With the recent sale of Shopko pharmacies, this is a perfect time to let potential patients in your market understand they have a choice. No one likes having their prescription “sold” and transferred without their permission or prior knowledge. There are customers who would rather use your pharmacy than be “sold” to a grocery store.
Important services in your industry? Ask Amazon. Earlier this year they purchased PillPack–the company that became successful offering presorted medication delivered to the patient’s home. Amazon obviously saw the huge potential in this company's offering, so turn a blind eye at your own risk.
I’m sure everyone is aware that last year Walgreens agreed to purchase more than 1,900 Rite Aids across the country. For some, this might mean a store in the area transitioning to a Walgreens, while for others it could mean a Rite Aid location is closing. We had a Rite Aid pharmacy close its doors
There are few things in life as exciting as a brand new car purchase. You’ve paid the down payment, shelled out for the extended warranty and purchased the best floor mats money can buy. You drive off the lot ever so carefully. Fast-forward one-year later and the honeymoon is over. Your windshield is thick with
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In the 1989 movie, Field of Dreams, Iowa famer Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) hears a mysterious voice telling him that “if you build it, he will come.” Inspired by the message, Ray builds a baseball field in his cornfield and the ghosts of past players appear and play. In addition to the baseball great, Shoeless
I have a dear friend, a young friend, who is a pharmacist in Connecticut. We talk as often as we can and share ideas. So, it should not have come as a surprise to me when I heard her introduced as Dr. Chamberlin. She is, in fact, a doctor of pharmacy. That made me think.
In the fall of this year, news broke of an Independent Pharmacy closing its doors. Given the reputation of the Pharmacy, it definitely came as a shock- but it also brought with it something exciting, an opportunity. It can be hard to distinguish between the hard knocks of life and those of opportunity at times.
I make it a point to visit Independents wherever I travel to get a feel for what type of marketing is happening. To date I have yet to find a pharmacy that can give me a well-designed piece of literature that simply explains what they do. Considering that most people – even our long time
It is graduation season and with it the required graduation parties. I was so excited to receive an invitation in the mail to my niece’s party, yet somehow the e-vite I received to a friend’s daughter’s party just didn’t carry the same feeling. It made me really think about how we recognize special events in