Retail Pharmacy is changing rapidly as a result of our changing health-care system. Greater opportunities are presented on a regular basis by those in the business. We have to change our way of thinking in order to achieve maximum results. Relying on future profitability from traditional prescriptions should be on the back burner because it … Continue reading The Latest Trends in Pharmacy Design 2019
Pharmacy organizations, corporations, pharmacy publications and individuals provide Independent Pharmacy Owners a wealth of information on how to succeed by publishing how-to books, hold forums, seminars and post blogs. However, some may find it unusual that they seldom discuss the essential physical attributes outside the four walls that can make or break a business. Does … Continue reading THREE IMPORTANT EXTERIOR ATTRIBUTES
Where should I begin? If your pharmacy has not been updated in the past ten years it is time to think about up-dating. Although updating should be an ongoing process, most pharmacy owners are too busy operating their stores to give much thought to improvements. The first step is to get estimated costs involved and … Continue reading How to Increase Efficiency and Sales by updating your Pharmacy
The key to a successful pharmacy layout is ensuring that the layout is designed to promote customer satisfaction and appeal, as well as efficiency for employees. Improved productivity makes it easier for customers to get what they want in less time, and it takes less time for employees to perform their jobs effectively and promptly. … Continue reading 5 Crucial Factors to Consider in Pharmacy Interior Planning!
The traditional route that most existing and future pharmacy owners have followed has often resulted in spending more than necessary. You now have an alternative method that will save you money and valuable time. Once the space is selected, the owner would typically contact a fixture company that offers a layout service with the aim … Continue reading Would you like to save thousands of dollars without sacrificing quality ?
We are best known as a highly experienced pharmacy planning and design company. In most cases, a licensed architect will be required before a permit can be issued. However, you can express your preferences to the architect. We have been asked by one client to submit a rendition of the exterior elevations. After viewing the … Continue reading Highly experienced pharmacy planning and design company
If you Google pharmacy designs on line you will find a wide variety of designs. Wood may look better initially than metal but the purpose of any display is to sell more products. There is no evidence that wood shelves will sell more products. In fact, I think otherwise based on previous studies. Aside from being more … Continue reading WOOD SHELVES VS METAL SHELVES
Whether a small or large pharmacy, or a non-sterile compound lab, planning and designing a new pharmacy or renovating an existing one is a complex and complicated process. There are many steps that must be followed in a proper sequence and details that need attention in order to create a welcoming and efficient pharmacy that … Continue reading Effective and Efficient Pharmacy Interior Layout, Store Planning and Design from an Industry Expert
Research and studies have shown that the layout of an Rx’s and Scripts department can have a direct impact on many aspects of its’ day to day operations, including both employee efficiency and customer satisfaction. The better designed the layout, the more efficient the employees—and the happier the customers. There are many ways you can … Continue reading 2 Tips for Improving Your Back End Pharmacy Layout
1. CREATE A PERSONALIZED BUSINESS MODEL AND BUSINESS PLAN that fits your passion, industry trends and the local environment. This will be a time-consuming task but well worth the effort. Each facet will have a lasting impact on your business. Your business model will include all the departments and services you plan to provide and … Continue reading FIVE TIPS TO INCREASE YOUR PHARMACY’S LEVEL OF SUCCESS
Many national pharmacy organizations, businesses, publications and individuals provide Community Pharmacy Owners many ways to succeed by publishing how-to books, hold forums, seminars and post blogs. However, they rarely mention the critically important physical attributes outside the four walls. Yet, the chains deem them as some of their greatest assets. My observation in no way … Continue reading Facts seldom mentioned by others
I was contacted by a pharmacist who had signed a lease for space next to an urgent care center. The pre-built space included more than required. The landlord would not agree to reducing the size. Therefore, the pharmacist owner and another party had decided that the best option was to leave the excess space unfinished … Continue reading It is vital that your pharmacy layout is created by an experienced professional
Planning a new pharmacy can be overwhelming, so here is information to help solve the biggest problems you may encounter when opening a new pharmacy or relocating an existing one.
While no single layout will suit every pharmacy, there are certain layout and design concepts that should apply to most retail pharmacies. Here are ten tips for improving your pharmacy layout and design: