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NACDS Annual Meeting

Jeff Flake and Katherine Wintsch to speak at NACDS Annual Meeting

Jeff Flake and Katherine Wintsch to speak at NACDS Annual Meeting

PALM BEACH, Fla. — Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake and Katherine Wintsch,  founder and CEO of The Mom Complex will speak at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting, slated for April 27-30 at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida. Flake will address the chain members breakfast and NACDS PAC event on Monday,

NACDS Foundation announces scholarships, grants

NACDS Foundation announces scholarships, grants

PALM BEACH, Fla. –The NACDS Foundation has distributed $220,000 in scholarships and grants as part of an ongoing commitment to advancing patient care through pharmacy education as part of the 23rd Annual NACDS Foundation Scholarship Program. The recipients were presented with their awards last night at an NACDS Foundation event during the NACDS Annual Meeting.

NACDS Annual Meeting takes on more proactive approach

NACDS Annual Meeting takes on more proactive approach

PALM BEACH, Fla. – Change – confronting it and creating it – has emerged as a powerful theme of the 2018 National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting. That fact was on display throughout Business Program remarks yesterday by NACDS chairman of the board Alex Gourlay, co-chief operating officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance and

Industry strengthened by NACDS events

Industry strengthened by NACDS events

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is gearing up for three big events in the coming months, each of which will offer stakeholders in community pharmacy an opportunity to advance the interests of their organization and the industry as a whole. Taken together, NACDS RxImpact Day on Capitol Hill, the NACDS Annual Meeting and

Columnist Peggy Noonan set as NACDS Annual Meeting speaker

Columnist Peggy Noonan set as NACDS Annual Meeting speaker

ARLINGTON, Va. — Author and Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan will speak at the upcoming National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting. NACDS said Monday that Noonan is scheduled for the first Business Program session on Sunday morning, April 22. As previously announced, author and business expert Jim Collins is set to speak in the second

Business guru Jim Collins to speak at NACDS Annual Meeting

Business guru Jim Collins to speak at NACDS Annual Meeting

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has tabbed best-selling author and business consultant Jim Collins as a keynote speaker for the 2018 NACDS Annual Meeting. Collins, who has previously taken part in NACDS events, is scheduled to speak during the morning Business Program on Tuesday, April 24. The NACDS Annual Meeting runs April 21

As critical juncture arrives, NACDS steps up

As critical juncture arrives, NACDS steps up

After many fits and starts, Republicans in the House of Representatives have finally succeeded in passing a bill that would, if the Senate concurs, repeal the Affordable Care Act, the landmark legislation that provides the current framework for the U.S. health care system. Voting mostly along party lines — with 217 Republicans in favor and

With health care back in play, industry steps up

With health care back in play, industry steps up

After many fits and starts, Republicans in the House of Representatives have finally succeeded in passing a bill that would, if the Senate concurs, repeal the Affordable Care Act, the landmark legislation that provides the current framework for the U.S. health care system. Voting mostly along party lines — with 217 Republicans in favor and

Talking strategy at NACDS Annual Meeting

Talking strategy at NACDS Annual Meeting

Day two of the NACDS Annual Meeting featured the conference’s first Business Program, led by outgoing chairman Martin Otto of H-E-B and NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson. Otto and Anderson discussed the think-tank approach to strategy that NACDS is embracing with its Future Value Targeting effort. “The Future Value Targeting initiative that Martin touched

NACDS Annual Meeting business program speakers named

NACDS Annual Meeting business program speakers named

ARLINGTON, Va. — Retired four-star Marine Gen. John Allen and former Dallas Federal Reserve chief Richard Fisher are slated as speakers at the 2017 NACDS Annual Meeting later this month. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores said Friday that Allen, who served in key leadership roles related to the Middle East and Asia, will

NACDS works to be part of the solution

NACDS works to be part of the solution

PALM BEACH, Fla. — The U.S. health care system is not functioning in a sustainable way, new National Association of Chain Drug Stores chairman Martin Otto said at the organization’s Annual Meeting here last month. Costs are too high and are rising fast, while outcomes are disappointing. “There are a number of structural issues in

Gavel is passed at NACDS Annual Meeting

Gavel is passed at NACDS Annual Meeting

At the 2016 Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Fla., the National Association of Chain Drug Stores officially passed the chairman’s gavel to Martin Otto, chief merchant and chief financial officer for San Antonio-based H-E-B. Serving for the 2016-17 term, Martin takes over the NACDS chairman’s post from Randy Edeker, chairman and CEO of Hy-Vee. On