Retail Pharmacies

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Retail pharmacies; the next big battle ground? February 16th, 2007 · 5 Comments The pharmacy retail trade, which is highly fragmented and until now dominated by small chemists, is bracing up for a quick revamp. Big industry houses like Ranbaxy (Fortis), Reliance Retail, ADAG ( Reliance Health Venture), together with other big multi-verticle, multi-format, retailers like Pantaloon (Tulsi) and Subhiksha as well as other regional healthcare players like Apollo Pharmacy (Apollo Hospitals Group), Medicine Shoppee (international drug retail chain), Dial fo Health (Zydus Cadilla), Planet Health (Sagar Drugs & Pharmaceuticals), Life Spring (Morepan), Health & Glow (Dairy Farm), LifeKen (Lifetime Healthcare), 98.4 (Global Healthline), Body Shop…show more content…
This may not be possible with the organized retailers because of central buying procedures. Hemjit Singh // Mar 27, 2007 at 11:24 am The organised retail is at infancy stage in India and it is here to stay. And every type of players will have some thing different to offer to the customers. The independent stores are also going to evolve with passage of time. One correction was to be made in the fact given above- Health and Glow is now not owned by RPG rather by Dairy farm International. kk // Mar 28, 2007 (5 weeks ago) at 6:23 am Mr Hemjit Singh ‘Thanks a lot for your interest in our blog. We also thank you for pointing to our mistake as regards ownership of Health & Glow. This has now been corrected. GURURAJ // Apr 2, 2007 (4 weeks ago) at 4:28 pm Good Blog to understand about retailers movements and exploring business opportunity. harsh pal singh "banty" // Apr 16, 2007 (2 weeks ago) at 9:43 pm I think organized retailing is very tough to apply in India, specially in rural and urban areas.This requires specialist staff. Also, many doctors are prescribing medicines of small companies, which are giving a solid commissions. Time for a makeover Organised players are slowly making inroads into the highly fragmented Indian pharma retail industry, thereby changing the dynamics of the segment. Nandini Patwardhan takes a look at the new emerging trend in pharmaceuticals industry. Pharma segment might be the
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