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Beauty Retailing - Germany - 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: Germany: Real-terms, year-on-year GDP growth, Q1 2006-Q3 2011
                        • Figure 4: Germany: Selected labour market indicators, Q1 2009-Q3 2011
                        • Figure 5: Germany: Consumer confidence and retail trade confidence, Dec 2010-Nov 2011
                      • Inflation
                        • Figure 6: Germany: Consumer prices index, Jan 2006-Oct 2011
                      • Demographics
                        • Figure 7: Germany: Over 65s as % total population, 1960-2030
                      • Implications for beauty retailers
                        • Economy:
                          • Demographics:
                          • The Market: Consumer Spending

                              • Personal care spending data
                                  • Figure 8: Germany: Consumer spending on personal care and other selected categories, 2006-10
                                • Personal care goods spending per capita
                                  • Figure 9: Germany: Annual per-capita consumer expenditure on personal care goods, 2006-10
                                • Personal care goods spending as a share of all expenditure
                                  • Figure 10: Germany: Consumer spending on personal care goods as percentage of total consumer spending, 2006-10
                                • Spending on personal care goods relative to services
                                    • Figure 11: Germany: Spending on personal care goods vs spending on personal care services, 2006-10
                                  • Trade association data
                                      • Figure 12: Germany: Total consumption of cosmetics and toiletries products, 2010-11
                                    • Spending breakdown by category
                                        • Figure 13: Germany: Consumer spending on skin care and hair care, 2010-11f
                                        • Figure 14: Germany: Consumer spending on personal care, by major category, 2010-11
                                      • Category performance and prospects
                                      • The Market: The Health and Beauty Specialists Sector

                                        • Economic outlook
                                          • Retail sales and forecasts
                                              • Figure 15: Germany: Beauty retailers’ sales, 2006-10
                                              • Figure 16: Germany: Beauty retailers’ sales forecasts, 2011-16
                                            • Index of retail sales
                                              • Figure 17: Germany: Index of retail sales: Annual % change, Jan 2010-Oct 2011 (current prices)
                                          • The Market: Outlet and Enterprise Data

                                              • Figure 18: Germany: Number of retail enterprises, 2005-09
                                              • Figure 19: Germany: Number of outlets, 2005-09
                                          • The Retailers: Channels of Distribution

                                              • Drugstores dominate the beauty market
                                                • Perfumeries led by Douglas
                                                  • Grocers gain share thanks to Schlecker’s crisis
                                                    • Department stores in decline
                                                      • Online
                                                        • Others
                                                          • Direct selling
                                                            • Figure 20: Germany: Specialist beauty members of the direct selling association, 2011
                                                        • The Retailers: Online

                                                            • Proportion of consumers shopping online
                                                              • Figure 21: Germany: Percentage of individuals who have purchased goods or services online within the preceding three/12 months, 2006-11
                                                              • Figure 22: Percentage of female consumers who have purchased beauty products online in the 12 months to March 2011, Italy, Spain, Germany, France and UK
                                                            • Leading websites by usage
                                                              • Figure 23: Germany: Leading transactional beauty websites, July 2011
                                                          • The Retailers: Leading Specialists

                                                            • Schlecker in crisis – files for insolvency
                                                              • dm set to take market leader position
                                                                • Dynamic Rossmann
                                                                  • Müller lagging a little, but still outperforming Schlecker
                                                                    • Douglas dominates in perfumery
                                                                      • Budnikowsky, a regional player
                                                                        • Figure 24: Germany: Leading beauty retailers, 2010/11
                                                                    • The Retailers: Market Shares

                                                                          • Figure 25: Germany: Leading beauty retailers’ estimated shares of sector sales, 2010
                                                                      • The Consumer: Where They Shop

                                                                            • Figure 26: Germany: 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 27: Germany: Outlets from which make-up products were bought by female consumers in the last 12 months, by age group, March 2011
                                                                              • Figure 28: Germany: Outlets from which hair care products were bought by female consumers in the last 12 months, by age group, March 2011
                                                                              • Figure 29: Germany: Outlets from which skin care products were bought by female consumers in the last 12 months, by age group, March 2011
                                                                              • Figure 30: Germany: Outlets from which fragrance products were bought by female consumers in the last 12 months, by age group, March 2011
                                                                          • dm-drogerie markt

