Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Foot Care Product Manufacturing industry in the United States is characterized by a diverse, fragmented set of companies producing a wide range of products intended for the treatment or prevention of foot conditions. The industry has experienced growing demand thanks to the medically necessary nature of several industry products, however, competition from overseas manufacturing is a constant threat. This increasing competition is expected to reverse the growth trend in average industry profit margins in coming years, due to the twin pressures of price competition and increased spending on labor to pursue new product development.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Wart, fungus and other medical foot creams and lotions
Wart, fungus and other medical foot creams and lotions represent the Foot Care Product Manufacturing industry's largest product segment. These products are manufactured with the purpose of treating a variety of foot disorders, most commonly athlete's foot and other fungal diseases. Products such as Merck's Tinactin and Lotrimin antifungal creams represent some the industry's highest selling items. This industry segment has remained relatively stable over the past five years as a share of overall industry revenue.
Moisturizing and drying creams and powders
Moisturizing and drying creams and powders represent the Foot Care Product Manufacturing industry's second most important source of revenue... purchase to read more