Retail Performance

Total retail performance was -3.6% down compared to last week and -1.3% 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 grow 0.4% over the next 9 weeks. The top performing category, Natural Medicine was 92.7% greater than the next largest category, Baby, last week. The top three brands this week are A2, Panadol Osteo and Elevit. At the same time last year, A2, Panadol Osteo and Elevit held the same three top positions.

Despite their leadership positions, A2 Step 3, Panadol Osteo and Elevit all declined 15%, 27% and 14% respectively.

This report is based on sales in the last week from more than 2600 pharmacies. The “Top 10 Products Chart” only reports where the number of stores the item was sold exceeds 400.