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API to buy out Sigma

Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (API) acquires 100 per cent of the shares in Sigma, via a scheme of arrangement (scheme). Under that proposal Sigma’s shareholders would receive 0.31 API shares and $0.23 cash for each Sigma share. Based on the terms of the API proposal and the API share price …

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Sigma invites pharmacists to be ‘part of something better’

Sigma CEO Mark Hooper, in an open letter, has invited pharmacists to “be part of something better” under the banner of Sigma Healthcare, which claims its flagship pharmacy brands have recorded like-for-like sales growth in the past six months, exceeding overall flat industry growth. “There is real momentum at Sigma,” …

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Amcal, Guardian state winners

The state winners of the best-performing Amcal and Guardian pharmacies in NSW and WA have been named at their respective annual Amcal and Guardian Pharmacy Assistant Annual Conference Awards. The award winners (listed below) will now represent their states at the National Amcal and Guardian Retail Conference and Gala Awards …

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Goat-milk formula has high sales growth in pharmacies

In just 18 months, goat-milk formula brand Oli6 has seen substantial growth in Australia, and is now stocked across more than 1,000 pharmacies – including being the only Australian goat formula to be core ranged in Chemist Warehouse and TerryWhite Chemmart. Oli6 is made by Nuchev, an Australian health and …

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Sigma and Fred IT partnership driving pharmacy innovation

Sigma Pharmaceuticals announced Australia’s largest pharmacy IT partnership with the Fred IT Group to deliver Sigma’s next generation retail platform that will support more than 700 pharmacies across the country. The new platform is a single cloud-based technology solution to underpin Sigma’s broader technology and data strategy implementation. The fully …

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Sigma throws support behind diabetes awareness week

Amcal and Guardian Pharmacy are getting behind Diabetes Awareness Week (July 10-16) with an education campaign urging Australians to better understand the chronic condition. Despite one person being diagnosed with diabetes every five minutes, and 280 new cases diagnosed each day, findings from the Amcal Consumer Health Barometer showed that …

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