“My pharmacy is very small, and we don’t have a lot of OTC’s.”
“We don’t do a lot of retail business.”
“Our pharmacy has no front end.”
Do any of these statements ring true for your pharmacy? It’s certainly not uncommon for local apothecary pharmacies and outpatient or clinic pharmacies to have a very small, or perhaps nonexistent, selection of OTC products. And we talk to a lot of pharmacies who operate stores focused less on retail and more on prescriptions, health & wellness, and patient care. In fact, a lot of pharmacies just like these are RMS customers.
Yup, you read that right. Many pharmacies find the value in point-of-sale regardless of whether retail is a mainstay of their business or just a footnote. Of course it makes sense to have point-of-sale when you have products to receive, prices to update, inventory to manage, and daily orders to process. But is it really a necessity if your primary concerns lie outside of retail and OTC products?Read More