Do Turf Protection Strategies Really Work?

Do Turf Protection Strategies Really Work?

Do Turf Protection Strategies Really Work?

It is interesting to see the response of any industry to a threat, and particularly how some individuals respond. With every industry there are always threats, and if you are heading into business ownership, this is a reality you must face. In pharmacy land particularly in WA with the growing presence of Chemist Warehouse (CW), the overwhelming response has been fear and defensiveness.

6 Forgotten Issues Regarding Legal Structures When Buying a Pharmacy

6 Forgotten Issues Regarding Legal Structures When Buying a Pharmacy

The choice of what legal entity you use to own your pharmacy or own your partnership interest through is a critical issue and very complex, often with no perfect answers. To go through all the issues in detail that you need to consider would require me to write three books the size of Lord of the Rings, which doesn’t suit the small framework for this blog.

Advise for first time pharmacy buyers

Advise for first time pharmacy buyers

You’re a pharmacist and have been working for a few years in a pharmacy, most likely with the title of manager.  Now finally! You’ve been given the opportunity to buy a partnership interest in the pharmacy you work at, and you’ve got many emotions bubbling throughout your head so, you’re not quite sure what to do.

Firstly, take a big deep breath and read this article……

10 Tips For Buying Your First Pharmacy

10 Tips For Buying Your First Pharmacy

Previous blogs we have talked about the issues you need to contend with when buying a pharmacy (So You Want to Buy a Pharmacy? and Pharmacy Partnerships – What you need to Know). For most young pharmacist’s keen on ownership, the most common and likely affordable entry point is buying a share of the pharmacy they work in.