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Beauty Retailing - Italy - January 2015

Beauty Retailing – Europe provides detailed coverage of the beauty retail sectors in five Western European markets: the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain. The data in its entirety is contained in the single copy five-country report, which gives a full overview of beauty retailing in these markets. Single country reports are also available for the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.

In the European Summary – The Market section we also provide data for European beauty retailing beyond these five countries.

Our Europewide data in European Summary – The Market includes:

  • Consumer spending on personal care goods and services for 18 European countries, 2009-14;
  • Health and beauty specialists’ retail sales, 2009-14, and forecasts, 2015-19 for 19 European countries;
  • A ranking of Europe’s top 15 beauty specialists by 2013 revenues.

Our coverage of the five major markets includes Mintel market size data for each of the major beauty and personal care categories.

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Table of contents

  1. Executive Summary

    • Spending and inflation
      • Figure 1: Italy: Consumer spending on all personal care as a % of all consumer spending, 2009-14
      • Figure 2: Italy: Consumer price inflation on beauty products and services, annual % change, 2012-Nov 2014
    • Channels of distribution
      • Sector size and forecast
        • Leading retailers
          • Figure 3: Italy: Leading beauty specialists’ share of consumer spending on appliances for personal care; other appliances, articles and products for personal care, 2011-14
        • Online
          • The consumer – Where people shop
            • Figure 4: Italy: Any purchase of beauty products, by total and gender, November 2014
            • Figure 5: Italy: Any purchase of beauty products, by types of stores, November 2014
            • Figure 6: Italy: Those that have purchased health and beauty goods online, by age, November 2014
          • The consumer – Attitudes to social media and mobile shopping
            • Figure 7: Consumer attitudes to social media, Italy, November 2014
            • Figure 8: Consumer attitudes to technology, Italy, November 2014
          • What we think
          • Issues and Insights

            • The impact of discounters
              • The facts
                • The implications
                  • Will a lack of online presence hurt the market leaders?
                    • The facts
                      • The implications
                      • Spending and Inflation

                        • Key points
                            • Figure 9: Italy: Consumer spending on personal care (incl. VAT), 2009-14
                          • Product market breakdown
                            • Figure 10: Italy: Main beauty and personal care markets, incl. VAT, 2009-13
                            • Figure 11: Italy: Main beauty and personal care markets, forecasts, incl. VAT, 2014-17
                          • Inflation
                            • Figure 12: Italy: Consumer price inflation on beauty products and services: Annual % change, 2010-Nov 2014
                        • Channels of Distribution

                          • Key points
                              • Figure 13: Italy: Channels of distribution for personal care products, 2011-13
                          • Sector Size and Forecast

                            • Key points
                              • Figure 14: Italy: Health and beauty retailers sales, excl VAT, 2009-14
                            • Prospects
                              • Figure 15: Italy: Health and beauty retailers sales, forecasts, excl VAT, 2014-19
                          • The Retailers – Financials and Outlets

                            • Key points
                                • Figure 16: Italy: Leading beauty specialists’ net sales, 2011-14
                                • Figure 17: Italy: Leading beauty specialists’ outlet numbers, 2011-14
                                • Figure 18: Italy: Leading beauty specialists’ sales per outlet, 2011-14
                            • The Retailers – Market Shares

                                • Figure 19: Italy: Leading beauty specialists’ share of consumer spending on appliances for personal care; other appliances, articles and products for personal care, 2011-14
                            • Online

                              • Key points
                                  • Figure 20: Italy: Online buyers in last 3 months in key sectors, 2005-14
                                  • Figure 21: Italy: Beauty retailers: Transactional websites, December 2014
                                  • Figure 22: Beauty specialists websites’ Italian visitor numbers, ranked by total unique visitors, September 2014.
                              • The Consumer – Where People Shop

                                • Key points
                                  • What we asked
                                    • Where they shop
                                        • Figure 23: Italy: Any purchase of beauty products, by type of store, November 2014
                                      • Online v in-store
                                          • Figure 24: Italy: Where consumers bought beauty products, in-store and online, November 2014
                                        • Customer profiles
                                            • Figure 25: Italy: Profile of beauty product consumers of particular stores, by age and affluence, November 2014
                                        • The Consumer – Attitudes to Mobile Shopping and Social Media

                                          • Key points
                                            • What we asked
                                                • Figure 26: Italy: Consumer attitudes to social media, November 2014
                                                • Figure 27: Italy: Consumer attitude to technology, November 2014
                                                • Figure 28: Italy: Profile of holders of attitudes, by age and affluence, November 2014
                                            • Acqua e Sapone

