Go for the easy money, flu shots, Payor Contract and PBM's networks, and don't offer any flu-shot gift cards,or DNA test kits.
HI is one of the business I have experience in, as well other private medical services in the fortune 500, The landscape is filled with companies that have sold after going into the HI business.. It can take years after a acquisition to increase revenues, it is nothing like the retail pharmacy business. And yes gold is there after years of hard work with individuals of talent and dedication. Large Chain Drug stores revenue is made up of goverment programs Medicare and Medicaid(State lower income health Insurance) Talk about being on the public dole, and working hard.
Good luck in your patient bonding and Investing in this sector.
September Core numbers for Walgreens will show the results of their business plans.