Apollo Pharmacy, one of the popular pharmacy retail chain, has opened its 5000th store. Having 5000 stores is truly a remarkable feat and this landmark store has been pened at Perungudi, OMR Road, Chennai.
Commenting on the launch in a press release, Shobana Kamineni, Executive Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise said, “Consumer choices are evolving, and we will continue to differentiate ourselves on range and service offerings, not just price. Today, there is an increasing focus on preventive healthcare with consumers realising the importance of diet, exercise, quality medication and wellness products from a trusted source. The resulting rise in demand for better quality healthcare products and focus on wellness is driving the growth of the organised retail pharmacy sector in India. The launch of the 5000th store cements Apollo Pharmacy’s No. 1 position in the organised retail pharmacy sector with our distinct omni retail model.
According to the press release, the 5000th store at OMR Road Chennai will also offer services like audiology and optometry. The pharmacy also has a kiosk where consumers can get vitals checked instantly, book a private video consultation with a doctor and order lab tests for home collection.