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2017 NACDS Total Store Expo

Retailers, suppliers connect at Total Store Expo

Retailers, suppliers connect at Total Store Expo

SAN DIEGO — The 2017 NACDS Total Store Expo brought together thousands of retailers and suppliers to learn about emerging technologies, check out the latest products and discuss current trends in health and wellness, beauty, and ­pharmacy. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores conference offered a cross-industry approach that focused on the entire store.

Product Showcase winners announced

SAN DIEGO — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced the winners of its Product Showcase at the 2017 NACDS Total Store Expo here. Products on display ranged from baby care to home health care. Based on evaluations by the retail attendees, the winners of this year’s Total Store Expo Product Showcase were the

Retailers seek insights in changing landscape

Retailers seek insights in changing landscape

The dynamism of the retail industry’s most active, innovative and forward-thinking members is raising the stakes for everyone in the field. Major developments with potentially far-reaching implications for the way consumers shop are occurring at an unprecedented rate. In just the past few weeks, Walmart and Amazon.com Inc. have ratcheted up the pressure on their

Insight Sessions lead off Total Store Expo day three

Insight Sessions lead off Total Store Expo day three

There was a full plate of activity for the last full day of the 2017 NACDS Total Store Expo, led by Insight Sessions on pharmacy, the front end and supply chain running through Monday morning. The sessions covered such topics as TB testing, MACRA, diabetes management, patient care tools, retail and CPG technology, health and

2017 NACDS Total Store Expo kicks off

2017 NACDS Total Store Expo kicks off

The 2017 NACDS Total Store Expo got under way on Saturday with a flurry of Meet the Market and Meet the Industry events. A pre-exhibition event, Meet the Market allows exhibitors to introduce their latest products, technology and services to the retail audience at the Total Store Expo in a series of 10-minute appointments arranged

QuintilesIMS’ Jim Hunter honored with Pratt Award

QuintilesIMS’ Jim Hunter honored with Pratt Award

SAN DIEGO — QuintilesIMS executive Jim Hunter was presented the Harold W. Pratt Award at the 2017 NACDS Total Store Expo. Hunter, vice president of supplier services at QuintilesIMS, received the award Sunday morning during the conference’s business program. Named after longtime Walgreens executive Harold Pratt, the award is one of the top honors bestowed

Anderson: Join Total Store Expo ‘conversation’

Anderson: Join Total Store Expo ‘conversation’

When it comes to addressing front-end topics beyond the pharmacy, I could argue that many other words prove more effective than “conference” in describing the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo (TSE). For example, the word “conversation” comes to mind — conversation of the high-caliber, high-quality, highly collaborative and highly constructive kind.

NACDS recognizes Kinney Drugs with PEP Award

NACDS recognizes Kinney Drugs with PEP Award

SAN DIEGO — Regional drug chain Kinney Drugs was honored for political engagement by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores at the 2017 NACDS Total Store Expo here. Mike Duteau, vice president of business development and strategic relations for KPH Healthcare Services, accepted the 2017 Politically Engaged Pharmacy Award (2017 PEP Award) at this

Total Store Expo will feature Powell speech

ARLINGTON, Va. — Former Secretary of State and Retired Army Gen. Colin Powell will be the keynote speaker at the 2017 NACDS Total Store Expo. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores said Powell will speak at the event’s business session on Sunday, August 20. TSE runs from August 19 through August 22 in San

Mark Halperin to speak at NACDS Total Store Expo

Mark Halperin to speak at NACDS Total Store Expo

ARLINGTON, Va. — NBC News and MSNBC senior political analyst Mark Halperin is slated to speak at the 2017 NACDS Total Store Expo. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores said Halperin, who appears regularly on MSNBC’s political program “Morning Joe,” is scheduled to speak at the NACDS Political Involvement Reception on Saturday, Aug. 19.

Colin Powell to keynote at NACDS Total Store Expo

Colin Powell to keynote at NACDS Total Store Expo

ARLINGTON, Va. — Gen. Colin Powell (Ret.), former U.S. secretary of state and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is scheduled to be a keynote speaker at the 2017 NACDS Total Store Expo. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores said Wednesday that speak at the conference’s Business Session on Sunday, Aug. 20. The

NACDS serves up tools for Total Store Expo

NACDS serves up tools for Total Store Expo

ARLINGTON, Va. — A suite of tools is available for attendees prepping for the 2017 NACDS Total Store Expo in San Diego, says Jim Whitman, senior vice president of member programs and services for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores. This year’s event will be held August 19 through August 22 at the San

Resources at the ready for 2017 NACDS Total Store Expo

Resources at the ready for 2017 NACDS Total Store Expo

WASHINGTON — With summer just around the corner, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores is helping members be well-prepared for the 2017 NACDS Total Store Expo. NACDS on Wednesday spotlighted its menu of resources and tools to help Total Store Expo attendees identify and contact business partners, schedule and plan out meetings, boost visibility