Gabina Health & Beauty was founded in 2004 as a supplier of retail consumer products specifically health & beauty lines to community pharmacy. With the changing face of community pharmacy in South Africa and as a result of diversification into other selected channels, Gabina Health & Beauty offers a comprehensive offering that includes sales, warehousing & distribution. Gabina has diversified to focus on health & personal care and general consumer lines to community pharmacy, pharmacy wholesale as well as pharmacy retail and baby retail.
Gabina is represented nationally by sales representatives in the trade with specific focus on community pharmacy, Dischem stores nationwide as well as the recently added national & retail pharmacy wholesalers and pharmacy buying groups and includes a merchandising service in the pharmacy retail channel. The above being identified as the private & wholesale channels. Gabina is indeed able to take a company's product to pharmacy & baby retail customers and their consumers.
Through growth and natural extensions to the core offering Gabina has developed the expertise & service to specialised selected retailers supplying Clicks, Baby City & Baby Boom. These customers form part of Gabina's retail channel. The advent of technology and the Internet has enabled the sales of Gabina products through online retail in South Africa and is an area of growth.
Gabina therefore offers a comprehensive offering to principals looking to reach the channels serviced by Gabina Health & Beauty within South Africa.
Gabina makes use of a diversified distribution strategy dependent on the customer, channel and nature of engagement. Gabina’s primary distribution is undertaken by iMvula Healthcare Logistics. Gabina also undertakes direct distribution to select customers and can make use of the correct distribution model dependent on the customer requirement.
The shareholders of Gabina Health & Beauty (Pty) Ltd is IOCORE Management Services (Pty) Ltd which owns 74% of the business interests and an individual shareholding of 26%.
Gabina Company Information
Co. Reg: 2007/034559/07 Vat No: 4590251536