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Foot Care Product Manufacturing: Market Research Report

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Foot Care Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS OD4128 | Apr 2016

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

IBISWorld’s Foot Care Product Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Wart, fungus and other medical foot creams and lotions

Wart, fungus and other medical foot creams and lotions represent the Foot Care Product Manufacturing industry's largest product segment. These products are manufactured with the purpose of treating a variety of foot disorders, most commonly athlete's foot and other fungal diseases. Products such as antifungal creams represent some the industry's highest selling items. In 2016, this segment is expected to account for 37.5% of industry revenue. This industry segment has remained relatively stable over the past five years as a share of overall industry revenue.

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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... purchase to read more


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    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 lotionsMoisturizing and drying creams and powdersInsoles and heel liftsSleeves, braces, adhesive pads and other related productsPumice stones and other foot filers
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing insoles and heel liftsManufacturing creams and lotions to moisturize or dry feetManufacturing medical foot creams and powdersManufacturing 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
  • Includes:
  • 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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    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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