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Gerry Spitzner
Works at pharmacySOS.ca
Attended Capilano University
Lived in Winnipeg, MB
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Ever wonder what Hormone Balancing is? This video will give you enough info to consider if it's right for you.
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Great commentary, most of this applies to Canada as well.
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This is the best "ta do" list app. Made by Germans...go figure.
Over 6 million people already use Wunderlist to manage tasks, to-do lists, and to get things done. Wunderlist is the best to-do list for you, your team or your family.
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The more involved the patient is in their healthcare the better the outcome; resulting in more independence and less costs to the healthcare system.
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Want to tour the new Pharmaceutical Sciences building at UBC but won't have a chance to go in person anytime soon? The UBC Pharmacy LipDub team have put together a fantastic music video involving students and faculty, and it already has more than 11,000 views on You Tube.
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Short read; good advice...
Jill Konrath deciphers two common sales objections and helps you understand what prospects really mean when they say them.
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Founder & Principal Consultant | retailSOS.ca | pharmacySOS.ca
Skills
Business development, operations, marketing and strategy.
Employment
  • pharmacySOS.ca
    Founder & Principal Consultant, 2013 - present
  • retailSOS.ca
    Founder & Principal Consultant, 2010 - present
  • Kohl and Frisch Ltd.
    Business Development Manager, Western Canada, 2003 - 2010
  • Westlynn Pharmacy Ltd.
    owner, 1997 - 2003
  • Shoppers Drug Mart
    Owner/Operator, 1997 - 2002
  • Shoppers Drug Mart
    BC District Manager, 1993 - 1997
  • Shoppers Drug Mart
    BC Operations Coordinator, 1982 - 1993
  • Shoppers Drug Mart
    Front Store Manager, 1972 - 1982
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Winnipeg, MB - North Vancouver, BC
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Consultant to retailers and brands specializing in healthcare and the business of retail Pharmacy.
Introduction
Gerry Spitzner is an optimist with a natural "kid-like"curiosity for improving life and business results. He believes in a bright future and our ability to build it together. Optimism is the ability to focus on where we're going; not where we're coming from and Gerry is passionate about making the public aware of the great things Pharmacists do.

Drawing on 40+ years experience in multi-site retail Pharmacy operations, drug store ownership and the Pharmaceutical wholesale supply-chain; Gerry brings the leadership, knowledge and market awareness of the business of retail Pharmacy to help owners achieve their growth objectives.

Fascinated with a lifelong curiosity for why customers buy and a passion for retail Pharmacy; Gerry guides healthcare leaders to create, engage and keep great customers by delivering the promise of an extraordinary customer experience. He has devoted his life to sharing his thinking to manage market analysis and build business plans that increase profitability.

Originally from Winnipeg, Gerry and his wife have two adult daughters and are long time residents of the North Shore. He is a regular speaker at Small Business BC and lecturer at UBC Pharmacy. His volunteer activities include board membership, mentoring UBC Pharmacy students, as well as adult entrepreneurs at Capilano University and the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs of BC.

About

pharmacySOS.ca, is a based management consultancy focused on operations/marketing strategy and business services for independent Pharmacy owners. With a clear understanding of the business of Pharmacy, Gerry uses a solution oriented focus with ideas and alternatives that clients can use to address the changing practice issues they face right now. Gerry understands who they are, what they need, and where to find it.

retailSOS.ca is a management consultancy focused on business development and customer experience. Specializing in working with independent retailers and suppliers on their business model/concept and strategic marketing/operations to create a unique competitive advantage.
Bragging rights
I guide and support retailers to create and keep customers which results in increased sales and profit. My specialty is retail Pharmacy business development and daily operations.
Education
  • Capilano University
    Entrepreneurship, 2010 - 2011
  • York University - Schulich School of Business
    Division of Executive Development, 1996 - 1996
  • British Columbia Institute of Technology
    Business Admin, Marketing/Economics, 1980 - 1982
  • Red River College
    Business Admin, Marketing/Economics, 1978 - 1980
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