Tag Archives: pharmacy

Diabetes Management: A $30 Million Opportunity

By offering prescription services, over-the-counter solutions and nutritional support by way of food offerings, grocers can become the go-to outlet for those suffering from diabetes. Continue reading

Posted in 2015 09 Article Archives, FEATURED Articles, Upfront

Wegmans Ranks Highest Among Supermarket Pharmacies in J.D. Power Pharmacy Study

J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Pharmacy Study was released yesterday, with Wegmans Pharmacy ranking highest among supermarket pharmacies with an overall satisfaction score of 887. … Continue reading

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Nonfoods Talk: Examining A Pet Pharmacy

Selling pet medications has the potential to provide increased sales at very favorable margins. My dog had diabetes. Do you know where I purchased … Continue reading

Posted in 2015 08 Article Archives, Columns, Nonfoods for Profit

Meijer Acquires Aureus Health Services

Meijer has signed an agreement to acquire Aureus Health Services, a national specialty pharmacy and health services company based in Pittsburgh, Pa. and a … Continue reading

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Price Chopper Supermarkets Launches Specialty Pharmacy Program

Price Chopper Supermarkets announces the launch of its new specialty pharmacy program, which expands pharmacy services in an effort to provide more convenient and … Continue reading

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The high tech drug counter

Pharmacies are adapting to a changing environment. There is much more going on in the retail pharmacy world than counting pills and filling prescriptions. Retail … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 12 Article Archives, Nonfoods for Profit

Big Y Pharmacies Offer Services for Blind and Vision-Impaired Customers

Taking prescription medications as prescribed can be a matter of life and death.  Since many elderly patients and those with vision impairments have a … Continue reading

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Don’t Undervalue Customer Service

A few years back during a shopping trip to Wegmans with my wife, we stopped at the pharmacy desk to pick up a prescription. … Continue reading

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Nonfoods Talk: Getting intimate

Intimacy products are no longer taboo and grocers that manage the section properly can prosper.  It is time for supermarket retailers to get more … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 02 Article Archives, Columns, Nonfoods for Profit

Nonfoods Talk: A shot in the arm

Walmart is instituting a broad vaccination program that will gain consumer attention and build sales and profits. Remember the good old days of the … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 10 Article Archives, Columns, Nonfoods for Profit

Sounding Board: The universal language of medicine

The pharmacy offers a great opportunity for retailers to attract—and interact with—a diverse customer base. Walk the aisles of any store these days and … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 08 Article Archives, Columns

United Supermarkets Reaches Milestone With its First 24-Hour Store

United Supermarkets reached another milestone on Sunday, June 3, when its Market Street location at 50th and Indiana here become a 24-hour store. It … Continue reading

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KL1 compact tablet counter

Kirby Lester announced its KL1 compact tablet counter has exceeded the company’s expectations to become the most successful product launch in the company’s four-decade … Continue reading

Posted in Equipment, What's New

Nonfoods Talk: Getting no respect

It is time for the media to understand that supermarkets offer the same services as drugstores when it comes to health and beauty care. … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 02 Article Archives, Columns, Nonfoods for Profit

An attack from within

Many top supermarket executives are turning against the nonfoods category in favor of other segments. Nonfoods buyers need to defend their turf. By Seth … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 06 Article Archives, Columns, Nonfoods for Profit