Walking tall: Revenue is rising, but competition from overseas will threaten profit growth

IBISWorld’s Foot Care Product Manufacturing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.


Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth
Annual Growth

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry is constantly pressured by competition from overseas manufacturers
  • The industry has consolidated in the face of a growing import market
  • The continued expansion of healthcare coverage will likely keep demand high

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Foot Care Product Manufacturing industry in the United States is characterized by a diverse, fragmented set of companies producing a wide range of products intended for the treatment or prevention of foot conditions. The industry has experienced growing demand thanks to the medically necessary nature of several industry products, however, competition from overseas manufacturing is a constant threat. This increasing competition is expected to reverse the growth trend in average industry profit margins in coming years, due to the twin pressures of price competition and increased spending on labor to pursue new product development...

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    Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Foot Care Products Manufacturing industry is characterized by a high degree of competition among a broad range of large and small producers manufacturing a wide variety of personal care products. Industry-manufactured items include medicated bandages, pumice stones, insoles and a diverse set of lotions, creams, powders and ointments. The variety of products offered by this industry protects manufacturers’ revenue from extreme volatility, and the medically necessary nature of many of these goods further ensures steady demand. The recent expansion of privately and publicly funded healthcare coverage in the United States has further boosted demand for foot care products, however, increased import penetration has kept industry revenue from increasing. In ..

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    Additional Insights for the Foot Care Product Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Foot Care Product Manufacturing Industry are

  • Having contacts within key markets
  • Production of goods currently favored by the market
  • Having marketing expertise
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of physician visits and Per capita disposable income in the Foot Care Product Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Foot Care Product Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in this industry are engaged in manufacturing medicated and nonmedicated preparations, bandages and other treatments for the prevention and treatment of foot care conditions including dry skin, athlete’s foot, fallen arches, blisters, corns, calluses and bunions. This industry does not include manufacturers of professional medical-surgical orthopedic products, orthopedic shoes or products intended primarily as cosmetics (e.g. nail polish).

    Industry Products
    Wart, fungus and other medical foot creams and lotions
    Moisturizing and drying creams and powders
    Insoles and heel lifts
    Sleeves, braces, adhesive pads and other related products
    Pumice stones and other foot filers
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing insoles and heel lifts
    Manufacturing creams and lotions to moisturize or dry feet
    Manufacturing medical foot creams and powders
    Manufacturing sleeves, braces, pads and other foot care products

    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
  • Number of physician visits
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Median age of population
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Demographic factors boost demand
  • Profit and competition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Going gray
  • Competition threatens profit
  • Table: Foot Care Product Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Foot Care Product Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Supermarkets & Grocery Stores
  • Pharmacies & Drug Stores
  • Beauty, Cosmetics & Fragrance Stores
  • Health Stores
  • Primary Care Doctors
  • Podiatrists

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cotton Farming
  • Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Organic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Plastic & Resin Manufacturing
  • Rubber Product Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Wart, fungus and other medical foot creams and lotions
  • Insoles and heel lifts
  • Sleeves, braces, adhesive pads and other related products
  • Moisturizing and drying creams and powders
  • Pumice stones and other foot filers
  • Chart: Foot Care Product Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Exports
  • Pharmacies and drug stores
  • Mass merchandisers and supermarkets
  • Health and other specialty stores
  • Wholesalers
  • Medical offices
  • Online and mail order retailers
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Foot Care Product Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Rent and utilities
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Foot Care Product Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Foot Care Product Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Foot Care Product Manufacturing 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 Foot Care Product Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Number of physician visits (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Baby Boomers
  • The demographic of Americans born between 1946 and 1964, accounting for a major proportion of the population.
  • Bunion
  • A deformity characterized by lateral deviation of the big toe.
  • Callus
  • An area of skin which has become tough, thick and hard due to repeated friction, pressure, or other irritation.
  • Podiatry
  • The branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of disorders of the foot.
  • Wart
  • A skin growth caused by human papillomavirus.
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