Brazil: pharmaceuticals retailers 2010-2017, by channel

In 2017, there were more than 115 thousand pharmacies and cosmetics shops operating through physical stores in Brazil, up from 109.6 thousand retailers a year earlier. Internet retailers of pharmaceutic and cosmetic products amount to 856 in the South American country in 2017.

Number of companies in the pharmaceutical retail sector in Brazil from 2010 to 2017, by sales channel

Physical stores*TelesalesInternetKiosks & trailersItinerant sales**Post mailOthers
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Release date

June 2019



Survey time period

2010 to 2017

Special properties

The sector includes pharmaceutical, cosmetic, medical, optical and ortopedic products; only including retail in specialized stores

Supplementary notes

* Including department stores, fuel stations, warehouses, and sales rooms
** Including door-to-door, street vending, and stand selling

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