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