Retail Performance

Total retail performance was 1.4 per cent down compared to last week and 2.9 per cent up compared to the same time last year. Overall growth dipped slightly but remained in positive territory over the last 12 weeks and based on the trend last year looks to grow 8.0% over the next 9 weeks. The top performing category, Natural Medicine was 58.3 per cent greater than the next largest category, Baby, last week. The top three brands this week are A2 Step 3, A2 Step 2 and Elevit. At the same time last year, A2, Elevit and Panadol Osteo held the three top positions.
A2 Step 3 and Step 2 have grown 176 per cent and 125 per cent respectively compared to the same week last year.

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.