IBISWorld’s Bandages & Dressings procurement research is intended to help you save time and money in the initial research stages of the buying process. Our data and analysis explain the characteristics, pricing dynamics, supply chain risks and negotiation tactics of Bandages & Dressings to help your company negotiate strategically with suppliers. Our report insights also give your company the credibility to work with internal stakeholders and executives to better manage the sourcing process.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Bandages & Dressings - Recent Price Trend

In the three years to 2017, the price of bandages and dressings has been rising at an estimated average annual rate of 1.5% primarily on the back of increasing demand. In particular, bandages and dressings with more advanced technology that are usually more expensive have risen in the popularity during the period, thus raising the average price. However, falling raw material prices and stiff...


Bandages & Dressings - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for purchasing bandages and dressings is low. There are no hidden costs, other than possible shipping and handling expenses, but these costs are often included in the total purchase as incentive for the buyer to select the supplier. Because these products are typically a one-time expense, there is minimal cost associated with owning these products. Some dressings may...


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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of bandages and dressings. Bandages are a piece of material usually used to hold dressings in place and help relieve pain. Dressings, which consist of different materials and sometimes contain medication, serve to protect wounds, expedite healing and retain moisture. Depending on their needs, buyers can choose from a large variety of bandages and dressings. For example, adhesive bandages are typically shaped as a strip or pad and placed against the wound. This report excludes veterinary bandages and dressings.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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