The health and personal care stores retail sector includes pharmacies, drug stores, cosmetics stores, beauty supply shops, perfume stores, optical goods stores, and health supplements stores. These stores provide needed goods to many communities throughout Kansas.CEDBR, as part of research on Kansas’ retail sector gaps, has analyzed sales in the health and personal care store retail sector throughout Kansas.

  • 55 Kansas counties had a peer sales ratio between 50 and 150 percent for the health and personal care stores sector, an indication of the relatively consistent level of health and personal care stores throughout the state.  However, 29 counties had a peer sales ratio below 50 percent, suggesting that many Kansas counties are underserved in this sector relative to their peers.

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