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 Products Chapter
The provision of online medical supplies is largely concerned with the sale of consumables and general single-use items. Larger purchases are often done through major companies that send representatives to hospitals and other practitioner businesses rather than firms having to source goods online. Firms also purchase surgical and medical instruments, surgical and medical diagnostic equipment, dental equipment and other supplies.
Consumables and general supplies
Consumables and general supplies account for the majority of industry sales. This includes general items typically only used once. Consumables and general supplies include applicators, catheters, drug-testing kits, first-aid and minor wound kits and waste-management tools... purchase to read more