90. Cross merchandise

February 2, 2015By 99 Ways to Make a Positive Difference in Your Pharmacy, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Independent Pharmacy

By Lisa Lopez for our 99 Ways to Make a Positive Difference in Your Pharmacy blog series Cross merchandising is an easy, effective way to build incremental sales in your pharmacy. When you incorporate cross-merchandising strategies, you offer shoppers convenient, one-stop shopping and allow them to add more items to their basket than they might if … Read More

67. Identify your most productive categories

January 13, 2015By 99 Ways to Make a Positive Difference in Your Pharmacy, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Independent Pharmacy

By John Brandl for our 99 Ways to Make a Positive Difference in Your Pharmacy blog series Knowing which categories are the most productive in your store can make a powerful impact on customer satisfaction and profit potential. Do you know which categories are succeeding in your pharmacy? To find out which categories are the most … Read More

15. Rotate your endcaps every 45 to 60 days

October 27, 2014By 99 Ways to Make a Positive Difference in Your Pharmacy, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Independent Pharmacy

By Colleen Volheim for our 99 Ways to Make a Positive Difference in Your Pharmacy blog series Endcaps present an exciting opportunity for pharmacies to build impulse and add-on sales. But you have to approach your endcaps strategically, and there are some dos and don’ts that can contribute to your success: DO choose a theme … Read More

61. Create a theme promotion

September 29, 2014By 99 Ways to Make a Positive Difference in Your Pharmacy, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Independent Pharmacy

By Kelly Z. for our 99 Ways to Make a Positive Difference in Your Pharmacy blog series Although the kids just went back to school a few weeks ago, my local mass retailer quickly packed up the back-to-school supplies and brought out Halloween.  I’ve even seen some Christmas items on shelves! Themed promotions at large … Read More

You might also like…a new category to shop from

September 4, 2014By Assortment Planning and Placement, Behind the Shelf Blog

By Jenny Kosek How many engagement zones are in your store? MobileMarketer.com ran this thought provoking article about the revolution currently underway in store layout and merchandising strategy. From the article: In the past, stores were designed with departments and aisles to influence shopper behavior with an eye toward encouraging shoppers to view as many … Read More

HRG Flexes Experience and Expertise to Provide Unconventional Client Solutions

August 5, 2014By News

Waukesha, Wisconsin, August 5, 2014 — Hamacher Resource Group, Inc. (HRG) recently completed a delivery for a new client that consisted of a wide-reaching solution for the overhaul of a national mass retailer’s cosmetic department. The atypical HRG project for local manufacturer, PM Plastics, includes detailed instructions on how to pack, skid, ship and unpack … Read More

94. Stock products from local companies

July 14, 2014By 99 Ways to Make a Positive Difference in Your Pharmacy, Focus on the Pharmacy Front End Blog, Independent Pharmacy

By Julie Bonnell for our “99 Ways to Make a Positive Difference in Your Pharmacy” blog series With all the retail outlet choices available today, more and more consumers understand they can make a difference in their communities by shopping locally. They recognize that by shopping at local businesses, like your independent pharmacy, their dollars are more likely to … Read More

For every season

June 12, 2014By Behind the Shelf Blog, Independent Pharmacy

By Kyle Lentz For many people, the transition from winter to spring is a joyous occasion. For others, it’s the start of three months of agony with sneezing; coughing; itchy, watery eyes; sinus pain; runny nose or unbearable congestion. Yes, it’s “allergy season” again folks, so bear down as your coworker stuffs tissue up her … Read More