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Bill Bergin

It’s time to respect the differences of the ‘Big Three’

It’s time to respect the differences of the ‘Big Three’

There are some consumers who see the drug store shopping experience as all about convenience. And if you work for one of the Big Three drug chains, this is incredibly frustrating because of the considerable efforts each of these chains has to make to understand its shopper’s personal attributes, her brand preferences and her purchase

MPG Group adds Bill Bergin, Todd Matherly to team

MPG Group adds Bill Bergin, Todd Matherly to team

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J. — Market Performance Group LLC (MPG) has hired retail industry veterans Bill Bergin and Todd Matherly to serve as executive vice presidents of the consulting and sales management services company. Bergin, who recently served as  joins MPG from his position as group vice president of health and beauty at Rite Aid, will

Rite Aid fine-tunes category management team

Rite Aid fine-tunes category management team

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. is making changes in its category management team as it proceeds with an asset sale in which more than 40% of its drug stores will be transferred to Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA). A Rite Aid spokeswoman confirmed Friday that category management personnel changes are under way but declined

Merchandising team realigned at Rite Aid

CAMP HILL, Pa. ­­— Rite Aid Corp. has announced a number of changes in senior management that are effective ­immediately. Bill Renz, Rite Aid’s current group vice president of consumables and photo, has been named senior vice president of category management. Renz joined Rite Aid in 1998 as director of general merchandise and photo. He

Rite Aid to make use of RangeMe platform

SAN FRANCISCO — Range­Me, an online platform that streamlines new item discovery between consumer products suppliers and retailers, is teaming up with Rite Aid Corp. in a major initiative to scale product innovation efforts. Rite Aid’s category buying teams will now have the access to efficiently source trending consumer-ready products faster than ever before, “in

Rite Aid adopts ECRM’s RangeMe platform

Rite Aid adopts ECRM’s RangeMe platform

SAN FRANCISCO — Rite Aid Corp. is enlisting the RangeMe online product discovery and buying platform for a major initiative to scale its product innovation efforts. San Francisco-based RangeMe, recently acquired by Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM), said Tuesday that its platform will enable Rite Aid’s category buying teams to source trending, consumer-ready products faster