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How to Start a Drugstore Business

About the Seminar


The Philippine market for pharmaceuticals is 110 billion pesos and since medicine is one of our basic needs, drugstores will always have sales despite the economic crisis. The seminar takes a practical approach and you will learn many trade secrets you would not find in books.


  • to teach the legal requirements for opening a drugstore
  • to show how to get a good location for a drugstore
  • to explain the key functions of merchandise selection, sourcing, pricing and ordering
  • to teach how to operate a pharmacy profitably

Who Should Participate

Any person who wants to go into the drugstore business

Key Topics

  • Overview of the drugstore business. Its huge market size and growth prospects.
  • Registration requirements (inspections, licensing, BFAD regulations, etc.).
  • The functions of the Pharmacist.
  • Success stories. Secrets of those who made it big.
  • Buying a Franchise or starting a Pharmacy yourself. Learn the pros and cons.
  • Required capitalization for Generic drugstores, Full line stores, Counter type, and Self-service type operations.
  • Finding the best location. Know the location factors that affect sales.
  • Inventory control for a Pharmacy.
  • POS (Point of Sale) system. Using modern technology as a tool for inventory and personnel control and management.
  • The different types of Suppliers: Traders, Wholesalers, Distributors, and Principals. How to choose the lowest and best source of inventory.
  • Pharmacy Personnel. Who are needed and how to select and train them.
  • Pricing Strategy and tactics. How to set prices that will attract customers and still make a lot of profits.
  • Current legal issues. Coping with Senior Citizens Law and other legislated discounts.
  • Innovative Marketing and promotion. How to compete successfully against the large chainstores.
  • Errors of those who failed in the business.
  • How to control internal theft.
  • Key success factors. Planning for the future.

Schedule: Click to view BusinessCoach Seminar Schedule


9:00 am – 4:00 pm


Unit 201 Richbelt Tower, 17 Annapolis St., Greenhills, San Juan City, Metro Manila

 How to Start a Drugstore Business

Registration Details

Seminar Fee

Php 3,000.00 per person (inclusive of snacks, lunch, seminar kit, handouts, certificate of attendance)


10% Discount if FULL AMOUNT is paid at least five (5) banking days before the event.


Please call to register, or you may download our registration form. Kindly fill-out, and send to us through fax (727.88.60) or email. You will receive a confirmation within 48 hours.

Mode of Payment

  • Deposit payment at Banco de Oro, Savings Account Name: BusinessCoach, Inc. Then kindly fax deposit slip (indicate name of participant and seminar title) to confirm reservation.
  • On-site payment (CASH only)
  • Company checks are accepted, provided that they are received at least five (5) banking days before the event.

Cancellation by Attendee

Registrant may refund amount paid, with less 30% processing charge from the LISTED AMOUNT within 30 days, or opt to use the payment for a seminar of equal value within 60 days. Cancellation must be done at least 2 days before the event. Non-appearance or failure to inform us of cancellation will result to forfeiture of full amount paid.

Cancellation by BusinessCoach, Inc.

Registrant may refund full amount paid within 30 days, or may opt to use the payment for a seminar of equal value within sixty days of cancellation.

Refund Policy

Payment may be refunded upon presentation of the original copy of bank deposit slip and a valid ID. Cash refund is strictly implemented, and may be availed only at the BusinessCoach, Inc. office in San Juan City, Metro Manila. BusinessCoach, Inc. does not deposit refunds.


Schedule may change without prior notice. Please call to confirm. BusinessCoach, Inc. is not liable for any expense incurred by seminar registrant resulting from cancellation of any of our events.

Contact Details

Contact Numbers

Please call (632) 727.56.28, (632) 225.66.16, or (632) 727.88.60
or call/text mobile numbers 0915.205.0133 / 0908.342.3162 / 0926.622.0768 / 0933.584.7266


For other inquiries, you may also leave a message in our contact form.


  • “The seminar gave me more confidence to put up a drugstore. The seminar was very informative and the speaker is so generous to provide very useful information.” – R. Paguirigan
  • “Very helpful especially for young entrepreneurs like me. Gives me confidence that I can really start my drugstore business.” – L. Samio
  • “It gave me a lot of ideas on how to improve on things that I have already planned. Thanks for holding such a great seminar.” –   J. Melad
  • “I really liked the discussion since it was applied to real experience from the speaker himself as well as some of the people who attended the seminar.” – J. Sacdalan
  • “Very informative speaker. Being in the drugstore business for so long, he discussed not only the legal matters but also insider information regarding the business.” – J. Babsa-ay
  • “We can start a drugstore soon.” – J. Ebora
  • “The seminar gives me a more positive outlook to push through my goal/business. Very informative!” – F. Agonia
  • “Excellent. Nothing to improve.” – M. Bugag
  • “Very informative. It’s a must for all those who want to open a drugstore.” – W. Lee

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33 Responses to How to Start a Drugstore Business

  1. Eucel says:

    Good day!

    May I ask if when will be the next schedule for this seminar or training? Thank you.


  2. Ma.Rowena says:

    Hello and good day!

    I am interested in attending a Seminar on how to start a Pharmacy business.Could you please e-mail me as to the upcoming dates of seminar this year 2015. I live in Cebu.Do you,by any chance also hold seminars here?

    Thank you very much.Looking forward for your reply.

  3. Jennifer says:

    Send me a registration form to my email address…i like to attend seminar on June 27,on how to start a drugstore business..thank u

  4. Rommel says:

    I am planning to put up a pharmacy to be managed by my son…i am interested in your seminars….and let my son attend it…..pls inform me the schedule thru my email…..


  5. divine says:

    hi. just wanted to know if you have schedule on december 2013? or january 2014? thanks…

  6. LOVENIA says:

    hi can you send me schedule of your seminar for this month of October 2013?

  7. Richie says:

    I’m planning to have my own Pharmacy business and I’m pretty new to this, I would like to attend one of your seminars to gain knowledge on this kind of business. I’m coming to the Philippines sometime this coming Sept. 2013 are there any scheduled seminars on those months and thereafter?

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