John LaRosa

Recent Posts by John LaRosa:

Top 6 Things to Know About the $30 Billion Sleep Aids Market

As obesity rates climb and Americans age, more people are developing sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome and other sleep disorders. Plus, stress in 2020 related to the presidential election, Covid-19 pandemic and recession are all contributing to more sleepless nights.

Topics: House & Home Pharmaceuticals Medical Devices Industry Insights

U.S. Weight Loss Industry Struggles in 2020, but Commercial Chains Survive Pandemic

The total U.S. weight loss market hit a new peak in 2019, growing to $78 billion. However, that growth came to a halt when the coronavirus hit last March, shutting the doors of many weight loss centers, doctors’ offices, clinics, and other businesses for 8–10 weeks. As a result, the market’s value is estimated to have fallen by 21%.
Topics: Food & Beverage Pharmaceuticals Healthcare

$7 Billion U.S. Health Coaching Market Gains Favor Among Consumers, Insurers & Employers

Health coaching has emerged as a $7 billion service market, with a strong growth outlook. There are now an estimated 128,000 health coaches and health educators that advise and motivate clients to change bad lifestyle habits and to manage chronic conditions such as diabetes.

Topics: Healthcare Industry Insights

$2 Billion U.S. Autism Treatment Market Is Poised for Growth Next Year

There are 3.5 million children and adults with autism in America. The North American market for autism disorder treatment is expected to grow over the next five years, due to a variety of factors:
Topics: Pharmaceuticals Healthcare Industry Insights

$36 Billion Alternative Financial Services Market Serves "Unbanked" Consumers

There are millions of households in America with low incomes and poor credit that find dealing with traditional banks to be difficult. They have chosen instead to patronize “alternative financial” services that provide extended hours and less restrictive credit policies—local check cashing and money transfer outlets, pawn shops, rent-to-own stores, and payday loan services.

Topics: Financial Services Industry Insights

$38 Billion U.S. Addiction Rehab Industry Pivots to Cope During Covid-19 Pandemic

Drug and alcohol addiction rehab in the United States is big business — an estimated $38 billion. There are now 14,000+ private treatment facilities and growing. 

Topics: Healthcare Industry Insights

$71 Billion U.S. Weight Loss Industry Pivots to Survive Pandemic

The total U.S. weight loss market hit a new peak in 2019, growing to $78 billion. However, that growth came to a halt when the Coronavirus hit in March, shutting the doors of weight loss centers, doctors’ offices, clinics, and other businesses for 8-10 weeks. As a result, the value of the market is forecast to decline by 9% this year.

Topics: Food & Beverage Pharmaceuticals Healthcare Industry Insights

Steady Growth of U.S. Fertility Clinics Industry Halted by Covid-19

The $6 billion fertility clinics and infertility services industry in the United States had been booming through 2019, thanks to growing demand from American couples that have delayed childbearing, more widespread acceptance of fertility treatment and usage by gay couples, improved success rates, a strong economy, and significant demand from medical tourists from Europe and China.

Topics: Healthcare Industry Insights

$117 Billion Commercial Cleaning Services Industry Takes on New Importance Due to Coronavirus

This $117 billion U.S. business, which encompasses basic janitorial services, pest control, and other building maintenance, is huge but very competitive, comprised of mainly small operators, including 36,000 franchised outlets. Competitors run the gamut, from sole proprietors to giants such as ABM Industries with $6.5 billion in revenues. This is a low-investment business that’s easy to enter, and many do.

Topics: Business Services & Administration Industry Insights

U.S. Motivational Speaking Industry Worth $1.9 Billion

Speaking for pay is big business, especially for former presidents, sports figures, and other celebrities. There are an estimated 40,000 professional speakers in the United States, but not all work full-time.

Topics: Business Services & Administration Media Industry Insights