U.S. Hearing Aid Market

Who in the U.S. Hearing Aid Market is Purchasing Hearing Aids?   It is common knowledge that hearing aid manufacturers, especially the Big Six, have been purchasing and operating their own hearing aid sales stores, significantly reducing the numbers operated by independent dispensers.  The market consists of both a private (approximately 79%) and public sector (approximately 21%),…

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Hearing Aid Distribution Systems – I

HEARING AID DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS Many current discussions concerning hearing aid sales relate to how hearing aids are dispensed – what distribution system is being used?  Where is the hearing aid industry going with regard to distribution systems?  What is the best system?  How will I survive?  Just about everyone has a solution they think is…

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