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A New Zealand first!... Business Health Programme for pharmacies.

The pharmacy sector is under enormous pressure due to the uncertainty caused by COVID, a shortage of qualified staff, continued funding shortfalls for dispensing services and the growing number of discount chains. Now there is a specialist programme that works with independent pharmacy owners throughout NZ and provides tools and services to grow their business success and improve results. ...

May 1, 2022

Pharmacy Retail Sales

The February retail sales in pharmacy grew by +14% compared with 2021. This is a result of the RED Traffic Light setting across New Zealand as a result of the spread of the Omicron COVID 19 variant. Click here to read more....

March 9, 2022

Lockdown hurts pharmacy sales - and presents an opportunity

Pharmacies are an essential service and are fortunate to be allowed to continue to trade during Level 4. However this doesn’t mean that they are prospering while other retailers are closed....

September 2, 2021

New-school Thinking for Pharmacies

Phil , John and Tina presented at the Independent Pharmacy Conference run by PharmacyFirst in Taupo.We emphasised that it is time for some “new-school” thinking for pharmacy owners wanting to tap into the opportunities for successful engagement with their communities. You can view a copy of our presentation slides here....

August 3, 2021

Pharmacy Retail Performance June 2021

This year's retail sales for the month of June were +4% higher than last year - but still down (-5%) on June 2019. Cough & Cold sales have rebounded in June as common winter viruses have spread. Health Supplements sales have trended down throughout 2021 but showed a small increase in June.Discretionary spending on Gifts continues to be above last year.Skin Care sales are lower than last year which saw a Covid-related increase in retail sales for medicated Skin Care products.Pain Relief sale...

July 5, 2021

Pharmacy Retail Performance - May 2021

RPM Retail publishes a monthly Retail Pharmacy Sales Report - and the trend for 2021 has been difficult to gauge because of the COVID lockdown in March and April 2020 - which was preceded by an unprecedented peak in sales....

June 2, 2021

Pharmacy Retail Performance - April 2021

The Pharmacy sector experienced -9% lower retail sales compared with a "normal" April. The worst affected areas are the major cities and the South Island....

May 3, 2021

The Independent Pharmacy Group

The Pharmacy Co-op and the Engage Group are now The Independent Pharmacy Group....

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