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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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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
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

IBISWorld estimates that the top four OTC acne treatment manufacturers hold a combined market share of about 70.4% in 2015, reflecting a high level of concentration. However, the remainder of the industry is characterized by a large number of small and medium-size businesses. Over the five years to 2015, industry concentration has gradually increased. Major industry players have been able to expand their share of the market by leveraging their brand power. Aggressive marketing tactics have also supported this rise in concentration, because the industry's larger players with the resources to spend have invested heavily in advertisements to promote their brands to end consumers. IBISWorld projects that industry concentration will further increase in coming years... 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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