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Vitamin sales moving to supermarkets, echoing the experience of competitor Blackmores There has been a shift of more people buying vitamins from supermarkets than pharmacies over the past 12 months, …

Sydney-based national online discount chemist SuperPharmacy has announced that it will join the Woolworths’ Everyday Rewards program This means that its customers will be able to earn rewards points under …

Pharmacists are among the health professionals who will be able to take advantage of a Coles dedicated shopping time slot On Tuesday Coles announced that it is dedicating two Community …

Department stores haven’t been able to match the growth of Priceline when it comes to cosmetics – and even Chemist Warehouse has experienced a slump Roy Morgan has released new …

Woolworths is rolling out defibrillators in all its stores around the country The supermarket has installed its first Automated External Defibrillators in Sydney and plans to have 500 stores completed …

Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores is expected to rise this year, threatening industry revenue as pharmacies adapt to survive in a more competitive operating environment Operators in the supermarket …

ASMI has commended the Scheduling Delegate’s interim decision to retain the current scheduling of ibuprofen… but not everyone agrees In a letter to its members, the Australian Self Medication Industry …

With codeine-containing medicines going to prescription-only, has the time come to again restrict the sale of all ibuprofen products to pharmacies? Ron Batagol, PhC,FSHP,AGIA, Dip.Jnl. Pharmacist and Obstetric Medication and …

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 …

Concerns over the health risks of NSAIDs have been raised repeatedly this year, with some asking why they are still available in supermarkets Several studies have been released this year …

We take a look back at the week in community pharmacy An opinion piece which called for supermarket pharmacy ownership and the end of CPAs has drawn ire from the …

An article calling for supermarket ownership of pharmacies, dumping of CPAs and minimum $100K salary for experienced pharmacists has drawn the ire of industry reps Published online, the piece has …