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Beauty Retailing - France - January 2012

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Table of contents

  1. Executive Summary

    • Report Scope

        • Beauty and personal care retailing
          • Sources for consumer spending
            • Abbreviations
              • Technical notes
                • Financial definitions
                  • Currencies
                    • Country codes
                      • Figure 1: Country codes
                    • VAT
                      • Figure 2: Europe: Standard VAT rates, 2010/11
                  • The Market: Economic and Demographic Context

                    • The economy
                      • Figure 3: France: Quarterly GDP growth, 1991-2011 (Q3)
                      • Figure 4: France: Indicator of consumer confidence, January 2007-November 2011
                    • Inflation
                      • Figure 5: France: Inflation in beauty and other major categories, 2006-11 (Nov)
                      • Figure 6: France: Percentage change in Consumer Price Index vs average wages, 2006-11
                    • Demographics
                      • Figure 7: France: Over 65s as % total French population, 1950-2030
                  • The Market: Consumer Spending

                        • Figure 8: France: Consumer spending on beauty and selected other goods, 2006-10
                      • Personal care goods vs all consumer spend
                          • Figure 9: France: Spending on personal care goods as % of all consumer spending, 2005-10
                        • Personal care goods vs personal care services
                            • Figure 10: France: Spending on personal care goods vs spending on personal care services, 2005-10
                          • Product market breakdown
                              • Figure 11: France: Consumer spending on personal care, by major category, 2010-11
                          • The Market: The Health and Beauty Specialists Sector

                            • Retail sales and forecast
                              • Figure 12: France: Health and beauty retailers’ sales, 2006-10
                              • Figure 13: France: Beauty specialists’ retail sales forecasts, 2011-16
                          • The Retailers: Channels of Distribution

                                • Figure 14: France: Personal care goods, spending by channel of distribution, 2010
                            • The Retailers: Online

                                  • Figure 15: France: Top transactional beauty websites, by number of visits, July 2011
                              • The Retailers: Leading Specialists

                                • Yves Rocher leads the sector
                                  • Marionnaud bounces back
                                    • Sephora loses second place
                                      • Steady growth maintained at Nocibé
                                        • Figure 16: France: Leading beauty retailers, 2010/11
                                    • The Retailers: Market Shares

                                        • Figure 17: France: Beauty retailers’ market shares, 2010
                                    • The Consumer: Where They Shop

                                          • Figure 18: France: Outlets from which make-up/hair care/skin care/fragrance products were bought, by female consumers in the last 12 months, March 2011
                                        • Where they shop by age group and product type
                                            • Figure 19: France: Outlets from which make-up products were bought by female consumers in the last 12 months, by age group, March 2011
                                            • Figure 20: France: Outlets from which hair care products were bought by female consumers in the last 12 months, by age group, March 2011
                                            • Figure 21: France: Outlets from which skin care products were bought by female consumers in the last 12 months, by age group, March 2011
                                            • Figure 22: France: Outlets from which fragrance products were bought by female consumers in the last 12 months, by age group, March 2011
                                        • A.S. Watson (Europe)

