Doctor's orders: Despite high levels of price competition, the industry has exhibited growth

IBISWorld’s Pharmacies & Drug Stores in Florida Industry Research Report contains up-to-date data and analysis, allowing you to identify the strengths and potential weaknesses of major companies in the industry. Build your credibility with clients and prospects by sharing insights into the current and emerging trends driving their industry. Our market research gives you the tools to win new business and keep existing clients.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry's top players dominate areas where vacationers most frequent, like coastal towns or major cities
  • Florida has experienced significant population growth and high migration into the state
  • Per capita prescriptions in Florida are expected to continue to exceed the national average

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Pharmacy and Drug Stores industry in Florida has exhibited growth, albeit at a moderately slower rate than the national industry. Many of the same external demand drivers that affect the national industry also affect the industry in Florida. At 20.2% of the state's population, Florida is commonly recognized as having a high proportion of elderly citizens (defined as 65 and older) compared with the nation as a whole, As people age, they are more likely have chronic health problems that must be treated with industry products, such as medications, which generate a vast majority of industry revenue. As a result, revenue derived from the elderly population is critical to the industry...

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    Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    In 2017, the top four industry players generate an estimated 60.0% of industry revenue, which indicates a medium level of market share concentration. However, out of the largest operators in Florida, CVS, Walgreens and Publix dominate the industry. Collectively, these three operators control over half of industry revenue, with no other company holding more than 5.0% of industry revenue. Similar to the current five-year period, the industry will continue to consolidate over the next five years. Larger industry operators seek to grow their market share by acquiring independently owned pharmacies and drug stores, as well as small chains with few total establishments. Acq..

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    Additional Insights for the Pharmacies & Drug Stores in Florida Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Pharmacies & Drug Stores in Florida Industry are

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Participation in pharmacy benefit management (PBM) networks
  • Superior financial management and debt management
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Total health expenditure in Florida and Number of adults aged 50 and older in the Pharmacies & Drug Stores in Florida industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Pharmacies & Drug Stores in Florida Industry?

    Pharmacies and drug stores in Florida retail a range of prescription and over-the-counter medications, health and beauty items, toiletries and consumable goods on a walk-in basis. Industry companies in the Sunshine State may also provide basic health and photo processing services. The industry includes retail stores with a pharmacy, but excludes mail-order retailers, hospitals and clinics.

    Industry Products
    Generic prescriptions
    Branded prescriptions
    OTC medications
    Vitamins, minerals and other dietary supplements
    Personal hygiene supplies
    Industry Activities
    Preparing and selling prescription and nonprescription drugs and medicines
    Retailing basic consumable goods
    Selling other miscellaneous items, such as candy, cosmetics, magazines and light refreshments
    Advising customers on the use of both prescription and over-the-counter drugs

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Total health expenditure in Florida
  • Number of adults aged 50 and older
  • Per capita disposable income in Florida
  • Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid

  • Current Performance
  • A growing elderly population
  • Adding value to every trip
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Cost assistance continues to increase
  • A competitive, yet consolidated market
  • Table: Pharmacies & Drug Stores in Florida Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Pharmacies & Drug Stores in Florida Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Brand Name Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Camera & Film Wholesaling
  • Chocolate Production
  • Cosmetic & Beauty Products Manufacturing
  • Drug, Cosmetic & Toiletry Wholesaling
  • Generic Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Branded prescriptions
  • Generic prescriptions
  • Other
  • Personal hygiene supplies
  • Groceries
  • OTC medications
  • Cosmetics
  • Vitamins, minerals and other dietary supplements
  • Chart: Pharmacies & Drug Stores in Florida Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Individuals aged 45 to 64
  • Individuals aged 65 and older
  • Individuals aged 18 to 44
  • Individuals aged 17 and younger
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pharmacies & Drug Stores in Florida Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pharmacies & Drug Stores in Florida

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Pharmacies & Drug Stores in Florida Industry

  • Major Companies
    CVS Health CorporationThe Walgreen CompanyPublix Super Markets Inc.Fred's Inc.
  • Table: CVS Health Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: The Walgreen Company - financial performance
  • Table: Publix Super Markets Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Fred's Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pharmacies & Drug Stores in Florida Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Pharmacies & Drug Stores in Florida Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total health expenditure (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Blockbuster Drug
  • A drug product that generates annual sales in excess of $1 billion.
  • Formulary
  • A list of medicines that are covered by a health insurance plan and always meet Medicare's requirements.
  • Front-End Sales
  • Sales of products from the front of the store or products sold separately from the pharmacy.
  • Over-The-Counter (Otc) Medications
  • Medicine that can be purchased without a prescription.
  • Pharmacy Benefit Manager (Pbm)
  • A third-party administrator of prescription drug programs.
  • Prescription Drug
  • A licensed medicine that can only be obtained with a doctor's approval.
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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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