NACDS Marketplace In Brief
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Marketplace attendance slips: Attendance at the 2010 National Association of Chain Drug Stores Marketplace Conference in San Diego reached approximately 3,000, according to a spokeswoman for the Alexandria, Va.-based trade association. Attendees at the 2009 NACDS Marketplace Conference reached 3,300. Some 700 buyers representing more than 200 retailers and 145,000 stores attended the conference to meet with 450 manufacturers displaying new or recently launched OTC drugs, dietary supplements, personal care products and other consumer goods, according to a June 8 release. NACDS donated 6,856 pounds of consumer goods to the San Diego Food Bank following the June 6-8 conference at the San Diego Convention Center. Products donated include cosmetics, food and health items
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