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NACDS Total Store Expo

J&J plans diabetes ‘zone’ at Total Store Expo

J&J plans diabetes ‘zone’ at Total Store Expo

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Health care giant Johnson & Johnson is sharpening its aim at the growing diabetes epidemic. J&J said this week that it plans to debut the Diabetes Collaboration Zone, a cross-enterprise display of diabetes-focused products, solutions and resources, at the 2016 National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo, which runs

For chain drug stores, Rx still the anchor

For chain drug stores, Rx still the anchor

Chain drug store operators are unique among mass market retailers in many ways, none more dramatic than the separation of the pharmacy and front-end businesses. In fact, they are actually two separate businesses, neither overly dependent on the other for success. So it is that the success in pharmacy of a retailer like Walgreens Boots

Industry is gearing up for NACDS Total Store Expo

BOSTON — Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” will keynote the 2016 National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo. “Joe Scarborough, Mike Brzezinski and ‘Morning Joe’ have built a reputation as the go-to source for political analysis every Monday through Friday,” said NACDS president and chief executive officer Steve Anderson.

Future belongs to tech-savvy retailers

Future belongs to tech-savvy retailers

The power of digital technology to shake up existing business models in health care and mass market retailing was a focal point for many of the executives in attendance at last month’s NACDS Total Store Expo in Denver. The changes that have occurred during the first few decades of the information age have been, in

Total Store Expo built to reflect retail innovation

Total Store Expo built to reflect retail innovation

A successful trade association reflects the membership. That is certainly the case with National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ programming related to innovation and technology utilization at retail. The NACDS Total Store Expo highlights the state of the industry as well as the direction of the industry — because the industry itself is NACDS’ guide.

At Total Store Expo, the moment to gain an edge is now

At Total Store Expo, the moment to gain an edge is now

The third annual Total Store Expo, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ exhibit event that has replaced the association’s Marketplace Conference as mass retailing’s signature merchandising event, is about to kick off in Denver. Advance notices promise a program every bit as varied, engaging and productive as the initial Total Store Expo, which unfolded

Below the surface, much has happened

The NACDS Annual Meeting, unfolding at the moment in Palm Beach, Fla., unofficially marks the end of the first third of the mass retailing year. Perhaps coincidently, the NACDS Total Store Expo event, scheduled for August 22 to August 25 in Denver, unofficially signals the end of the second third of this mass retailing year.

NACDS leaders say industry progressing toward ‘full potential’

NACDS leaders say industry progressing toward ‘full potential’

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — National Association of Chain Drugs Stores chairman John Standley and president and chief executive officer Steve Anderson updated members on the association’s position in health care, retail, public policy and the political arena at the 2015 NACDS Annual Meeting here. “It’s been an honor to be your chairman over the