NostraData Retail Performance

Total retail performance was -1.1 per cent down compared to last week and 0.0 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 decline approximately -0.8 per cent over the next nine weeks. The top performing category, Natural Medicine was 79.9 per cent greater than the next largest category, Baby, last week. The top brands are A2, Panadol and Elevit. At the same time last year, A2, Panadol and Elevit were the top three brands. As we are in the last six weeks of the year, we anticipate week on week growth from here on. This is normal for this time of year, though growth compared to last year may still be below par.
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.