NostraData Retail Performance

Total retail performance was -11.7 per cent down compared to last week and -7.1 per cent down compared to the same time last year. Overall growth sank into negative territory over the last 12 weeks and based on the trend last year, looks to see a steady decline of about -4.6 per cent over the next nine weeks. The top performing category, Natural Medicine was 30.2 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, Elevit, Panadol and Swisse were the top three brands. It was a quiet week with Victoria enjoying a public holiday, and expect another quiet week this week with NSW and QLD also having public holidays.
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.