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)
Non Pharmaceutical Products
Non Pharmaceutical Products
By Product Categories (Prescribed Drugs, Over-The-Counter, Non Pharmaceutical Products and Medical Equipment)
By Therapeutic Areas
Pain / Analgesics
Vitamins / Minerals / Nutrients
Others (Dermatology, Antiulcerants, Macrolides & Similar Type, Angioten-Ii Antag. Comb, ANTI-Epileptics, Antihistamines Systemic, Fluoroquinoloes)
By Region / Cities
Bangkok & its Vicinity
Pharmacy Retail Stores / Chains Covered:-
Pure by Big C
Other Independent Chains
Telemedicine Companies Covered:-
Other Telemedicine Players
Key Target Audience:-
Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Companies
Pharmacy Retail Companies
Government and Regulatory Bodies
Pharmaceutical Distributors & Wholesalers
Time Period Captured in the Report:-
Historical Period – 2014-2019
Forecast Period – 2019-2025
Key Topics Covered in the Report: -
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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