Lifeline Group acquires Medicine Shoppe franchise rights in Middle East

This post was written by Michael on February 17, 2010
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Bruce Burnett, Vice President International for Medicine Shoppe and Dr. Shamsheer of Lifeline Group LLC.

Lifeline Group LLC of Abu Dhabi has acquired the master franchise rights for The Medicine Shoppe pharmacy chain for the Middle East. This will compliment the region with the best pharmacy practices from across the globe.

The agreement was signed between Bruce Burnett, Vice President International for Medicine Shoppe and Dr. Shamsheer of Lifeline Group LLC.

The Medicine Shoppe is the world’s leading franchisor of independent pharmacies, and has a proven track record in pharmacy practices and operating systems across the world. The Medicine Shoppe was established in 1968 and is ranked the 33rd largest international franchise by the Entrepreneur International Magazine. With over 1,100 pharmacies spread across 6 countries the Medicine Shoppe is expanding in the international market.

The Lifeline Group includes hospitals, pharmacy, pharmaceuticals, organic food, and medical conference organizing and advertising agency.

Bruce Burnett, Vice President International for the Medicine Shoppe said, “Medicine Shoppe International is looking forward to our relationship with the Lifeline Group. Medicine Shoppe’s pharmacy model for providing superior customer service together with Lifeline’s commitment to excellent healthcare will bring a higher level of patient care than what is currently experienced in the Middle East market”.

“The UAE pharmacy market has well informed customers and is fast adapting to the global standards of health care delivery system. The Group felt it was necessary to bring an international experience with the best practices which are beyond prescriptions. We hope to provide not just the medicines but a whole range of services at the pharmacy. With this in mind, we hope that our partnership with the Medicine Shoppe will meet the expectation of the residents and set a new bench mark for pharmacy retail in the region,”

said Dr. Shamsheer, MD Lifeline Group LLC.

This partnership promises a new pharmacy retail experience in this region.

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