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Beauty Retailing - France - January 2011

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Table of contents

  1. Market in Brief

    • Report scope

        • Beauty retailing
          • Sources
            • Abbreviations
              • Technical notes
                • Financial definitions
                  • Currencies
                    • Country codes
                      • Figure 1: Country codes
                    • VAT
                      • Figure 2: Europe: Standard VAT rates, 2009
                  • Broader Market Environment

                    • Key points
                      • Implications for beauty retailers
                      • Competitive Context

                        • Key points
                          • Health and beauty market
                            • Definitions
                              • Personal care lags behind
                                • Figure 3: France: Consumer spending, growth in main categories, 2005-09
                                • Figure 4: France: Consumer spending on personal care and other selected categories, 2005-09
                              • Product market breakdown
                                • Figure 5: France: Consumer spending on personal care, by major category, 2009
                              • Resilient demand drives inflation
                                • Figure 6: France: Consumer prices for personal care categories, 2002-10
                            • Sector Size and Forecast

                              • Key points
                                • Economic outlook
                                  • Retail sales
                                    • Figure 7: France: Health & beauty specialists, retail sales, 2005-10
                                  • Health & beauty retailers’ prospects
                                    • Figure 8: France: Health & beauty specialists’ retail sales forecasts, 2010-15
                                  • Enterprise data
                                    • Figure 9: France: Health & beauty specialists, enterprise data, 2003-07
                                • Channels of Distribution

                                      • Figure 10: France: Personal care goods, spending by channel of distribution, 2009
                                  • Retail Competitor Analysis

                                    • Key points
                                      • Robust sector
                                        • Yves Rocher leads the way
                                          • Continued growth at Sephora
                                            • Marionnaud finally set for improvement?
                                              • Strong performance at Nocibé
                                                • Mixed performance for the German players
                                                  • Figure 11: France: Leading beauty retailers, 2009/10
                                                • Market shares
                                                  • Figure 12: France: Beauty retailers’ market shares, 2009
                                              • A.S. Watson (Europe)

                                                  • Figure 13: A.S. Watson (Europe): Sales as share of European health and beauty specialists’ sales, 2005-09
                                                • Strategic evaluation
                                                    • Figure 14: Rossmann: Outlets per million population, 2009
                                                  • Group
                                                    • Recent history
                                                      • Figure 15: A.S.Watson: European health and beauty chains, 2009
                                                    • Financial performance
                                                        • Figure 16: A.S. Watson: Estimate European sales and store numbers, 2005-09
                                                        • Figure 17: Rossmann Eastern Europe (joint venture): Estimated total European sales and store numbers, 2005-09
                                                      • Store portfolio
                                                          • Figure 18: A.S.Watson Europe: Estimated store numbers, 2005-09
                                                        • UK operations
                                                          • Figure 19: A.S. Watson UK: Sales as share of UK health and beauty specialists’ sales, 2005-09
                                                        • Financial performance
                                                          • Superdrug back on the road to profit
                                                            • Can Savers beat the competition?
                                                              • The Perfume Shop continues its strong performance
                                                                • Figure 20: AS Watson UK: Financial performance, 2005-09
                                                              • Store portfolio
                                                                • Figure 21: AS Watson UK: Outlet data, 2005-09
                                                              • Retail offering
                                                                • Superdrug focusing on beauty
                                                                  • Savers’ wider offer
                                                                    • The Perfume Shop’s successful niche
                                                                      • Advertising
                                                                        • Continental Europe operations
                                                                          • Benelux
                                                                            • Financial performance
                                                                              • Figure 22: A.S. Watson Benelux: Estimated sales contribution by fascia, 2009
                                                                            • Store portfolio
                                                                              • Figure 23: A.S.Watson: Benelux: Health and beauty store numbers, 2005-09
                                                                            • Retail offering
                                                                              • E-commerce
                                                                                • Marionnaud
                                                                                  • Figure 24: A.S.Watson: Estimated Marionnaud sales as share of health & beauty specialists’ sales in Europe, 2005-09
                                                                                • Financial performance
                                                                                    • Figure 25: A.S. Watson: Marionnaud: Estimated sales, 2005-09
                                                                                  • Store portfolio
                                                                                      • Figure 26: A.S. Watson: Marionnaud outlets (estimated), 2005-09
                                                                                      • Figure 27: A.S. Watson: Marionnaud’s store portfolio by country (estimated), 2005-09
                                                                                    • Retail offer
                                                                                      • Eastern Europe
                                                                                        • Rossmann joint venture
                                                                                          • Baltic operations
                                                                                            • Other Eastern operations
                                                                                              • Figure 28: A.S. Watson: Eastern European operations, 2005-09
                                                                                          • Douglas

                                                                                              • Figure 29: Douglas perfumery (Germany): Share of German health and beauty specialists’/beauty specialists’ sales, 2005-09
                                                                                              • Figure 30: Douglas perfumery division: Share of European health and beauty specialists’ sales, 2005-10
                                                                                            • Strategic evaluation
                                                                                              • A first mover
                                                                                                • A fast mover
                                                                                                  • Flexible retail mix
                                                                                                    • Recent history
                                                                                                      • Financial performance
                                                                                                          • Figure 31: Douglas Holding: Group financial performance, 2005/06 -2009/10
                                                                                                          • Figure 32: Douglas Perfumeries: Group financial performance, 2005-10
                                                                                                          • Figure 33: Douglas Perfumeries: Sales contribution of German/International stores, 2005-10
                                                                                                          • Figure 34: Douglas Perfumeries: Sales growth rates in selected countries, 2008/09
                                                                                                        • Store portfolio
                                                                                                            • Figure 35: Douglas Perfumeries: German/International store portfolio, 2005-10
                                                                                                            • Figure 36: Douglas Perfumeries: Stores per million capita in selected countries, 2009
                                                                                                            • Figure 37: Douglas Perfumeries: Outlet data, 2005-2010
                                                                                                            • Figure 38: Douglas perfumeries: Average sales per outlet by country (and date of entry into market), 2009
                                                                                                          • Retail offering
                                                                                                            • E-commerce and home shopping
                                                                                                            • Lush

