NPD: Q1 U.S. Prestige Beauty Sales +4%

Sales of prestige beauty products in the U.S. continue to grow, according to the NPD Group, up 4 percent to $4 billion in the first quarter of 2017 versus the same period last year.

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2016 Mass and Prestige Beauty Highlights

Karen Grant, The NPD Group, shares an overview of mass beauty’s perfromance in 2016 and explains why the category will increase in momentum. She also gives a deep dive into the top three consumer trends driving the prestige beauty market right now.

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NPD: E-commerce to Drive Prestige Beauty’s Slow Start

Hardest hit looks to be skin care. Sales at brick-and-mortar are down 4 percent year-to-date through May. E-commerce, however, is helping out as online sales grew 21 percent during this time, leading to a 1 percent gain for the category overall.

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NPD: Online Prestige Beauty Sales Fuel Q1

As user generated content continues to grow more prominent and influential, it’s also building a reputation as the trusted voice consumers turn to when contemplating a purchase. – Karen Grant, Global Beauty Industry Analyst, The NPD Group

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Beauty’s Big Aha Moments in 2015

Karen Grant, Global Beauty Industry Analyst, The NPD Group, spotlights the biggest factors impacting all categories in beauty, including boomers, millennials and indies.

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Prestige Beauty Sales Up 7 Percent in Q3

While high-end skin care and gift sets have been the drivers of performance in the past, what’s driving the industry today has changed, The NPD Group’s Karen Grant.

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NPD: Indie, Niche Beauty Brands See Most Growth in Prestige Beauty

The prestige beauty brands seeing the most growth based on dollar sales increases in the total measured market were Anastasia Cosmetics, IT Cosmetics, Too Faced Cosmetics, NARS and Tarte. The top five growth brands online based on dollar sales change were Anastasia Cosmetics,
Kiehl’s, Tarte, NARS and Too Faced Cosmetics.

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NPD To Talk Top 2014 Beauty Trends and 2015 Predictions

NPD’s Marshal Cohen, Chief Industry Analyst, and Karen Grant, Vice President and Global Beauty Industry Analyst, will reveal valuable information including 2014 sales results, global beauty industry trends and proprietary consumer research findings.

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