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

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Beauty, Cosmetics & Fragrance Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 44612 | Dec 2014

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

IBISWorld’s Beauty, Cosmetics & Fragrance Stores market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the five years to 2014, product innovation has driven revenue for the Beauty, Cosmetics and Fragrance Stores industry. An increase in youth-targeted cosmetics, the expansion of male-specific products and the reformulation of antiaging staples have given specialty beauty stores a new array of items to offer customers. In the coming years, as consumers regain purchasing power, industry revenue will similarly trend upward... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry for the Beauty, Cosmetics and Fragrance Stores industry are not insurmountable, as evidenced by a large number of new small players over the past decade. In the five years to 2014, the number of industry firms is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 1.9% and is expected to grow at an average annual rate of 2.2% through 2019. Capital costs, however, 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 like Sally Beauty Supply, however, reportedly incur about $70,000 in startup capital costs... 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. Products are sold to households, with individual stores and chains targeting different demographics.

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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