Health and Wellness
Overview of the global energy-based aesthetic devices market
Technavio’s market research analyst predicts the global energy-based aesthetic devices market to grow steadily at a CAGR of above 8% by 2021. One of the major contributors to the growth of this market is the rise in the demand for laser-based aesthetic procedures. Non-invasive laser procedures are being used in various fields, such as dermatology, ophthalmology, cardiovascular, cosmetic surgery, dentistry, and oncology-related surgery. These treatments are especially popular in developed countries due to increased accessibility, awareness, and popularity in these regions. Also, emerging countries have seen a phenomenal increase in the availability of advanced medical laser treatments during the last few years due to the increased business expansion by the leading vendors in these markets. This rapid rise in the adoption of laser-based procedures in developing countries will significantly contribute to the global energy-based aesthetic devices market in the coming years.
One of the latest trends gaining traction in this market is the increase in demand for minimally invasive and non-invasive procedures. Minimally invasive and non-invasive procedures are techniques that limit the size of incisions, and therefore, speeds recovery lessens pain and scarring and reduces the incidence of post-surgical complications. Laser treatments are among the most popular non-invasive procedures. Other than laser hair removal, the laser is gaining popularity in fat and cellulite removal treatment as well. These advantages of minimally invasive and non-invasive procedures will propel the global energy-based aesthetic
Overview of the global sperm analytical devices market
Market research analysts at Technavio predict that the global sperm analytical devices market will grow steadily during the next four years and post a CAGR of almost 8% by 2021. It has been observed that due to various factors such as the changing lifestyle that includes the consumption of alcohol and drugs and the modern work culture that involves minimal physical activity, the recent years witnessed an increase in the rate of infertility. This market research analysis identifies this increase in the infertility rate as one of the primary growth factors for the sperm analysis devices market. In addition to the changing lifestyle, the rise in obesity rates that result in increased instances of various health problems including cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and hypertension will also be a major cause for infertility in men. Moreover, the increasing expenses of raising a child is also inducing more couples to wait longer to have children, which again increases the chances of infertility. As a result, the coming years will witness an increase in the number of regular sperm tests to investigate the quality and quantity of sperm, boosting the growth of the market.
Owing to the increased rate of infertility especially in countries with high elderly population and the increased awareness among public, there will be an increase in the number of egg, sperm, and embryo donation. This will increase the need to ensure the quality of the sperm donated before donation through sperm analysis tests, fueling the demand for sperm analytical devices.
Competitive landscape and key vendors
The sperm analytical devices market characterized by the presence of a few global and regional
Overview of the infertility services market in the US
Technavio’s market research analyst predicts that the infertility services market in the US will post an astounding CAGR growth of nearly 5% during the forecast period. One of the primary factors driving this market’s growth is the increasing success rate of infertility treatments. Success rates have become better over the past ten years as most of the fertility and infertility drugs have drastically improved the success rates of live births. These services help women assist women whose infertility is due to issues like ovulation. Moreover, these services also assist in correcting physiological complications that prevent the eggs from fertilizing and forming the embryo that implants onto the uterine wall. The success rate of these treatments is garnering interest in future consumers and existing ones and ensuring growth by word of mouth marketing.
One of the latest trends that will gain traction in the infertility services market in US is the high investments in the R&D. The vendors in the market are extensively researching and developing innovative technologies related to infertility services. Major research studies like understanding the effects of gynecologic ailments such as tubal disease and PCOS on fertility rates helps pick the right infertility treatments. Furthermore, utilization of knowledge from the basic stem cell research to know about the reproductive processes and develop novel therapeutics for treating infertility. Besides enhancing detection methods of abnormalities in preimplantation embryos and developing enhanced technologies, understanding the lasting effects of ART interventions on parental and child health help infertility clinics offer better support and treatment for infertility.
Overview of the global menstrual cups market
According to Technavio’s analysts, the global menstrual cups market is anticipated to grow at a steady rate and will post a CAGR of close to 4% during the forecast period. Side effects associated with other menstrual products will drive the growth prospects for the global menstrual cups market until the end of 2012. Some of the side effects caused by various other menstrual products such as panty liners, sanitary napkins, and tampons include vomiting, diarrhea, low blood pressure, dizziness, red eyes, rashes, and high fever. Also, the chemicals and bleaching agent used in these products can cause irregular tissue growth in the abdomen and reproductive organs, abnormal cell growth throughout the body, immune system clampdown, hormonal and endocrine system disturbance, and even death. All these side effects have led to the increased adoption of menstrual cups by women, which does not absorb but hold the menstrual fluid, is gentle on sensitive skin, provides better leak protection when compared with pads, cost effective, and environment-friendly.
In terms of geography, the Americas accounted for the majority market share during 2016 and will continue to dominate the market for the next four years. Some of the major factors responsible for the growing demand for hygiene products such as menstrual cups include high disposable income, growing awareness regarding the benefits of general feminine hygiene
Overview of the pantyliner market
According to the market research analysts at Technavio, the global pantyliner market will witness steady growth and will post a CAGR of more than 5% during the forecast period. One of the major factors driving this market’s growth is the early onset of puberty among girls in the recent years. Earlier, the average age of puberty among girls was 12, which has now fallen to 10 years and even as early as seven years. This is mainly due to unhealthy food habits and rise in obesity. Stress at an early age is also leading to the early onset of puberty among girls. Normally women have an average of 400 periods in her lifetime. This coupled with the early onset of puberty will lead to an augmented demand for female hygiene and sanitary products. Moreover, early puberty also leads to vaginal discharge, which will also drive the demand for pantyliners in the years to come.
The rapid proliferation of the e-commerce market is one of the latest trends gaining significant traction in the market. Most consumers exhibit high consumer loyalty when it comes to feminine hygiene products and certain organic pantyliners are more comfortable than the non-organic pantyliners. However, organic pantyliners are a relatively difficult category to shop in retail stores due to the lack of product knowledge. But e-commerce retailers like Amazon have a wide range of such products and are striving hard towards enhancing online shopping experience through effective online education and targeted marketing. This has significantly increased the comfort level of consumers in buying these products online. For example, Amazon sells a wide range of organic and natural pantyliners from different companies worldwide. They also offer discounts on bulk purchases, which is expected to
Overview of the global scented candles market
According to the Technavio’s analyst, the global scented candles market is anticipated to grow at a steady rate and will post a CAGR of close to 6% during the forecast period. Product novelty and packaging innovations will drive the growth prospects for the global scented candles market until the end of 2021. One of the major contributing factors responsible for the growing demand for scented candles on a global level is its application in stress-related therapies such as massages that can soothe the mind. Also, these vendors are increasingly taking efforts to differentiate their products from others by emphasizing more on the packaging that will further boost the demand for scented candles across the globe. Moreover, vendors are also coming up with organic scented candles that help remove the negative perception of the products such as their side effects. For instance, Apple’s accessory company, Twelve South launched a new scented candle made of 100% soy wax that smells like a freshly unboxed Mac.
The increasing popularity of DIY method and sourcing of ingredients such as candle scents and fragrance oils for scented candles will drive the growth prospects for the global scented candles market during the forecasted period. As a result, end-users can now plant fragrances or blend their composition of oils for making their own products.
Competitive landscape and key vendors
The global scented candles market is highly competitive and diversified due to the presence of a large number of regional and international vendors across the globe. These vendors increasingly compete against each other based on factors such as price, flavors, quality, innovation, features