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The future of the South African retail pharmacy industry in the light of international experience and the changing healthcare market

Martin Wessels, John Luiz
South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences | Vol 6, No 3 | a3309 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajems.v6i3.3309 | © 2019 Martin Wessels | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 31 July 2019 | Published: 30 September 2003

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Martin Wessels, Business School, University of South Africa, South Africa
John Luiz, Wits Business School, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

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The paper evaluates how the changing South African healthcare market is likely to affect the future of retail pharmacy. It examines current developments in retail pharmacy and the impact that these developments will have on the retail pharmacy market. This information is used to create scenarios as to what types of retail pharmacies are likely to thrive in the future.


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