11 reports

Super Premium Beauty and Personal Care in France

30 pages • By Euromonitor International

The trend towards customised fragrances targeting very wealthy customers gained ground in 2016. Over the review period Jean Patou was one of the first to offer rich and prestigious customers the possibility to produce their own unique fragrance. However, from 2015 other players, such as Guerlain and Cartier, followed this strategy and ensured...

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Nov 2016

Luxury Leather Goods in France

28 pages • By Euromonitor International

The macroeconomic context was not favourable to sales of luxury leather goods in 2016. With terrorist attacks seen in France since November 2015, sales of luxury brands were affected by lower purchases by tourists, who were afraid to come to the country. In addition, despite the prospects of a slight recovery of the French economy in 2016,...

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Nov 2016

Designer Apparel and Footwear (Ready-To-Wear) in France

31 pages • By Euromonitor International

Designer apparel and footwear (ready-to-wear), the most valuable category in luxury goods, again posted a positive value performance in 2016, even though there was a slowdown compared with the CAGR recorded over the review period. Once more, designer apparel and footwear saw its average unit price increase. The scarcity of some raw materials...

550 627 413
Nov 2016

Luxury Writing Instruments and Stationery in France

27 pages • By Euromonitor International

In France, writing instruments and stationery saw the worst performance in luxury goods in 2016. Value sales declined by 3% in current terms, which was a worse performance compared with the CAGR recorded over 2011-2016. Beyond the digitalisation trend, which had already negatively impacted the category during the review period, the category...

550 627 413
Nov 2016

Luxury Eyewear in France

28 pages • By Euromonitor International

In 2016 luxury eyewear continued to benefit from purchases by less wealthy local shoppers. If they are not fully reimbursed by private health insurance plans, they are partly refunded, and consequently the prices of such products are attractive to a large number of French consumers who cannot afford other luxury goods. Thus, most luxury brands...

550 627 413
Nov 2016

Luxury Jewellery in France

27 pages • By Euromonitor International

One of the key trends in luxury jewellery in 2016 was brand extension into luxury portable consumer electronics. This trend is illustrated by Swarovski’s strategy, which consists of the launch of connected jewellery. New connected jewellery by Swarovski is modern and has a fashionable design, and is adapted for sports activity or daily usage.Euromonitor...

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Nov 2016

Luxury Portable Consumer Electronics in France

27 pages • By Euromonitor International

Whilst luxury mobiles phones continued to be challenged by a large number of cheaper smartphones from technology-driven brands, the evolution of the category took a different turn, with the emergence and success of luxury wearables. Since 2015, their offer has multiplied in the marketplace, and is generating strong receptivity amongst consumers...

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Nov 2016

Luxury Timepieces in France

28 pages • By Euromonitor International

Since 2015, luxury timepieces has seen the offer of smartwatches multiply and generate strong receptivity amongst consumers with higher incomes. TAG Heuer smartwatch and Apple Hermès iWatch were the first luxury wearables available in the marketplace. However, other smartwatches have emerged since then. Amongst the most popular is the Michael...

550 627 413
Nov 2016

Luxury Goods in France, Euromonitor International

88 pages • By Euromonitor International

Luxury goods posted low but still positive current value growth in 2016. In comparison with the review period it saw a worse performance. From November 2015 France was plagued by terrorist attacks, with incidents in Paris, Nice and other parts of the country. The social context was also tense, due to strikes against the new labour law. Tourists...

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Nov 2016

Luxury Accessories in France

19 pages • By Euromonitor International

Luxury accessories were again used by luxury players as a key product to attract new consumers in 2015. As prices of these products are lower than other luxury goods, such as bags, they are affordable to households with lower purchasing power. For luxury brands, they are not only a product which allows them to boost sales, but are also a way...

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Feb 2016

Luxury Electronic Gadgets in France

17 pages • By Euromonitor International

Sales of luxury electronic gadgets again declined in 2015. Luxury mobile phones suffered from the preference consumers have for smartphones, which are perceived as premium products with higher performance and are available at lower prices. Demand for luxury electronic devices declined as wealthy tourists can find those brands in their home...

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Feb 2016