NostraData Retail Performance

Total retail performance was 1.9 per cent up compared to last week and 2.8 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 decline approximately -2.9 per cent over the next nine weeks. The top performing category, Natural Medicine was 72.5 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, Panadol, Swisse and Elevit were the top three brands.
As expected following two weeks with school and public holidays sales have recovered from previous declines in growth. A2 Platinum has enjoyed successive weeks dominating the weekly sales and growth metrics.
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.