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Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Stories for April 2, 2021

Pharmacy Roundup: This Week’s Top 5 Articles From the Web by Elements magazine |

April 2, 2021

Every week we share our favorite articles that other organizations, associations, and companies are producing to help your pharmacy business thrive.

You’ll discover new strategies and tips to boost your independent community pharmacy business and to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in the pharmacy industry.

This week we chose five articles covering topics from tricks for increasing profit margins to news about the Covid-19 vaccine’s effectiveness in teens.


Top Reason Your Pharmacy Needs a Mobile App

Nearly 84 percent of Americans use a smartphone, and many spend over 3 hours a day using one. Digital Pharmacist breaks down why your pharmacy should reach your patients with a mobile app.


Pfizer-BionNTech Vaccine 100 Percent Effective in Teens

A trial of 2,300 teenagers found that Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine was 100 percent effective for the age group, CNN reports. Pfizer says it will seek permission from the FDA to market the vaccine to teenagers in the coming weeks.


Increase Your Pharmacy Profits With These Simple Strategies

There are a few steps every pharmacy can take to help increase its profit margins. Retail Management Solution explores several universal tips for increasing profits from a recent CLIMB panel.


Number of Pharmacies Administering Covid Vaccine to Double

As coronavirus cases begin to increase, the Biden administration reports that the number of pharmacies administering the vaccine will double to 40,000 nationwide, according to Politico. The number of vaccines administered by pharmacies is now greater than those dispensed at mass-vaccination sites.


Retailers Aim for Pitch-Perfect Sourcing

If you haven’t assessed your front-end suppliers recently, you could be missing out on a chance to innovate. Drug Store News explains the lengths that some retailers are going through to find local suppliers with the products patients want.




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