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Metro Medical updates website 

February 28, 2022HME News Staff

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Metro Medical, a medical equipment and supply retailer, has launched an updated website that simplifies the customer experience with easy navigation. The company’s new website features an extensive inventory of medical equipment and supplies, including mobility scooters, lift chairs, aids for daily living, wheelchairs, bath safety products, hospital beds, incontinence supplies and reachers. The website also features the services the company provides, including battery...

e-commerce, HME retail, Metro Medical


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Business Development

What is the ‘secret sauce’ of HME retail?

November 30, 2021HME News Staff

The state of retail sales in the HME industry can perhaps be best described this way: While retail is not new to the HME industry, retail-focused HME is something new and different.  That observation belongs to Fernando Elguea, business development manager for St. Petersburg, Fla.-based Rhythm Healthcare/Lifestyle Mobility Aids. As someone who has spent most of his career helping providers capitalize on the retail opportunities most companies miss, he is now helping the Rhythm commercial...

HME retail, Home Medical Equipment


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Copper Star opens in Tempe

October 25, 2021HME News Staff

PHOENIX – Copper Star Home Medical Supplies has announced plans to open its next location in Tempe, Ariz., by the end of the year. The retail provider plans to serve the whole Phoenix-metro valley from the new 12,000 square foot location at 2415 W Erie Drive, right next to Tempe Diablo Stadium. “We are always looking for ways to improve and always be here for our customers,” said Korry Johnston, president. “We are dedicated to providing an excellent place for our employees...

Copper Star Home Medical Supplies, HME retail


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Sun Medical

Providers

Sun Medical: ‘A totally different DME’

October 8, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. – Sun Medical Equipment’s new retail location is well positioned to take advantage of a “demographically perfect” neighborhood and industry, say company execs.  “The average household income in Birmingham is the highest in Michigan and we are on the main road in that community and traffic on that road is 75,000 cars a day,” said Greg Jamian, CEO of parent company AmeriCare Medical and co-founder of Sun Medical Equipment. “The aging...

HME retail, Sun Medical Equipment


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AZ MediQuip readies new retail location 

May 7, 2021HME News Staff

PHOENIX – AZ MediQuip will open a new location in Goodyear, Ariz., later this month, its fifth retail location in the valley. “We are excited to be expanding our services in the valley,” said Mark Belanger, COO of AZ MediQuip. “This location will offer a 5,500-square-foot showroom featuring the largest on-site selection of home medical equipment and supplies in Arizona. Our trained, best-in-class team is ready to help serve the community.” Earlier this year,...

AZ Mediquip, HME retail


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Mobius Health taps HRG as content partner 

April 21, 2021HME News Staff

WAUKESHA, Wis. – Health Mobius, which offers a retail portal to connect HME retailers to distributors and manufacturers, has named HRG its content partner to streamline, normalize and increase the consistency of the data presented as part of its eMarketplace solutions. “Our relationship with HRG ensures that our supplier community will have the best possible presentation of their products and solutions,” said Kamal Haddad, Health Mobius...

ecommerce, Health Mobius, HME retail


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Sue Chen

Smart Talk

Retail: Make marketing your mission

April 6, 2021Sue Chen

Q. Now that members of my local community are getting vaccinated for COVID-19, what are ways we can best market our products and services to encourage people to shop and spend in our stores? A. Marketing is the vehicle and primary communication tool to drive your retail sales. Therefore, without a marketing plan, you won’t have a strong sales strategy. In an era when consumers are bombarded with marketing and advertising just about everywhere they look and hear, the appeal, purpose and authenticity...

HME retail, Home Medical Equipment, Nova Medical Products, Sue Chen


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Retail Opportunity: Shift from selling to empowering 

Smart Talk

Retail Opportunity: Shift from selling to empowering 

March 10, 2021Sue Chen

Q. My staff is afraid of “selling” to our customers. How do I get them over the stigma of selling HME products?  A. The answer is simple, because we are not “selling” anything - we are empowering. As HME retailers, our mission is my “Golden Rule of HME Retail”: empower every customer with engagement and education.  This rule is also what customers want. In fact, 97% of consumers...

HME retail, Nova Medical Products, Sue Chen


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AZ MediQuip taps COO with retail resume

February 18, 2021HME News Staff

PHOENIX – AZ MediQuip has named Mark Belanger COO to oversee the company’s operations and national development. “With a proven track record of exceeding business and financial objectives, Mark will be a valuable asset as we continue to grow and develop our business,” said Mark Nicotera, CEO of AZ MediQuip. “We are pleased to welcome Mark to the team and look forward to his contributions in leading us into the next chapters of our brand’s growth.” Belanger...

AZ Mediquip, HME retail, Home Medical Equipment, Mark Nicotera


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AZ-MediQuip doubles down on retail

Providers

AZ-MediQuip doubles down on retail

February 12, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

PHOENIX – Provider Mark Nicotera says after receiving multiple offers for AZ-MediQuip over the past few years, the time was right to seek outside investment to fuel his retail business. The retail-focused company recently announced it had received funding from Gemini Investors, a private equity firm. It’s a change of pace from other recent deals in the HME industry – including AdaptHealth’s acquisition of AeroCare –...

AZ-MediQuip, HME retail, Home Medical Equipment, Mark Nicotera


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