Since the first branded outlet opened in Rathmines, Dublin, in 2009, DocMorris has made a huge impression, now with 68 pharmacies across Ireland and a further six by the end of the first quarter in 2013. What’s more, DocMorris only launched its franchise concept in the first quarter of 2012.

DocMorris see their training as an important cornerstone to the franchise owner and their support office gives both direct and franchised pharmacies access to training departments such as purchasing, learning and development and operations. Area Managers are assigned to work with franchise owners, plus ongoing communication and operational support enable franchised pharmacies to perform at their highest potential. This operational excellence was awarded to DocMorris winning the prestigious Retail Excellence Ireland Company of the Year award in 2012.

The company was originally owned by Celesio, one of the world’s leading international service providers within the pharmaceutical and healthcare markets. Celesio owns 2,300 retail pharmacies, their wholesale activities, the core business of Pharmacy Solutions, have more than 130 wholesale branches worldwide.