Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Cosmetics, Perfume and Toiletries Manufacturing industry covers companies involved in the upstream manufacture of cosmetic and toilet preparation products, including cosmetics, perfumes, deodorants, lotions, creams and hair-care products. The industry is relatively small, accounting for just 3.0% of Australia's basic chemical and chemical products manufacturing sector (on the basis of revenue) in 2010-11.
In line with its mature life cycle status, the industry has grown at a moderate-to-weak rate in the past five years to 2012-13. Growth has been constrained by poor economic conditions, the associated frugal mindset of many consumers in relation to discretionary spending, heightened competitive pressures and an increased reliance on price discounting at the retail level... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Industry activity is concentrated along the eastern seaboard, with approximately 83% of industry establishments in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland.
Business locations closely follow the spread of population across the country, with most operators being concentrated in areas of higher population. Having manufacturing operations in, or close to, major cities allow for more efficient supply chain management. Companies can thus reduce the time between manufacturing and shelving the finished products, and reduce transport costs... purchase to read more