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Bath Soap Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023

Bath Soap Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023

Bath soaps are regarded as a staple commodity. Falling under the category of personnel care products, bath soaps came into use around thousands of years ago. In recent years, the use of bath soaps have reduced in some countries due to the availability of substitutes, yet they continue to be the most popular cleansing product across the world. Bath soaps currently represent a multibillion dollar industry and according to IMARC Group, the total revenues of the global bath soap market reached values worth US$ 18.6 Billion in 2017. This represented a CAGR of around 5% during 2010-2017. Several factors such as growing population, rising levels of hygiene among consumers, value addition, premiumisation and increasing demand from emerging markets are currently fostering the growth of the global bath soap market.

IMARC’s latest study “Bath Soap Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023” provides a detailed insight into the global bath soap market. The report has segmented the market on the basis of major regions. Asia-Pacific currently represents the biggest market for bath soaps accounting for around 40% of the total global demand. Asia-Pacific is followed by Western Europe and North America. The report has also analysed some of the key players operating in bath soap market. Procter & Gamble is the largest player accounting for 15% of the total global bath soap sales. Procter & Gamble is followed by Unilever and Colgate Palmolive.

The report provides a comprehensive analysis for setting up a bath soap plant. The study covers all the requisite aspects of the bath soap industry and provides an in-depth analysis of the market, industry performance, processing and manufacturing requirements, project cost, project funding, project economics, expected returns on investment, profit margins, etc. This report is a must-read for entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, consultants, business strategists, and all those who are planning to foray into the bath soap industry in any manner.

Key Questions Answered in This Report:

How has the bath soap market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
What are the key regional markets in the global bath soap industry?
What are the various stages in the value chain of the bath soap industry?
What are the key driving factors and challenges in the bath soap industry?
What is the structure of the bath soap industry and who are the key players?
What is the degree of competition in the bath soap industry?
What are the profit margins in the bath soap industry?
What are the key requirements for setting up a bath soap manufacturing plant?
How is bath soap manufactured?
What are the various unit operations involved in a bath soap plant?
What is the total size of land required for setting up a bath soap plant?
What are the machinery requirements for setting up a bath soap plant?
What are the raw material requirements for setting up a bath soap plant?
What are the packaging requirements for bath soap?
What are the transportation requirements for bath soap?
What are the utility requirements for setting up a bath soap plant?
What are the manpower requirements for setting up a bath soap plant?
What are the infrastructure costs for setting up a bath soap plant?
What are the capital costs for setting up a bath soap plant?
What are the operating costs for setting up a bath soap plant?
What will be the income and expenditures for a bath soap plant?
What is the time required to break-even?


