Forty nine per cent of all perfume sales in the UK happen in November and December, making it a top pick at Christmas. But what motivates Brits to buy scents at Christmas? MBNA’s research into what makes the perfume industry smell
The Fragrance Shop reports total Christmas sales up 11.8% and a 5% increase in like-for-like business
The Fragrance Shop, the UK’s largest independent fragrance retailer, has experienced a successful festive period, with total sales up 11.8% – and underlying like-for-like sales up 5% in the five weeks to December 27 – compared with the same period last year.
Research from The NPD Group, a global information company, indicates the power of celebrity to drive sales in the women’s fragrance market. While total women’s fragrance sales grew by more than 5% year-on-year during the five months to May 2013,
Perceptions of the fragrance market as a female-only category in China are starting to change, according to new research from Mintel. It found the men’s fragrance market is beginning to make a splash, showing 20% growth from 2008 to 2011.
Data from premium beauty research specialist, The NPD Group, shows the UK’s prestige beauty market has performed well, despite the tough economic backdrop. In contrast, other beauty markets in Europe struggle to achieve growth and there are signs mass beauty