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Coop Switzerland Launches Private Label Generic Drugs

Published on Nov 15 2012 1:02 PM in Private Label

Coop Switzerland Launches Private Label Generic Drugs

Coop Switzerland is to introduce a private label range of generic drug products in its pharmacy business, Coop Vitality. Branded under the pharmacy name, the over-the-counter line will initially have 10 products, offering medication for colds, coughs and pain-relief. All of the products are in the C and D list of Swiss classification of products for self-medication.

It is planned that the range will expand to include another 40 products, offering a cheaper alternative to branded products. The start of 2013 will see the addition of seasonal allergy products and vitamins and tonics.

The 50-strong Coop Vitality pharmacy chain is a joint venture between Coop and GaleniCare. (15 Nov)



© 2012 - ESM: European Supermarket Magazine

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