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Retail Pharmacy Outlets

Community Retail Pharmacy Outlets by Type of Store, 2004-2008

 

  2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Total Stores 55,375 56,183 56,948 55,866 53,658
Drug Stores 38,780 39,266 39,347 38,917 37,804
   Chain 20,849 21,349 21,865 22,029 20,884
   Independent 17,931 17,917 17,482 16,888 16,920
Mass Merchant 6,777 7,146 7,438 7,662 6,970
Supermarket 9,818 9,771 10,163 9,287 8,884

 

Data Source: NACDS estimates based on IMS Health and NCPDP data. Franchise operations such as Medicine Shoppe are included as chains.

 

Publication: “NACDS Annual Profile Tracks Declining Number of Stores.” Pharmaceutical Commerce, September 2009. www.pharmaceuticalcommerce.com

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November 5, 2009 - Posted by | drugs, healthcare | , ,

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