Happy Holidays 2014!

Happy Holidays 2014!

Happy Holidays to all! Christmas is going to be here before we know it! To help add a little cheer to your season we are going to be having a customer appreciation day on December 6th. Throughout the weekend we will be giving all customers 25% off all toys and 50% off all boxed Christmas…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Here we are into November already! With Thanksgiving just around the corner I pause to think how thankful I am to have the opportunity to run our family’s pharmacy. I am thankful for my predecessors, from my father Bob Anderson all the way to great-great grandfather W.W. Wickel, for all the hard work, persistence and…

October 2014

October 2014

Wow, after another beautiful month of 2014 we are now officially into Autumn. Here’s hoping the rest of the year is as nice and we have a mild Winter on the way! The store is gearing up for the holiday season, with most of our gift items, puzzles and toys in and ready to go.…

September 2014

September 2014

After a beautiful Summer, Fall is finally here and with it back to school time. You’ll probably be seeing more of one of our pharmacy technicians, Debbie Paulus, around the store this year. Debbie has been with us since we moved to Naperville Plaza, a little over 10 years ago. She started as a full…

August 2014

August 2014

A health insurance plan here at the store just mailed out a letter saying that “You have an important decision to make”. The letter lists a medication an someone is on and says it is now part of the insurance companies “Mail Service Member Select Program” and can only be filled one more time at…

July 2014

July 2014

Ten years! We opened in Naperville Plaza almost ten years ago – July 24th, 2004. It’s hard for me to believe that a decade has gone by. But as I walk around downtown Naperville where the store was located for its first 129 years I definitely notice some time has gone by! Between the pending…

Healthy Living Day is June 12th!

Healthy Living Day is June 12th!

June 12th is Oswald’s 1st Annual Healthy Living Day! We will be celebrating with complimentary health tests, special pricing on medical equipment, free Nova walker tune-ups, free pill boxes and pens and special prizes! From 10 to 2, our Jobst Hosiery rep will be conducting free Doppler leg vein tests to see how your leg…

Girls on Gartner!

Girls on Gartner!

If you missed Naperville Plaza’s inaugural “Girls on Gartner” event last year, plan on making it this year! The celebration is being held on May 7th from 3 to 7 PM. The main event is the punch card raffle. Each participant will be given a card to be punched at all participating stores. All completed…

March 2014

March 2014

If you stop in the store in the next couple of weeks and see what looks like a new manager in the in the aisles of Ozzies you will be mistaken. I am sure many of you know Alecia, who has been with us full time now for almost ten years now, (as well as…

February 2014

February 2014

By now I am sure many of you have heard that my wife, Nicki, has taken on a new job. On February 3rd she will become the President and CEO of the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce. After 20 years in the fitness industry as a business owner, columnist and lecturer she decided the time…

January 2014

January 2014

It’s hard to believe that 2014 is here. As a kid growing up in Naperville, 1970 seemed a long way off! Yet here we are in a world that is far beyond what my I could have imagined, let alone my great-grandparents! I-pads and iPods, tiny computers, “smart” cell phones, texting, TV’s you hang on…

Merry Christmas 2013!

Merry Christmas 2013!

This December we celebrate our 10th year in Naperville Plaza! It doesn’t seem possible that a decade has gone by so quickly. As I look around the Plaza I see a few new stores, and the wonderful addition of First Community Bank of Naperville. However, the anchor business’s that were here ten years ago are…