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Perfume & Fragrance Manufacturing: Market Research Report

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Perfume & Fragrance Manufacturing Market Research Report | NAICS OD4242 | Dec 2016

Unpleasant odors: Revenue will decline slightly as exports fall and import competition tightens

IBISWorld’s Perfume & Fragrance Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • The increase in demand for perfumes and colognes has caused the number of industry entrants to expand
  • As demand for industry products increased, so did profitability
  • Consumers are most likely to purchase industry products when the macroeconomic climate is strong
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the five years to 2016, the Perfume and Fragrance Manufacturing industry has slowly expanded, as growth in the macroeconomic climate has allowed more shoppers to splurge on the discretionary goods manufactured by industry operators. The increase in demand for perfumes and colognes over the five years to 2016, in addition to the industry's low barriers to entry, have caused the number of industry entrants to expand during the five-year period. Over the five years to 2021, industry revenue is forecast to increase. As the economy continues on its upward trajectory, and consumers have more free income to spend on discretionary goods, industry demand is expected to increase... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Perfume and Fragrance Manufacturing industry has a moderate level of capital intensity. For every dollar spent on labor, the industry spends $0.14 on capital. Capital expenses are typically associated with manufacturing facilities, equipment and warehouses. The industry's largest players have a highly automated manufacturing process, with fragrance products being mass-produced, requiring a low level of human input. However, once the initial investment into capital is made, capital costs come down. Most of the industry's employees work in production, but many are also involved in research and development as well as marketing. Over the past five years, industry capital intensity has increased as employers attempted to keep wage costs low.

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Additional Insights for the Perfume & Fragrance Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Perfume & Fragrance Manufacturing Industry are

  • Production of premium goods/services
  • Having contacts within key markets
  • Having marketing expertise
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Consumer Confidence Index in the Perfume & Fragrance Manufacturing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Perfume & Fragrance Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in this industry manufacture men’s and women’s perfumes and fragrances. Perfume is a mixture of fragrant essential oils and aroma compounds, fixatives and solvents used to give the human body a pleasant scent.

    Industry Products
    Male fragrancesWomen's floral fragrancesWomen's oriental fragrancesWomen's woody fragrancesWomen's fresh fragrances
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing eau de parfumManufacturing eau de toiletteManufacturing perfume extractManufacturing eau de cologneManufacturing fragrances for personal care 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
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Demand from beauty, cosmetics and fragrance stores
  • Demand from department stores
  • Current Performance
  • Economic factors
  • Profitability and other trends
  • Trade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Revenue drivers
  • International trade
  • New avenues
  • Table: Perfume & Fragrance Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Perfume & Fragrance Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Pharmacies & Drug Stores
  • Beauty, Cosmetics & Fragrance Stores
  • Health Stores
  • Department Stores
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Organic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Women's floral fragrances
  • Male fragrances
  • Women's oriental fragrances
  • Women's fresh fragrances
  • Women's woody fragrances
  • Chart: Perfume & Fragrance Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Exports
  • Domestic female fragrances
  • Domestic male fragrances
  • Domestic unisex fragrances
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Perfume & Fragrance Manufacturing Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Perfume & Fragrance Manufacturing
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Perfume & Fragrance Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Estee Lauder Inc.
    L'Oreal SA
    The Procter & Gamble Company
  • Table: Coty - financial performance
  • Table: Estee Lauder Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: L'Oreal SA - financial performance
  • Table: The Procter & Gamble Company - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Perfume & Fragrance Manufacturing 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 Perfume & Fragrance Manufacturing Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Per capita disposable income (2007-2021)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Eau De Cologne
  • A type of fragrance that originated in Cologne, Germany. It is typically composed of about 3.0% to 5.0% of aromatic compounds.
  • Eau De Parfum
  • Highly-concentrated fragrance, typically containing 8.0% to 15.0% aromatic compounds.
  • Eau De Toilette
  • A more diluted fragrances, comprised of about 4.0% to 8.0% aromatic compounds.

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    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Perfume & Fragrance Manufacturing 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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