Beauty, Cosmetics & Fragrance Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Beauty, Cosmetics & Fragrance Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 44612 | Jun 2015

Looking good: Product innovation and new markets will lead to industry growth

IBISWorld’s Beauty, Cosmetics & Fragrance Stores market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Expansive product selections and skilled staff have driven revenue for the Beauty, Cosmetics and Fragrance Stores industry over the past five years. An increase in youth-targeted cosmetics, the expansion of male-specific products and the reformulation of anti-aging staples have given specialty beauty stores a new array of items to offer customers. In the next five years, per capita disposable income will continue to rise and industry revenue will similarly trend upward. However, competition from online retailers is anticipated to curb growth opportunities... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry for the Beauty, Cosmetics and Fragrance Stores industry are on the rise as major players Sephora and Ulta continue to capture a growing share of the market. Moreover, capital costs may pose a barrier to some entrants. According to Ulta's financial statements, the average investment to open an Ulta store is about $1.0 million. Smaller stores such as Sally Beauty Supply, however, reportedly incur about $70,000.00 in startup capital costs.

New operators need extensive advertising resources to compete against established players that already have successful brand names supported by promotional resources... purchase to read more


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What is the Beauty, Cosmetics & Fragrance Stores Industry?

This industry comprises stores that primarily retail cosmetics, perfumes, toiletries and personal grooming products. Establishments include beauty supply stores, specialty cosmetics stores and fragrance stores. Individual stores and chains target different demographics and are sold to households.

Industry Products
Hair care and shower productsCosmeticsSkin care productsFragrancesNail care productsDeodorant and shaving productsSun care, baby care and other products
Industry Activities
Retailing cosmeticsRetailing perfumes Retailing toiletries Retailing personal grooming products

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