Vitamin and Supplement Stores in Australia: Market Research Report

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

Vitamin and Supplement Stores Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Lifestyle Goods Stores | Jul 2014

Healthy growth: Health consciousness and sports participation help industry performance

IBISWorld’s Vitamin and Supplement Stores market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Vitamin and Supplement Stores industry has toughened up after a lacklustre performance during the global financial crisis. Over this period, consumer expenditure on vitamins and supplements fell, amid low sentiment and increased levels of savings. Consumers seeking vitamins and supplements shifted to cheaper, low value added varieties sold through supermarkets, grocery stores and pharmacies. However, as the economy picked up, consumers returned to specialist vitamin and supplement stores.

The industry has been further assisted by recovering consumer confidence and growing health consciousness. Employee product knowledge has been a key area of industry growth, with customers willing to pay extra for advice on healthy eating and suitable dietary supplements... purchase to read more

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During the post-financial crisis period, low confidence and increased savings hindered vitamin and supplement store operators. As a result, revenue was poor in both 2008-09 and 2009-10. Since 2010-11, the industry has been on an upswing, aided up recovering economic conditions and the increasing health awareness of Australian consumers. Industry revenue has grown at the healthy rate of 4.1% annualised over the five years through 2014-15, to total $471.2 million. The popularity of sports and fitness and events such as the London Olympic Games have further raised awareness concerning health and wellbeing. In 2014-15, these favourable factors are expected to drive industry revenue growth of 3.9%.

In the years of the financial crisis, industry revenue was weak... purchase to read more


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What is the Vitamin and Supplement Stores Industry?

This industry consists of physical stores that mainly sell vitamins and supplements, together with related health foods.

Industry Products
Health foodsHealth and wellbeing productsFitness and weight loss productsSport nutrition products
Industry Activities
Selling vitamins and mineralsSelling nutritional supplementsSelling sports supplementsSelling health foodsProviding advisory and consultative servicesSelling vitamins and mineralsSelling nutritional supplementsSelling sports supplementsSelling health foodsProviding advisory and consultative services

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