Retail Chemists & Drugstores Market Report 2003

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September 2003find similar
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12 Chapters

Table of Contents

The table of contents below is for Retail Chemists & Drugstores 2003

Executive Summary

1. Market Definition

Report Coverage

Market Sectors

Retail Chemists


In-store Pharmacies

Product Sectors

Prescription-only Medicines

Over-the-counter Pharmaceuticals

Other Healthcare Products

Personal Care Products

Other Products

Market Trends

Office Of Fair Trading Report

Increasing Dominance Of Multiple Chains

Self-medication And The Nhs Plan

Household Expenditure On Pharmaceuticals

Table: Daily Household Expenditure On Medicines And Other Sectors (£ Per Day),/2001

Economic Trends


Table: Uk Resident Population Estimates By Sex (000 And %), Mid-years-2002

Gross Domestic Product

Table: Uk Gross Domestic Product At Current And Constant Prices (£m),-2002


Table: Uk Rate Of Inflation (%),-2002


Table: Actual Number Of Unemployed Persons (million And %),-2002

Household Disposable Income

Table: Household Disposable Income (£ And %),-2002

Market Position

The Uk

Table: Expenditure On Nhs Pharmaceuticals By Value And As A Share Of Total Nhs Expenditure (£m At Msp And %),-2001


Table: Expenditure On Pharmaceuticals As A Proportion Of Gdp By Country (%),

2. Market Size

The Total Market

Table: The Total Market For Retail Chemists By Value (£m At Rsp And %),-2002

By Product Sector

Over-the-counter Pharmaceuticals

Table: Sales Of Otc Pharmaceuticals By Retail Chemists By Value (£m At Rsp),-2002

Prescription-only Pharmaceuticals

Table: Number And Value Of Prescriptions Dispensed By Retail Chemists In The Uk (million And £m), -2001

Overseas Trade

Imports And Exports

Table: Overseas Trade In Pharmaceuticals In The Uk (£bn),

3. Industry Background

Recent History

Abolition Of Resale Price Maintenance

Pharmacy In The Future

Price Of Pharmaceuticals

Prescription Charges

Industry Synopsis

Table: Industry Synopsis — Dispensing Chemists (£000, % And £),

Number Of Companies

Table: Number Of Registered Pharmacies In Great Britain, -2002


Regional Variations In The Marketplace


Full-line Wholesalers

Short-line Wholesalers

Specialist Distributors

Direct Distribution

Mail Order And Internet Services

How Robust Is The Market?

Retail Chemists



The Nhs Contract For Pharmacies

Reimbursement To Community Pharmacists

Pharmaceutical Product Classification


Key Trade Associations

The Association Of The British Pharmaceutical Industry

The Association Of The European Self-medication Industry

The Company Chemists' Association

The Co-operative Pharmacy Technical Panel

The National Pharmaceutical Association

The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee

The Pharmaceutical Society Of Northern Ireland

The Proprietary Association Of Great Britain

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society Of Great Britain

4. Competitor Analysis

The Marketplace

Market Leaders

Aah Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Alliance Unichem Plc

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Boots The Chemists Ltd

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Lloyds Pharmacy Ltd

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

E Moss Ltd

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Superdrug Stores Plc

Company Structure

Current And Future Developments

Financial Results

Outside Suppliers

Manufacturers Of Pharmaceutical Products

Table: Leading Players In The Uk Market For Otc And Primary Care Prescription Pharmaceuticals† By Value And Market Share (£m And %),

Marketing Activity

Table: Main Media Advertising Expenditure By Retail Chemists And Drugstores By Company And Product Range (£000), March-2003

5. Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities And Threats





6. Buying Behaviour

Medical Conditions

Table: Incidence Of Common Medical Conditions In Previous Months (%), March

Usage Of Chemist Products

Table: Usage Of Chemist Products In Previous Months (%),

Purchasing By Type Of Outlet

Table: Consumer Purchase Of Otc Pharmaceuticals By Type Of Outlet (% Of Adults),

The National Health Service

7. Current Issues

Deregulation Of Community Pharmacies

Addiction To Otc Pharmaceuticals

Sainsbury's Emergency Contraception Scheme

Abolition Of Resale Price Maintenance

Rise In Prescription Charges

Department Of Health Campaign

Expansion Of Pharmacy Services In Scotland

8. The Global Market

Market Size

Table: Balance Of Trade In Pharmaceuticals By Country (£bn),

Leading Global Players

Table: Market Leaders In Global Pharmaceuticals By Value And Global Market Share (£m And %),

Major Trends

The Internet

Consumer Behaviour

Table: Annual Expenditure† On Pharmaceuticals Per Person By Country (£),

The Future

9. Forecasts


Economic Trends


Table: The Forecast Uk Resident Population By Sex (000 And %), Mid-years-2007

Forecasts To

Table: The Forecast Retail Chemists Market By Value (£m At Rsp),-2007

Future Trends

Office Of Fair Trading Report

Expansion Of Services

10. Company Profiles

Aah Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Alliance Unichem Plc

Boots The Chemists Ltd

Lloyds Pharmacy Ltd

E Moss Ltd

Superdrug Stores Plc

Further Sources


General Sources

Bonnier Information Sources

Government Publications

Other Sources

Other Reports