                                                                              • Figure 31: dm-drogerie markt’s Sales of share of health & beauty retailers’ sales in Germany, 2007-11
                                                                            • Strategic evaluation
                                                                              • Background
                                                                                • Company performance
                                                                                    • Figure 32: DM-drogerie markt, 2006/07-2010/11
                                                                                    • Figure 33: DM-drogerie markt: Outlet data, 2007-11
                                                                                  • Store formats
                                                                                    • Retail offering
                                                                                      • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                                                      • Douglas

                                                                                          • Figure 34: Douglas perfumery: Share of European health and beauty specialists’/beauty specialists’ sales, 2007-11
                                                                                        • Strategic evaluation
                                                                                          • Figure 35: Douglas Perfumeries: Sales contribution of German/International stores, 2007-11
                                                                                          • Figure 36: Douglas Perfumeries: German/International store portfolio, 2007-11
                                                                                          • Figure 37: Douglas Perfumeries: Stores per million capita in selected countries, 2010
                                                                                          • Figure 38: Douglas Perfumeries: Sales per store, 2010
                                                                                          • Figure 39: Douglas Perfumeries: Sales per store growth rates in selected countries, 2006/07-2009/10
                                                                                        • Background
                                                                                          • Company performance
                                                                                            • Figure 40: Douglas Holding: Group financial performance, 2006/07-2010/11
                                                                                            • Figure 41: Douglas Perfumeries: Group financial performance, 2006/07-2010/11
                                                                                            • Figure 42: Douglas Perfumeries: Outlet data, 2007-11
                                                                                          • Retail offering
                                                                                            • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                                                            • Lush Retail Ltd

                                                                                                • Figure 43: Lush Retail Ltd: Sales as share of beauty and cosmetics specialists’ sales in UK, 2006-09
                                                                                              • Strategic evaluation
                                                                                                • Background
                                                                                                  • Company performance
                                                                                                    • Figure 44: Lush Retail Ltd: Group financial performance, 2005/06-2009/10
                                                                                                    • Figure 45: Lush Retail Ltd: Outlet data, 2006-10
                                                                                                  • Store formats
                                                                                                    • Retail offering
                                                                                                      • e-commerce
                                                                                                        • Figure 46: Lush: Online consumer demographics, three month average to October 2011
                                                                                                    • Müller

                                                                                                        • Figure 47: Müller: Estimated sales as share of health & beauty and beauty retailers’ sales in Germany, 2006-10
                                                                                                      • Strategic evaluation
                                                                                                        • Background
                                                                                                          • Company performance
                                                                                                            • Figure 48: Müller: Estimated group sales performance, 2006/07-2010/11
                                                                                                            • Figure 49: Müller: Estimated outlet data, 2007-11
                                                                                                          • Retail offering
                                                                                                            • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                                                                            • Rossmann

                                                                                                                • Figure 50: Rossman’s Sales of share of health & beauty retailers’ sales in Germany, 2006-10
                                                                                                              • Strategic evaluation
                                                                                                                • Background
                                                                                                                  • Company performance
                                                                                                                    • Figure 51: Rossmann, Sales performance, 2006-10
                                                                                                                    • Figure 52: Rossmann: Outlet data, 2006-10
                                                                                                                  • Store formats
                                                                                                                    • Retail offering
                                                                                                                      • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                                                                                      • Schlecker (incl Ihr Platz)

                                                                                                                          • Figure 53: Schlecker: Share of European health and beauty specialists’ sales, 2006-10
                                                                                                                        • Strategic evaluation
                                                                                                                          • Background
                                                                                                                            • Company performance
                                                                                                                              • Figure 54: Schlecker: Estimated sales performance, 2006-10
                                                                                                                              • Figure 55: Schlecker: Estimated outlet data, 2006-10
                                                                                                                            • Store format
                                                                                                                              • Retail offering
                                                                                                                                • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                                                                                                • The Body Shop

