NostraData Retail Performance

Total retail performance was 2.8 per cent up compared to last week and -1.0 per cent down compared to the same time last year. Overall growth recovered slightly but remained negative over the last 12 weeks and based on the trend last year looks to decline -2.2 per cent over the next nine weeks. The top performing category, Natural Medicine was 101.6 per cent greater than the next largest category, Baby, last week. The top brands are A2, Panadol and Elevit Tablets. At the same time last year, A2 dominated held two of the three of the top ten positions, with Panadol in 3rd.
A2 Step 3 fell 69 per cent while Panadol Osteo and Elevit posted modest losses. Ferro Gradumet, Blackmores Glucosamine and Nicorette all posted strong gains >10 per cent.
This report is based on sales in the last week from more than 2000 pharmacies. The “Top 10 Products Chart” only reports where the number of stores the item was sold exceeds 400.