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Double honour for SHOP APOTHEKE EUROPE in Focus Money survey.

Europa Apotheek and SHOP APOTHEKE ranked in top four.


  • Named „Customer favourite 2018“ in Focus Money survey.
  • Europa Apotheek receives gold label.
  • SHOP APOTHEKE awarded silver label.


SHOP APOTHEKE EUROPE received two of the top four scores in a ranking of German online pharmacies conducted for renowned business magazine Focus Money. Europa Apotheek received 100 points and was awarded the gold label as “Customer favourite 2018”. SHOP APOTHEKE came in fourth with 92 points and was thus also ranked ahead several major competitors.

„Customer favourite 2018“

Among German online pharmacies, first place winner Europa Apotheek was followed by Vitalsana, which scored 98 points. That company was taken over by third place finisher Zur Rose (93.5 points) in 2017. SHOP APOTHEKE came in fourth ahead of (89.9), and no. 6 Doc Morris (89.7). The top ten are rounded by Medpex (89.6), Sanicare (88.9), Apo-Discounter (79.3) and Mycare (75.3). All top ten finishers received either a gold, silver or bronze label.

The survey, conducted by communications agency Faktenkontor, analyzed more than 53 million online posts on price, quality, service and company image. In order to be considered for the rankings, companies had to have a website with a German domain and free access to all content. Overall, 851 brands from 146 sectors and product categories were awarded.



SHOP APOTHEKE EUROPE is the leading and fastest growing online pharmacy in Continental Europe. With the acquisition of Europa Apotheek Venlo in November 2017, SHOP APOTHEKE EUROPE significantly extended its European market leadership with an expanded product range for the whole family in the areas of OTC, beauty and personal care products as well as prescription drugs.

SHOP APOTHEKE EUROPE already operates online pharmacies in Germany, Austria, France, Belgium, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands. In Germany, the TÜV-certified is the clear market leader.

SHOP APOTHEKE EUROPE delivers a broad range of more than 100,000 original products to over 3 million active customers fast and at attractive prices. In addition, SHOP APOTHEKE EUROPE provides comprehensive pharmaceutical consulting services.

SHOP APOTHEKE EUROPE N.V. has been listed on the regulated market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Prime Standard) since 13 October 2016.