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Turning your pharmacy into a destination drugstore

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When opportunity knocks, Satnam Lalli answers. In the fall of 2013 this pharmacist/owner had the chance to take over 2,500 square feet of space in a busy shopping mall at the centre of a vibrant community in Victoria, B.C. and transform Pharmasave Broadmead into a full-fledged destination drugstore. Read more

The concerns and recommendations expressed in this letter are supported by the signed companies and organizations that represent over 1,560 independently owned and operated small business pharmacies across Ontario. Read more

3 key takeaways to run a multi-generational pharmacy

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The 21st century pharmacy is unique. For the first time in history, it’s not uncommon for four generations to be working together in the same place at the same time. Read more

Elsipogtog Pharmasave is a community-owned pharmacy with a difference

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Elsipogtog Pharmasave is a community pharmacy with a real difference – not only does it serve the community it’s in, it’s owned by the community it serves. Read more

Why supporting your community makes good business sense

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Fred Cheng and his sisters literally “grew up” in the pharmacy business. Their father started a pharmacy on the main street in Cloverdale, a subdivision of Surrey, B.C. in 1983, eventually moving in 1999 to a larger, 6,000 sq. ft. location. Read more

Helping opioid patients recover with dignity

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The Respect Rx Pharmasave in Ottawa is not your ordinary community pharmacy. You won’t find a cosmetics section, home staples or many of the regular categories and products you’d find in many drugstores. There are small confection, OTC, vitamin and pain medication offerings, but the front shop is all behind the counter. Read more

Ideal protein and more as Pellow Pharmasave pumps up the service

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Brian and Rosanne Currie know a thing or two about pharmacy transformations. Read more

Pharmasave owner, Jim Kitagawa, shares his successful development of patient services

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Jim Kitagawa, owner of Pharmasave pharmacy in Brooks, AB, credits his success and that of his pharmacy to the opportunity to be independent and entrepreneurial within the Pharmasave network of pharmacies. Read more

Pharmasave Lillooet gets a much-needed facelift

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Carmen Pallot’s decision to renovate Pharmasave Lillooet was driven by her desire to not only modernize the business but to give the residents of the town of 2,300 in northern British Columbia a bright, warm and inviting place to shop. Pallot’s parents purchased the 500 sq. ft. pharmacy back in the early 1970s and ran it until Carmen took over in 1999. The store had become old and dated and last summer she did a complete renovation to improve the dispensary and generally give the store a much-needed facelift. Read more

How to treat your patients like family

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In more than 30 years as a pharmacist, Mark Gayowski has maintained one guiding principle regardless of how much or how quickly the industry of pharmacy changes – always treat your patients like family. Read more