Global Foot Care Products Industry

  • March 2012
  • -
  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 440 pages

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Foot Care Products in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Foot Care Devices, and Foot Care Medications. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 183 companies including many key and niche players such as Aetrex Worldwide, Inc., Alva-Amco Pharmacals Inc., Chattem, Inc., Coty, Inc., Combe Incorporated, Dr Foot, Dreamyfeet Footcare Products, Foot Express, Homedics Inc., Implus Footcare, LLC, Johnson & Johnson, Merck & Co, Inc., Miracle of Aloe, Novartis Consumer Health, Paris Presents, Inc., PediFix, Inc., ProFoot, Inc., Revlon, Inc., Spenco Medical Corporation, SSL International PLC, Tweezerman International, LLC, W E Bassett Company Inc., and Xenna Corporation. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

Table Of Contents





I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-3
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Devices I-3
Arch Bandage I-3
Arch Supports I-4
Corn Pain Relievers I-4
Orthotics I-4
Night Splint I-4
Medications I-4
Skin Antifungals I-4
Foot Antifungals I-5
Soft Gel Products I-5


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
A Glance at Foot Care Products Market II-1
Diabetics and Aging Baby Boomers - Driving Forces of Foot Care
Market II-1
Product Innovation Pioneering the Foot Care Market II-1
Self-Medication and Concern Provide Respite to Foot Care Category II-2
Foot Care Segments Exhibiting Varied Growth Rates II-2
Private Label Foot Care Products Accelerating in Top Gear II-2
Price - Important Factor in Foot Care Market II-2
Christmas and Summer Seasons Boost the Demand for Foot Care
Products II-3

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-4
Foot Care - Definition II-4
Foot Care Products Provide Pain Relief and Greater Comfort II-5
Foot Facts and Figures II-5
Foot Care Segments II-6
Foot Care Devices II-6
Arch Bandage II-6
Arch Supports II-6
Corn Pain Relievers II-6
Vibrating Foot Massager/ Warmer II-7
Heated Foot Massagers II-7
Foam Toe Bandages II-7
Foam Toe Separators II-7
Toe Separators II-7
Foot Insole II-7
Open Shoe Insoles II-8
Shoe Insole with Three Layers II-8
Foot Bed Insoles II-8
Gel Insoles II-8
Terrycloth Insoles II-8
Mid-Soles II-9
Outsoles II-9
Gel Insert II-9
Foot Petals II-9
Sandals II-9
Open-toed Shoes II-10
Heels II-10
Vamps II-10
Shoe Laces II-10
Tongue II-10
Cellular Cushioning Systems II-10
Memory Foam Pads II-10
Toe Protectors II-11
Orthotics II-11
Treatment for Insoles and Functional Orthotics II-12
Night Splint II-12
Plantar Fasciitis Night Splints II-12
Sock Night Splint II-12
Benefits of Sock Night Splint II-13
Foot Care Medications II-13
Skin Antifungals II-13
Foot Antifungals II-13
Do’s and Don’ts of Antifungals II-13
Precautionary Measures II-14
Side Effects of Antifungals II-14
Specialty Lotions II-14
Foot Care Lotion II-14
Essential Oil Blend II-14
Soft Gel Products II-14
Polymer Gel Pad II-15
Design of the Pad II-15
Foot Care Therapies II-15
Spa Foot Therapy II-15
Foot Stress Reliever II-15
Pedicure Methods by Type II-15
Essential Pedicure II-15
French Pedicure II-16
European Pedicure II-16
Salt Glow Pedicure II-16
Aromatherapy Pedicure II-16
Aveda Natural Pedicure II-16
Spa Pedicure II-16
Reflexology Pedicure II-17
New Essence Pedicure II-17
Risk Factors for Foot Problems in Older People II-17
General Foot Problems II-17
Bunion II-17
Hammertoes II-18
Ingrown Nail II-18
Neuropathy II-18
Poor Circulation (Peripheral Vascular Disease) II-19
Spurs II-19
Arch Problems II-19
Corns and Calluses II-19
Corns II-20
Calluses II-20
Heel Pain II-20
Neuroma II-21
Osteoarthritis II-21
Warts (Plantars Wart) II-21
Fungal Infection II-21
Foot Wetness and Foot Odor II-21
Causative Factors for Foot Odor II-21
Foot Odor Causes from Continuous Wearing of Shoes and Socks II-21
Material of Sock II-22
Direct Wearing of Shoes II-22
Characteristics of Foot Odor II-22
Foot Odor - An Area of Concern II-22
Methods to Combat Foot Odor II-23
Athlete's Foot II-23
Methods of Preventing Athlete’s Foot II-23
Foot and Heel Injuries II-24
Common Foot and Heel Injuries II-24
Ankle Fracture II-24
Plantar Fasciitis II-24
Achilles Tendonitis II-25
Ruptures of Achilles Tendon II-25
Strains and Sprains II-25
Metatarsalgia II-26
Heel Spurs II-26
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome II-27
Severs Disease II-27
Common Foot Care Treatments II-27
Foot Baths II-27
Oils and Creams II-27
Exercise II-28
Other Foot Aids II-28
Foot Care Recommendations II-28
Diabetic Foot Care II-29
Daily Routine Check for Diabetics II-29

