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Online Medical Supplies Sales in the US: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Online Medical Supplies Sales Market Research Report | Online Retail | Online Pharmaceutical, Health & Beauty | Sep 2013

Positive diagnosis: Demand from the aging population and e-commerce growth will spur sales

IBISWorld’s Online Medical Supplies Sales market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$4bn
Annual Growth 08-13
10.0%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
5,708
Businesses
1,081
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Positive diagnosis

Online medical supplies sales will experience strong growth over the next five years, driven by an aging population and increasing penetration of the internet. Growing broadband use from customers will encourage online sales, and demand for medical supplies will pick up as obesity and other health issues become more prevalent. Nevertheless, if it passes a law to collect sales tax will likely constrain the industry's growth.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The geographic spread of establishments in the Online Medical Supplies Sales industry is not proportional to the population distribution. While largely populated regions are the most important to the industry, the number of establishments per capita varies considerably across the country. This trend is dissimilar to the rest of the medical supplies retail industry, where it is necessary for physical stores to be located near customers, including healthcare facilities. Online retailers only require warehouse spaces in which to store goods, which are then delivered to customers via mail.

Major hubs for industry operators include the West, Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Online Medical Supplies Sales Industry?

This industry includes online retailers of medical supplies, which includes equipment and tools used in healthcare for diagnosis, therapy or surgery. Industry operators sell products such as topical treatments and dressings, antiseptics, bandages, cotton, first aid kits, syringes, ice bags, thermometers and heating pads. The industry does not include retailers of nutritional supplements, vitamins, personal care products, eyeglasses and contact lenses.

Industry Products
Other medical suppliesSurgical instrumentsSurgical and medical catheters Surgical and medical diagnostic apparatusSurgical and medical syringes and hypodermic needles Surgical and medical blood transfusion and IV equipment Dental equipment and suppliesOrthopedic and prosthetic appliances and supplies
 
Industry Activities
Retailing medical suppliesMarketing medical supplies


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