Retail Performance

Total retail performance was 1.5% up compared to last week and 2.1% 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 0.3% over the next 9 weeks. The top performing category, Natural Medicine was 65.9% greater than the next largest category, Baby, last week. The top three brands this week are A2, Panadol and Elevit. At the same time last year, A2, Panadol and Elevit held the three top positions.

A2 Step 3 has grown 20% compared to the same week last year while Panadol Osteo and Elevit were down 22% and 19%, respectively. Bellamy’s Step 3 remains in 4th position for the 2nd consecutive week.

This report is based on sales in the last week from more than 2,000 pharmacies. The “Top 10 Products Chart” only reports where the number of stores the item was sold exceeds 400.