ePharmacies: Market Research Report

Date: August 22, 2011
Pages: 228
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Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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ePharmacies: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for ePharmacies in US$ Million.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World.

Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017.

A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets.

The report profiles 72 companies including many key and niche players such as CVS Caremark, CanAmerica Drugs, Inc., CanadaDrugs.com, CanDrugstore.com, drugstore.com, Inc., DocMorris, Domzdrowia.pl SA, ePharmacy, eDrugstore.MD, Lloyds Pharmacy Ltd., MediSave, PlanetRx.com, Rowlands Pharmacy, The SANICARE Group, and Walgreen Co.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.
1.INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
ePharmacies: A General Categorization
Classification Based on the Need for Prescription
Classification based on the eStrategy Adopted

2.INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Internet Globalizes Drug Sales through ePharmacies

Table 1. Global: Percentage Distribution of ePharmacies by Host Country (2008) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Regional Analysis
ePharmacies Bring Potential Value to Customers
ePharmacies Enable Better Care and Enhance Quality of Life
Prescription Drugs Fuel the Growth of Electronic Pharmacies
Re-importation or Cross Border Drug Sales: An Area of Concern in the US
Cyber Crime in the Name of ePharmacies on the Rise
Threat Posed by Illegal Internet Operations Likely to Hamper Penetration of ePharmacies
ePharmacies: A Brand Spoiler?
Illegal ePharmacies Affect Market Size Estimations

3.SERVICE OVERVIEW

Factors Favoring Consumer Inclination towards ePharmacies
Pharmacies and the eCommerce Business Model
ePharmacies: A General Categorization
Classification Based on the Need for Prescription
Classification based on the eStrategy Adopted
Conventional Pharmacies vs. Electronic Pharmacies: A Comparison
Benefits Conferred by eCommerce Business Model
Feasibility of Electronic Pharmacies
The Click and Brick Strategy
ePharmacies: Stakeholders
Processes and Components of an ePharmacy
Drug Regulatory Authorities of Select Countries
Benefits of ePharmacies
Possible Risks Associated with Electronic Pharmacies
An Assessment of Factors that Deter People from Purchasing Medicines Online

4.RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

BinghamShore Launches www.zipcodemeds.com
RX Introduces Rxbuys.com
Lloydspharmacy Takes Over Betterlife Healthcare
DOZ and Onet.pl Jointly Launch MedOnet.pl
Cancer Prescription Drugs Partners CancerDrugsDirect.com
AccessRx.com Introduces New Smartphone Application
drugstore.com to Take Over Salu
Walgreens Re-Launches Walgreens.com
Chemist.net Announces Online Availability of Dettol No-Touch Hand Wash System
Lloydspharmacy Announces Online Availability of Tamiflu
Best Pills Unveils bestpills.co.uk

5.FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

CVS Caremark (US)
CanAmerica Drugs, Inc. (Canada)

Table 2. Comparison of Select Drug Prices Offered by CanAmerica and US Retail Pharmacies

CanadaDrugs.com (Canada)
CanDrugstore.com (Canada)
drugstore.com, Inc. (US)
DocMorris (The Netherlands)
Domzdrowia.pl SA (Poland)
ePharmacy (Australia)
eDrugstore.MD (US)
Lloyds Pharmacy Ltd. (UK)
MediSave (Canada)
PlanetRx.com (US)
Rowlands Pharmacy (UK)
The SANICARE Group (Germany)
Walgreen Co. (US)

6.GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 3. World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for ePharmacies by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4. World Historic Review for ePharmacies by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5. World 15-Year Perspective for ePharmacies by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7.THE UNITED STATES

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

‘Big Three’ Lead the US Wholesale Drugs and Pharmacy Sector
ePharmacies Continue to Witness Growth at a Substantial Pace

