Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Beauty and cosmetics retailers have experienced overall growth over the past five years, despite a few bumps in the road during the recession. Rising disposable income levels and new product introductions will continue to support revenue growth moving forward. Nevertheless, competition is on the rise from department stores, mass merchandisers and e-tailers, which will pressure product prices and industry profit margins... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Beauty, cosmetics and fragrance revenue concentration follows the distribution of population across the United States. The Southeast region accounts for 25.4% of the population and 29.5% of industry revenue. Within the Southeast, Florida accounts for the largest share of the industry, with 8.2% of the industry's revenue. The state has several major metropolitan areas, which are also hubs for tourists. This factor sets the stage for many discretionary purchases.
The West region, which holds 17.0% of the country's population, accounts for 16.8% of revenue. California, the most populous state in the region, also has the highest share of industry revenue (13.0%)... purchase to read more