Thailand's Quality Healthcare Facilities and Booming Medical Tourism will Drive the Revenue for Pharmacy Retail Chains over Long Term: Ken Research

The report covers various aspects including the number of pharmacies, revenue, trends & developments, issues & challenges faced by the industry, competition landscape, telemedicine players, and others. Thailand pharmacy retail market report concludes with projections for the future of the industry including forecasted revenue by 2025, market segmentations, COVID-19 impact, and analysts’ take on the future.

Gurugram, India, Oct. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Key Findings

  • Anticipated increase from 4.6 million elderly people aged 70 years and above in 2016 (~43% of the total number of elderly people) to ~5.6 million by the year ending 2021.
  • Steady growth in expenditure for both medicines & for other expenses will increase the distribution especially for private-sector treatments in Thailand, which is anticipated to grow by 4.7% by the year ending 2021, growing from 4.6% increase in 2018.
  • Drug sales via online platform will be facilitated in more regulated and convenient way with more virtual support offered by the Telemedicine & e-prescription companies.
  • The penetration of telemedicine services is slowly increasing in other cities however, higher proportion of participating sites are located in Bangkok & its vicinity.
  • Pharmacies in Thailand will not only offer medicines, but will also extend their offer to include various types of products and services such as cosmetics, supplements, medical appliances and consultations to further compete over long term.

With growing ageing population, number of people that will get affected by chronic NCDs, especially hypertension will majorly affect almost half of the elderly population in Thailand & less commonly, diabetes, heart disease, stroke and cancer. Fascino pharmacy chain is planning to expand the current network (100+ branches) by opening 200 franchise outlets by the year ending 2023. Save Drug (part of Hospital Bangkok group) anticipates to expand the network of 100 branches nationwide & large modern retail operations, including discount stores & supermarket store format.

Increasing accessibility to Satisfactory Internet Bandwidth in both urban & rural areas of Thailand will drive the demand for online / E-consultations via telemedicine companies. Also, rising penetration of new and easy-to-handle teleconferencing systems will help them expand into various medical specialties other than endoscopy and surgery. For instance, the Krungthai-AXA insurance started offering telemedicine to policyholders in April 2020 as a result of COVID-19. Company started using services through BDMS network hospitals & Praram 9 Hospital.

COVID Impact on Customer Footfall in Pharmacies: Restrictions were put in place on tourists coming into the country due to lockdown however; Government of Thailand is planning to launch campaign to bring tourists to Phuket Province wherein the tourists will be quarantined along with required health check-ups for 14 days. The customer footfall in pharmacies is expected to become normal by the beginning of the next year.

The report titled "Thailand Pharmacy Retail Market Outlook to 2025 - By Market Structure (Organized & Unorganized Segment); By Region / Cities (Bangkok & its Vicinity, Central, South, Northeast, North, Eastern & West); By Product Categories (Prescribed, OTC, Non-Pharmaceutical Products and Medical Equipment); By Therapeutic Areas; and By Product Type (Patented and Generic Drugs)" by Ken Research suggested that the pharmacy retail market is further expected to grow in the near future as both existing companies and new entrants can focus on investing within marketing activities, hiring quality pharmacists, promotion of online platforms, focus on keeping stock of medicines for emerging diseases, partnerships with telemedicine players, using data analytics, acquisition of regional pharmacies, development of new retail channels and information on medicine intake. The market is expected to register a positive six year CAGR of 2.1% and 3.1% in terms of revenue and number of pharmacy stores respectively during the forecast period 2019-2025F.

