Research Triangle Park, NC – Little Hotties, a division of Implus Corporation, was awarded the Product Showcase Award in the seasonal items division at the 2013 National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Total Store Expo that took place August 10-13 in Las Vegas. A variety of brands – 160 total – ranging from health and beauty to seasonal items were on display in the “Product Showcase” area of the exhibit floor.
“We’re excited that our presentation of Little Hotties Warmers caught the attention of the NACDS influencers and decision makers,” said Alex Lynch, VP of Sales. “The Showcase provided increased visibility for suppliers marketing products and it was value added to our booth at the show.”
The Total Store Expo is a one of a kind opportunity for retailers and their suppliers to gather to create a new dialogue that will drive not only the top line, but also operational efficiencies. Little Hotties hand, foot and body warmers are available in a number of chain drug stores, including Kerr Drug, Shoppers Drug Mart and Drugstore.com.
About Little Hotties
Little Hotties, a division of Implus Corporation, is a leading provider of hand, foot and body warmers that are used by athletes, sportsmen, spectators, and anyone wanting to stay warm during outdoor activities. These air-activated pockets of warmth are made from an odorless, environmentally friendly natural heat source and provide comfort in a variety of cold/wintery conditions. Little Hotties is a proud supplier of the US Ski Team and US Snowboarding. www.littlehottieswarmers.com.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) represents traditional drug stores, supermarkets, and mass merchants with pharmacies – from regional chains with four stores to national companies. Chains operate more than 41,000 pharmacies and employ more than 3.8 million employees, including 132,000 pharmacists. They fill over 2.7 billion prescriptions annually, which is more than 72 percent of annual prescriptions in the United States. The total economic impact of all retail stores with pharmacies transcends their over $1 trillion in annual sales. Every $1 spent in these stores creates a ripple effect of $1.81 in other industries, for a total economic impact of $1.81 trillion, equal to 12 percent of GDP. For more information about NACDS, visit www.NACDS.org.