Table 2

Retail mark-up trends for the 50 top-selling products*, 2004-2007

# of products per mark-up category


< 50% n (%)

50-99% n (%)

100-200% n (%)

> 200% n (%)


2004

26 (74)

5 (14)

2 (6)

2 (6)


2005

27 (55)

17 (35)

3 (6)

2 (4)


2006

14 (29)

21 (44)

12 (25)

1 (2)


2007

9 (19)

22 (46)

15 (31)

2 (4)


*50 most profitable products 2005-2007. Not all products sold in all years.

Waning et al. BMC Health Services Research 2010 10:205   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-205

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