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J&J and Walgreens’ Health-Related Collaboration

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) operates three main product lines: consumer products (including items “in the baby care, skin care, oral care, wound care, and women’s health care fields, as well as nutritional and over-the-counter pharmaceutical products, and wellness and prevention … Continue reading

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The “Third Space” of Retailing

Some store-based retailers have embarked on rather novel concepts to drive business to their stores. One such concept is the “third space.” According to Marian Berelowitz, writing for JWT Intelligence: “Brick-and-mortar retail will increasingly serve as a ‘third space’ that’s … Continue reading

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How Well Are Multichannel Retailers Performing?

As more and more retailers operate as bricks-and-clicks firms by offering physical stores and online shopping to their customers, it is important that those retailers assess how well each operation is doing. Through its research, Harris Interactive has found some … Continue reading

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In-Store Mapping and Mobile Media

Store retailers are well aware of the negative impact of social media on showrooming behavior. However, newer, more helpful mobile apps are aiding store retailers. Consider this example, as reported by Chantal Tode for Mobile Commerce Daily: “In a sign of the growing … Continue reading

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Walgreens Booming New Loyalty Program

For decades, Walgreens has been one of the world’s leading drugstore chains. And it has always prided itself on excellent customer service and a loyal following. Now, it is taking its customer loyalty efforts to a new level. According to Patricia Odell, … Continue reading

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Tips for Better Store Branding

Properly conveying the retailer’s name — its positioning strategy — is essential for long-term success. As noted at the Fresh Web site (from Manthan Systems, a business intelligence firm): “What’s the first name that comes to your mind when you … Continue reading

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Will Walgreens’ New Rewards Program Be a Winner?

Generally speaking, for rewards programs to be successful — which means generating more business through heightened customer loyalty — they must, at a minimum, fullfill these criteria: The program must be easy to use, the shopper can earn rewards that … Continue reading

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