Online Medical Supplies Sales in Australia: Market Research Report

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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 can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
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 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


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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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