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Beauty Retailing - Italy - 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 spending
                              • Figure 3: Italy: Consumer spending on personal care and other selected categories, 2005-09
                              • Figure 4: Italy: Consumption of cosmetics and toiletries products, 2005-09
                              • Figure 5: Italy: Consumer spending, compound annual growth rate for major consumer goods categories, 2005-09
                            • Spending breakdown
                              • Figure 6: Italy: Consumer spending on personal care by major category, 2009
                            • Consumer price inflation
                              • Figure 7: Italy: Year-on-year annual consumer price inflation, 2000-09
                              • Figure 8: Italy: Year-on-year monthly consumer price inflation for selected categories, Nov 2009-Oct/Nov 2010
                          • Sector Size and Forecast

                            • Key points
                              • Economic and consumer outlook
                                • Retail forecasts
                                    • Figure 9: Italy: Health and beauty retailers’ sales, 2005-15 (f)
                                  • Beauty specialists’ sales
                                    • Enterprise numbers
                                      • Figure 10: Italy: Health and beauty retail enterprises, by sector, 2004-07
                                  • Channels of Distribution

                                      • Figure 11: Italy: Cosmetics and toiletries market, estimated channels of distribution, 2005-09
                                    • Health and beauty specialists
                                      • Grocery retailers
                                        • Department stores and other mixed goods retailers
                                          • Non-store
                                              • Figure 12: Italy: Specialist beauty members of the direct selling association, 2009/10
                                          • Retail Competitor Analysis

                                            • Key points
                                              • Leading specialists
                                                • Acqua & Sapone drugstores
                                                  • Limoni perfumery
                                                    • Sephora
                                                      • Douglas perfumery
                                                        • Schlecker drugstores
                                                          • Bottega Verde herbalist
                                                            • La Gardenia perfumery
                                                              • Figure 13: Italy: Leading beauty retailers, 2009/10
                                                            • Market shares
                                                              • Figure 14: Italy: Leading beauty retailers’ estimated market shares, 2009
                                                          • A.S. Watson (Europe)

                                                              • Figure 15: A.S. Watson (Europe): Sales as share of European health and beauty specialists’ sales, 2005-09
                                                            • Strategic evaluation
                                                                • Figure 16: Rossmann: Outlets per million population, 2009
                                                              • Group
                                                                • Recent history
                                                                  • Figure 17: A.S.Watson: European health and beauty chains, 2009
                                                                • Financial performance
                                                                    • Figure 18: A.S. Watson: Estimate European sales and store numbers, 2005-09
                                                                    • Figure 19: Rossmann Eastern Europe (joint venture): Estimated total European sales and store numbers, 2005-09
                                                                  • Store portfolio
                                                                      • Figure 20: A.S.Watson Europe: Estimated store numbers, 2005-09
                                                                    • UK operations
                                                                      • Figure 21: 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 22: AS Watson UK: Financial performance, 2005-09
                                                                          • Store portfolio
                                                                            • Figure 23: 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 24: A.S..Watson Benelux: Estimated sales contribution by fascia, 2009
                                                                                        • Store portfolio
                                                                                          • Figure 25: A.S.Watson: Benelux: Health and beauty store numbers, 2005-09
                                                                                        • Retail offering
                                                                                          • E-commerce
                                                                                            • Marionnaud
                                                                                              • Figure 26: A.S.Watson: Estimated Marionnaud sales as share of health & beauty specialists’ sales in Europe, 2005-09
                                                                                            • Financial performance
                                                                                                • Figure 27: A.S. Watson: Marionnaud: Estimated sales, 2005-09
                                                                                              • Store portfolio
                                                                                                  • Figure 28: A.S. Watson: Marionnaud outlets (estimated), 2005-09
                                                                                                  • Figure 29: A.S. Watson: Marionnaud’s store portfolio by country (estimated), 2005-09
                                                                                                • Retail offer
                                                                                                  • Eastern Europe
                                                                                                    • Rossman joint venture
                                                                                                      • Baltic operations
                                                                                                        • Other Eastern operations
                                                                                                          • Figure 30: A.S. Watson: Eastern European operations, 2005-09
                                                                                                      • Douglas

