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Health Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Health Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 44619 | Sep 2014

Healthy growth: Rising health consciousness and the needs of the aging population will bolster demand

The Health Stores market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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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 struggles across the entire retail sector, the rapidly growing Health Stores industry has performed well during the five years to 2014. The needs of the aging population, increasing trends toward healthy living, improving per capita disposable income and escalating healthcare costs are contributing to the industry's growth. In particular, changing attitudes toward personal healthcare are driving demand for natural and anti-aging products. As a result, revenue is expected to rise during the five years to 2014. Moderate growth is expected to continue during the next five years. Despite cost-reduction efforts, profit margins are expected to fall, as competition from new market entrants, mass merchandisers and online retailers intensifies and drives down prices... 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 16.5% 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. Industry establishments 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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