The Discount Pharmacy

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Pharmacy Business Plan

Management Summary

John Reeleaf has experience working with a major drug manufacturer, Eli Lilly, as a drug representative. He was able to see first hand the profitability associated with the prescription drug industry, as well as the inefficiencies with which most companies are plagued.

John graduated with an MBA from the University of Oregon's innovative entrepreneurship program. While there he was awarded a $50,000 no interest loan through a business plan competition. That seed money will be parlayed, along with some other investments, into start up expenses for The Discount Pharmacy. John received an undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of Oregon.

7.1 Personnel Plan

The Discount Pharmacy will employ the following people:

  • Sales agents/phone representatives: two at month three, an additional person at month sixth.
  • Pharmaceutical technicians: two at month two, a third at month six.
  • Pharmacists: month two.
  • Order fulfillment agents: two for month five, a third for month eight.
  • Counter person/phone representative: one at month three.
Personnel Plan
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
CEO (John) $48,000 $52,000 $60,000
Pharmacist $55,000 $60,000 $60,000
Pharmacist technician $27,500 $30,000 $30,000
Pharmacist technician $27,500 $30,000 $30,000
Pharmacist technician $17,500 $30,000 $30,000
Sales agent $19,200 $23,040 $23,040
Sales agent $19,200 $23,040 $23,040
Sales agent $11,520 $23,040 $23,040
Counter person/phone rep. $14,400 $17,280 $17,280
Counter person/phone rep. $14,400 $17,280 $17,280
Order fulfillment $14,400 $17,280 $17,280
Total People 11 11 11
Total Payroll $268,620 $322,960 $330,960