Medicine Shoppe Franchise

Pharmacies specializing in prescriptions and health-related products

The Medicine Shoppe is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cardinal Health Inc., and has more than 1,100 locations throughout the United States and more than 200 stores worldwide.

Since 1970, franchisees have been providing pharmaceutical counsel and experience along with prescriptions and supplies.

Just as the right pharmacist can make all the difference to patients,
the right franchisor can make all the difference to you. For more than
45 years, Medicine Shoppe International has helped pharmacists do what
they want to do most: take care of patients. And while the business of
pharmacy is complex, our mutual goal is simple: to fuel your passion
for patient care and help you succeed.

It's time to give yourself permission to build your days around what's important to you! You're in Control!
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How much does it cost to open a Medicine Shoppe Franchise?

The investment required to open a Medicine Shoppe Franchise is between $74,300-$253,400. There is an initial franchise fee of $10,000-$18,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Medicine Shoppe name.

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  • Term of Agreement:
    20 years

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Medicine Shoppe News & Press Releases

When did the first Medicine Shoppe open? 1970
When did Medicine Shoppe start Franchising? 1970

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2004 926 91 184 35
2003 1075 76 154 34
2002 1055 71 171 25
2001 1101 70 165 26
2000 1086 65 154 14

International: Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Japan,

Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No No
Startup Costs Yes No
Equipment Yes No
Inventory Yes No
Accounts Receivable Yes No
Payroll Yes No

Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives

Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising

International franchisees required to buy multiple units/master licenses; 10% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 3 - 4

Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (90% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Medicine Shoppe Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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Medicine Shoppe

Medicine Shoppe

Medicine Shoppe International Inc.
1100 N. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO


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