In full bloom: The growing popularity of organic beauty products boosts industry revenue

The Organic Cosmetics and Toiletries Distributors industry has grown strongly over the past five years, driven by the increasing popularity of ethical consumerism and growing demand for 'chemically clean' cosmetics and personal care products. Increasing consumer awareness about the health benefits of using organic products and growing concerns about the dangers of synthetic chemical compounds in traditional cosmetics have driven industry growth. An expansion in the industry's range of products has amplified revenue growth over the past five years. Upstream manufacturers have responded to the increasing popularity of organic products by boosting investment in researching and developing organic alternatives to traditional cosmetics and more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry revenue has grown strongly due to demand from increasingly health-conscious consumers
  • Many firms have marketed their products as being carbon neutral or environmentally friendly
  • The rate at which consumers switch from non-organic to organic cosmetics is forecast to slow
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The industry has low barriers to entry. This is largely due to the absence of dominant players. However, barriers to entry vary depending on the business model. A new distributor can set up operations relatively easily by entering into a distribution contract with a manufacturer and establishing an online store. This business model is typically inexpensive, and easily achieved through distributional relationships that manufacturers often depend on for sales.Distributors that also manufacture their own organic cosmetics require more capital investment, but the manufacturing process itself can be outsourced to a contract manufacturer, such as Syndet Works. Man...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Organic Cosmetics and Toiletries Distributors Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Organic Cosmetics and Toiletries Distributors are:

  • Having a wide and expanding product range
  • Having links with suppliers
  • Effective product promotion
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Real household discretionary income and Health consciousness in the Organic Cosmetics and Toiletries Distributors industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Organic Cosmetics and Toiletries Distributors Industry?

    Industry firms primarily distribute organic cosmetics and toiletries. The industry includes manufacturers (that sell directly to retailers or consumers) and traditional wholesalers. Revenue generated by manufacturers selling products to wholesalers is excluded from the industry.

    Industry Products
  • Organic skincare products
  • Organic hair-care products
  • Organic cosmetics
  • Other products
  • Industry Activities
  • Supplying organic cosmetics and toiletries
  • Marketing organic cosmetics and toiletries
  • Research and development of cosmetics and toiletries
  • Manufacturing organic cosmetics and toiletries
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Health consciousness
  • Demand from cosmetics and toiletry wholesaling
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Surging domestic demand
  • Industry profitability
  • Increasing product offerings
  • Industry globalisation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand conditions
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Participation and profit
  • Table: Organic Cosmetics and Toiletries Distributors Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Organic Cosmetics and Toiletries Distributors Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Department Stores
  • Pharmacies
  • Cosmetic and Toiletry Retailing
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cosmetics, Perfume and Toiletries Manufacturing
  • Courier Pick-up and Delivery Services
  • Hay and Other Crop Growing
  • Internet Service Providers

  • Products & Services
  • Organic skincare products
  • Organic hair-care products
  • Organic cosmetics
  • Other products
  • Chart: Organic Cosmetics and Toiletries Distributors Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Specialty retail stores
  • Department stores and pharmacies
  • Supermarkets and grocery stores
  • Consumers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Organic Cosmetics and Toiletries Distributors Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Organic Cosmetics and Toiletries Distributors

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Organic Cosmetics and Toiletries Distributors Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Organic Cosmetics and Toiletries Distributors Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Organic Cosmetics and Toiletries Distributors Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Purchases (2010-2024)
  • Profit (2010-2024)
  • Depreciation (2010-2024)
  • Rent (2010-2024)
  • Utilities (2010-2024)
  • Other (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Carbon Neutral
  • A characteristic of a product that leaves a zero net carbon footprint.
  • Carcinogenic
  • A category of chemicals that enhance the likelihood of developing cancer.
  • Greenwashing
  • This is the practice of making an unsubstantiated or misleading claim about the environmental benefits of a product. This includes the use of marketing or packaging to infer that a product is organic.
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