                                                                                                          • Figure 31: Douglas perfumery (Germany): Share of German health and beauty specialists’/beauty specialists’ sales, 2005-09
                                                                                                          • Figure 32: 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 33: Douglas Holding: Group financial performance, 2005/06 -2009/10
                                                                                                                      • Figure 34: Douglas Perfumeries: Group financial performance, 2005-10
                                                                                                                      • Figure 35: Douglas Perfumeries: Sales contribution of German/International stores, 2005-10
                                                                                                                      • Figure 36: Douglas Perfumeries: Sales growth rates in selected countries, 2008/09
                                                                                                                    • Store portfolio
                                                                                                                        • Figure 37: Douglas Perfumeries: German/International store portfolio, 2005-10
                                                                                                                        • Figure 38: Douglas Perfumeries: Stores per million capita in selected countries, 2009
                                                                                                                        • Figure 39: Douglas Perfumeries: Outlet data, 2005-2010
                                                                                                                        • Figure 40: Douglas perfumeries: Average sales per outlet by country (and date of entry into market), 2009
                                                                                                                      • Retail offering
                                                                                                                        • E-commerce and home shopping
                                                                                                                        • Lush

                                                                                                                            • Figure 41: 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 42: Lush Retail Ltd: Financial performance, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                    • Store portfolio
                                                                                                                                      • Figure 43: Lush Retail Ltd: Outlet data, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                    • Retail offering
                                                                                                                                      • e-commerce
                                                                                                                                      • Schlecker (incl Ihr Platz)

                                                                                                                                          • Figure 44: Schlecker: Share of European health and beauty specialists’ sales, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                          • Figure 45: 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 46: Schlecker: Estimated sales performance, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                              • Store portfolio
                                                                                                                                                  • Figure 47: Schlecker: Estimated outlet data, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                                • Retail offering
                                                                                                                                                  • Ihr Platz
                                                                                                                                                    • e-commerce and home shopping
                                                                                                                                                    • Sephora

                                                                                                                                                        • Figure 48: Sephora: Estimated sales as share of European health and beauty retailers’ sales, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                                      • Strategic evaluation
                                                                                                                                                        • Recent history
                                                                                                                                                          • Financial performance
                                                                                                                                                              • Figure 49: Sephora: Financial performance, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                                            • Store portfolio
                                                                                                                                                              • Figure 50: Sephora: Estimated outlet data, 2004-09
                                                                                                                                                            • Retail offering
                                                                                                                                                            • The Body Shop

                                                                                                                                                                • Figure 51: 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 52: The Body Shop (UK & RoI): Group financial performance, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                                                    • Store portfolio
                                                                                                                                                                        • Figure 53: The Body Shop UK: Outlet data, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                                                      • Retail offering
                                                                                                                                                                        • Market positioning
                                                                                                                                                                          • E-commerce and home shopping
                                                                                                                                                                          • Yves Rocher Group

                                                                                                                                                                              • Figure 54: Groupe Yves Rocher: Estimated sales as share of health & beauty specialists’ sales in Europe, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                                                            • Strategic evaluation
                                                                                                                                                                              • Recent history
                                                                                                                                                                                • Figure 55: Groupe Yves Rocher brands, 2010
                                                                                                                                                                              • Financial performance
                                                                                                                                                                                • Figure 56: Groupe Yves Rocher: Group sales performance, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                                                              • Store portfolio
                                                                                                                                                                                • Figure 57: Groupe Yves Rocher: Estimated European outlet data, 2005-09
                                                                                                                                                                                • Figure 58: 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 59: Europe Top 6: Population breakdown, by age group, 2005
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Figure 60: Europe Top 6: Population breakdown, by age group, 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Figure 61: Europe Top 6: Population breakdown, by age group, 2015
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Figure 62: Europe Top 6: Population breakdown, by age group, 2020
                                                                                                                                                                                  • GDP
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Figure 63: Europe Top 6: GDP (in current prices) 2000-Q3 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Figure 64: Europe top 6: GDP growth rates (in constant prices), 2000-Q3 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Consumer spending
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Figure 65: Europe top 6: Consumer spending (in current prices) 2001-Q3 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Figure 66: Europe Top 6: Consumer spending growth rates (in constant prices) 2001-Q3 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Consumer prices
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Figure 67: Europe Top 6: Consumer prices, 2001-Oct 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Unemployment
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Figure 68: Europe Top 6: Average rate of unemployment, 2001-Q3 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Interest rates
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Figure 69: UK and Eurozone: Interest rates, 2004-Q3 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Consumer confidence
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Figure 70: Europe top 5: Consumer confidence, March 2009-November 2010

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                                                                                                                                                                                Beauty Retailing - Italy - January 2011

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