An online pharmacy, Internet pharmacy, e-pharmacy or mail-order pharmacy is a pharmacy that operate over the Internet and sends the orders to customers through the mail or shipping companies. Most attractive feature of online pharmacies is drug prices. Customers can sometimes obtain 50 to 80 percent or more savings on U.S. drugs and medicines prices at foreign pharmacies. Independent research published by the National Bureau of Economic Research demonstrates that online pharmacies, U.S. and foreign, verified by certain credentialing entities, sell genuine medication and require a prescription. It further states that, all tested prescription drug orders were found to be authentic when ordered from online pharmacies, international and U.S.-only, approved by PharmacyChecker.com, as well as U.S. online pharmacies approved by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites (VIPPS) program or LegitScript, whereas 90 percent of tested products ordered from non-credentialed online pharmacies were counterfeit.
The global online pharmacies market is segmented by geography into North America (U.S., Canada), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Rest of LA), Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of EU), Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Rest of APAC), and Rest of the World.
The global online pharmacies market report provides market size (Revenue US$ Million 2014 to 2021), market share and forecasts growth trends (CAGR%, 2017 to 2021). The global online pharmacies market research report is further segmented by geography into North America (U.S., Canada), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Rest of LA), Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of EU), Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Rest of APAC), and Rest of the World. The global online pharmacies market report also provides the detailed market landscape (market drivers, restraints, opportunities), market attractiveness analysis and profiles of major competitors in the global market including company overview, financial snapshot, key products, technologies and services offered, and recent developments.
Major players operating in the global online pharmacies market and profiled in this report include Banner Health, CVS Caremark, DocMorris NV, Dr. Fox Pharmacy, eDrugstore.MD, Lloyds Pharmacy Ltd., MediSave, PlanetRX.com Inc., Rowlands Pharmacy, and Walgreen Co.