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Pharmacy groups are leveraging print to successfully build their brand By Kellie Northwood, Australasian Catalogue Association It’s no secret that Australians love catalogues… We all enjoy flicking through the pages …

There are 10 key things pharmacies should be doing if they are to give themselves a chance for success in the post-February 1 world, say Bruce Annabel and Mal Scrymgeour  …

There’s a growing trend for pharmaceutical manufacturers to exit the CSO wholesaler distribution system for their products… Why is this important? Jarrod McMaugh explains You may not be aware of …

While discounts may provide more incentive for pharmacies to sign up, the Guild says it will continue to oppose exclusive direct supply despite attempts to “embellish” it Following its November …

What is the most common mistake being made by nearly all pharmacies, asks Sarah Rendell from Peak Strategies As an owner of a business one of the most important skills …

Direct supply increases workload and costs for community pharmacies, argues the Guild – and most pharmacists agree, according to an AJP reader poll Exclusive direct supply arrangements not only double …

Consumers appear to be moving away from pharmacies and into supermarkets for minor healthcare needs, says QLD researcher In Australia, supermarkets are able to offer unscheduled medicines for the treatment …

Cost cutting on wages versus investing in companion selling to get results: do the simple math, it’s a no brainer, says Glenn Guilfoyle  As I travel this big country of …

Wholesalers forced to act in the wake of direct distribution defections The recent moves by manufacturers AstraZeneca and Amgen to a direct distribution model are being blamed for driving full-line …

The discount pharmacy chain has been reportedly meeting with fund managers and investment bankers in recent months With Chemist Warehouse reportedly spending increasing face-to-face time meeting with fund managers and …

This famous quote from ‘The Castle’ comes up surprisingly often in pharmacy business brokering, says Natalie Sirianni To be honest, this is not usually quoted with exactly the same grammar …

Ramsay is on track to acquire 55 retail pharmacies by year’s end, having overcome some—but not all—regulatory hurdles Following an exchange of contracts in August, Ramsay Health Care has this week …