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Health Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Health Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 44619 | Feb 2014

Vital signs: Rising health consciousness and the needs of the aging population will bolster demand

IBISWorld’s Health Stores market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$18bn
Annual Growth 09-14
2.0%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
156,510
Businesses
64,847
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Despite the struggling US economy, the Health Stores industry has maintained revenue growth. The aging population, improving consumer sentiment and escalating healthcare costs will continue to drive demand over the next five years. Furthermore, changing attitudes toward personal healthcare will bolster demand, particularly for natural and antiaging products. While competition will put pressure on prices, several factors will boost demand for health stores in the five years to 2019... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

Despite recent acquisitions and mergers, the Health Stores industry has a low level of market share concentration, with the top three players accounting for an estimated 16.2% of total industry revenue. The industry is highly fragmented because of the specialty nature of health stores. Specialty health retailers typically cater to a more sophisticated customer by focusing on selection and customer service, while the mass merchandisers generally offer a limited assortment composed of more mainstream products with less customer care. The more customized nature of the industry makes it difficult to achieve a large national presence, in that products must be monitored closely and staff must be trained and educated... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Health Stores Industry?

The Health Stores industry includes retailers that primarily sell health and personal care products. Examples include nutritional supplement stores, convalescent and prosthetic supply stores, and specialized medical supply stores. The industry excludes pharmacies and optical goods, perfume, cosmetics and beauty supply stores.

Industry Products
Vitamin and mineral supplementsFirst-aid productsConvalescent care productsOrthopedic equipmentSports nutrition products
 
Industry Activities
Retailing convalescent care productsRetailing first-aid productsRetailing orthopedic equipmentRetailing sports nutrition equipmentRetailing vitamin and mineral supplementsRetailing otological equipment


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