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The ‘F’ Word

The ‘F’ Word

Are you using the ‘f’ word much this year? If you are 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 year and you might be pleasantly surprised... 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
The Path To Excellence

The Path To Excellence

Now is a time of both danger and opportunity. On one hand, never before has there been so much competition for the customer’s prescription dollar. Never has there seemingly been so much price sensitivity on the part of the customer or a low level of loyalty to a... 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. This is happening in every Western country, yet more pharmacists are recognising that now is actually a time of great... read more
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 comes 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
The Future Of Pharmacy: Technological developments

The Future Of Pharmacy: Technological developments

What Do You See As Some Key Technological Developments For Community Pharmacy? Robotics (like the Rowa automated dispensary and inventory management robot) and cloud based DAA packing services (like MPS) are maximizing pharmacies’ profitability and staff productivity,... read more
Aligning The Planets

Aligning The Planets

As the thoughts turn to negotiations for the 7CPA in Australia and many similar changes are taking place around the world, some pharmacists are holding their collective breaths, still waiting for a miracle, hoping for some advantage or benefit to offset the hammering... 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
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

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