Key Segments Covered: -

By Market Structure (Number of Pharmacy Stores & Revenue)

  • Organized
  • Prescribed Drugs
  • Over-The-Counter
  • Non Pharmaceutical Products
  • Medical Equipment
  • Unorganized
  • Prescribed Drugs
  • Over-The-Counter
  • Non Pharmaceutical Products
  • Medical Equipment

By Product Categories (Prescribed Drugs, Over-The-Counter, Non Pharmaceutical Products and Medical Equipment)

By Sales

  • Generic Drugs
  • Patented Drugs

By Therapeutic Areas

  • Cardiovascular
  • Anti-Infective
  • Pain / Analgesics
  • Respiratory
  • Vitamins / Minerals / Nutrients
  • Anti-Biotic
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Gynecology
  • Neuro
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Others (Dermatology, Antiulcerants, Macrolides & Similar Type, Angioten-Ii Antag. Comb, ANTI-Epileptics, Antihistamines Systemic, Fluoroquinoloes)

By Region / Cities

  • Bangkok & its Vicinity
  • Central
  • South
  • Northeast
  • North
  • East
  • West

Pharmacy Retail Stores / Chains Covered:-

  • Watsons
  • Boots Retail
  • Pure by Big C
  • Save Drug
  • Fascino
  • Bangkok Drugstore
  • Health Up
  • P&F
  • Lab Pharmacy
  • Tsuruha
  • Matsumotokiyoshi
  • I-care
  • Healthy Max
  • Other Independent Chains

Telemedicine Companies Covered:-

  • ChiiWii
  • Raksa
  • Ooca
  • Doctor Anywhere
  • CM Mediclinic
  • ArinCare
  • Doctor A-Z
  • Other Telemedicine Players

Key Target Audience:-

  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Companies
  • Pharmacy Retail Companies
  • Independent Pharmacies
  • Industry Associations
  • Government and Regulatory Bodies
  • Telemedicine Companies
  • Pharmaceutical Distributors & Wholesalers

Time Period Captured in the Report:-

  • Historical Period – 2014-2019
  • Forecast Period – 2019-2025

Key Topics Covered in the Report: -

  • Executive Summary
  • Thailand Healthcare and Pharmacy Retail Market Overview
  • Thailand Pharmacy Retail Market Supply
  • Thailand Pharmacy Retail Market Demand
  • Thailand Pharmacy Retail Industry Analysis
  • Comparative Landscape of Thailand Pharmacy Retail Market
  • COVID-19 Impact on Thailand Pharmacy Retail Market
  • Thailand Pharmacy Retail Market Future Outlook and Projections, 2019-2025
  • Analyst Recommendations in Thailand Pharmacy Retail Industry
  • Research Methodology /Appendix
  • Bangkok Drugstore Pharmacy Stores
  • Bangkok Drugstore Retail Revenue
  • Bangkok Pharmacy Retail Market
  • Boots Thailand Market Revenue
  • Cardiovascular Medicines Revenue
  • Doctor Anywhere Services Thailand
  • Future Number of Pharmacy Outlets Thailand
  • Future of Thailand Pharmacy Retail Market
  • Generic Drugs Revenue Thailand
  • Health-Up Pharmacy Revenue
  • Leading Private Hospitals Thailand
  • Matsumotokiyoshi Pharmacy Market Share
  • Number of Healthcare Facilities in Thailand
  • Number of Pharmacists in Thailand
  • Number of Pharmacy Stores in Thailand
  • Organized Pharmacy Chains Future Revenue
  • P&F Pharmacy Market Share
  • Pharmacy Retail Market in Thailand
  • Prescribed Drugs Revenue Thailand
  • Private Pharmacists Thailand
  • Public Hospitals in Thailand
  • Public Pharmacists Thailand
  • Pure Pharmacy Stores in Thailand
  • Save Thailand Drug Pharmacy Revenue
  • Thailand Generic and Patented Drugs Market
  • Thailand Organized Pharmacy Retail Market
  • Thailand Pharmacy Retail Stores
  • Thailand Prescribed Drugs Retail Market
  • Thailand Telemedicine Market
  • Thailand Unorganized Pharmacy Retail Market
  • Type I and II Pharmacies Thailand
  • Watsons Thailand Market Share
  • Women Health Doctors in Thailand

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Thailand Pharmacy Retail Market

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