Total retail performance was -2.2 per cent down compared to last week and 0.2 per cent up compared to the same time last year. Overall growth recovered from negative territory over the last 12 weeks and based on the trend last year looks to grow slightly over the next nine weeks. The top performing category, Natural Medicine was 74.4 per cent greater than the next largest category, Cough & Cold, last week. The top brands are A2, Panadol and Elevit. At the same time last year, Panadol, Elevit and Swisse were the top three brands.
Codral Original jumped further this week at 26 per cent up on same period last year, while Panadol Osteo is down 7 per cent and Elevit is down 20 per cent.
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.