Expand Your Pharmacy Footprint

Pharmacy TimesJune 2019 Women's Health
Volume 85
Issue 6

With national brand recognition and expert support, pharmacy franchise owners reach more patients.

This article is sponsored by Cardinal Health.

To compete effectively, most independent pharmacy owners know they need to continually find new patients and new revenue opportunities. If growth is your goal, now may be the time to consider how becoming a pharmacy franchise can support your path to multi-store ownership.

“Being a part of the Medicap Pharmacy® family has helped me drive awareness in multiple communities,” said Devin Trone, PharmD, who owns three Medicap Pharmacy® locations in Idaho. “I also benefit from the support of a dedicated Franchise Business Consultant (FBC), who serves as a sounding board to help me run and grow my business—along with a broader team that helps with everything from staying on top of compliance requirements to marketing.”


Medicine Shoppe International, Inc. offers the flexibility and freedom to brand your store your way. Choose from two strong brands—The Medicine Shoppe® or Medicap Pharmacy®—based on the community you’ll serve. Both offer national brand recognition that you can leverage to jumpstart your pharmacy’s awareness from day one. Or maintain your present store name, by co-branding with the tagline “a member of the Medicine Shoppe® family” or “a member of the Medicap Pharmacy® family.”


“When it comes to measuring my return, I can say that my monthly franchise fee more than pays for itself,” says Trone. “I get tremendous value out of that investment, and I get far more back, in terms of services and expert support. I also really enjoy the camaraderie of being connected with like-minded pharmacy owners, and the ability to improve the way I run my business by benchmarking my pharmacies’ performance to that of similar stores.”


If you’re ready to reach more patients and drive more revenue with new opportunities, it may be time to expand your pharmacy footprint. With Medicine Shoppe International, Inc. in your corner, you’ll be positioned to grow — with a strong brand and business support from an entire franchise team at your side, including expert consultants in marketing, managed care, operations and finance. Plus, as a franchisee, you’ll have affordable access to patient care services that can help you make a difference to your patients, and a network of pharmacists sharing best practices that can make a difference to your business.

For nearly 50 years, we’ve provided pharmacy owners the business support and clinical services they need, to deliver quality care to more patients.

CONTACT US TODAY: cardinalhealth.com/franchiseMSI

is the director of franchise development at Medicine Shoppe International, Inc. He has nearly 30 years of experience in pharmacy franchise operations and has been supporting franchisees and opening stores for 25 years.

The information provided is not intended as an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy a franchise. The offer of a franchise can only be made through the delivery of our franchise disclosure document.© 2019 Cardinal Health. All Rights Reserved. The Medicine Shoppe, Medicap Pharmacy, CARDINAL HEALTH are trademarks or registered trademarks of Cardinal Health. Lit. No.1PD19-964061 (05/2019)

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