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Health Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Health Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 44619 | May 2014

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

IBISWorld’s Health Stores 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.

Report Snapshot
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 during the past five years. 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 during the five years to 2019... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Health stores offer a broad selection of wellness products, including vitamin and mineral supplements; orthopedic equipment; first aid products; convalescent care merchandise; and sports nutrition. Other products include hygiene merchandise; cosmetics (e.g. face cream and perfumes); over-the-counter medicines; pet supplies; and soft drinks and food.

Vitamin and mineral supplements

Vitamin and mineral supplements (VMS) make up the largest product segment, with an estimated 30.0% share of industry revenue. This segment has enjoyed the most rapid growth during the five years to 2014 in both product range and sales, mainly due to rising health awareness and mounting usage of preventative care methods... 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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