Dutch OTC Market in 2019: VMS Delisting Accelerates Shift Towards Self-Care
A delisting of vitamin D and calcium food supplements accelerates a long-term shift towards self-care among Dutch consumers, according to the latest market data from local industry association, Neprofarm, in collaboration with IQVIA.
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