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Online Medical Supplies Sales in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Online Medical Supplies Sales

The Online Medical Supplies Sales industry has boomed over the five years to 2018 due to favorable demographics boositng demand for industry services. As the population ages, consumers typically need more healthcare procedures, which require medical supplies. Growth of this relatively new industry has also coincided with the increasing ubiquity of internet access, particularly broadband. The easier and more affordable it is to connect to the internet, the more accessible online retailers are, making consumers more likely to purchase from industry operators. As a result, industry revenue is anticipated to increase over the five years to 2018. Industry revenue is expected to continue growing over the five years to 2023. Projected growth during the outlook period can be attributed to continued product innovation and greater public and private health spending.

This industry includes online retailers of medical supplies, which include 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.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Total health expenditure
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2018)
    • Table Business Locations 2018
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital Intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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