Worldwide Pharmacy Industry to 2028 - by Product Type, Pharmacy Type and Region

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Dublin, Jan. 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Pharmacy Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Product Type (Prescription, OTC), by Pharmacy Type (Retail, ePharmacy), by Region (North America, APAC), and Segment Forecasts, 2022-2028" report has been added to's offering.

The global pharmacy market size is expected to reach USD 1,422.1 billion by 2028, registering a CAGR of 4.3% during the forecast period. Rapid growth in the ePharmacy market is a major parameter driving the market. Drastic growth in the online purchases of medicines during the COVID-19 pandemic along with increasing adoption of digital technologies is supporting the adoption of ePharmacies. In addition, major eCommerce companies are entering the ePharmacy industry, thereby supporting market growth potential.

For instance, in November 2020, Amazon launched an online pharmacy known as Amazon Pharmacy for selling prescription drugs in the U.S. Pharmacies are adopting different automation systems and robots for automated packaging, labeling, filling and dispensing to improve pharmacy efficiency and reduce prescription filling time. For instance, in January 2021, Walgreens Boots Alliance, announced a major investment in iA, an automation provider for hospital, retail, mail order, and federal healthcare pharmacies. Moreover, pharmacies are offering customized support and personalized services using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and mobile applications.

Many pharmacies have started introducing clinical programs for improving adherence to medications and enhancing health outcomes. In addition, they are increasing patient engagement with subscription and loyalty programs. Pharmacies are offering prescription refills over the internet through websites, mobile applications, and automated telephonic systems. Increasing adoption of automation technologies and digitalization initiatives by key players are driving the growth of the market.

Pharmacy Market Report Highlights

  • Prescription product type emerged as the leading application segment in 2021 with a revenue share of more than 82%

  • The retail pharmacy segment accounted for the maximum revenue share in 2021

  • Among all the regions, North America accounted for the largest revenue share in 2021, whereas Asia Pacific is projected to expand at the fastest CAGR during the forecast period

  • Major pharmacy chains are adopting various initiatives and awareness programs to increase market share

  • For instance, in November 2021, Walgreens announced that it will be offering Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, and Pfizer vaccine boosters in all its stores to individuals above 18 years of age

  • In November 2021, Hy-Vee Pharmacies announced the availability of COVID-19 boosters for all individuals aged above 18 years

  • Pharmacies are offering various services, such as blood pressure measurement, emergency contraception, glucose measurement, weight measurement, vaccination, cholesterol measurement, asthma management, hypertension management, and medicinal use review. This, in turn, is estimated to drive the market

Key Topics Covered:

Chapter 1 Methodology and Scope

Chapter 2 Executive Summary

Chapter 3 Global Pharmacy Market Variables, Trends, & Scope
3.1 Pharmacy Market Snapshot
3.2 Penetration and Growth Prospect Mapping
3.3 Market Dynamics
3.3.1 Market Driver Analysis
3.3.2 Market Restraint Analysis
3.3.3 Industry Challenges
3.3.2 Market Opportunity Analysis
3.4 Global Pharmacy Market Analysis Tools
3.4.1 Industry Analysis-Porter's Bargaining power of the suppliers Bargaining power of the buyers Threats of substitution Threats from new entrants Competitive rivalry
3.4.2 PESTEL Analysis Political landscape Economic and Social landscape Technology landscape Legal landscape Technology landscape
3.5 Impact of COVID-19 on Pharmacy Market

Chapter 4 Global Pharmacy Market: Competitive Analysis
4.1 Recent Developments & Impact Analysis, By Key Market Participants
4.2 Company/Competition Categorization (Key innovators, market leaders, emerging players)
4.3 Vendor Landscape
4.3.1 Public Companies Company Market Position Analysis Company Market Ranking, By Region
4.3.2 Private Companies Regional network map Company market position analysis

Chapter 5 Global Pharmacy Market: Product Type Estimates & Trend Analysis
5.1 Definitions & Scope
5.2 Global Pharmacy Market: Product Type Market Share Analysis, 2021 and 2028
5.3 Prescription
5.3.1 Prescription market estimates and forecasts, 2016-2028 (USD Million)
5.4 OTC
5.4.1 OTC market estimates and forecasts, 2016-2028 (USD Million)

Chapter 6 Global Pharmacy Market: Pharmacy Type Estimates & Trend Analysis
6.1 Definitions & Scope
6.2 Global Pharmacy Market: Pharmacy Type Market Share Analysis, 2021 and 2028
6.3 Hospital Pharmacy
6.3.1 Hospital pharmacy market estimates and forecasts, 2016-2028 (USD Million)
6.4 Retail Pharmacy
6.4.1 Retail pharmacy market estimates and forecasts, 2016-2028 (USD Million)
6.4.2 Chain pharmacy market estimates and forecasts, 2016-2028 (USD Million)
6.4.3 Independent pharmacy market estimates and forecasts, 2016-2028 (USD Million)
6.4.4 Others pharmacy market estimates and forecasts, 2016-2028 (USD Million)
6.5 ePharmacy
6.5.1 ePharmacy market estimates and forecasts, 2016-2028 (USD Million)
6.6 Others
6.6.1 Other market estimates and forecasts, 2016-2028 (USD Million)

Chapter 7 Global Pharmacy Market: Regional Estimates & Trend Analysis, By Product type and Pharmacy type

Chapter 8 Competitive Landscape
8.1 CVS Health
8.1.1 Company overview
8.1.2 Financial performance
8.1.3 Product benchmarking
8.1.4 Strategic initiatives
8.2 Boots Walgreens
8.2.1 Company overview
8.2.2 Financial performance
8.2.3 Product benchmarking
8.2.4 Strategic initiatives
8.3 Cigna
8.3.1 Company overview
8.3.2 Financial performance
8.3.3 Product benchmarking
8.3.4 Strategic initiatives
8.4 Walmart
8.4.1 Company overview
8.4.2 Financial performance
8.4.3 Product benchmarking
8.4.4 Strategic initiatives
8.5 Kroger
8.5.1 Company overview
8.5.2 Financial performance
8.5.3 Product benchmarking
8.5.4 Strategic initiatives
8.6 Rite Aid Corporation
8.6.1 Company overview
8.6.2 Financial performance
8.6.4 Product benchmarking
8.6.4 Strategic initiatives
8.7 Lloyd Pharmacy
8.7.1 Company overview
8.7.2 Financial performance
8.7.3 Product benchmarking
8.7.4 Strategic initiatives
8.8 Well Pharmacy
8.8.1 Company overview
8.8.2 Financial performance
8.8.3 Product benchmarking
8.8.4 Strategic initiatives
8.9 Humana Pharmacy Solutions
8.9.1 Company overview
8.9.2 Financial performance
8.9.3 Product benchmarking
8.9.4 Strategic initiatives
8.10 Matsumoto Kiyoshi
8.10.1 Company overview
8.10.2 Financial performance
8.10.3 Product benchmarking
8.10.4 Strategic initiatives

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