADD

The fight for MADD

September 23, 2019

By Althea R., data specialist, for the Tradition of Giving blog series September 29, 1988 was a day that forever changed my life. My mother was struck and killed on her way home from work in a Chicago suburb by a repeat offender drunk driver. While I don’t remember a lot from then, I do know that … Read More

Surge planogram support at your beck and call

Surge planogram support at your beck and call

September 10, 2019

From the desk of Julie Bonnell, vice president operations “We landed a huge opportunity” are the words every brand’s space management team is anticipating with both excitement and apprehension. The sales team has it in the bag, and now everyone is looking at you to make it happen. Whether changes to planograms, also known as … Read More

DSCSA – T3 documentation, illegitimate products, and dates to know

DSCSA – T3 documentation, illegitimate products, and dates to know

August 29, 2019

By Donna Boulieu, senior product & strategic pricing analyst, for the Preparing for Track and Trace blog series In our last post in the Preparing for Track and Trace blog series, we explained what the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) was and what your responsibilities as a dispenser are under the law. To summarize: Confirm that … Read More

Supporting Fisher House so Families Feel Cared For

Supporting Fisher House so Families Feel Cared For

August 22, 2019

By Steve Brester, Director of IT, for the Tradition of Giving blog series When most people raise funds for a good cause, they know what organization they are supporting. In the case of HRG, we raised funds all throughout 2018 from casual dress days, 50/50 raffles, and special lunches, but we didn’t know who the money would … Read More

Generosity of spirit

Generosity of spirit

August 9, 2019

By Julie Bonnell, vice president operations, for the Tradition of Giving blog series “Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone else’s life forever.” – Margaret Cho Opportunities to make a difference present themselves everyday — it just requires being present in the moment. One of those opportunities occurred last year … Read More

Resolution: Test my brand message

Resolution: Test my brand message

August 6, 2019

By Jen Johnston, CHHC, senior marketing services account manager, for the Resolutions blog series Developing a brand message that resonates with your target audience is key to successfully selling your product. A targeted brand message puts the values, personality, and promise you want conveyed into words so a product’s features don’t become the only criteria for a … Read More

Helping Dryhootch assist vets “survive the peace”

Helping Dryhootch assist vets “survive the peace”

July 26, 2019

By Bruce Boulieu, art director, for the Tradition of Giving blog series I am a firm believer that freedom isn’t free. The men and women serving our country pay a large price, and much of that cost comes once the uniform comes off as they try to readjust to civilian life. That is why I rallied the HRG … Read More