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Acne Treatment Manufacturing OTC in the US: Market Research Report

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Acne Treatment Manufacturing OTC Market Research Report | Life Sciences | OTC Medicines | Feb 2015

Face forward: New products and stable demand for acne treatment will sustain growth

IBISWorld’s Acne Treatment Manufacturing OTC market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Guthy-Renker Guthy-Renker market share
Johnson & Johnson Johnson & Johnson market share
Reckitt Benckiser PLC Reckitt Benckiser PLC market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$644m
Annual Growth 10-15
-0.7%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
1,404
Businesses
25
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Adolescents comprise the Acne Treatment Manufacturing industry's largest market, and high unemployment levels and thus low disposable incomes within this shrinking age bracket have caused sales of over-the-counter acne treatments to stagnate since the recession. Revenue growth will pick up over the next five years, as disposable incomes improve and manufacturers cater to consumer preferences for all-natural products. Nevertheless, competition from prescription acne treatments and laser procedures may limit overall growth.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry into the Acne Treatment Manufacturing OTC industry are not high, but they are increasing. Established manufacturers, which benefit from economies of scale and scope, can pose a barrier for potential entrants. These operators have cost-minimizing measures and significant promotional resources already in place. These factors ensure an advantage in competing for the shelf space necessary to market products in the downstream market. Their established and sometimes well-known brand names are also a deterrent for new entrants.

The mature and saturated nature of the market (due to limitations on active ingredients) tends to act as a further barrier, limiting the scope for new entrants with new products. However, niche and developing markets (e.g... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Acne Treatment Manufacturing OTC Industry?

This industry manufactures over-the-counter (i.e. nonprescription) acne treatment and medication. Industry products include active ingredients such as benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, sulfur, resorcinol or a combination of such ingredients, in addition to a range of inactive ingredients like emollients and surfactants. OTC acne treatments are mostly topical and are manufactured as gels, moisturizers, lotions, creams, soaps and pads.

Industry Products
Facial cleansers and scrubsFacial lotions and creamsBody careOther acne treatment
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing over-the-counter acne treatments


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