Table 6. Prices of Select Drugs in ePharmacies in the US and Canada: A Comparison (As on July 2010) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Baby Boomers to Drive the Increase in Online Sale of Prescription Drugs
Increasing Drug Abuse From Sales through the Internet
Recent Market Trends
Re-importation
FDA’s Personal Importation Policy (1954)
Players in the Early Days
Classification of ePharmacies
ePharmacies: A Categorization based on Prescription Requirement
A Review of Investigations on ePharmacies by the US GAO
Pricing
Problems Identified with Prescription Drugs Obtained from ePharmacies that do not Require a Valid Prescription
Regulation of Pharmacies in the US
Controlled Substances
Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA)
United States e-Pharmacy Law (1970)
Concerns
Federal Regulations Governing ePharmacies
Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites
Ryan Haight Online Pharmacy Consumer Protection Act of 2008 (Ryan Haight Act)
Personal Importation of Drugs
The US: Provisions and Acts of Select States
Virginia (2008)
Texas (2007)
District of Columbia (2009)
Alabama (2008)
Arkansas Internet Prescription Consumer Protection Act (2008)
2009 ARKANSAS SENATE BILL 120
Delaware: Safe Internet Pharmacy Act (2009)
Indiana (2009)
North Carolina (2009)
Kentucky
Regulations for ePharmacies based outside Kentucky
Florida (2009)
About ePharmacy Permits (2009)
ePharmacies distributing drugs without a permit (2009)
Nevada
Illegal Internet Pharmacies (2008)
LEGISLATIONS: Implemented in 2009
North Dakota Senate Bill 2218
2009 IOWA HOUSE FILE 381
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
CVS Caremark
drugstore.com, Inc.
eDrugstore.MD
PlanetRx.com
Walgreen Co.

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 7. The US Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for ePharmacies Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. The US Historic Review for ePharmacies Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

8.CANADA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Overview of the Canadian ePharmacy Industry
Canadian Regulations Support Online Sale of Drugs
Re-importation
Issues and Concerns
Origin of the Canadian ePharmacy Industry
Initial Challenges
Canadian Regulations
Impact of ePharmacies on Pharmaceutical Drug Distribution Chain
NAFTA
The Role of Health Canada
Squaretrade Licensed Pharmacy Program
Strategic Corporate Development
Select Players
CanAmerica Drugs Inc.

Table 9. Comparison of Select Drug Prices Offered by CanAmerica and US Retail Pharmacies

CanadaDrugs.com
CanDrugstore.com
MediSave

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 10. Canadian Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for ePharmacies Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11. Canadian Historic Review for ePharmacies Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

9.EUROPE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

What Possibly Makes Electronic Pharmacy a Feasible Business in Europe?
European Countries Permitting Online Sale of Medicines (2007)

Table 12. Leading European Mail Order and ePharmacies by Annual Sales (in US$ Million) (2009) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Germany: Largest European Market for Electronic and Mail Order Pharmacies
Possible Risks
DocMorris (The Netherlands) - A Key Player

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 13. European Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for ePharmacies by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, and Rest of Europe Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14. European Historic Review for ePharmacies by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, and Rest of Europe Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. European 15-Year Perspective for ePharmacies by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, and Rest of Europe for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

9A.FRANCE

Market Analysis

Table 16. French Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for ePharmacies Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17. French Historic Review for ePharmacies Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

9B.GERMANY

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Market Overview
The SANICARE Group: A Key Player

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 18. German Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for ePharmacies Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19. German Historic Review for ePharmacies Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

9C.ITALY

Market Analysis

Table 20. Italian Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for ePharmacies Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. Italian Historic Review for ePharmacies Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

9D.THE UNITED KINGDOM

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Historic Perspective
Current Scenario
Share of ePharmacies in Pharmacy Sales Likely to Surge
Regulatory Framework Governing Electronic Pharmacies in the UK
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
Lloyds Pharmacy Ltd.
Rowlands Pharmacy

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 22. The UK Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for ePharmacies Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23. The UK Historic Review for ePharmacies Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

9E.REST OF EUROPE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Sweden
Poland
Strategic Corporate Developments
Domzdrowia.pl SA (Poland) - A Key Player

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 24. Rest of Europe Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for ePharmacies Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25. Rest of Europe Historic Review for ePharmacies Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

10.ASIA-PACIFIC

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

ePharmacies in the Indian Market
China
Prescription Drugs Sales through ePharmacies is Prohibited in China
Online Order and In-store Delivery: The Sole Legitimate ePharmacy Model in China
ePharmacy (Australia) - A Key Player

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 26. Asia-Pacific Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for ePharmacies Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for ePharmacies Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

11.REST OF WORLD

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Brazil: ANVISA’s Regulations for Remote Selling

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 28. Rest of World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for ePharmacies Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29. Rest of World Historic Review for ePharmacies Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled:
Region/CountryPlayers
The United States
Canada
Europe
Germany
The United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)
Latin America
Middle-East
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