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Cosmetics, Beauty Supply, and Perfume Stores

SIC 5999 | NAICS 446120

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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts

Beauty, Cosmetics, and Fragrance Stores  (view report)
Online Beauty, Cosmetic, and Fragrance Sales  (view report)

Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Key statistics
  • Market size and characteristics
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major companies
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

Creative Age Communications, Inc.
Beauty Store Business Magazine
Monthly trade publication features news and information for beauty industry professionals and beauty store owners, with editorial content including industry news and trends, business information, product reviews, and expert insights on marketing techniques, merchandising, and store operations. Current and archived digital editions of the magazine can be viewed free online, with free digital subscription available upon request.

First Research

Cosmetics, Beauty Supplies, and Perfume Stores
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations, and include a five-year revenue growth forecast. Profiles are updated quarterly and include:
  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial benchmarking data
  • Five-year growth forecast

HPCi Media Limited
Cosmetics Business
Online resource features news and information on a global basis for business professionals in the cosmetics, toiletries, and fragrance industries, with topics covered from various sources including product news, expert insights, key trends and developments, market reports and analysis, and regulatory updates. Brief excerpts from articles and reports can be viewed free online, with subscription required for full document access.

Mintel Group Ltd.
Personal Care - US

Market research reports provides in-depth analysis of the U.S. personal care products market by consumer and product segment, with topics covered in the reports including market size and forecast, market drivers, competitive context, segment performance, retail channels, major companies, brand share, and marketing strategies. Detailed table of contents which includes key points from the reports can be viewed free online.

Euromonitor International
Beauty and Personal Care in the US
Market research report analyzes the market for beauty and personal care products in the U.S., with topics covered in the report including headlines, trends, competitive landscape, historical and forecast sales by product category, company and brand market shares, distribution by format, and major company profiles. Summary description, sample report and data, and detailed table of contents are available free online.

Infiniti Research Limited
Beauty and Personal Care Market in North America

Market research study provides a detailed analysis of the beauty and personal care products market, with topics covered in the study including market overview; market size and forecast by product segment and geographical region; growth drivers and challenges; market trends and their impact; vendor landscape; and key vendor analysis. Summary report description and detailed table of contents are available free online.

Financial Benchmarking Data

Industry Financial Ratios
Cosmetics, Beauty Supplies, and Perfume Stores  Search for "446120"
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

First Research

Cosmetics, Beauty Supplies, and Perfume Stores

Financial information section of these profiles includes common-size income statement and balance sheet data and key financial ratios for the most recent annual reporting period, with average financial measures reported for all companies and by sales size range for small (under $5 million), medium ($5 million to $50 million), and large companies (over $50 million). Sample report can be downloaded and viewed online.

Compensation Surveys

National Retail Federation
Retail Compensation and Benefits Survey

Annual survey provides detailed information on employee compensation and benefits for all merchandise categories including salon and personal care products, with statistical measures provided for each job position including mean, median, upper/lower quartiles, and upper/lower deciles. Complete listing of job positions included in the survey and sample reports for selected job positions are accessible free online.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational Employment and Wages - Health and Personal Care Stores

Annual occupational employment and wages survey provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel employed in this retail sector (e.g., managers, salespersons, product demonstrators and promoters, and cashiers) on a national, state, and metropolitan area basis, with statistical measures for national data including mean, median, and upper/lower quartiles and deciles. All information is available free online.

Business Valuation Resources

Small Business Valuation Multiples

Cosmetic and Beauty Supplies Stores

Comprehensive reference guide provides market-based business valuation multiples for small businesses in more than 200 industries. Valuation multiples are derived from actual business sales transactions as reported by BIZCOMPSĀ®, with the primary focus on small companies priced at less than $1 million.