Tools and information to help you buy or start a pharmacy.
NCPA’s Pharmacy Ownership Workshop
Offered multiple times a year, it's a soup-to-nuts crash course on pharmacy ownership, whether you're starting from the ground up, purchasing an existing store, or expanding to become a multi-store owner.
Opening a Pharmacy Quick Guide
Planning on opening a pharmacy from scratch? From identifying an ideal location to understanding key contracting and licensing timelines, this short guide includes advice and guidance so you can take the right steps before opening your own pharmacy.
Buying a Pharmacy Quick Guide
When it comes to buying an existing pharmacy, there are unique considerations to ensure a smooth transition of ownership. This guide includes things you need to consider if your goal is to purchase an existing pharmacy.
PRS Pharmacy Buyer Program + Pharmacies for Sale
PRS can guide you through every step of the journey of purchasing a pharmacy — from finding one, obtaining financing and negotiating to successfully buying, transferring, and operating your pharmacy. Complete the form on their website to be notified about independent pharmacies currently for sale.
Pharmacy Junior Partnership: A "How-To" Guide
Junior Partnerships take many forms, but the most general description of this transaction is an arrangement that allows ownership share and management responsibilities to shift from the seller to the buyer over a specified time period at a specified price. The guide goes in to detail on the partnership agreement, terms of a buy-sell agreement and identifies key legal, accounting and insurance issues. Additionally, this guide explores the characteristics that make a buyer or a seller a suitable candidate for junior partnership, not least of which is a buyer or a seller who is prepared to take on a business partner.
Members Only information about buying or selling a pharmacy through a Junior Partnership, planning documents for start-up and management tools