                                            • Figure 23: A. S. Watson (Europe): Sales as share of Health & beauty specialists’ sales in Europe, 2008-10
                                          • Strategic evaluation
                                            • Revenues by region and operation
                                              • Figure 24: A. S. Watson (Europe): Estimated sales breakdown by operation, 2010
                                            • Mixed fortunes for Marionnaud
                                              • UK: Superdrug
                                                  • Figure 25: Superdrug: Optimum and brand-similar products, launched 2011
                                                • UK: The Perfume Shop
                                                  • Background
                                                    • Figure 26: A. S. Watson: European health and beauty operations, 2011
                                                  • Company performance
                                                    • Figure 27: A. S. Watson (Europe): Estimated sales, 2008-10
                                                    • Figure 28: A. S. Watson (Europe): Outlet data, 2008-10
                                                  • Retail offering
                                                    • Rossmann joint venture
                                                      • Figure 29: A. S. Watson (Europe): Rossmann store numbers, 2006-10
                                                      • Figure 30: A. S. Watson (Europe): Rossmann JV store numbers by territory, December 2010
                                                    • UK profile
                                                      • UK: Company performance
                                                        • Figure 31: A. S. Watson (UK): Sales as share of beauty and cosmetics specialists’ sales in UK, 2006-10
                                                        • Figure 32: A. S. Watson (UK): Financial performance, 2006-10
                                                        • Figure 33: A. S. Watson (UK): Outlet data, 2006-10
                                                      • UK: Superdrug consumer profile
                                                        • Figure 35: Superdrug: Consumer profile (relative to average), by location, November 2011
                                                        • Figure 36: Superdrug: Consumer profile (relative to average), by ACORN classification, November 2011
                                                      • UK retail offering
                                                        • UK: E-commerce and home shopping
                                                          • Figure 37: A.S. Watson (UK): Online consumer demographics for Superdrug.com, three month average to October 2011
                                                          • Figure 38: A.S. Watson (UK): Online consumer demographics for ThePerfumeShop.com, three month average to October 2011
                                                      • Douglas

                                                          • Figure 39: Douglas perfumery: Share of European health and beauty specialists’/beauty specialists’ sales, 2007-11
                                                        • Strategic evaluation
                                                          • Figure 40: Douglas Perfumeries: Sales contribution of German/International stores, 2007-11
                                                          • Figure 41: Douglas Perfumeries: German/International store portfolio, 2007-11
                                                          • Figure 42: Douglas Perfumeries: Stores per million capita in selected countries, 2010
                                                          • Figure 43: Douglas Perfumeries: Sales per store, 2010
                                                          • Figure 44: Douglas Perfumeries: Sales per store growth rates in selected countries, 2006/07-2009/10
                                                        • Background
                                                          • Company performance
                                                            • Figure 45: Douglas Holding: Group financial performance, 2006/07-2010/11
                                                            • Figure 46: Douglas Perfumeries: Group financial performance, 2006/07-2010/11
                                                            • Figure 47: Douglas Perfumeries: Outlet data, 2007-11
                                                          • Retail offering
                                                            • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                            • Nocibé

                                                                • Figure 48: Nocibé: Sales as share of health and beauty and beauty specialists’ sales in France, 2006-10
                                                              • Strategic evaluation
                                                                • Background
                                                                  • Company performance
                                                                    • Figure 49: Nocibé: Group sales performance, 2006-10
                                                                    • Figure 50: Nocibé: Outlet data, 2006-10
                                                                  • Retail offering
                                                                    • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                                    • Schlecker (incl Ihr Platz)

                                                                        • Figure 51: Schlecker: Share of European health and beauty specialists’ sales, 2006-10
                                                                      • Strategic evaluation
                                                                        • Background
                                                                          • Company performance
                                                                            • Figure 52: Schlecker: Estimated sales performance, 2006-10
                                                                            • Figure 53: Schlecker: Estimated outlet data, 2006-10
                                                                          • Store format
                                                                            • Retail offering
                                                                              • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                                              • Sephora

                                                                                  • Strategic evaluation
                                                                                    • Background
                                                                                      • Company performance
                                                                                        • Figure 54: Sephora, Financial performance, 2006-10
                                                                                        • Figure 55: Sephora, Estimated financial performance, European markets, 2009-10
                                                                                      • Store formats
                                                                                        • Figure 56: Sephora: Estimated Outlet data, 2006-10
                                                                                      • Retail offering
                                                                                        • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                                                        • The Body Shop

                                                                                            • Figure 57: The Body Shop UK: Estimated sales as share of UK cosmetics and toiletries specialists’ sales, 2006-10
                                                                                          • Strategic evaluation
                                                                                            • Background
                                                                                              • Company performance
                                                                                                • Figure 58: The Body Shop: Financial performance, 2006-10
                                                                                                • Figure 59: The Body Shop: Estimated UK and RoI sales performance, 2006-10
                                                                                                • Figure 60: The Body Shop: Outlet data, 2006-10
                                                                                              • Store formats
                                                                                                • Consumer profile
                                                                                                  • Figure 61: The Body Shop shoppers in last 12 months, by gender, age and socio-economic group, November 2011
                                                                                                  • Figure 62: The Body Shop shoppers in last 12 months, by region and ACORN group, November 2011
                                                                                                • Retail offering
                                                                                                  • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                                                                    • Figure 63: The Body Shop: Online consumer demographics, three month average to October 2011
                                                                                                • Yves Rocher Group

