Pharmasave Advantage

A Comprehensive Program

Pharmasave provides store owners with the most complete programs and services, including ongoing, comprehensive support with day-to-day operations, staff training, local marketing, pharmacy systems, merchandising, and store performance.

Furthermore, store owners are equipped with a well-recognized and trusted brand, a national marketing program, innovative pharmacy programs, the buying power of over 700 stores, and an extensive Pharmasave Brand Product Program with approximately 700 products for increased customer loyalty and profitability.

The Pharmasave program is unique and flexible in order to meet and exceed the needs of a diverse group of stores and owners.

Pharmacy Services

Leading-edge patient care programs designed to maximize dispensary operations and profitability

Marketing & Brand Awareness

Increasing consumer awareness, enhancing brand equity and driving traffic into Pharmasave stores

Member Governed Culture

Member-owned and governed cooperative of over 700 independent community pharmacies across Canada

Digital Advertising & Social Media

Digital media strategies to grow our brand through store microsites, Facebook and LinkedIn

Pharmaceutical Partnership Program

Long-established and strongest possible financial benefit to members with options to meet owners’ varying needs

Private Label

Owners enjoy competitively priced products and the highest private label margins of any independent group

Digital Health

Convenience patients’ seek for refilling and transferring prescriptions, accessing prescription history and managing loved ones’ medications

Community Matters

Strong, positive profile that Pharmasave has earned as an active and positively contributing community citizen

Wholesaler Support

A competitive rate, surety of supply, and in-store service enhanced with national vendor distribution programs for key categories

Technology

Systems support every facet of the business, allowing owners to measure performance

Human Resources & Training

Enhance skills and knowledge in pharmacy, retail operations, home health care and human resources

Store Planning

Dedicated resources provide professional, knowledgeable support from beginning to end for all new store requirements

Operations Support

Maximize dispensary and front store sales, operational efficiency and profitability to deliver the best customer experience

Loyalty Program

Pharmasave Rewards program, where customers earn points for dollars spent; stores in Atlantic Canada offer AIR MILES

Communications

Internal communications hub provides comprehensive, up-to-date information related to every area of the business

New Store Support & Succession Planning

Full range of planning, support and assistance for new store start-ups, conversions and renovations, bringing store vision to life

Merchandising & Flyers

Make informed decisions about the right product mix, including a comprehensive flyer program, advertised at regionally-optimized prices

External & Government Relations

Highlighting independent pharmacy to government and private payors, developing trusted relationships with both

Finance

Financial transparency ensures that all profits in the Pharmasave system are earned at store level

eCommerce

Creating unique offerings for each store and serving new and existing customers online

Leading-edge patient care programs designed to maximize dispensary operations and profitability

Increasing consumer awareness, enhancing brand equity and driving traffic into Pharmasave stores

Member-owned and governed cooperative of over 700 independent community pharmacies across Canada

Digital media strategies to grow our brand through store microsites, Facebook and LinkedIn

Long-established and strongest possible financial benefit to members with options to meet owners’ varying needs

Owners enjoy competitively priced products and the highest private label margins of any independent group

Convenience patients’ seek for refilling and transferring prescriptions, accessing prescription history and managing loved ones’ medications

Strong, positive profile that Pharmasave has earned as an active and positively contributing community citizen

A competitive rate, surety of supply, and in-store service enhanced with national vendor distribution programs for key categories

Systems support every facet of the business, allowing owners to measure performance

Enhance skills and knowledge in pharmacy, retail operations, home health care and human resources

Dedicated resources provide professional, knowledgeable support from beginning to end for all new store requirements

Maximize dispensary and front store sales, operational efficiency and profitability to deliver the best customer experience

Pharmasave Rewards program, where customers earn points for dollars spent; stores in Atlantic Canada offer AIR MILES

Internal communications hub provides comprehensive, up-to-date information related to every area of the business

Full range of planning, support and assistance for new store start-ups, conversions and renovations, bringing store vision to life

Make informed decisions about the right product mix, including a comprehensive flyer program, advertised at regionally-optimized prices

Highlighting independent pharmacy to government and private payors, developing trusted relationships with both

Financial transparency ensures that all profits in the Pharmasave system are earned at store level

Creating unique offerings for each store and serving new and existing customers online
One of the main reasons for the success of the pharmacy and Pharmasave, I believe, is based on the principles of independence and flexibility – you have the freedom to start something on your own and develop it. The entrepreneurial spirit is part of the Pharmasave brand.
Jim Kitagawa (Brooks, AB)

We’re looking for pharmacists just like you.
Pharmasave can help you optimize your business.

 

Pharmasave is a member-owned and governed cooperative of over 700 independent community pharmacies across Canada. Build your business with a nationally-trusted brand – we can help you optimize your business.

I love my independence to take my practice in the direction I want to go, but I also have all of the support and benefits Pharmasave provides for both my front store and pharmacy.
Kyla Jackson (Hudson Bay, SK)

Canada’s Community Pharmacy

Pharmasave is focused on supporting our owners so they can focus on the health and wellness of their patients, customers and communities. Stores benefit from the strong, positive profile that Pharmasave has earned as an active and positively contributing community citizen. From coast to coast, Pharmasave supports numerous charitable events that touch the lives of many Canadians.

As soon as we changed banners, our script count and sales went up, significantly exceeding our expectations. We feel respected and supported in every way. We are extremely proud to remain an independent pharmacy in our community and to be part of the Pharmasave family!
Johanne Chaine & Yanick Boisclair (Terrace, BC)

Award-Winning Pharmacists

Our pharmacists provide outstanding care and full range of leading-edge programs and services designed to help patients stay healthy. Pharmasave is ready to provide you and your staff extensive programs, tools, expertise and professional support to ensure the success of your store.

Pharmasave works hard to ensure that you are fully supported to help you achieve both your business and professional goals.