Total retail performance was -2.3 per cent down compared to last week and 3.0 per cent up compared to the same time last year. Overall the growth recovered from negative territory over the last 12 weeks and based on the forecast looks to remain relatively flat to modest growth over the next nine weeks. The top performing category, Natural Medicine was 76.0 per cent greater than the next largest category, Baby, last week. The top brands are A2, Panadol and Elevit. At the same time last year, Panadol, Elevit and Codral were the top three brands.
Panadol Osteo and Coderal PE sales have exceeded same time last year by approximately $50k this week, though Elevit has seen a drop of more than $80k in the same period.
This report is based on sales in the last week from approximately 2000 pharmacies. The “Top 10 Products Chart” only reports where the number of stores the item was sold exceeds 400.