• John Saywell

NZ Pharmacy Retail Sales during the 2021 Lockdown

Our analysis of weekly pharmacy sales Vs Last Year shows a very similar pattern to the Level 4 lockdown in 2020.

We forecast a return to “normal” retail sales by November – assuming there are no further community outbreaks.


· Some rural and suburban Pharmacies are up +20% in sales

· Some Medical Centre and Mall pharmacies are down -50% in sales

· Pharmacies with large Beauty or Gift or Fashion sales are down -50% in sales

· Some online pharmacies are up +100% in sales

· The only products showing consistent sales increase are face masks

My advice for pharmacy owners remains the same as it was during the 2020 lockdown .... Read here