Breast Pumps - Global Strategic Business Report - 2013-2018

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Dublin, Nov. 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zh8cxh/breast_pumps) has announced the addition of the "Breast Pumps - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Breast Pumps in Thousand Units by the following Product Segments: Non-Powered Breast Pumps, and Powered Breast Pumps. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 22 companies including many key and niche players such as Ameda Breastfeeding Solutions, Medela, Philips Avent, Whittlestone, Inc., Bailey Medical Engineering, Hygeia Medical Group II, Lansinoh Laboratories, Inc., Energizer Holdings, Inc., Handi-Craft Company, and TOMY Company Ltd.

Key Topics Covered:

I. Introduction, Methodology & Product Definitions

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
  • Disclaimers I-2
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
  • Non-Powered Breast Pumps I-3
  • Powered Breast Pumps I-3

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

  • A Quick Primer II-1
  • Recession and Beyond II-3
  • Key Growth Drivers & Trends II-4
  • Growing Awareness about Benefits of Breastfeeding Bodes Well for the Breast Pumps Market II-4
  • Increasing Global Population Offers Significant Growth Opportunities II-4
  • Rising Women Workforce: A Business Case for Breast Pumps II-6
  • Emerging Economies to Drive Future Market Growth II-7
  • Favorable Affordable Care Act: All Set to Steer Forward Breast Pumps Market II-8
  • Provision of Information Will Be Key for Gaining Consumer Acceptance II-9
  • BPA-Free Breast Pumps Becomes Norm of the Day II-9
  • Nipple Mimicking Breastfeeding: An Important Innovation in the Breastfeeding Space II-9
  • Milk in Measure (MIM): An Innovative Breast Feeding Device II-9
  • Key Issues Confronting the Market II-10
  • Threat of Substitutes II-10
  • Unethical Marketing Promotions: A Major Threat for Breast Pumps Market II-11
  • Declining Birth Rates in Few Countries II-11
  • Regulations Governing the Breast Pump Industry II-14
  • Leading Companies/Brands: Brief Description II-14

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-16

  • What is a Breast Pump? II-16
  • Working of a Breast Pump II-16
  • Types of Breast Pumps II-16
  • Manual Breast Pumps II-16
  • Intrinsic Advantages of Manual Breast Pumps II-17
  • One Hand Breast Pump II-17
  • Cylinder Hand Breast Pump II-17
  • Foot-Powered Breast Pumps II-17
  • Powered Breast Pumps II-17
  • Battery Powered Breast Pumps II-17
  • Electric Pumps II-18
  • Types of Electric Breast Pumps II-19
  • Hospital-Grade Breast Pumps II-19
  • Personal-Use Breast Pumps II-19
  • Hands-Free Pumps II-20
  • Table-Top Electric Breast Pumps II-20
  • Buying Breast Pumps: Main Features to Lookout For II-20
  • Cycles and Suction Settings II-20
  • Single versus Simultaneous Pumping II-20
  • Portability and Availability of Spare Parts II-20
  • Key Factors Impacting Breast Pump Purchase II-21
  • Relevant Issues Related to Breast Feeding II-21
  • Cleaning of Breast Pumps II-22
  • Pre-owned Breast Pumps II-22
  • Breast Pumps Aid Breast Milk Donation Programs II-22

3. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-24

  • Royal Philips Electronics Launches Comfort Breast Pump II-24
  • Medela Launches Calma® in the US Retail Stores II-24
  • Medela Unveils iBreastfeed App II-24
  • Medela Launches Quick Clean II-24
  • Medela Introduces Labelling Lids II-25

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-26

  • Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services Takes Over Acelleron Medical Products II-26
  • Evenflo Divests Ameda® Breastfeeding Division to Platinum Products Holding II-26
  • Simplisse® and Dr. Browns® Merge II-26
  • Lansinoh Laboratories Takes Over Assets of En-Ko Electronic Control Systems II-26
  • Medela Completes Takeover of Easy Expression II-27

5. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-28

  • Ameda Breastfeeding Solutions (US) II-28
  • Medela (Switzerland & US) II-28
  • Philips Avent (UK) II-29
  • Whittlestone, Inc. (US) II-29
  • Bailey Medical Engineering (US) II-29
  • Hygeia Medical Group II (US) II-29
  • Lansinoh Laboratories, Inc. (US) II-30
  • Energizer Holdings, Inc. (US) II-30
  • Handi-Craft Company (US) II-30
  • TOMY Company Ltd. (Japan) II-31

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-32


III. Market

1. THE UNITED STATES

2. CANADA

3. JAPAN

4. EUROPE

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

6. REST OF WORLD

IV. Competitive Landscape

Total Companies Profiled: 22 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 26)

  • The United States (14)
  • Canada (1)
  • Japan (2)
  • Europe (6)
  • - France (1)
  • - Germany (2)
  • - The United Kingdom (1)
  • - Rest of Europe (2)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (3)

Companies Mentioned

  • Albert International, Inc. (USA)
  • Albert Polska Sp. z.o.o. (Poland)
  • Allied Healthcare Products, Inc. (USA)
  • Ameda Breastfeeding Products (USA)
  • Bailey Medical Engineering (USA)
  • BaodaBaby Necessities Manufacture Fty (Guangzhou Happy Baby Products Ltd.) (China)
  • Buettner-Frank GmbH (Germany)
  • Energizer Holdings, Inc. (USA)
  • Energizer Personal Care - Playtex Baby (USA)
  • Evenflo Co., Inc. (USA)
  • Handi-Craft Company (USA)
  • Hygeia Medical Group II (USA)
  • Kaweco GmbH (Germany)
  • La Diffusion Technique Francaise-DTF (France)
  • Lansinoh Laboratories, Inc. (USA)
  • Linco Baby Merchandise Work's Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
  • Medela AG (Switzerland)
  • Medela, Inc. - Breastfeeding U.S. (USA)
  • MSS Ltd. (Canada)
  • Narang Medical Ltd. (India)
  • NUK USA LLC (USA)
  • Philips Avent (UK)
  • Pigeon Corporation (Japan)
  • TOMY Co., Ltd. (Japan)
  • TOMY International, Inc. (USA)
  • Whittlestone, Inc. (USA)


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