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Mintel’s Annual Overviews take a look back at 2015 and provide a detailed overview of the key issues faced by key categories through the year. Including; a full market overview, an in-depth review of the big stories from the year as well as our forecast for the future of these markets.

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  1. Overview

        • Figure 1: Top 10 bodycare markets, 2015 (est.)
      • India’s bodycare sales continue to register impressive double-digit growth
        • Figure 2: Bodycare markets with greatest CAGR*, %, 2010-2015
        • Figure 3: Top companies, % bodycare retail value share in India*, 2013-2014
      • Foot segment sales registered higher in Germany and India
        • Figure 4: Leading bodycare markets, % retail market segmentation by value, 2014
      • Europe is experiencing negative or sluggish growth
        • Figure 5: Top European bodycare markets, % change in retail value sales (EUR), 2014-2015 (est)
    • The Big Stories

      • Ceramide can expand recognition of brands as it claims to keep skin hydrated and looking healthy
        • Figure 6: Global launches of bodycare products, leading claims, % all bodycare products vs ones with ceramide*, 2015
      • Ceramide can become a new ‘buzz’ word for safe and natural skin hydration
        • Ceramides have a stellar safety record
          • Figure 7: France, Germany, Italy, Spain, % importance of purchasing hand & bodycare products with botanical/herbal ingredients, 2015
        • Subscription skincare boxes are becoming an e-commerce staple for retailers
          • Online purchases boom
            • Subscription boxes no longer a revenue afterthought
              • Brick-and-mortar still part of consumer’s skincare purchase routine
                • Direct sellers need to evolve in a connected world
                  • 3D bioprinted skin and omics technologies can combine to speed up actives discovery 
                    • 3D bioprinted skin can lead to identify more active cosmetics in a shorter time
                      • Omics technologies is becoming mainstay research tools used by the skincare industry to identify and develop new functional actives
                      • Notable Products

                        • Notable bodycare products of 2015
                        • Looking to the Future

                          • It’s time to launch dedicated mature skincare brands 
                            • Figure 8: US, % users searching for bodycare solutions for dry and itchy skin, % age and gender, March 2014
                          • Customize a skincare online website ‘only’ for seniors
                            • Figure 9: France, Germany, Italy, Spain, % users who accessed the internet through a personal computer in last 3 months, (2015-Q3)
                            • Figure 10: US, % consumers have purchased cosmetics or health related products online using a phone, tablet, or PC at least annually, March 2015
                          • Millennial caregivers are an untapped revenue source for skincare brands
                            • Skincare brands must embrace reducing their carbon footprint
                              • Figure 11: Global launches of skincare products, % launches with ‘carbon neutral’ claim by segment, 2014-2015
                            • Younger consumers are more watchful over a company’s environmental position
                              • Figure 12: US, importance of company’s environmental friendly position and company’s ethics to affect purchasing products, % gender and age, April 2015
                            • Eco-friendly brands empower women
                              • Renewable energy is challenging the old argument that it’s too expensive
                                • Food scents can expand on brand’s emotional appeal to consumers
                                  • Food scents draw babies’ interest
                                    • Food scents of green tea and coconut grow in popularity
                                      • Figure 13: Bodycare fragrance with greatest percentage increase, %, 2014-2015
                                    • Shower experience becomes ‘berry’ appealing
                                    • The Analyst’s View

                                      About the report

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                                      • The Consumer

                                        What They Want. Why They Want It.

                                      • The Competitors

                                        Who’s Winning. How To Stay Ahead.

                                      • The Market

                                        Size, Segments, Shares And Forecasts: How It All Adds Up.

                                      • The Innovations

                                        New Ideas. New Products. New Potential.

                                      • The Opportunities

                                        Where The White Space Is. How To Make It Yours.

                                      • The Trends

                                        What’s Shaping Demand – Today And Tomorrow.

                                      Please Note: This is a sample report. All of the figures, graphs, and tables have been redacted.

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