Global Cosmetics Manufacturing: Market Research Report

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Global Cosmetics Manufacturing Market Research Report | May 2016

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 identifies the leading companies globally and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
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 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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 and exhibits a high degree of innovation, particularly within luxury and prestige product lines. Global per capita income has risen and demand for pricey cosmetics and hair care products has grown accordingly, particularly in emerging markets. In addition to growing demand for prestige products in emerging markets, several other trends have defined the industry in recent years and will likely continue to do so in coming years. Operators have responded to changing consumer preferences by introducing and reformulating popular products to meet organic or all-natural standards... read more

Industry Investment

The Global Cosmetics Manufacturing industry has a moderate level of capital intensity, with industry operators spending about $0.22 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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