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October 30, 2014

Fashion Speaks: Facial Cleansing Devices and Fashionable Skin Care Products

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Facial cleansing devices have been boosted by claims of efficacy and quality reinforced by blogger endorsement.  Additionally these devices provide at-home alternatives to expensive spa treatments. This podcast discusses new product launches and product performance across key markets.

Part of our Fashion Speaks series, the other episode can be found here

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October 25, 2014

Gender Influences Fragrances Prospects in Emerging Markets

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Women’s fragrances have traditionally ruled the market ahead of men’s, including in terms of product availability. However, absolute growth forecasts reveal that emerging markets like Mexico and Argentina will generate more value in men’s fragrances over 2013-2018. This indicates an opportunity for industry players to step up men’s variety, where prospects compare well with those of women’s. Middle Eastern markets, essentially Saudi Arabia and the UAE, will lead in premium unisex fragrances.

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October 23, 2014

Beauty and Personal Care Trends in Asia Pacific

Beauty and personal care trends vary across consumer markets in Asia Pacific. Consumers in tropical climates like Malaysia are buying more all-in-one products that incorporate sun protection among other functions. Additionally male grooming products are gaining traction as personal appearance becomes more of a factor in hiring decisions. Watch the full video for more.

October 16, 2014

Four Trends to Watch in the Global Beauty and Personal Care Industry

Beauty and Personal Care Analyst Pei Ying outlines four key trends driving growth in the industry including men's grooming and at-home salon treatments. Join us at in-cosmetics Asia where she will discuss these trends in further detail.

 

October 15, 2014

The Underlying Potential of the MENA Region in Fragrances

Nicholas MicallefAnalyst Insight by Nicholas Micallef - Beauty and Personal Care Analyst

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The MENA remains a region facing political and macroeconomic hurdles; however, one area where local consumers do not seem to compromise is on fragrances. The use of scent in this region is prolific and is deeply ingrained within society’s traditions and lifestyle. In light of this, despite the region’s challenges, there are promising opportunities for fragrances in terms of olfactory creations and market prospects that are based on shared cultural heritage.

The MENA region is home to over 438 million consumers with 40% of the population aged below 20, whereas 60% live in urban zones. In 2013, fragrances’ sales in MENA amounted to US$2.9 billion, whilst over 2013-2018, fragrances is expected to increase by US$1.3 billion, thus raising the region’s proportion of the global market from 6% in 2013 to 9% in 2018. The top contributors in 2013 were Saudi Arabia, UAE, Israel and Iran, representing 78% of MENA sales rising to 80% in 2018. The fragrance per capita spend is projected to reach US$8.8 in 2018, higher than the global average of US$6.8.

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October 9, 2014

Chanel Selling Cosmetics Brand Bourjois to Coty

Coty has bid for Chanel’s masstige make-up brand, Bourjois, in an all-share deal worth about US$239 million, making Chanel a stakeholder in Coty, with a 4.2% share. Coty’s enlarged colour cosmetics portfolio, with its predominantly mass price positioning, is getting aligned for emerging market expansion, targeting a wide consumer base with relative weak spending power and strong cultural roots for colour cosmetics use.

Ildiko-SzalaiVideo features Ildiko Szalai - Senior Beauty and Personal Care Analyst

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October 8, 2014

Euromonitor to Speak at In-Cosmetics Asia 2014

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Event Name: In-Cosmetics Asia

Location: Bangkok

Website: http://www.in-cosmeticsasia.com/

Date:  November 4, 2014 – November 6, 2014

Event Description: The leading exhibition & conference in Asia for personal care ingredients

Speaker: Pei Ying Loh, Research Analyst

First Presentation: Global Trends In Beauty And Personal Care: Opportunities For The Future

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October 4, 2014

The Relationship Between Fashion and Beauty

Fashion brands are increasingly interested in expanding their beauty offerings beyond fragrances in an effort to both provide a more accessible entry price point for consumers reluctant to spend on luxury apparel and accessories and to expand market share through additional offerings in established markets. While some brands have been successful with this approach, others have seen their beauty offerings fall by the wayside.

Nicole_TyrimouVideo features Nicole Tyrimou - Beauty and Personal Care Analyst

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October 3, 2014

The Impact of Russia’s Sanctions on Global Beauty Players

Ildiko-SzalaiAnalyst Insight by Ildiko Szalai - Senior Beauty and Personal Care Analyst

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Thus far, Russia has not introduced direct sanctions against any multinational beauty players or their products, but the ongoing tense geo-political situation in Russia and the Ukraine is expected to negatively impact a number of companies’ performances in 2014 and beyond. Category growth prospects are also expected to be dented in the short-to-medium-term future in Eastern Europe’s largest and third-largest markets, Russia and the Ukraine, respectively. Companies with significant operations in Russia, such as L’Oréal, Unilever and Oriflame, have already announced plans to mitigate the unstable environment; however, the full impact of the situation is largely out of their control.

Top 12 Beauty Companies’ Performance in Russia – 2008-2013

Source: Euromonitor International

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Event Recap: In Cosmetics in Brazil

Marcela VianaAnalyst Insight by Marcela Viana, Research Analyst, Euromonitor International

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During September 9th and 10th, the first edition of In Cosmetics in Brazil was held in São Paulo. In Cosmetics is an international fair dedicated exclusively to the sector of raw material and ingredients for beauty and personal care products.

Brazil has the potential to grow in Premium Beauty and Personal Care

During my presentation about what we can expect from the premium market of beauty and personal care, I pointed out some factors that show the existing growth potential for the market in Brazil. The increase in credit to consumers, primarily through increased issuance of credit cards, has driven the premium market, since now many consumers can access and pay in installments to purchase premium beauty and personal care products, which were previously inaccessible. Another factor that contributes to the expansion of consumption of premium beauty products and personal care is linked to the fact that many new brands have recently entered the country, offering a wider range of products to consumers. Brands like Urban Decay, Benefit, Bare Minerals, among others, are now available to any consumer in Brazil, either through internet retailing or brick and mortar stores.

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