If you have concerns about the future of community pharmacies, you’ll be looking for solutions to ensure their longevity.
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia recommends nine pathways for growth in community pharmacy as part of CP2025. They include:
Community health hub
Coordination, accreditation and partnerships
The first four are considered priorities and the first three being the most “attractive” for both pharmacies and consumers.
Storbie is the award-winning solution and number one website platform used by New Zealand pharmacies. We work closely with the Pharmacy Guild to best understand what pharmacists need, to find web solutions to meet your specific digital requirements.
CP2025 is essentially a prescription for the health-betterment of community pharmacies.
In this article we take a look at the top 4 reasons to stay offline and why that could be at the detriment to your pharmacy.
One of the leading suppliers to the beauty industry for over 34 years, House of Camille has award-winning Skindinavia makeup and Brush on Block sun-care products available to sync directly with your Storbie pharmacy website.
House of Camille products will automatically update with the latest changes, images and compliant descriptions. Price and stock levels can also synchronise with pharmacy POS systems.
Storbie is pleased to announce our partnership with Reckitt Benckiser (RB) for the Supplier Network for Pharmacies.
The global force in health, hygiene and home, RB has numerous trusted brands including Nurofen, Scholl, Strepsils, Durex, and Gaviscon. All will be available to sync directly with pharmacies on our Pharmacy Pro Plan from April 2018. (more…)
Many consumers won’t even consider transacting with a company that doesn’t have a strong online presence to go with their physical store. A website should serve as a company’s central hub in today’s modern marketing world.
If your pharmacy does not have an adequate online presence, you could in fact be missing out on sales through your physical store.
Many business owners think a website or online store is just another channel to make money. Don’t think of it that way – think of it as much more integrated to the buying habits of your customers. (more…)
Storbie is proud to welcome New Zealand company Te Arai BioFarma to our Supplier Network.
As a pharmacy owner, you’ll soon be able to add Te Arai BioFarma products to your website in just a few simple clicks. All products will be loaded with the latest images, compliant descriptions and be updated as required automatically. Stock levels and pricing will also synchronise with POS systems. (more…)
Over the last 12 months Storbie has quickly grown to be the biggest supplier of ecommerce-capable websites to independent pharmacies in New Zealand. During that time, we have spoken to hundreds of pharmacies, come to admire the important work that they do and appreciate the way that they manage a complex and challenging business.
Pharmacies are not only delivering an important health service – that many of us take for granted and takes years of training, focus and attention to detail – they are also managing a complex retail business, bringing together products from hundreds of suppliers into a busy store. It’s no wonder that pharmacies often struggle to find the time to get their pharmacy and product catalogue online even if they appreciate the importance of doing so.
Identifying the challenges of online product catalogue management for pharmacies
At Storbie, we are a practical bunch. We are always striving to identify and solve our customers’ real challenges. We have also always been the champion of the independent retailer. While working with pharmacies, we have come to learn that the biggest challenge facing the independent pharmacy in New Zealand regarding setting up and managing a digital channel is the product catalogue. (more…)
This Storbie article appeared in the June issue of Contact – the magazine for members of the Pharmacy Guild of NZ.
Pharmacies are an extremely important part of any community. A successful pharmacy represents successful relationships and a strong level of trust with members of the community. Social media allows you to amplify these relationships and connect with more members of your community. These 10 simple social media content ideas for pharmacies will help you achieve this.