1 Preface
2 Research Methodology
3 Executive Summary
4 Introduction
4.1 Overview
4.2 Key Industry Trends
5 Global Bath Soap Industry
5.1 Market Overview
5.2 Market Performance
5.3 Markey Breakup by Region
5.4 Markey Breakup by Product Type
5.5 Markey Breakup by Category
5.6 Markey Breakup by Distribution Channel
5.7 Market Forecast
5.8 SWOT Analysis
5.8.1 Strengths
5.8.2 Weaknesses
5.8.3 Opportunities
5.8.4 Threats
5.9 Value Chain Analysis
5.10 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
5.10.1 Overview
5.10.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
5.10.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
5.10.4 Degree of Competition
5.10.5 Threat of New Entrants
5.10.6 Threat of Substitutes
5.11 Key Market Drivers and Success Factors
6 Performance of Key Regions
6.1 Asia Pacific
6.2 Europe
6.3 North America
6.4 Latin America
6.5 Middle East and Africa
7 Performance by Product Type
7.1 Premium Products
7.2 Mass Products
8 Performance by Category
8.1 Solid Bath Soaps
8.2 Liquid Bath Soaps
9 Performance of Distribution Channel
9.1 Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
9.2 Convenience Stores
9.3 Pharmacies
9.4 Speciality Stores
9.5 Online
9.6 Others
10 Competitive Landscape
10.1 Competitive Structure
10.2 Market Share of Key Players
11 Bath Soap Manufacturing Process
11.1 Product Overview
11.2 Detailed Process Flow
11.3 Various Types of Unit Operations Involved
11.4 Mass Balance and Raw Material Requirements
12 Project Details, Requirements and Costs Involved
12.1 Land Requirements and Expenditures
12.2 Construction Requirements and Expenditures
12.3 Plant Layout
12.4 Plant Machinery
12.5 Raw Material Requirements and Expenditures
12.6 Raw Material and Final Product Pictures
12.7 Packaging Requirements and Expenditures
12.8 Transportation Requirements and Expenditures
12.9 Utility Requirements and Expenditures
12.10 Manpower Requirements and Expenditures
12.11 Other Capital Investments
13 Loans and Financial Assistance
14 Project Economics
14.1 Capital Cost of the Project
14.2 Techno-Economic Parameters
14.3 Product Pricing and Margins Across Various Levels of the Supply Chain
14.4 Taxation and Depreciation
14.5 Income Projections
14.6 Expenditure Projections
14.7 Financial Analysis
14.8 Profit Analysis
15 Key Player Profiles
15.1 Procter and Gamble
15.1.1 Company Overview
15.1.2 Description
15.1.3 Product Portfolio
15.1.4 SWOT
15.1.5 Financials
15.2 Unilever
15.2.1 Company Overview
15.2.2 Description
15.2.3 Product Portfolio
15.2.4 SWOT
15.2.5 Financials
15.3 Colgate Palmolive
15.3.1 Company Overview
15.3.2 Description
15.3.3 Product Portfolio
15.3.4 SWOT
15.3.5 Financials
List of Figures
Figure 1: Global: Bath Soap Industry Overview
Figure 2: Global: Bath Soap Market: Value Trends (in Million US$), 2010 – 2017
Figure 3: Global: Bath Soap Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2017
Figure 4: Global: Bath Soap Market: Breakup by Product Type (in %), 2017
Figure 5: Global: Bath Soap Market: Breakup by Category (in %), 2017
Figure 6: Global: Bath Soap Market: Breakup by Distribution Channel (in %), 2017
Figure 7: Global: Bath Soap Market Forecast: Value Trends (in Million US$), 2018 – 2023
Figure 8: Global: Bath Soap Industry: SWOT Analysis
Figure 9: Global: Bath Soap Industry: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 10: Global: Bath Soap Industry: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 11: Asia Pacific: Bath Soap Market (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 12: Europe: Bath Soap Market (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 13: North America: Bath Soap Market (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 14: Latin America: Bath Soap Market (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 15: Middle East and Africa: Bath Soap Market (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 16: Global: Premium Bath Soap Market (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 17: Global: Mass Bath Soap Market (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 18: Global: Solid Bath Soap Market (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 19: Global: Liquid Bath Soap Market (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 20: Global: Bath Soap Market - Supermarkets & Hypermarkets (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 21: Global: Bath Soap Market - Convenience Stores (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 22: Global: Bath Soap Market - Pharmacies (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 23: Global: Bath Soap Market - Speciality Stores (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 24: Global: Bath Soap Market - Online Sales (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 25: Global: Bath Soap Market - Other Distribution Channels (in Million US$), 2010, 2017 & 2023
Figure 26: Bath Soap Manufacturing Plant: Detailed Process Flow
Figure 27: Bath Soap Manufacturing Process: Conversion Rate of Products
Figure 28: Bath Soap Manufacturing Plant: Proposed Plant Layout
Figure 29: Bath Soap Manufacturing Plant: Breakup of Capital Costs (in %)
Figure 30: Bath Soap Industry: Profit Margins at Various Levels of the Supply Chain
Figure 31: Bath Soap Production: Manufacturing Cost Breakup (in %)
List of Tables
Table 1: Global: Bath Soap Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2017 and 2023
Table 2: Global: Bath Soap Market Forecast: Breakup by Region, 2018-2023
Table 3: Global: Bath Soap Market Forecast: Breakup by Product Type, 2018-2023
Table 4: Global: Bath Soap Market Forecast: Breakup by Category, 2018-2023
Table 5: Global: Bath Soap Market Forecast: Breakup by Distribution Channel, 2018-2023
Table 6: Bath Soap Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Land and Site Development (in US$)
Table 7: Bath Soap Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Civil Works (in US$)
Table 8: Bath Soap Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Machinery Unit (in US$)
Table 9: Bath Soap Manufacturing Plant: Raw Material Requirements
Table 10: Bath Soap Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Salaries and Wages (in US$)
Table 11: Bath Soap Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Other Capital Investments (in US$)
Table 12: Details of Financial Assistance Offered by Financial Institutions
Table 13: Bath Soap Manufacturing Plant: Capital Costs (in US$)
Table 14: Bath Soap Manufacturing Plant: Techno-Economic Parameters
Table 15: Bath Soap Manufacturing Plant: Taxation and Depreciation
Table 16: Bath Soap Manufacturing Plant: Income Projections (in US$)
Table 17: Bath Soap Manufacturing Plant: Expenditure Projections (in US$)
Table 18: Bath Soap Manufacturing Plant: Cash Flow Analysis Without Considering the Income Tax Liability
Table 19: Bath Soap Manufacturing Plant: Cash Flow Analysis on Considering the Income Tax Liability
Table 20: Bath Soap Manufacturing Plant: Profit and Loss Account

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