Online Medical Supplies Sales in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Online Medical Supplies Sales Market Research Report | Online Retail | Online Pharmaceutical, Health & Beauty | May 2015

The right medicine: The ageing population and consumer acceptance of e-tailers drive growth

IBISWorld’s Online Medical Supplies Sales 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.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Online Medical Supplies Sales industry has performed strongly over the past five years, driven by the overall growth in online retailing and robust demand conditions in downstream markets. Poor business and consumer confidence have had minimal impact on the industry's fortunes, as demand for medical supplies is highly inelastic given their essential nature. To staff and equip clinics, medical practitioners and institutions rely on federal and state government funding, which has increased strongly over the past five years. This funding growth has been driven in part by Australia's ageing population... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Online Medical Supplies Sales industry has been injected with a new vitality. The industry has benefited from the dramatic growth in online retailing, driven by increased internet penetration and mainstream consumer acceptance of e-commerce technologies. Weaker economic conditions and macroeconomic fears have done little to dampen industry growth, as demand for medical supplies is inelastic due the essential nature of the products. Demand from general and specialist practice medical firms has remained steady, while demand from allied healthcare services, such as therapists, dieticians and podiatrists, has grown strongly over the past five years... purchase to read more


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What is the Online Medical Supplies Sales Industry?

This industry includes online retailers of medical supplies, which include equipment and tools used in health care for diagnosis, therapy or surgery. Industry operators also sell products such as topical treatments and dressings, antiseptics, bandages, cotton, first-aid kits, syringes, thermometers and heating pads.

Industry Products
Surgical and medical instrumentsSurgical and medical diagnostic equipmentConsumables and general supplies Dental equipment and supplies Other medical supplies
Industry Activities
Retail sale of medical suppliesRetail sale of medical supplies

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