Product Pricing: U.K. Pharmacies
The pricing data for 20 branded beauty products and 20 branded over-the-counter medicines sold across the following stores: Boots, Lloyds Pharmacy, Chemist Direct, Tesco, Sainsbury's, and ASDA, is provided in the attached spreadsheet.
- Covonia chesty cough mixture mentholated (150ml) costs £4.29 at Lloyds Pharmacy and Chemist Direct.
- The over-the-counter medicine retails at £4.75 at Tesco, £4.00 at Sainsbury's, and £3.25 at ASDA.
- Rennie Deflatine 36 Tablets cost £5.99 at Boots and £5.40 at Chemist Direct, Tesco, and Sainsbury's.
- Olay Total Effects Feather-Weight Moisturizer (50ml) costs £10.00at Sainsbury's and ASDA.
- The beauty product retails at £14.99 at Boots, £11.99 at Lloyds Pharmacy, and £14.99 at Chemist Direct.
- Garnier Organic Lavandin Anti Age Day Cream Nourishing Moisturiser (50ml) cost £9.99 at Boots, £9.99 at Chemist Direct, £7.00 at Sainsbury's, and £6.50 at ASDA.
The research team searched through each store's official website for each category's (beauty products and over-the-counter medicines) pricing for any 20 branded products. We ensured that the selected products were similar and had pricing info across at least 4 – 5 stores; for example, no more than 2 N/As per row.