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Is Technology The Key To Pharmacy Success?

Is Technology The Key To Pharmacy Success?

Technology is exciting….and for many pharmacists it’s a fun thing to consider. Science fiction come to life. So many possibilities! But, the big question is: is that piece of technology an innovation for your pharmacy and for your customers? How do you... read more
Becoming The Super Hero Pharmacy Of Today

Becoming The Super Hero Pharmacy Of Today

The national press continues to take pot shots at community pharmacy, failing to understand the increasing benefits pharmacies bring to customers. More pharmacists however recognise that now is actually a time of great opportunity, with government support for... read more
How To Motivate Your Staff Without Spending A Fortune

How To Motivate Your Staff Without Spending A Fortune

Human beings are driven by mental and emotional factors in their work. Excellent remuneration is no substitute for job satisfaction and pharmacists, in particular, usually chose their profession because they want to help people. You have the opportunity to motivate... read more
The Guild Pharmacy Of The Year’s 5 Secrets To Success

The Guild Pharmacy Of The Year’s 5 Secrets To Success

The APP conference is a great opportunity to observe the current trends and themes in community pharmacy. Interestingly these were reflected in the practices employed by this year’s winner of the “Guild Pharmacy Of The Year’ award, Lucy Walker Pharmacy of Goondiwindi,... read more
Marketing: Magical Magnet Or Misguided Myth?

Marketing: Magical Magnet Or Misguided Myth?

For many pharmacists, confusion and frustration reigns when it comes to marketing. Unless you have deep pockets, up to the minute marketing knowledge or are a big box discounter relying on your simple ‘value proposition’ of cheap prices to bring in masses... read more
Facebook For Pharmacies- Yes Or No?

Facebook For Pharmacies- Yes Or No?

Two pharmacists were having an animated debate about whether Facebook marketing was worthwhile. One was adamant that it was a lot of effort for very little return. The other hotly disputed that viewpoint claiming it was immensely beneficial to her business. Both... read more
Where The Smart Money Is.

Where The Smart Money Is.

These are troubling times for pharmacy right now. The uncertainty of the Remuneration Review ,  increased competition, reductions in script revenue, price disclosure, PBS reforms and government changes have created in many pharmacists a desire to batten down the... read more
The Key To Power This Year

The Key To Power This Year

How important is your pharmacy to you as a business? The usual answer I get from pharmacists is ‘very’ and yet it’s still a significant challenge to find time to focus strongly ON their business because they’re so busy IN their business. Click on the image below to... read more
The ‘S’ Word

The ‘S’ Word

A while ago I spoke at a terrific conference run by the Pharmacy Guild, attended by a select group of pharmacists, and as the plane climbed through the skies on my way back, I reflected on the strong reaction some of the delegates had to selling and being sold to. In... read more
How Multimillionaire Pharmacists Manage Their Time.

How Multimillionaire Pharmacists Manage Their Time.

If you’re sick of the doom and gloom about pharmacy being peddled by the pundits, I empathise with you but, I hate to say this, those pundits are right. Trying to compete with big discount pharmacies is just going to lead you into a big discount bankruptcy. Click on... read more
Taking Your Pharmacy From Good To Great

Taking Your Pharmacy From Good To Great

How is the successful pharmacy of today different from before? Here are the universal principles that 70% of pharmacies find challenging to implement consistently. Click on the image below to watch this short video: 1. maximizing your sales (and profit margin) while... read more
Turning Your Pharmacy Into An Extraordinary Enterprise

Turning Your Pharmacy Into An Extraordinary Enterprise

This is a pivotal time in community pharmacy. In the face of reduced government support, rising expenses, competition and the remuneration review many pharmacists are feeling quite unsettled. It’s normal to feel uncomfortable with uncertainty but sticking with what... read more
The Missing Magic Ingredient

The Missing Magic Ingredient

What HAS to change for you this year? Click on the image below to watch this short video: Pharmacists have woken up to the fact that if community pharmacy is going to survive to service your community AND thrive so you earn profit and a lifestyle you love then... read more
Will your Sales Go On Holiday When You Do?

Will your Sales Go On Holiday When You Do?

Does this sound like your life? Click on the image below to watch this short video: You’ve just taken a beautiful, relaxing holiday with your family. Before you went you set up some important protocols for your staff To stay on track, working efficiently while you’re... read more
The Golden Opportunity For 2017

The Golden Opportunity For 2017

I love this time of year. The madness of Christmas trading has settled back to a steady hum for most pharmacies and pharmacy owners are now taking (or will take) a break and return feeling refreshed and reinvigorated, looking forward to the coming year and making... read more
The ‘F’ Word

The ‘F’ Word

Are you going to be using the ‘f’ word much in 2017? If you think you might, or you might hear it then go grab a cup of coffee or a nice cup of tea, come back, settle in and read this 10 minute article. It could quite possibly be one of the most important reads of the... read more
Making Christmas And 2017 A Winner For Your Business

Making Christmas And 2017 A Winner For Your Business

It’s a familiar refrain for all of us at this time of year. As John Lennon so eloquently put it: “…and so this is Christmas and what have you done? Another year over and a new one just begun….” . I guess what he was trying to say is that now is... read more
Is Opportunity Knocking At Last For Pharmacy?

Is Opportunity Knocking At Last For Pharmacy?

It’s that time of year again where pharmacists are gearing up for Christmas trading. But did you know it’s a fertile hunting ground for opportunities to increase your efficiency, sales and professional practice in the coming year, too? Enthusiasm to see... read more

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