NACDS 2017: The Trends You Missed

Wellness as luxury. Amazon supports startups. Stores as a platform. These were three of the Top 10 trends seen by The Fung Global Retail & Technology team at the 2017 National Association of Chain Drug Stores [NACDS] Annual Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona this week. Here’s there full report.

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NACDS: The Mass Market Beauty News You Missed

Missed the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Florida? Here’s what more than 30 mass beauty brands discussed with 60 retailers on the lush lawns at The Breakers Hotel.

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NACDS Annual: Retail Differentiation + Nails Dominate Conversations

In a world that demands customization at every turn, it’s no surprise that retail differentiation emerged as the prevailing theme among attendees to the 80th Annual Meeting of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, held Saturday, April 20, through Wednesday, April 24, at The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach. That, and of course the never-ending conversation about nails, their sales growth viability, and whether the category has the legs to continue with double-digits gains over the next several years, or if its success will begin to taper off.

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