There are major changes going on in the drugstore industry with CVS in talks to acquire Aetna, Amazon applying for pharmacy distribution licenses and Walgreens shutting down hundreds of stores. Camera technologies take focus, retail experiments with subscription models and more.
Omnichannel priorities are focusing on messaging consistency in-store, digital signage, and retail displays. The battle between brick-and-mortar and digital natives heats up with some great content on how to wage war for each side. Target is expanding amidst competitors store closures and Walgreens and Walmat are making big moves with tech.