About TSE

The NACDS Total Store Expo is the industry’s largest gathering of its most influential leaders. It is a combination of both strategic and tactical business meetings between existing and new trading partners and is attended by industry decision makers. It will give you and your company a unique opportunity to gain new insights into today’s evolving marketplace and set your course for the future.

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  • Retailers gain added value at Total Store Expo - Chain Drug Review
  • Health, Wellness and High-tech - Colorado Biz
  • The Drug Store of the Future  (Slide Show) - Denver Business Journal
  • “Besides actively participating in public policy making,” said NACDS Chairman Martin Otto, “the Association’s mission includes creating a marketplace for suppliers and retailers to get together and make a real difference in our ability to serve our customers” - Chain Drug Review
  • “In its fourth year, the event hit its stride in terms of fostering interaction between retailers and their suppliers." Jeff Woldt, Editor - Chain Drug Review
  • “The most recent NACDS Total Store Expo, ranks as the best balance between big beauty powers and emerging brands in the meeting’s four year history. That’s according to representatives of the almost 300 retail chains and 100-plus beauty brands that hit the exhibit floor in search of items to keep the momentum building in the category.” Fay Brookman - Women’s Wear Daily
  • "Social media is obviously the best and the worst," Daymond John told NACDS.TV. "It's time consuming and if you put out the wrong message you can counter-act what you're trying to do," he said. But if you learn how to optimize social media well, he continued, the consumer learnings can prove invaluable. - Michael Johnson, Drug Store News 
  • “Fung Global Retail & Technology attended the National Association of Chain Drug Store (NACDS) Total Store Expo (TSE) in Boston which ran from Saturday, August 6, to Tuesday, August 9. The annual trade show, the industry’s largest gathering, brought together 5,600 retailers and suppliers for four days of interactive discussions, presentations and exhibits. The event also connects a wide-range of retailers, not only drug store retailers. We identified eight major themes in the chain drug store space. Below we outline these themes and provide details from the show.” -  Deb Weisnwig
  • “The fact is that NACDS Members, including chains and associates are creating the future of pharmacy, the future of health and wellness and the future of retail based solutions to consumers’ needs. I prefer to look at NACDS not so much as an organization, but more as a living organism, of which each member is a vital part.” Steve Anderson - Chain Drug Review