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NACDS Annual Meeting

Elation pervades in-person NACDS meeting

PALM BEACH, Fla. — There was a distinctly celebratory air here during the NACDS Annual Meeting last month. Both NACDS president and chief executive officer Steve Anderson and incoming chairman Brian Nightengale, president of Good Neighbor Pharmacies, paid tribute to the role that community pharmacy and its suppliers filled during the height of the ongoing

Balancing remote and on-site work is vital to business

Balancing remote and on-site work is vital to business

It was absolutely amazing to be back in person at our home away from home (don’t we wish?), The Breakers in Palm Beach, Fla., for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting. The in-person meetings and interactions that occurred were personally satisfying and much more impactful and action-oriented than I’ve found with virtual.

NACDS chair Nightengale sees changes ahead

NACDS chair Nightengale sees changes ahead

PALM BEACH, Fla. — Newly elected NACDS Chair Brian Nightengale addressed retailers and suppliers Tuesday morning, detailing the challenges and opportunities ahead for the industry, and arguing that NACDS is well positioned to be a catalyst for “a new and transformative era for pharmacy.” Nightengale, who oversees Good Neighbor Pharmacy, a network of over 4300

Wahl showing new grooming products at NACDS Annual

Wahl showing new grooming products at NACDS Annual

STERLING, Ill. —Wahl will be displaying their expertise at the 2022 NACDS Annual Meeting in space 464, with the launch of various grooming products. • The Wahl Pro Series Metal Edition Clipper is wrapped in a sleek metal armor and houses an ultra-powerful pivot motor. The clipper’s durable double wall metal construction harnesses the motor’s power,

Dr. Mark Esper to address 2022 NACDS Annual Meeting

Dr. Mark Esper to address 2022 NACDS Annual Meeting

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS)  announced Wednesday that Dr. Mark Esper – the 27th U.S. Secretary of Defense – will speak during the Business Program on Tuesday, April 26, at the 2022 NACDS Annual Meeting, which will be hosted April 23-26 in Palm Beach, FL.   Sworn in as

New NACDS chair Colleen Lindholz on industry’s power

New NACDS chair Colleen Lindholz on industry’s power

ARLINGTON, Va. – “We’re all in this together,” newly elected National Association of Chain Drug Stores chair Colleen Lindholz told NACDS chain and associate members Tuesday morning. Lindholz, president of Kroger Co.’s Kroger Health division, spoke at the NACDS Annual Meeting Business Program Tuesday morning. She accepted the NACDS chair’s gavel from Rick Keyes, president

NACDS honors industry’s response to COVID-19

NACDS honors industry’s response to COVID-19

ARLINGTON, Va. – National Association of Chain Drug Stores kicked off its Annual Meeting on Monday by recognizing the industry’s heroic response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “While the challenges we faced as an industry were many, they resulted in a lot of accomplishments, and have given us great momentum for the future,” NACDS chair Rick

Video Forum: Colleen Lindholz, Kroger

Video Forum: Colleen Lindholz, Kroger

Colleen Lindholz will succeed Rick Keyes as NACDS chair at the association’s virtual Annual Meeting this week. Lindholz, who also is president of Kroger Health, shares her assessment of NACDS, talks about the agenda for her new role and looks to the future of retail pharmacy in a post-COVID world.

Carla Harris, Cedric Richmond to speak at NACDS Annual Meeting

Carla Harris, Cedric Richmond to speak at NACDS Annual Meeting

ARLINGTON, Va. — NACDS announced that Carla Harris, vice chairman, global wealth management and senior client advisor at Morgan Stanley and Cedric Richmond, senior advisor to President Biden and director of the White House Office of Public Engagement, will be the featured speakers during the Business Program on Wednesday, April 28 – the third and

Video Forum: Rick Keyes, Meijer

Video Forum: Rick Keyes, Meijer

In the first of three episodes leading up to the NACDS Annual Meeting later this month, Video Forum talks with Rick Keyes, president and CEO of Meijer Inc., about his year as the association’s chairman. Among the topics discussed are chain pharmacy’s response to COVID-19, other issues of importance to the industry and NACDS’ ability