Telling pharmacy’s story to the public and to policy makers is a long-standing priority of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores...

--an article in Mass Market Retailers on the 2016 NACDS Total Store Expo

Ready to Vote? Spread the News!

NACDS RxIMPACT Votes recently released a new resource that encourages advocates to use their social media platforms to actively encourage their friends and associates with positive, personal messages to get involved, educated about the candidates—and to vote.

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Consumer Confidence High for Back-to-School Spending
NACDS RxIMPACT Gets Out the Vote—and Gains Recognition

Leading the industry in mobilizing voters with robust, nonpartisan get-out-the-vote initiatives, NACDS RxIMPACT Votes aims to increase voter registration and political engagement in campaigns. The program does not encourage voting for any particular candidates, rather it focuses on getting voters excited about being part of the election process.

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Reflecting NACDS members’ commitment to community engagement, NACDS staff members recently volunteered for the Arlington Food Assistance Center, whose headquarters are near the NACDS office, to collect fresh produce left on farmers’ fields after they have been harvested to ensure edible produce is not needlessly discarded. NACDS volunteers collected 1,089 pounds of vegetables from the fields.
NACDS Gives Back to the Community
NACDS Retail Advisory Board Explores Digital Marketing at TSE

Ongoing projects the NACDS Retail Advisory Board has been working on led to two Insight Sessions at the NACDS Total Store Expo (TSE) earlier this month. One was on the state of digital marketing among retailers and the other explored the difference between a new item and an innovative new item, which will later be published as a white paper.

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Forging New Partnerships: NACDS-NFID Collaboration

Feel free to share with all of your pharmacists the enduring education program – titled “Vaccines for Preteens and Teens: The Importance of Timely Vaccination for all Adolescents” – that NACDS and the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) announced this week.

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Senate Armed Services Committee member Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE, third from left) participated in an NACDS RxIMPACT pharmacy tour at Amber Pharmacy Omaha, Neb., August 22. NACDS RxIMPACT has hosted 64 in-district activities this year--and counting.
NACDS RxIMPACT Hosts 64 In-District Activities in 2016--and Counting!
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NACDS, NFID Partner to Offer Webinar for Pharmacists on Preteen and Teen Vaccinations
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NACDS TSE Exhibitors Donate Thousands of Products through MCCA’s Conventions C.A.R.E. to Assist Boston Communities
NACDS Total Store Expo: It's a Wrap!

What we need here is long-term, system-oriented thinking that takes into account all the disparate parts of our country and what’s important and how they connect with each other, because trying to solve things in a single point sort of a way really does not work that well.

--NACDS Chairman Martin Otto, chief merchant and chief financial officer of H-E-B, in remarks at the NACDS Total Store Expo on the solutions needed to address complex issues currently facing the nation

Some Saw NACDS’ #PharmacyVoter Ads for the First Time at TSE; Have You Seen Them?

One of many themes that emerged from the NACDS Total Store Expo (TSE) was the importance of advocating for pharmacy. NACDS President & CEO Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE, outlined several programs under the aegis of the NACDS RxIMPACT program, including RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill

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Innovation, Engagement Exemplify 2016 NACDS Total Store Expo

The fourth annual NACDS Total Store Expo (TSE) brought thousands of retailers and suppliers together to see the latest products and learn about emerging technologies and trends in health and wellness, beauty, pharmacy and more.

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