Preferred Terms


Margin

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Distribution margin

Definition:

The percentage of the selling price that is profit. In the case of the pharmaceutical distribution, a wholesale or pharmacy margin is price-dependant type of remuneration awarded to distribution actors such as wholesalers and pharmacies for handling their services. The wholesale margin is the gross profit of wholesalers, expressed as a percentage of the pharmacy purchasing price (wholesale price). The pharmacy margin is the gross profit of pharmacies expressed as a percentage of the pharmacy retail price.