A brief summary of market activity and key trends that affected the channel during the past five years.
TOTAL TRADE CLASS SALES:
A review of overall purchase channel sales and a description of subclasses within the channel.
ROLE OF COSMETICS AND TOILETRIES:
A description of sales at the manufacturers’ and retail level by product category and subclass.
A discussion of strategies and campaigns used by retailers to spur sales.
PRIVATE LABEL PRODUCTS:
An overview of special product offers.
SALES BY SUBCLASS:
An overview of sales, developments, and key trends in the channel’s subclasses.
A forecast of the channel’s U.S. cosmetics and toiletries sales and growth through 2015, with commentary on issues and trends likely to influence the performance of the channel and its various categories in the future.
A comprehensive analysis of the department stores purchase channel, providing an accurate, detailed examination of the competitive landscape at the retail level. Sales performance for the channel as a whole and by subclass (specialty such as Neiman Marcus, traditional such as Macy’s and low-end stores such as Kohl’s) is provided for 27 product categories.