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Self-care Devices: U.S. Market Analysis and Opportunities
To be published 3rd Quarter 2017
Base Year: 2017
Forecasts to 2022

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  • Description
  • Regional Coverage: United States


    Self-care devices are devices that consumers use to either prevent or treat minor ailments. Self-care devices are drug-free and use various technologies such as TENS, light, or electric pulses for prevention and/or treatment of minor ailments such as acne, allergies, itch, cold sores, hair loss, headache, insomnia, or pain.

    This report will help subscribers:

    • Provide an understanding of the relative size of such devices compared to traditional OTCs
    • Learn about the companies marketing these devices, and what new products or claims are being developed
    • Recognize the key trends driving the self-care devices market
    • Discover what opportunities are in this markets
    • Understand the latest technological advancements
    • Learn which types of devices are the most populars
  • Contents
  • Introduction

    Executive Summary
    • Overview of Key Findings
    • Market size and segmentation
    • Market trends
    • Competitive landscape
    • Impact of devices on traditional OTC categories
    • Outlook and appraisal
    Market Analysis
    For each of the categories shown in Table 1, the following information will be provided:
    • Market and brand sales in 2015 and 2016
    • Market trends
    • Notable new products
    • Product claims and technologies
    • Competitive landscape
    • Marketing activity
    • Outlook to 2021

    Brand Profiles
    For each of the brands listed in Table 2, the report will provide the following information:
    • Company overview
    • Manufacturers' sales 2015 and 2016
    • Product offerings
    • Channels of distribution
    • Products in development/innovations
    • Marketing strategies
    • Outlook

    Table 1: Categories to be Covered
    Acne products
    Allergy relief
    Cold sore treatments
    Callus removers
    Hair regrowth
    Lice removal
    Pain management (including menstrual pain devices)
    Sleep aids/monitors

    Table 2: Brands to be profiled
    Aleve TENS (Bayer Group)
    Amopè (Reckitt Benckiser)
    Bionette (Wholesale Medical Network)
    Capillus82 (Capillus LLC)
    EMJOI (Emjoi, Inc.)
    Hair Max (Lexington International)
    Icy Hot TENS (Sanofi)
    Neuro ON (Intelliclinic)
    Neutrogena Acne Mask (Johnson & Johnson)
    Omron (Omron Healthcare)
    Reliefband (Neurowave Medical Technologies)
    Silk'n (Home Skinovations)
    TRIA (TRIA Beauty)
    Virulite (Virulite)
  • Scope
  • Self-care Devices: U.S. Market Analysis and Opportunities will represent the first edition of this report for Kline & Company. With this study, we aim to understand the impact of self-care devices on traditional OTC brands and markets, the companies that manufacture and market these devices, and consumers’ receptivity to such devices.

    This report will cover the U.S. market for self-care powered devices and provide manufacturers’ sales data for brands, markets, and companies in 2015 and 2016. All consumer retail channels will be covered, including mass merchandisers, drug stores, online, and others.

    This report will provide a detailed independent appraisal of the market and explore opportunities and challenges. This study will focus on powered devices that use various technologies, such as TENS, light, and electric pulse, among others, and are used to treat ailments for which there are nonprescription drugs available.

    This study will exclude nebulizers, humidifiers, beauty devices, hair appliances, electronic thermometers, heating pads, massagers, powered toothbrushes, fitness devices, blood pressure monitors and cuffs, home diagnostic test kits including diabetes meters/strips, pregnancy test kits, ovulation test kits, teeth whitening devices, heart rate monitors, pedometers, and the like. This study will also exclude nonpowered self-care devices.

  • Key Benefits
  • This study will provide subscribers with accurate and current information and insights on 10 categories of self-care devices and over 15 profiles of companies/brands involved in the manufacture and/or marketing of these products. Specifically, this report will be designed to provide subscribers with a comprehensive assessment of the following:

    • Understand the size of the self-care devices market and brands, including market shares
    • Analysis of claims made by self-care devices, and a review of the regulations these products are subject to
    • Learn about the companies in this segment, identifying brands that are potential acquisition targets
    • Develop business strategies by understanding the trends and developments driving the selfcare devices market
    • Identify new technologies that will impact the market
  • Methodology
  • Kline’s approach places the principal emphasis on primary research techniques to ensure that the foundation of business intelligence and insight is accurate, current, and reliable. Building on our 50-plus years in the business and leveraging our worldwide network of offices, our teams of seasoned professionals draw upon pragmatic industrial and commercial experience to understand and interpret global impacts and local perspectives.

    Primary Research
    We Know Who to Talk to. We Know How to Listen.

    A high number of in-depth discussions are conducted by each analyst. Up to 60% of interviews are done with the true industry insiders!

    Kline’s analysts draw upon pragmatic experience to understand global impacts and local perspectives. Our interviews engage experts across all pertinent fields and sectors including:

    • Device manufacturers
    • OTC manufacturers
    • Distributors
    • Retailers
    • Industry consultants
    • Trade organizations

    Secondary Research
    We Know Where to Look – Mining the Details.

    Analysis is further supplemented by secondary research, consisting of constant tracking of annual company reports, national statistics bureaux, trade/ industrial/professional associations and the like.

    Relevant developments are diligently followed and their impact closely monitored. Reports also draw upon non-confidential data from Kline’s internal database, consisting of over half a century’s syndicated research.

    Comprehensive Market Intelligence
    We Know How to Verify.

    Data are rigorously analyzed, cross-checked, distilled and validated. Kline’s proven methodology allows exceptionally effective, precise and reliable market intelligence procurement and assessment, giving subscribers a solid foundation on which to grow, refine and expand their business with confidence.

    Kline Credentials

    Kline is a leading global management consulting and market research firm offering the complete spectrum of services. The firm has served the management consulting and market research needs of organizations in the chemicals, materials, energy, life sciences, and consumer products industries for over 50 years.

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