                                                • What we think
                                                  • Market leader in Italy
                                                    • Fragmented trading environment
                                                      • Still no online presence
                                                        • Company background
                                                          • Company performance
                                                            • Figure 29: Acqua e Sapone: Group sales performance, 2010-14
                                                            • Figure 30: Acqua e Sapone: Estimated outlet data, 2010-14
                                                          • Retail offering
                                                          • A. S. Watson (Europe)

                                                              • What we think
                                                                • A strong business, in the main
                                                                  • Marionnaud the weakest link
                                                                    • Company background
                                                                      • Figure 31: A. S. Watson: European health and beauty operations, 2014
                                                                    • Rossmann joint venture
                                                                      • Company performance
                                                                        • Western Europe
                                                                          • Eastern Europe
                                                                            • Figure 32: A. S. Watson (Europe): Group financial performance (excluding Marionnaud), 2012-14
                                                                            • Figure 33: A. S. Watson (Europe): Group financial performance, 2010-12 (including Marionnaud)
                                                                          • Interim results 2014
                                                                            • Sales by chain
                                                                              • Figure 34: A. S. Watson (Europe), Main retail chains, Sales (excl. VAT), 2009-14
                                                                              • Figure 35: Marionnaud: Estimated sales, 2009-14
                                                                              • Figure 36: A. S. Watson (Europe): Outlet data, 2009-14
                                                                              • Figure 37: A. S. Watson (Europe): Main retail chains: Outlet data, by country (part estimated), 2009-14
                                                                              • Figure 38: Marionnaud: Outlet data, 2009-14
                                                                            • Retail offering
                                                                              • Superdrug
                                                                                • The Perfume Shop
                                                                                  • Savers
                                                                                  • The Body Shop

                                                                                      • What we think
                                                                                        • Store refits update its image
                                                                                          • Values remain at its core
                                                                                            • Better off alone?
                                                                                              • Company background
                                                                                                • Company performance
                                                                                                  • Figure 39: The Body Shop: Like-for-like retail sales growth, 2011-14
                                                                                                  • Figure 40: The Body Shop: Group financial performance, 2009-14
                                                                                                  • Figure 41: The Body Shop: Estimated UK sales performance, 2009-13
                                                                                                  • Figure 42: The Body Shop: Outlet data, 2009-14
                                                                                                  • Figure 43: The Body Shop: Outlet breakdown, 2009-13
                                                                                                • Retail offering
                                                                                                • Douglas Group

                                                                                                    • What we think
                                                                                                      • A year of change
                                                                                                        • Hello…
                                                                                                          • …and goodbye
                                                                                                            • Young and beautiful
                                                                                                              • Company background: Douglas
                                                                                                                • Company background: Nocibé
                                                                                                                  • Company performance
                                                                                                                    • Figure 44: Douglas Group: Group financial performance, 2010-14
                                                                                                                    • Figure 45: Douglas Group: Outlet data, 2010-14
                                                                                                                    • Figure 46: Douglas: European outlet data, 2014
                                                                                                                    • Figure 47: Nocibé: Group financial performance and outlet data, 2010-14
                                                                                                                  • Retail offering: Douglas
                                                                                                                    • Retail offering: Nocibé
                                                                                                                    • Lush Retail

                                                                                                                        • What we think
                                                                                                                          • Steady good growth
                                                                                                                            • A loyal following
                                                                                                                              • Website revamp
                                                                                                                                • Company background
                                                                                                                                  • Company performance
                                                                                                                                    • Figure 48: Lush Retail Ltd: Group financial performance, 2008/9-2013/14
                                                                                                                                    • Figure 49: Lush Retail Ltd: Outlet data, 2008/9-2013/14
                                                                                                                                  • Retail offering
                                                                                                                                  • Sephora

                                                                                                                                      • What we think
                                                                                                                                        • Transforming the beauty store shopping experience
                                                                                                                                          • 100 new stores per year
                                                                                                                                            • Capitalising on user-generated content to drive sales
                                                                                                                                              • Challenging the beauty giants with its own-branded range of designer tie-ins
                                                                                                                                                • Company background
                                                                                                                                                  • Company performance
                                                                                                                                                    • Figure 50: LVMH Selective Retail: Financial performance, 2009-14
                                                                                                                                                  • Retail offering
                                                                                                                                                  • Yves Rocher Groupe

                                                                                                                                                      • What we think
                                                                                                                                                        • Purity and efficacy USP
                                                                                                                                                          • Targeting regions where the middle classes are growing more affluent
                                                                                                                                                            • Airport distribution channel
                                                                                                                                                              • Company background
                                                                                                                                                                • Company performance
                                                                                                                                                                  • Figure 51: Yves Rocher Groupe: Estimated group financial performance, 2011-14
                                                                                                                                                                  • Figure 52: Yves Rocher Groupe: Outlet data, 2010-14
                                                                                                                                                                • Retail offering

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                                                                                                                                                                Beauty Retailing - Italy - January 2015

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