                                                                                                    • Figure 64: Yves Rocher’s Sales of share of health & beauty retailers’ sales in France, 2006-10
                                                                                                  • Strategic evaluation
                                                                                                    • Background
                                                                                                      • Company performance
                                                                                                        • Figure 65: Groupe Yves Rocher, Sales performance, 2006-10
                                                                                                        • Figure 66: Yves Rocher: Estimated outlet data, 2005 -11
                                                                                                      • Store formats
                                                                                                        • Retail offering
                                                                                                          • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                                                                          • Appendix – The Market

                                                                                                            • Population
                                                                                                              • Figure 67: Europe: Population, by age group, 2005
                                                                                                              • Figure 68: Europe: Population, by age group, 2010
                                                                                                              • Figure 69: Europe: Population, by age group, 2015
                                                                                                              • Figure 70: Europe: Population, by age group, 2020
                                                                                                            • GDP
                                                                                                              • Figure 71: Europe: GDP (current prices), 2010
                                                                                                              • Figure 72: Europe: GDP growth rates (current prices), 2001-Q3 2011
                                                                                                              • Figure 73: Europe: GDP growth rates (constant prices), 2001-Q3 2011
                                                                                                            • Consumer spending
                                                                                                              • Figure 74: Europe: Households’ consumer spending (current prices), 2010
                                                                                                              • Figure 75: Europe: Households’ consumer spending growth rates (current prices), 2001-Q3 2011
                                                                                                              • Figure 76: Europe: Households’ consumer spending growth rates (constant prices), 2001-Q3 2011
                                                                                                            • Consumer prices
                                                                                                              • Figure 77: Europe: Harmonised index of consumer prices, 2001-10
                                                                                                            • Unemployment
                                                                                                              • Figure 78: Europe: Average rate of unemployment, 2001-10
                                                                                                            • Interest rates
                                                                                                              • Figure 79: Europe: Interest rates, 2005-Q4 2011
                                                                                                            • Consumer confidence
                                                                                                              • Figure 80: Europe: Consumer confidence, Jan 2011-Dec 2011
                                                                                                          • Appendix – Consumer Data

                                                                                                              • Make-up
                                                                                                                • Figure 81: Outlets from where make-up was bought in the last 12 months, UK, March 2011
                                                                                                                • Figure 82: Next most popular outlets from where make-up products were bought in the last 12 months, by demographics, France, March 2011
                                                                                                              • Fragrances
                                                                                                                • Figure 83: Outlets from where fragrances were bought in the last 12 months, March 2011
                                                                                                                • Figure 84: Most popular outlets from where fragrance products were bought in the last 12 months, by demographics, France, March 2011
                                                                                                                • Figure 85: Next most popular outlets from where fragrance products were bought in the last 12 months, by demographics, France, March 2011
                                                                                                              • Skincare
                                                                                                                • Figure 86: Outlets from where skincare was bought in the last 12 months, March 2011
                                                                                                                • Figure 87: Most popular outlets from where skincare products were bought in the last 12 months, by demographics, France, March 2011
                                                                                                                • Figure 88: Next most popular outlets from where skincare products were bought in the last 12 months, by demographics, France, March 2011
                                                                                                              • Haircare
                                                                                                                • Figure 89: Outlets from where haircare was bought in the last 12 months, March 2011
                                                                                                                • Figure 90: Most popular outlets from where haircare products were bought in the last 12 months, by demographics, France, March 2011
                                                                                                                • Figure 91: Next most popular outlets from where haircare products were bought in the last 12 months, by demographics, France, March 2011

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                                                                                                            Beauty Retailing - France - January 2012

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