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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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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

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Beauty stores sell a wide variety of products, from makeup to sun care. Their largest segments include skin care, cosmetics and hair care products. Over the past five years, the success of sun care items has grown notable amounts due to research that has tied sun exposure to heightened health risks.

Skin care products

Skin care, which includes lotions and face creams, accounts for the largest share of revenue at an estimated 27.0%. Many of these items are considered less discretionary than cosmetics and fragrances, which has allowed this market segment to grow even during times of weak consumer spending, as was the case in 2009. In fact, IBISWorld expects that skin care product sales will help boost overall industry revenue through 2014... 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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