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Vision 2027

At TSE, Otto calls on industry to help take the lead

At TSE, Otto calls on industry to help take the lead

BOSTON — Pharmacy-based health care can help the U.S. meet an array of socioeconomic challenges, Martin Otto, chief merchant and chief financial officer of H-E-B, said at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo. Otto, who is also chairman of NACDS, said that access to pharmacy patient care can help reverse increases

A look ahead at tomorrow’s perfect shopper interaction

A look ahead at tomorrow’s perfect shopper interaction

Much has already been written about how shoppers will be intersecting with retail in the health and wellness sector in the world of “2027” (i.e., more than 10 years from now). It is our expectation that concepts like “seamless,” “omnichannel,” “interactive,” “digital,” “connected” and “automated” will be incredibly important — so much so that the

At TSE, NACDS members create industry’s future

At TSE, NACDS members create industry’s future

I was asked to share with Chain Drug Review readers a few thoughts about what is new in terms of pharmacy and front-end topics. As it turns out, the answer to this question is very similar to the answer to another frequently asked question: What will be new at the 2016 NACDS Total Store Expo?

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.

NACDS readies Vision 2027 for Total Store Expo

NACDS readies Vision 2027 for Total Store Expo

  ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced four companies that will participate in Vision 2027, its futuristic, interactive display at the 2016 NACDS Total Store Expo. NACDS said Friday that this year’s Vision participants include Li & Fung Business Intelligence, Kantar Retail, Nielsen and Shark Branding. The forward-looking Vision