One in four pharmacies make a loss, survey finds

One in four Irish pharmacies made a loss in 2011, according to a survey undertaken by Grant Thornton.

26th April, 2013

One in four Irish pharmacies made a loss in 2011, according to a survey undertaken by Grant Thornton.

The survey, which measured the financial performance of Irish pharmacies in 2011, found that the average pharmacy contractor recorded a net profit margin of just four per cent. The average outlet net profit was down 17 per cent on the previous year.

The results were published today at the Irish Pharmacy Union's National Pharmacy Conference.

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