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Pharmacies & Drug Stores in Canada - Industry Market Research Report

Pharmacies & Drug Stores in Canada

Over the five years to 2017, the Pharmacies and Drug Stores industry in Canada has benefited from the fact that pharmaceuticals currently comprise the second-largest health expenditure in Canada. While rising pharmaceutical prices have bolstered industry revenue, many provincial drug programs have restricted prescription prices to cut healthcare costs to consumers, hurting industry operators. Nevertheless, many pharmacies and drug stores have been able to generate strong revenue streams from generic drugs. This growth is expected to continue over the five years to 2022, as pharmaceuticals continue to account for a large share of health expenditures.

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

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 Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE

INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE
Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

PRODUCTS & MARKETS
Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
Industry Globalization

MAJOR COMPANIES

OPERATING CONDITIONS
Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

KEY STATISTICS
Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

JARGON & GLOSSARY

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