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7 key steps to beat the competition

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When Sandstone Pharmacies was founded in 2004, it accounted for only two stores in the Calgary area. Today, this group operates 17 pharmacies in Alberta with 300 employees, including 40 pharmacists and 10 regulated technicians. Read more

3 trends to drive true front shop growth

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The face of retail pharmacy looks very different today from a few years ago, and front-of-shop retailing is a major driver of growth. Read more

Watch & Learn: Richard Smith and Peter Meraw’s 5 tips to manage workflow

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We expanded and renovated our Minden Pharmasave to position ourselves to compete against other big brand chains, create new revenue streams to offset losses from the reduction of generic drug rebates in Ontario, and improve the level of service to customers. Read more

Are you making the most of your front shop? Pharmacist Carl Ziegler is. Here’s how.

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Many pharmacy owners and managers dedicate very little time and resources to their front shop. Read more

Pharmasave’s Brenda O’Leary develops site-specific strategies

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In a business environment of falling revenues, pharmacist Brenda O’Leary believes pharmacies must focus on meeting the specific needs of customers, whether they’re compounds for high-performance athletes, vitamins and NHPs, or injections, medication reviews and assessments. Read more

Debbie McCulloch and Randy McIntyre go BIG with Rosetown pharmacy

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In the rapidly-changing world of pharmacy, sometimes store renovations just aren’t enough to transform a business. Read more

Cobourg’s Pepper brothers renovate for the community

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A decision by the landlord to expand the Midtown Plaza in Cobourg, Ont. afforded brothers Dean and Jody Pepper the perfect opportunity to renovate and modernize their York Super IDA Pharmacy to better meet their customers... Read more