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2016 NACDS Total Store Expo

Winning products named in TSE showcase

BOSTON — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced winners of the 2016 NACDS Total Store Expo Product Showcase in 10 product categories. The showcase, situated on the exhibit floor, provided increased visibility for suppliers to market their products. The products were evaluated by retail attendees. Winners included Oilogic Essential Oil Care from

Up close with Total Store Expo attendees

Up close with Total Store Expo attendees

The 2016 NACDS Total Store Expo in Boston drew some 5,500 participants and 735 exhibitors, and the annual event “makes a real positive difference in terms of our businesses’ ability to serve our customers,” according to National Association of Chain Drug Stores chairman Martin Otto. “What we are accomplishing together can ultimately make a tremendous

Scenes from the 2016 NACDS Total Store Expo

Scenes from the 2016 NACDS Total Store Expo

The spirit of collaboration was alive and well at the 2016 NACDS Total Store Expo. NACDS leaders applauded the level of participation among retailer and supplier members in this year’s show at the Boston Convention Center. The conference, in fact, got off to an extremely strong start, with more than 7,000 prescheduled meetings between retailers

‘We need end-to-end thinking about health care’

‘We need end-to-end thinking about health care’

BOSTON — National Association of Chain Drug Stores leaders told retailers and suppliers at the 2016 NACDS Total Store Expo that they’re well-positioned to help the nation meet challenges in health care. During the business program on Sunday, NACDS chairman Martin Otto explained that the collaboration already exercised by NACDS business partners in health and

A look ahead at tomorrow’s perfect shopper interaction

A look ahead at tomorrow’s perfect shopper interaction

Much has already been written about how shoppers will be intersecting with retail in the health and wellness sector in the world of “2027” (i.e., more than 10 years from now). It is our expectation that concepts like “seamless,” “omnichannel,” “interactive,” “digital,” “connected” and “automated” will be incredibly important — so much so that the

At TSE, NACDS members create industry’s future

At TSE, NACDS members create industry’s future

I was asked to share with Chain Drug Review readers a few thoughts about what is new in terms of pharmacy and front-end topics. As it turns out, the answer to this question is very similar to the answer to another frequently asked question: What will be new at the 2016 NACDS Total Store Expo?

Bell builds retail presence for new Jet-brand products

Bell builds retail presence for new Jet-brand products

BELL PLAINE, Minn. — Bell Pharmaceuticals is working to grow retail distribution of the latest additions to its Jet-Alert product family, Jet-Asleep and Jet-Avert. Jet-Asleep has gained placement at major retailers such as Dollar General and regional drug chains Kinney Drugs and Discount Drug Mart. Jet-Avert is currently sold at Kinney Drugs and Discount Drug

Scarborough, Brzezinski to keynote at Total Store Expo

Scarborough, Brzezinski to keynote at Total Store Expo

ARLINGTON, Va. — Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski of MSNBC’s television news program “Morning Joe” have been tabbed as keynote speakers for the 2016 NACDS Total Store Expo. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores said Friday that Scarborough and Brzezinski will give their latest insights on the presidential campaign and a snapshot of the

NACDS readies Vision 2027 for Total Store Expo

NACDS readies Vision 2027 for Total Store Expo

  ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced four companies that will participate in Vision 2027, its futuristic, interactive display at the 2016 NACDS Total Store Expo. NACDS said Friday that this year’s Vision participants include Li & Fung Business Intelligence, Kantar Retail, Nielsen and Shark Branding. The forward-looking Vision