Organic growth: Increasing consumer demand for natural products has boosted revenue

The Pharmaceutical and Toiletry Goods Wholesaling industry distributes pharmaceutical and personal-care products to downstream pharmacies, cosmetics and toiletry retailers, supermarkets, hospitals and veterinarians. Products distributed include pharmaceuticals, medicines, cosmetics, perfumes and toiletries. Wholesalers source many of these products from overseas suppliers, reflecting New Zealand's dependence on imported pharmaceuticals, and cosmetic and personal-care products.Industry firms have faced downward pricing pressures and a changing operating environment over the past five years...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$6bn
Annual Growth 14-19
3.0%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
4,607
Businesses
461
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Increased demand for higher value natural cosmetics has supported industry growth
  • Wholesalers have altered their product portfolios to stock a growing range of natural products
  • Increasing public awareness of health and wellbeing is forecast to drive industry growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    Despite revenue of $5.8 billion, the Pharmaceutical and Toiletry Goods Wholesaling industry is highly fragmented. The industry includes numerous small players, of which the majority command a market share of less than 2%. The industry exhibits low market share concentration, with the top three players estimated to account for less than 25% of industry revenue in 2018-19.Concentration varies among product segments. For example, only three pharmaceutical wholesalers now operate in the industry, following consolidation over the past decade. Only one of these operates as a nationwide provider. Further consolidation may occur in the pharmaceutical wholesaling segment over the next five years, adding to the segment’s already highly concentrated nature...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Pharmaceutical and Toiletry Goods Wholesaling Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Pharmaceutical and Toiletry Goods Wholesaling are:

  • Having a clear market position
  • Having a loyal customer base
  • Having links with suppliers
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Public health expenditure and Real household discretionary income in the Pharmaceutical and Toiletry Goods Wholesaling industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Pharmaceutical and Toiletry Goods Wholesaling in New Zealand Industry?

    Industry companies wholesale human pharmaceuticals, medicines, cosmetics, perfumes and toiletries. The industry also includes companies that wholesale veterinary drugs or medicines.

    Industry Products
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Cosmetics, perfumes and toiletries
  • Veterinary pharmaceuticals
  • Industry Activities
  • Cosmetic wholesaling
  • Drug wholesaling
  • Medicine wholesaling
  • Perfume wholesaling
  • Toiletry wholesaling
  • Veterinary drug wholesaling
  • Veterinary medicine wholesaling
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Public health expenditure
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Demand from pharmaceutical, cosmetic and toiletry goods retailing
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Demand from veterinary services

  • Current Performance
  • Demand drivers
  • Profitability constraints
  • Consolidation processes
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Growth drivers
  • Restraints to growth
  • Table: Pharmaceutical and Toiletry Goods Wholesaling Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Pharmaceutical and Toiletry Goods Wholesaling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Department Stores in New Zealand
  • Hospitals in New Zealand
  • Supermarkets, Grocery Stores and Convenience Stores in New Zealand
  • Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic and Toiletry Goods Retailing in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Human Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Product Manufacturing in New Zealand
  • Veterinary Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Product Manufacturing in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Cosmetics, perfumes and toiletries
  • Veterinary pharmaceuticals
  • Chart: Pharmaceutical and Toiletry Goods Wholesaling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Other domestic markets
  • Pharmacies and cosmetics retailers
  • Veterinary practices
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pharmaceutical and Toiletry Goods Wholesaling Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pharmaceutical and Toiletry Goods Wholesaling

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Pharmaceutical and Toiletry Goods Wholesaling Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    EBOS Group Limited, CDC Pharmaceuticals Limited,
  • Table: EBOS Group Limited - financial performance
  • Table: CDC Pharmaceuticals Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pharmaceutical and Toiletry Goods Wholesaling Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Pharmaceutical and Toiletry Goods Wholesaling Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Over-The-Counter Products
  • These products, usually medication, may be sold directly to consumers without a prescription.
  • Prescription Pharmaceuticals
  • These medications can only be dispensed by pharmacies on receipt of a prescription issued by an authorised medical practitioner.
  • Wholesale Bypass
  • The trend of retailers bypassing wholesalers to directly purchase their products from manufacturers.
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