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Anderson on upcoming NACDS Annual Meeting

Anderson on upcoming NACDS Annual Meeting

ARLINGTON, Va. — On the eve of the first in-person National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting in three years, Geoff Walden, executive editor of MMR‘s sister publication Chain Drug Review, spoke with NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson about his expectations for the event. Anderson also talked about the most pressing issues facing

NACDS event hails team approach

ARLINGTON, Va. — Working as partners, the retailer and supplier members of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores are delivering a new era of retail health, characterized by an interdisciplinary team approach to health and wellness, said Colleen Lindholz, who chairs the association and serves as president of Kroger Health. “I cannot think of

NACDS leaders cite critical role of united industry

NACDS leaders cite critical role of united industry

ARLINGTON, Va.–  National Association of Chain Drug Stores chair Colleen Lindholz and NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson kicked off the virtual 2021 NACDS Total Store Expo (TSE) Monday with a clear and consistent message: The COVID pandemic has presented the pharmacy industry with unprecedented challenges, yet retailers and suppliers – united through NACDS –

Video Forum: Steve Anderson, NACDS

Video Forum: Steve Anderson, NACDS

With the Biden administration and the 117th Congress in place, we asked Steve Anderson, president and chief executive officer of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, to share his thoughts about the current state of the nation’s government and politics, and what it means for retail pharmacy. Implications of last month’s riot on Capitol

NACDS’ Anderson reflects on the past week

NACDS’ Anderson reflects on the past week

Editor’s note: NACDS president and chief executive officer Steve Anderson noted that NACDS staff members asked him for his personal thoughts about what happened in our nation’s capital on Wednesday, January 6. The following is the text of an email that he sent to the entire NACDS staff team on Thursday, January 7, and which

FMI, NACDS applaud Supreme Court decision

FMI, NACDS applaud Supreme Court decision

ARLINGTON, Va. – The FMI and the National Association of Chain Drug Stores were among the groups that praised a Thursday Supreme Court ruling that they say restored a pro-pharmacy, pro-consumer Arkansas law that, among other things, required pharmacy benefit managers to reimburse pharmacies at or above what the pharmacies paid to acquire certain medications.

Emerson Group holds virtual Industry Day

Emerson Group holds virtual Industry Day

NEW YORK — The COVID-19 pandemic has left few major business sectors untouched, and retail — as well as the supplier community that serves it — is adapting to a landscape transformed by profound changes in consumer behavior and priorities. To help the industry navigate these uncharted waters, Chain Drug Review and Mass Market Retailers

Anderson installed as ASAE chair-elect

Anderson installed as ASAE chair-elect

WASHINGTON – National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) president and CEO Steve Anderson was installed this week as chair-elect of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and as chair of the ASAE Research Foundation. The volunteer roles begin on September 1, and are anticipated to result in Anderson becoming chair of the ASAE

NACDS’ Anderson discusses industry, leadership

NACDS’ Anderson discusses industry, leadership

Steve Anderson, president and CEO of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, and Dr. Peter Cressy, Director of Executive Programs at the George Washington Leadership Institute, have a conversation about the challenges facing associations and how leaders of today can learn from leaders of the past.

NACDS’ Anderson commends column praising pharmacists

NACDS’ Anderson commends column praising pharmacists

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores  has  responded to “The Unsung Role of the Pharmacist in Patient Health,” a New York Times article published on January 28 that emphasizes the increasingly important role of pharmacists in health care delivery. NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson wrote, “This column validates further the competence,

NACDS stays on the offensive

DENVER — The emerging trade war that the White House is waging against much of the world could jeopardize gains retail pharmacy leaders have made in transforming their businesses and the industry, Steve Anderson, president and chief executive officer of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, said last month in welcoming retailers and suppliers

NACDS TSE exhibitors donate products to Denver charities

NACDS TSE exhibitors donate products to Denver charities

. DENVER – With retailers and suppliers advancing to the crucial stage of following up on their meetings at the 2018 National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Total Store Expo, one more important piece of on-site work remained: donating leftover products to local Denver charities and the people they serve. As is the practice at