3. THE UNITED STATES - A MAJOR FOOT CARE PRODUCTS MARKET II-30
Footwear - A Vital Element for Foot Problem II-30
Consumer Interest Spurs Foot Care Products II-30
Table 1: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Foot
Care Products by Product Segment - Devices and Medications
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-31

Table 2: US Historic Review for Foot Care Products by Product
Segment - Devices and Medications Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32

Table 3: US 15-Year Perspective for Foot Care Products by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Devices and Medications Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-33
Leading Players II-33
Table 4: Leading Suppliers in the US Foot Care Products
Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Schering-Plough, Telebrands, ProFoot, HoMedics, Implus
Footcare, Aetrex Worldwide, Idea Village and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-33
Foot Care Devices II-34
Table 5: Leading Players in the US Foot Care Devices Market
(2009): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Schering-Plough, Telebrands, ProFoot, Idea Village, Astrex
Worldwide, Implus, Del Labs, Tweezerman and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-34
Foot Care Medications II-34
Table 6: Leading Players in the US Foot Care Medications
Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for
Schering-Plough, Novartis Consumer Health, Chattem Inc,
Combe Inc, Del Labs Inc, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-34
Distribution Scenario II-35
Foot Care Devices II-35
Table 7: Foot Care Devices Market in the US (2011):
Percentage Breakdown of Sales by distribution Channel -
Pharmacies/Chain Drug Retailers, Mass Merchandisers, Food
Stores/Supermarkets, and Departmental/ Discount Stores
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-35
Foot Care Medications II-35
Table 8: Foot Care Medications Market in the US (2011):
Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Distribution Channel -
Pharmacies/Chain Drug Retailers, Mass Merchandisers, Food
Stores/Supermarkets, and Departmental/Discount Stores
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-35

4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-36
Briggs Medical Service Unveils Novel Retail Packaging for Foot
Care Product line II-36
Sorbothane® Launches Sorbo-Pro Total Control II-36
VLCC Unveils its Personal Care Products in UAE II-36
Anodyne Therapy Introduces Anodyne® Freedom 300 II-36
Alpha Orthotics Introduces Splayfoot Insole II-37
Alpha Orthotics Introduces Medial Mid-Foot Brace II-37
Superfeet Unveils Wide Sized Green Insole II-37
Schering-Plough Unveils Insoles for High-Heel Shoes II-38
JMS Plastics Introduces Healix Care Breathable Insoles II-38
Pedag USA Launches Lady Insole II-38
OSIM India Introduces uSqueez II-38
Superfeet Worldwide Launches REDHotâ„¢ and hotPINKâ„¢ Insoles II-39
Cosmosis to Introduce Reflex Zone Bed II-39
Superfeet Introduces Revamped Hockey Insoles II-39
SSL-TTK Launches Orthotic Products II-39
Lamkin Introduces Shock-Absorbing Insoles II-40
Merrel to Launch OrthoLite Insoles II-40
Foot Petals Launches New Varieties of Insoles II-40

5. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/LAUNCHES IN RECENT PAST II-41
Sof Sole Rolls Out Thin Fitâ„¢ and Adaptâ„¢ Insoles and Anti-
Friction Socks II-41
Innovative Neurotronics Launches WalkAide II-41
Implus’ Sof Sole Launches New Line of Foot Care Accessories II-41
Bassett Expands its Foot Care Product Line II-42
Cuxson Gerrard Re-launches its Carnation Foot Care Brand II-42
Implus Launches New Foot Care Line II-42
BioElectronics Introduces Heel Pain Device II-42
VLCC Personal Care Unveils Foot Care Kit II-42
Implus Footcare Introduces Aparaâ„¢ Line of Gel Spawear Inserts II-42
Xilas Medical Introduces Foot Care Product II-43

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-44
GTX and Aetrex Worldwide Ink Licensing Agreement II-44
Schering-Plough Merges with Merck II-44
Coty Acquires DLI Holding II-44
Linda Rose Signs Letter of Intent for Exclusive Marketing
Rights with DM Products II-45
Implus Footcare® Acquires Shoe Deodorizer, Sneaker Balls® II-45
Pedifix Teams Up with Gel Smart to Distribute its New Line of
Products II-45
Springer Acquires Fundament II-45
Abano Healthcare Acquires Orthotic Centre II-46
Bio Electronics Enters into Collaboration with Profoot II-46
Desert Health Products Enters into a 3-Year Agreement with
Unieqs Unlimited II-46
The Athlete's Foot Enters into Franchise Agreement with
Applecross Retail II-46
INVANZ Receives FDA Approval II-47

7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-48
Aetrex Worldwide, Inc. (US) II-48
Alva-Amco Pharmacals, Inc. (US) II-48
Chattem, Inc. (US) II-48
Coty, Inc. (US) II-49
Combe Incorporated (US) II-49
Dr Foot (UK) II-50
Dreamyfeet Footcare Products (UK) II-50
Foot Express (US) II-51
Homedics, Inc. (US) II-51
Implus Footcare, LLC (US) II-51
Johnson and Johnson (US) II-51
Merck and Co, Inc. (US) II-52
Miracle of Aloe (US) II-52
Novartis Consumer Health (US) II-53
Paris Presents, Inc. (US) II-53
PediFix, Inc. (US) II-53
ProFoot, Inc. (US) II-53
Revlon, Inc. (US) II-54
Spenco Medical Corporation (US) II-54
SSL International PLC (UK) II-54
Tweezerman International, LLC (US) II-55
W E Bassett Company, Inc. (US) II-55
Xenna Corporation (US) II-56

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-57
Table 9: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Foot
Care Products by Geographic Region - US, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(including Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales figures in US$ Million for Years
2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-57

Table 10: World Historic Review for Foot Care Products by
Geographic Region - US, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including
Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through
2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-58

Table 11: World 15-Year Perspective for Foot Care Products by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan) and Rest of World
Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-59

Table 12: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Foot Care Products by Product Segment - Devices and
Medications Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-60

Table 13: World Historic Review for Foot Care Products by
Product Segment - Devices and Medications Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-61

Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for Foot Care Products by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Devices and Medications Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-62


III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 183 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 191)

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Region/Country Players
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The United States 110
Canada 4
Japan 1
Europe 46
France 1
Germany 6
The United Kingdom 18
Italy 2
Spain 2
Rest of Europe 17
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 28
Middle-East 2
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