Health and Beauty Retailing in South Africa - Market Summary and Forecasts ;Comprehensive overview of the market, consumer, and competitive context, with retail sales value and forecasts to 2019

Health and Beauty Retailing in South Africa - Market Summary and Forecasts ;Comprehensive overview of the market, consumer, and competitive context, with retail sales value and forecasts to 2019
Vente au détail
Décembre 2015
Afrique du Sud
Type de Produit
Market Report
Description du rapport

The retail market for health and beauty products in South Africa reached ZAR42 billion in 2014 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 7.2% in 2014-2019, to reach ZAR59 billion by 2019. Healthy economic conditions, rapid pace of urbanization, and increasing health consciousness have fueled the growth of the health and beauty category. Consumers are becoming more conscious about skin-care and South Africa is leading the way in the skin-care products segment. Conversely, the male grooming and beauty industry is also on the rise in the country.

Key Findings

- Online spending on health and beauty products accounts for 0.9% of the total retail sales in the segment in 2014

- Bulk of the sales of health and beauty products are sold through offline channels including hypermarkets, supermarkets, drug stores and health and beauty stores.

- The health and beauty segment accounts for 3.18% of the overall retail sales in 2014


“Health and Beauty Retailing in South Africa - Market Summary

Table des matières

1. Introduction

1.1 What is this Report About?

2. Executive Summary and Outlook

3. Market Context

3.1 Retail Scenario in South Africa

3.1.1 Stable economic conditions bode well for retailers

3.1.2 Being a consumption led economy augurs well for retailers

3.1.3 Services sector is the major sector for employment

3.1.4 Unemployment and labor unrest pose a challenge to the country's economy

3.1.5 Rising inflation rates - a key concern for retailers

3.1.6 Steady rise in consumption expenditure- an opportunity for retailers

3.1.7 Increasing urbanization offers growth opportunities for retailers

3.2 A major chunk of the population are young - a positive scenario for retail

4. South African Shoppers

4.1 South Africa presents more challenges than opportunities to newcomers

4.2 M-commerce on a rise as consumers increasingly adopt smartphones

4.3 Demand for private labels on a rise

4.4 Rising HNWI and aspirational middle class will support growth

4.5 Inbound tourism to boost retail sales

5. Doing Business in South Africa

5.1 Summary

5.1.1 Bureaucracy

5.1.2 Business culture

5.1.3 Infrastructure and logistics

5.2 Business reforms in South Africa

6. Retail - Product Sectors

6.1 Product Sector Analysis

6.1.1 Health and Beauty

6.2 Health and Beauty Category Overview

6.2.1 Healthand Beauty by Channel

6.2.2 Health and Beauty by Category

6.3 Major Retailers

6.3.1 Health and Beauty

7. Appendix

7.1 Definitions

7.1.1 This report provides 2014 actual sales; while forecasts are provided for 2015 - 2019

7.2 Summary Methodology

7.2.1 Overview

7.2.2 The triangulated market sizing method

7.2.3 Industry surveys in the creation of retail market data

7.2.4 Quality control and standardized processes

7.3 About Conlumino

7.4 Disclaimer

Description de l'éditeur

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