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Dave Wendland is vice president of strategic relations at Hamacher Resource Group Inc. (HRG).

‘Unboxed retail’ explains the changing perception of stores

‘Unboxed retail’ explains the changing perception of stores

As customer expectations transform, supply chain issues remain, cost pressures rise and workforce challenges linger, retail drug stores must continue their rapid change and transformation. The aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly accelerated this necessary evolution. During this time of reinvention across the industry, I’m reminded of the old real estate adage, “Location, location,

The new question for retailers: ‘Are you tracking?’

The new question for retailers: ‘Are you tracking?’

Product transparency is fast-becoming an industry standard — across virtually every channel. This visibility throughout the supply chain supports consumer preferences for locally sourced and/or ethically produced product, and allows manufacturers and distributors to proactively update progression and status as well as minimize disruption and mitigate customer risk. As it relates to transparency across the