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Perfume & Fragrance Stores: Market Research Report

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Perfume & Fragrance Stores Market Research Report | NAICS OD4231 | Mar 2017

Eau de profit: Expansion in high-margin products and increased spending has enabled industry profit recovery

IBISWorld’s Perfume & 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.

Report Snapshot
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Increased sales of niche and premium designer fragrances have boosted industry revenue
  • Online competition is less severe for perfume and fragrance stores than other retailers
  • Industry stores will be forced to use price cuts and marketing campaigns to drive in-store sales
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Perfume and Fragrance Stores industry has grown over the past five years, as increases in consumer confidence and disposable income have enabled individuals to purchase industry products. Perfume and fragrance stores benefit from relatively steady demand from consumers, as there are few substitutes available for the industry's products. As consumers have increased spending in the past five years, profitability has increased from recessionary lows. Over the next five-year period, the industry is expected to continue to grow, as operators attempt to expand their markets to include men's fragrances... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Exhibiting many of the same trends as other cosmetic product retailers, the Perfume and Fragrance Stores industry’s performance has been steady over the past five years. Rising consumer confidence and boosted retail spending has boded well for the industry, which is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 1.0% over the five years to 2017. Despite strong performance over the period, external competition from department stores and online retailers has led to more modest growth in some years. As a result, in 2017, industry revenue is only expected to rise 0.7%, bringing total revenue to $3.4 billion.

Perfumes and fragrances are highly discretionary products. They can help improve an individual’s image and self-confidence, but they are not everyday essentials. The.. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Perfume & Fragrance Stores Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Perfume & 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 Consumer Confidence Index in the Perfume & Fragrance Stores industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Perfume & Fragrance Stores Industry?

    Stores in this industry sell men’s and women’s fragrances, including perfumes and colognes.

    Industry Products
    Pillar fragrancesFlankers and limited editionsCelebrity fragrancesNiche fragrances
    Industry Activities
    Retailing cologneRetailing perfume

    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
  • Number of adults aged 20 to 64
  • Percentage of services conducted online
  • Current Performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Shifting demographics
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Competition heats up
  • Shifting focus
  • Table: Perfume & Fragrance Stores Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Perfume & 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
  • Pillar fragrances
  • Flankers and limited editions
  • Niche fragrances
  • Celebrity fragrances
  • Chart: Perfume & Fragrance Stores Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumer aged 45 to 54
  • Consumers aged 35 to 44
  • Consumers aged 25 to 34
  • Consumers aged 55 to 64
  • Consumers aged 24 and younger
  • Consumers aged 65 and older
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Perfume & Fragrance Stores Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Marketing and other expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Perfume & Fragrance Stores
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Perfume & Fragrance Stores Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    LVMH Group
    Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc.
  • Table: LVMH Group - financial performance
  • Table: Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Perfumania - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Perfume & 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 Perfume & 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
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Eau De Cologne
  • A perfume originating from Cologne, Germany containing a mix of citrus oils including lemon, orange, tangerine, bergamot, lime, grapefruit and neroli.
  • Eau De Parfum
  • Scented perfume water that is stronger in smell than an Eau de Toilette but weaker than a perfume.
  • Eau De Toilette
  • A lightly scented, "weak" perfume used as a skin freshener most commonly after bathing or showering.
  • Flanker
  • A "sequel" fragrance that is a variation on the scent of a pillar fragrance.
  • Fragrance Notes
  • The musical metaphor used to describe the gradual unfolding of a perfume's scent.
  • Pillar Fragrance
  • A standalone fragrance meant to hold up a perfume brand and is typically used as the model for flanker or limited edition "spin-offs".

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    • 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
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