Retail Performance

Total retail performance was 3.9 per cent up compared to last week and 7.9 per cent up compared to the same time last year. Overall growth grew even further over the last 12 weeks and based on the trend last year looks to grow 2.9 per cent over the next nine weeks. The top performing category, Natural Medicine was 64.5 per cent greater then the next largest category, Baby, last week. The top three brands this week are A2, Elevit and Panadol Osteo. At the same time last year, A2, Panadol Osteo and Elevit held the three top positions.

A2 Step 3 and Panadol Osteo grew 69 per cent and 114 per cent respectively, compared to the same week last year while Elevit grew a more modest 14 per cent in the same period.

This report is based on sales in the last week from more than 2600 pharmacies. The “Top 10 Products Chart” only reports where the number of stores where the item was sold exceeds 400.