Global Cosmetics Manufacturing: Market Research Report

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Global Cosmetics Manufacturing Market Research Report | Jun 2015

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Cosmetics Manufacturing global 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 focuses on industry performance in key regions around the world and identifies the leading companies globally.

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Market Share of Companies
L'Oreal SA L'Oreal SA  market share
Procter & Gamble Procter & Gamble market share
Unilever Unilever market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment ('000)
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Although the Global Cosmetics Manufacturing industry is mature in most developed markets, it is also dynamic, characterized by a high degree of innovation, particularly within luxury and prestige product lines. In the previous period, the global recession limited revenue growth for industry manufacturers, and the volatile world price of crude oil (a key industry input) seriously impacted potential industry profit growth. In the coming years, the industry is poised for strong growth, despite its maturity in developed markets. Rebounding consumer purchasing power will pave the way for new product development and introduction, while industry operators' efforts to expand to currently underrepresented markets will continue to expand the industry's scope... read more

Industry Investment

The Global Cosmetics Manufacturing industry has a moderate level of capital intensity, with industry operators spending about $0.31 on capital for every dollar spent on labor. Businesses in this industry need high levels of capital to produce cosmetics, fragrances, and beauty and hair care products. Manufacturing processes are largely automated, which both increases capital intensity (because automated machinery is more expensive) and reduces labor cost (by reducing the need for staff). Staff who are employed in this industry perform a range of activities, from simple manual tasks to operating high-tech production lines.

As industry manufacturers continue to automate and mechanize operations over the next five years, the industry's capital intensity will gradually increase... read more


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What is the Global Cosmetics Manufacturing Industry?

This industry prepares, blends, compounds and packages toilet preparations and personal-care products, including perfumes and fragrances, hair care, makeup, oral care, personal hygiene and skin care products. Players in this industry are large multinational organizations that operate around the globe. Industry products are predominantly sold in downstream grocery, mass merchandisers and specialty retail stores.

Industry Products
Skin careHair careCosmeticsFragrancesDeodorantsOral hygiene, sun care, nail care, baby care and otherBath and shower
Industry Activities
Manufacturing perfumeManufacturing shaving cream, shaving preparations and after shave lotion Manufacturing shampoo and conditionerManufacturing sunscreenManufacturing bath salts and talcum powderManufacturing hand and face cream or lotionManufacturing deodorantManufacturing depilatoriesManufacturing eye shadow, mascara, face powder and lipstick Manufacturing nail-care preparations and nail polish

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