                                                                                                                • Figure 39: Lush Retail Ltd: Sales as share of UK health and beauty retailers’ sales, 2005-2008
                                                                                                              • Strategic evaluation
                                                                                                                • Struggling, but growing
                                                                                                                  • The cost of a clear conscience
                                                                                                                    • Spreading the risk
                                                                                                                      • Recent history
                                                                                                                        • Financial performance
                                                                                                                          • Figure 40: Lush Retail Ltd: Financial performance, 2005-09
                                                                                                                        • Store portfolio
                                                                                                                          • Figure 41: Lush Retail Ltd: Outlet data, 2005-09
                                                                                                                        • Retail offering
                                                                                                                          • e-commerce
                                                                                                                          • Nocibé

                                                                                                                              • Figure 42: Nocibé: Sales as share of health and beauty and beauty specialists’ sales in France, 2005-09
                                                                                                                            • Strategic evaluation
                                                                                                                              • Recent history
                                                                                                                                • Financial performance
                                                                                                                                  • Figure 43: Nocibé: Group financial performance, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                • Store portfolio
                                                                                                                                    • Figure 44: Nocibé: Outlet data, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                  • Retail offering
                                                                                                                                    • e-commerce and home shopping and marketing
                                                                                                                                    • Schlecker (incl Ihr Platz)

                                                                                                                                        • Figure 45: Schlecker: Share of European health and beauty specialists’ sales, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                        • Figure 46: Schlecker: Estimated share of German health and beauty and of German beauty retailers’ sales, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                      • Strategic evaluation
                                                                                                                                        • Ihr Platz offers an opportunity
                                                                                                                                          • Recent history
                                                                                                                                            • Financial data
                                                                                                                                              • Figure 47: Schlecker: Estimated sales performance, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                            • Store portfolio
                                                                                                                                                • Figure 48: Schlecker: Estimated outlet data, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                              • Retail offering
                                                                                                                                                • Ihr Platz
                                                                                                                                                  • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                                                                                                                  • Sephora

                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 49: Sephora: Estimated sales as share of European health and beauty retailers’ sales, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                                    • Strategic evaluation
                                                                                                                                                      • Recent history
                                                                                                                                                        • Financial performance
                                                                                                                                                            • Figure 50: Sephora: Financial performance, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                                          • Store portfolio
                                                                                                                                                            • Figure 51: Sephora: Estimated outlet data, 2004-09
                                                                                                                                                          • Retail offering
                                                                                                                                                          • The Body Shop

                                                                                                                                                              • Figure 52: The Body Shop UK & Republic of Ireland: Estimated sales as share of UK health and beauty retailers’ sales, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                                            • Strategic evaluation
                                                                                                                                                              • Recent history
                                                                                                                                                                • Financial performance
                                                                                                                                                                    • Figure 53: The Body Shop (UK & RoI): Group financial performance, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                                                  • Store portfolio
                                                                                                                                                                      • Figure 54: The Body Shop UK: Outlet data, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                                                    • Retail offering
                                                                                                                                                                      • Market positioning
                                                                                                                                                                        • E-commerce and home shopping
                                                                                                                                                                        • Yves Rocher Group

                                                                                                                                                                            • Figure 55: Groupe Yves Rocher: Estimated sales as share of health & beauty specialists’ sales in Europe, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                                                          • Strategic evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                            • Recent history
                                                                                                                                                                              • Figure 56: Groupe Yves Rocher brands, 2010
                                                                                                                                                                            • Financial performance
                                                                                                                                                                              • Figure 57: Groupe Yves Rocher: Group sales performance, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                                                            • Store portfolio
                                                                                                                                                                              • Figure 58: Groupe Yves Rocher: Estimated European outlet data, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                                                              • Figure 59: Groupe Yves Rocher: Yves Rocher brand: Estimated outlet numbers, 2005, 2006 and 2009
                                                                                                                                                                            • Retail offering
                                                                                                                                                                              • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                                                                                                                                              • Appendix – Broader Market Environment

                                                                                                                                                                                • Population
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Figure 60: Europe Top 6: Population breakdown, by age group, 2005
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Figure 61: Europe Top 6: Population breakdown, by age group, 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Figure 62: Europe Top 6: Population breakdown, by age group, 2015
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Figure 63: Europe Top 6: Population breakdown, by age group, 2020
                                                                                                                                                                                • GDP
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Figure 64: Europe Top 6: GDP (in current prices) 2000-Q3 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Figure 65: Europe top 6: GDP growth rates (in constant prices), 2000-Q3 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                • Consumer spending
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Figure 66: Europe top 6: Consumer spending (in current prices) 2001-Q3 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Figure 67: Europe Top 6: Consumer spending growth rates (in constant prices) 2001-Q3 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                • Consumer prices
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Figure 68: Europe Top 6: Consumer prices, 2001-Oct 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                • Unemployment
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Figure 69: Europe Top 6: Average rate of unemployment, 2001-Q3 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                • Interest rates
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Figure 70: UK and Eurozone: Interest rates, 2004-Q3 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                • Consumer confidence
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Figure 71: Europe top 5: Consumer confidence, March 2009-November 2010

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                                                                                                                                                                              Beauty Retailing - France - January 2011

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