Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Online Perfume and Cosmetic Sales industry has undergone blemish-free growth over the past five years, primarily due to the increasing uptake of online shopping throughout Australia's population. Consumers are becoming more adept and comfortable with online shopping, as the internet increasingly becomes a customary means of purchasing products. Perfume and cosmetics are well suited to the explosion of online shopping as they are pre-packaged goods, and consumers know what they will be getting when they purchase them. Industry revenue is thus forecast to rise by a compound annual 17.1% over the five years through 2014-15, to reach $259.0 million... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Establishment locations are concentrated along the eastern coastal states of Australia, largely in line with the population spread across the country. New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland are therefore expected to account for over 80.0% of the industry's total number of establishments. Sydney has the highest number of business locations because it is the most populated city and allows for easy shipping to Victoria, Queensland and the Australian Capital Territory.
Businesses tend to hold storage sites in close proximity to manufacturers and customers, which allows for more efficient supply chain management. Companies can thus reduce delivery times and transport costs... purchase to read more