Overview

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

The Beauty, Cosmetics & Fragrance Stores industry market report contains data and analysis of the most influential current and future trends shaping the industry. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical, user-friendly format, and provides growth and profit forecasts for a five-year outlook period.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Accelerated by economic growth, product innovation and market expansion, industry revenue is expected to increase
  • The industry has lost customers in recent years to low-priced retailers, such as drugstores
  • IBISWorld expects more shelves to be stocked with environmentally friendly products
  • Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Over the past five years, expansive product selections and skilled staff have 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. Over the next five years, per capita disposable income will continue to rise and industry revenue will similarly trend upward, as industry operators concurrently develop new, more ecofriendly products. However, competition from online retailers is anticipated to curb growth opportunities.

    Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The distribution of beauty, cosmetic and fragrance stores follows the distribution of population across the United States. For example, the Southeast region accounts for 25.7% of the population and 29.5% of industry establishments. Within the Southeast, Florida accounts for the largest share of industry locations, with 8.8% of the total. The state has several major metropolitan areas, which are also hubs for tourists. This factor sets the stage for many discretionary purchases.

    The West region, which holds 17.3% of the country's population, accounts for 17.4% of industry establishments. California, the most populous state in the region, also has the highest share of industry establishments at 13.1% of the total. The Mid-Atlantic, home to 15.2% of the US population, holds 17.1% o

    Additional Insights for the Beauty, Cosmetics & Fragrance Stores Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Beauty, Cosmetics & Fragrance Stores Industry are

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Production of goods currently favored by the market
  • Having a clear market position
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Number of adults aged 20 to 64 in the Beauty, Cosmetics & Fragrance Stores industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    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.

    Industry Products
    Hair care products
    Skincare products
    Cosmetics
    Nail products, deodorants and other products
    Fragrances
    Industry Activities
    Retailing cosmetics
    Retailing perfumes
    Retailing toiletries
    Retailing personal grooming products

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Number of adults aged 20 to 64
  • commerce sales
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Upgrading product portfolios
  • Shifting competitive landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Expanding opportunities
  • Challenges emerge
  • Table: Beauty, Cosmetics & Fragrance Stores Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Beauty, Cosmetics & Fragrance Stores Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cosmetic & Beauty Products Manufacturing
  • Drug, Cosmetic & Toiletry Wholesaling
  • Soap & Cleaning Compound Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Skincare products
  • Hair care products
  • Nail products, deodorants and other products
  • Cosmetics
  • Fragrances
  • Chart: Beauty, Cosmetics & Fragrance Stores Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Highest income quintile
  • Fourth income quintile
  • Third income quintile
  • Second income quintile
  • Lowest income quintile
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Beauty, Cosmetics & Fragrance Stores Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesMarketing and other expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Beauty, Cosmetics & Fragrance Stores

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Beauty, Cosmetics & Fragrance Stores Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Ulta Beauty Inc.L Brands Inc.SephoraSally Beauty Holdings Inc.
  • Table: Ulta Beauty Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: L Brands Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Sephora - financial performance
  • Table: Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Beauty, Cosmetics & Fragrance Stores Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Beauty, Cosmetics & Fragrance Stores Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Per Capita Disposable Income (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Jargon & Glossary
    Brick-And-Mortar
  • A store that has a physical location, as opposed to an online retailer.
  • Cosmetic
  • A powder, lotion, lipstick or other preparation for beautifying the face, skin, hair or nails.
  • E-Tailer
  • A retailer that primarily sells goods and services via the internet. Many of these companies do not have brick-and-mortar locations.
  • Nutri-Cosmetic
  • A nutritional supplement that supports the function and appearance of the skin.
  • Organic
  • A cosmetic made from mineral and plant ingredients rather than derived chemical compounds.
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    The Beauty, Cosmetics & Fragrance Stores market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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