May 2nd, 2011
Sun care sales have recovered well in 2010 and 2011 following a poor performance in 2009, the year in which the global recession and economic crisis peaked. Value growth fell to 4% in 2009, down considerably from 8% growth registered in the previous year. In 2010, a return to form was seen for the industry, […]
November 5th, 2010
Carrie Lenard, Beauty and Personal Care industry analyst at Euromonitor International, states that beauty and personal care manufacturers are using new advertising techniques to reach out to consumers during the economic recovery. The internet has been a popular outlet for new advertising, especially since many consumers are permanently connected to the internet via mobile phones. […]
October 1st, 2010
Why are the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India and China) such a draw for beauty companies and in particular direct sellers? Brazil and China are the star performers and are set to add around US$8 billion and US$10 billion to the size of their respective beauty industries by 2014. All of the BRICs are set to […]
August 12th, 2009
Euromonitor International examines the fortunes of the fragrance industry in the five key Western European markets of France, Germany, the UK, Italy and Spain. Key new launches, distribution trends and other issues currently affecting sales in each market are explored with a view to determining overall market movement to 2013.
June 26th, 2009
As the much-maligned global credit crunch slows sales in Western regions, the Middle East’s cosmetics and toiletries market, worth US$7.2 billion in 2008 according to Euromonitor International, appears to be surviving the downturn far better than other regions. Not only was its healthy overall growth of 8% for cosmetics and toiletries the highest that the Middle East had produced in the last five years, it was also one of only a handful of regions that did not record lower growth than that of the previous year.