Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Over the five years to 2013, strong investment in research and development and an aging population have underpinned rapid growth, even during the recession. While growth is expected to slow slightly over the next five years as the market approaches saturation and competition heats up, higher demand from mass merchandisers and value-priced products will keep demand for the industry strong.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
The Cosmeceutical Skincare Production industry has a medium level of capital intensity. In 2013, wages and depreciation are estimated to account for 13.7% and 3.3% of industry revenue, respectively. This means that for every dollar spent on wages, industry operators spend about $0.24 on the use and replacement of land, buildings and equipment.
Although capital intensity has increased over the past five years as a result of increased automation in the production process, industry wages are higher than those of most cosmetic production industries. This is because industry operators spend a greater amount on research and development, a portion of which is absorbed through the wages of scientists and chemical engineers... purchase to read more