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Re-merchandising - antidote Mornington

The RPM team has remerchandised over 50 pharmacies.By implementing a new shop layout and planograms we can transform your retail results by increasing sales, reducing slow-moving stock and improving the customer experience!...

March 15, 2024

Get to know George Berry - The IPG

George is our newest member to The IPG team as our Communications Manager. Before joining us, he covered a varied role of jobs, all with the common theme of telling and sharing stories. From interviewing some of New Zealand's highest profile athletes, to marketing live events at one of Australasia's most prestigious venues, as well as playing music on the side, find out more about George through our Q&A below.1) Tell us a bit about yourself – What’s your background and your journey to st...

November 7, 2023

Get to know John Saywell - The IPG

Sharing cutting-edge and industry-leading data analysis and invaluable knowledge on service in Pharmacies is not just a job for John Saywell, its a passion and his purpose. Outside of his 9-5 job as CEO of RPM Retail and Co-Founder of The IPG, there's much more to John's life that you may not know! Read our Q&A below to find out more.1) Tell us a bit about yourself – What’s your background and your journey to starting RPM Retail and the IPG?I grew up in New Plymouth and my first job in p...

October 24, 2023

Get to know Angela Ransley - The IPG

You'll know Angela as our Head of Digital Marketing at The IPG and RPM Retail. She advises our members on their websites and email campaigns to loyalty club customers. But did you know she’s a self-proclaimed 'petrol-head' and lover of all things flowers?Get to know more about Ange via our Q&A below:1) Tell us a bit about yourself – What’s your background and your journey to joining RPM Retail and the IPG?Answer:  I started in Pharmacy in Hornby as a school holiday job in 1975! I ...

October 18, 2023

Get to know Deep Mehta - The IPG

6 years ago, Deep Mehta made a life-changing decision to move to New Zealand to pursue a post-graduate degree in Business Information Systems. After managing a Challenge Petrol Station in Christchurch for a number of years whilst studying, he came across a job advertisement to join John and the team at RPM. Fast forward to today, and he's now The IPG and RPM Retail's Data Analyst and Account Manager. Get to know Deep via our Q&A below: 1)  Tell us a bit about yourself –...

October 11, 2023

The IPG Core Range - George Murphy at Hillmorton Pharmacy

George Berry from The IPG catches up with George Murphy from Hillmorton Pharmacy in Christchurch to find out how she uses her RPM Retail dashboard and The IPG Core Range to optimise and refine the stock in Hillmorton Pharmacy.Hear from George Murphy by clicking the video below!...

October 11, 2023

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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