                                                                                                                                    • Figure 56: The Body Shop UK: Estimated sales as share of UK cosmetics and toiletries specialists’ sales, 2006-10
                                                                                                                                  • Strategic evaluation
                                                                                                                                    • Background
                                                                                                                                      • Company performance
                                                                                                                                        • Figure 57: The Body Shop: Financial performance, 2006-10
                                                                                                                                        • Figure 58: The Body Shop: Estimated UK and RoI sales performance, 2006-10
                                                                                                                                        • Figure 59: The Body Shop: Outlet data, 2006-10
                                                                                                                                      • Store formats
                                                                                                                                        • Consumer profile
                                                                                                                                          • Figure 60: The Body Shop shoppers in last 12 months, by gender, age and socio-economic group, November 2011
                                                                                                                                          • Figure 61: The Body Shop shoppers in last 12 months, by region and ACORN group, November 2011
                                                                                                                                        • Retail offering
                                                                                                                                          • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                                                                                                            • Figure 62: The Body Shop: Online consumer demographics, three month average to October 2011
                                                                                                                                        • Appendix – The Market

                                                                                                                                          • Population
                                                                                                                                            • Figure 63: Europe: Population, by age group, 2005
                                                                                                                                            • Figure 64: Europe: Population, by age group, 2010
                                                                                                                                            • Figure 65: Europe: Population, by age group, 2015
                                                                                                                                            • Figure 66: Europe: Population, by age group, 2020
                                                                                                                                          • GDP
                                                                                                                                            • Figure 67: Europe: GDP (current prices), 2010
                                                                                                                                            • Figure 68: Europe: GDP growth rates (current prices), 2001-Q3 2011
                                                                                                                                            • Figure 69: Europe: GDP growth rates (constant prices), 2001-Q3 2011
                                                                                                                                          • Consumer spending
                                                                                                                                            • Figure 70: Europe: Households’ consumer spending (current prices), 2010
                                                                                                                                            • Figure 71: Europe: Households’ consumer spending growth rates (current prices), 2001-Q3 2011
                                                                                                                                            • Figure 72: Europe: Households’ consumer spending growth rates (constant prices), 2001-Q3 2011
                                                                                                                                          • Consumer prices
                                                                                                                                            • Figure 73: Europe: Harmonised index of consumer prices, 2001-10
                                                                                                                                          • Unemployment
                                                                                                                                            • Figure 74: Europe: Average rate of unemployment, 2001-10
                                                                                                                                          • Interest rates
                                                                                                                                            • Figure 75: Europe: Interest rates, 2005-Q4 2011
                                                                                                                                          • Consumer confidence
                                                                                                                                            • Figure 76: Europe: Consumer confidence, Jan 2011-Dec 2011
                                                                                                                                        • Appendix – Consumer Data

                                                                                                                                            • Make-up
                                                                                                                                              • Figure 77: Outlets from where make-up was bought in the last 12 months, UK, March 2011
                                                                                                                                              • Figure 78: Most popular outlets from where make-up products were bought in the last 12 months, by demographics, Germany, March 2011
                                                                                                                                              • Figure 79: Next most popular outlets from where make-up products were bought in the last 12 months, by demographics, Germany, March 2011
                                                                                                                                            • Fragrances
                                                                                                                                              • Figure 80: Outlets from where fragrances were bought in the last 12 months, March 2011
                                                                                                                                              • Figure 81: Outlets from where fragrance products were bought in the last 12 months, by demographics, Germany, March 2011
                                                                                                                                            • Skincare
                                                                                                                                              • Figure 82: Outlets from where skincare was bought in the last 12 months, March 2011
                                                                                                                                              • Figure 83: Outlets from where skincare products were bought in the last 12 months, by demographics, Germany, March 2011
                                                                                                                                            • Haircare
                                                                                                                                              • Figure 84: Outlets from where haircare was bought in the last 12 months, March 2011
                                                                                                                                              • Figure 85: Outlets from where haircare products were bought in the last 12 months, by demographics, Germany, March 2011

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                                                                                                                                          Beauty Retailing - Germany - January 2012

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