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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 | Nov 2014

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
$738m
Annual Growth 09-14
10.2%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
1,476
Businesses
357
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

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 by customers will encourage online sales, and demand for medical supplies will pick up as obesity and other health issues become more prevalent. Nevertheless, potential regulation requiring sales tax would constrain the industry growth.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Online Medical Supplies Sales industry has a low level of capital intensity, with most investment requirements in the form of warehouse space, computer equipment and warehouse staff. For every dollar spent on wages, an estimated $0.12 is expected to be spent on capital in 2014. Capital intensity increased slightly during the past five years. The change is largely due to online retailing websites becoming more popular; these businesses require less labor and more capital investment. Companies increasingly invest in technology to improve sales efficiency.

Online stores pay for technology to establish, implement and maintain their websites, through which consumers place orders... 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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