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Blackmores’ new CEO reveals strategy to boost Australian business

Alastair Symington announces management changes to boost ‘flat’ Australian market.

Pharmacists take a lead in medicine safety

Pharmacists the most prolific reporters of adverse reactions in medicines according to a new report.

Botanix shares crash on acne study results

Investors flee as antimicrobial skin gel fails to deliver in clinical trial.

Priceline Pharmacy sales lift 2.4 per cent to $2.2 billion

API reports $4.0 billion in revenue for FY19 as flagship health and beauty retailer sees like-for-like sales return to growth.

This week in FMCG

The top FMCG news stories from this week.

Pay pharmacists to improve our health, not just supply medicines

The current funding model is a disincentive for pharmacists to spend time with consumers explaining medicine.

Chemist Warehouse to open bricks-and-mortar store in China

Chief operating officer Nancy Jian details the “real shopping experience” that the Zhengzhou City store will provide.

Beauty for all budgets

MCoBeauty launched in Woolworths stores across the country with a focus on the “luxe-for-less” trend-based beauty products.

Chemist Warehouse signs up for another two years with Tmall Global

The discount chemist chain plans to open more stores and work with the e-commerce giant to support smaller brands to reach Chinese consumers.

Ranitidine – the heartburn medicine recalled over cancer-causing contamination

Regulators have found that most formulations are contaminated with a probable carcinogen.

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