Chain Drug Consortium’s 12th Annual Planning Conference Announcement

This unique collaborative event brings together senior retail executives from the “CDC” Members with senior pharmacy industry executives from leading consumer product and pharmaceutical manufacturers, retail and wholesale distributors, cutting edge technology innovators, and new solution providers.
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Who We Are

Chain Drug Consortium provides its retail members an innovative savings approach through key purchasing programs and services, which help maximize market opportunities. Our focus is directed towards grouping together and increasing our member’s volume and buying power to allow the retail members to compete with the mega-chains.

The Chain Drug Consortium is punctuated with innovation and leadership in a family environment. These are the hallmarks that will ensure its continued growth as a global collaboration consortium.

Benefits To Members & Suppliers

As a Member of Chain Drug Consortium, retailers will have many opportunities to participate in a wide ranging variety of programs and services where collaboration and collective volume will allow retailers to more effectively compete in today’s Marketplace. In addition, intelligence sharing will allow members to tap into a powerful wealth of knowledge and experience.

As a Supplier of Chain Drug Consortium, Suppliers will have direct collaborative opportunities with the aggregated store base, providing immediate communication and promotional opportunities to the Members. Enhanced efficiency and scale can further allow for improved sales and market penetration.

Time Saving Tools & Applications

Chain Drug Consortium provides members and the supplier community unique tools to streamline the business process and stay connected. Check out these powerful tools below.

Premier Value Product Catalog Planning Portal

News & Events

  • Candy Planning: Everyday & Non-Seasonal (ECRM E...

    September 14-17, 2014, in Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, San Diego CA
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  • School & Office Supplies (ECRM Event)

    September 14-18, 2014, in Caribe Royale Orlando, Orlando FL
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  • Diabetes Programs at Retail (ECRM Event)

    September 28-30, 2014, in Hilton Clearwater Beach, Clearwater FL
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  • Vitamin, Diet & Sports Nutrition (ECRM Event)

    January 11-15, 2015, in Marriott Baltimore Waterfront, Baltimore MD
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  • Retail Pharmacy Branded Pharmaceuticals (ECRM E...

    January 11-14, 2015, in Hyatt Regency New Orleans, New Orleans LA
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  • Cosmetics, Fragrance & Bath (ECRM Event)

    February 01-05, 2015, in Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa, Henderson NV
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  • Impulse, Front-End & Checklane (ECRM Event)

    February 09-12, 2015, in Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas NV
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  • E-Cigarettes, Vapor & E-Cigars (ECRM Event)

    February 10-12, 2015, in Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas NV
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  • Cough/Cold, Analgesics & Allergy (ECRM Event)

    February 15-19, 2015, in Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa, Henderson NV
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  • Candy Planning: Christmas & Halloween (ECRM Event)

    February 22-25, 2015, in Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, Jacksonville FL
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Current Membership



Chain Drug Consortium has developed into one of ECRM’s most important partners. CDC has led “Best Practice” utilization of our category and season specific Efficient Program Planning Sessions. Their strategic approach...
Charlie Bowlus, ECRM

One of the most impressive aspects of the program is the opportunity to bring a group of retail executives together and capitalize on each others experience, identify problems and develop solutions for the entire group.
Bob Narveson, President/CEO of Thrifty White Drug