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