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Beauty Retailing - France - January 2015

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Spending and inflation
Figure 1: France: Spending on personal care as % of all household consumption spending, 2009-14
Figure 2: France: Consumer price inflation on health and beauty products, annual % change, 2010-Nov 14
Channels of distribution
Sector size and forecast
The retailers
Figure 3: France: Leading beauty retailers’ estimated share of all beauty retailers’ sales, 2014
Online
The consumer – Where people shop
Figure 4: France: Male and female buyers of beauty products, November 2014
Figure 5: France: Retailers used to purchase beauty products, November 2014
Figure 6: France: Customer base, by type of retailer, November 2014
The consumer – Attitudes to mobile shopping and social media
Figure 7: France: Profile of positive attitudes of beauty buyers to mobile shopping and social media,
November 2014
What we think
ISSUES AND INSIGHTS
The growth of budget priced cosmetics formats
The facts
The implications
The importance of mobile shopping and social media to beauty retailers
The facts
The implications
SPENDING AND INFLATION
Key points
Figure 8: France: Consumer spending on beauty and selected other goods (incl. VAT), 2009-14
Product market breakdown
Figure 9: France: Main beauty markets, spending (inc VAT) 2009-14
Figure 10: France: Main beauty markets, spending (inc VAT) forecasts, 2014-18
Inflation
Figure 11: France: Consumer prices, annual % change, 2009-13
Figure 12: France: Consumer price inflation on health and beauty products, annual % change, Nov 2013-
Nov 14
CHANNELS OF DISTRIBUTION
Key points
Figure 13: France: Estimated retail distribution of spending on beauty and personal care goods, inc. Vat,
2011-13
SECTOR SIZE AND FORECAST
Key points
Figure 14: France: Health and beauty retailers sales, excl VAT, 2009-14
Prospects
Figure 15: France: Health and beauty retailers sales, forecasts, excl VAT, 2014-19
THE RETAILERS – FINANCIALS AND OUTLETS
Key points
Figure 16: France: Leading beauty specialists’ sales, 2011-14
Figure 17: France: Leading beauty specialists’ outlet numbers, 2011-14
Figure 18: France: Leading beauty specialists’ sales per outlet, 2011-14
THE RETAILERS – MARKET SHARES
Figure 19: France: Leading beauty specialists’ share of health and beauty retailers’ sales, 2011-14
ONLINE
Key points
Figure 20: France: Online buyers in last 3 months in key sectors, 2006-14
Figure 21: France: Beauty retailers: Transactional websites, September 2014
Figure 22: France: Top specialist beauty sites, by unique visitor numbers, September 2014
THE CONSUMER – WHERE PEOPLE SHOP
Key points
Figure 23: France: Male and female buyers of beauty products, November 2014
Online and in-store – Where people shop
Figure 24: France: Main types of store used to purchase beauty products, November 2014
Figure 25: France: Retailers used to purchase beauty products, November 2014
Customer profiles
Figure 26: France: Customer base, by type of retailer, November 2014
THE CONSUMER – ATTITUDES TO MOBILE SHOPPING AND SOCIAL MEDIA
Key points
Figure 27: France: Attitudes of beauty buyers to mobile shopping and social media, November 2014
Figure 28: France: Profile of positive attitudes of beauty buyers to mobile shopping and social media,
November 2014
A. S. WATSON (EUROPE)
What we think
A strong business, in the main
Marionnaud the weakest link
Company background
Figure 29: A. S. Watson: European health and beauty operations, 2014
Rossmann joint venture
Company performance
Western Europe
Eastern Europe
Figure 30: A. S. Watson (Europe): Group financial performance (excluding Marionnaud), 2012-14
Figure 31: A. S. Watson (Europe): Group financial performance, 2010-12 (including Marionnaud)
Interim results 2014
Sales by chain
Figure 32: A. S. Watson (Europe), Main retail chains, Sales (excl. VAT), 2009-14
Figure 33: Marionnaud: Estimated sales, 2009-14
Figure 34: A. S. Watson (Europe): Outlet data, 2009-14
Figure 35: A. S. Watson (Europe): Main retail chains: Outlet data, by country (part estimated), 2009-14
Figure 36: Marionnaud: Outlet data, 2009-14
Retail offering
Superdrug
The Perfume Shop
Savers
THE BODY SHOP
What we think
Store refits update its image
Values remain at its core
Better off alone?
Company background
Company performance
Figure 37: The Body Shop: Like-for-like retail sales growth, 2011-14
Figure 38: The Body Shop: Group financial performance, 2009-14
Figure 39: The Body Shop: Estimated UK sales performance, 2009-13
Figure 40: The Body Shop: Outlet data, 2009-14
Figure 41: The Body Shop: Outlet breakdown, 2009-13
Retail offering
DOUGLAS GROUP
What we think
A year of change
Hello…
…and goodbye
Young and beautiful
Company background: Douglas
Company background: Nocibé
Company performance
Figure 42: Douglas Group: Group financial performance, 2010-14
Figure 43: Douglas Group: Outlet data, 2010-14
Figure 44: Douglas: European outlet data, 2014
Figure 45: Nocibé: Group financial performance and outlet data, 2010-14
Retail offering: Douglas
Retail offering: Nocibé
SEPHORA
What we think
Transforming the beauty store shopping experience
100 new stores per year
Capitalising on user-generated content to drive sales
Challenging the beauty giants with its own-branded range of designer tie-ins
Company background
Company performance
Figure 46: LVMH Selective Retail: Financial performance, 2009-14
Retail offering
YVES ROCHER GROUPE
What we think
Purity and efficacy USP
Targeting regions where the middle classes are growing more affluent
Airport distribution channel
Company background
Company performance
Figure 47: Yves Rocher Groupe: Estimated group financial performance, 2011-14
Figure 48: Yves Rocher Groupe: Outlet data, 2010-14
Retail offering
EUROPEAN RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
Sample sizes by demographics and geographies
Our research partner – Lightspeed GMI

Beauty Retailing - France - January 2015

This report looks at the following areas:

In the European Summary – The Market section we also provide data for European beauty retailing beyond these five countries. Our Europewide data in

European Summary – The Market includes:

  • Consumer spending on personal care goods and services for 18 European countries,
  • 2009-14;
  • Health and beauty specialists’ retail sales, 2009-14, and forecasts, 2015-19 for 19
  • European countries;
  • A ranking of Europe’s top 15 beauty specialists by 2013 revenues.
Our coverage of the five major markets includes Mintel market size data for each of the major beauty and personal care categories. Single country reports are also available for the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.


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