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Country Report

100% Home Delivery/Takeaway in France

The 100% delivery/takeaway channel underwent a process of restructuring in 2015. While the channel is stagnating with negative like-for-like growth, large chains, such as Domino’s Pizza, are continuing to expand. Some other groups, such as Nooi, have...

May 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 27 | Add to cart | View details

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Cafés/Bars in France

The number of cafés/bars continued to decline in 2015 with the economic climate in the country making private investments unfavourable, thus impacting the development of chained operators through franchising and reducing the frequency of new outlet ...

May 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 30 | Add to cart | View details

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Consumer Foodservice By Location in France

Chained operators continued to move their locations away from malls in 2015 as consumers reined in their spending on eating out. The increase of VAT from 7% to 10% and the higher prices of raw materials, meant consumer foodservice operators had ...

May 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 43 | Add to cart | View details

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Fast Food in France

Fast food is becoming increasingly commonplace in France. France’s economy has not fully recovered from the global economic crisis with a slow growth rate and high unemployment. As a consequence, French consumers continue to worry about their future,...

May 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 41 | Add to cart | View details

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Full-Service Restaurants in France

The sharing economy, where increasing numbers of people are eating in the houses of strangers for lunch or dinner, is rapidly evolving in France and started to negatively impact full-service restaurants in 2015. People who engage in such activities ...

May 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 38 | Add to cart | View details

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Consumer Foodservice in France

Consumer foodservice posted a weaker performance in 2015 compared to the review period. The number of outlets decreased at a rapid rate while the speed of decline in current value sales also increased. The French economy continues to underperform, ...

May 2016 | US$2,100 | Pages: 121 | Add to cart | View details

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Self-Service Cafeterias in France

The concept of self-service cafeterias is increasingly at odds with changing consumer behaviours and expectations. The self-service cafeteria business model relies on convenience and low price with an average spend per transaction of €5. The ...

May 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 25 | Add to cart | View details

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Street Stalls/Kiosks in France

Two factors boosted the performance of street stalls/kiosks in 2015 in France. First, the urban population continued to grow and given that this demographic tends to live in the suburbs, such consumers need to travel and are keener to eat on the go. ...

May 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 23 | Add to cart | View details

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Bath and Shower in France

Bath and shower is a mature category which is dominated by mass brands. In 2015 the main branded manufacturers continued to compete for sales through innovation, promotion and advertising. They continued to offer consumers benefits going beyond ...

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Colour Cosmetics in France

One of the key trends in colour cosmetics in 2015 was the success of low-priced brands which target the younger generation. The success of Essence and Kiko Milano is the perfect example of this trend. Due to their modern image and inexpensive prices,...

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Deodorants in France

Until the end of 2015, Unilever’s competitors did not show any interest in launching compressed deodorant sprays in France, even though the leading player continued to encourage its rivals to adopt the new technology. In 2015 it edited a guide with ...

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Depilatories in France

Depilatories again faced competition from other hair removal methods and also from seasonality of consumer demand in 2015. In order to increase the frequency of use, manufacturers maintained strong investment in product innovation and targeted ...

Apr 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 21 | Add to cart | View details

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Fragrances in France

The key story in fragrances in 2015 was the concentration of sales amongst the top five brands of premium women’s and men’s fragrances. Consumers were looking for fragrances with a strong reputation and were convinced by successful advertising ...

Apr 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 29 | Add to cart | View details

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Hair Care in France

The mature hair care category continued to be affected by pressure on prices, notably in the mass distribution channel. To stimulate sales, the main manufacturers brought more added-value to their brands and targeted the older population, notably ...

Apr 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 32 | Add to cart | View details

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Men's Grooming in France

Despite its poor performance, men’s grooming continued to attract new entrants in 2015. Some of them already operated in beauty and personal care, as is the case of Laboratoires LaScad, which extended the brand Ushuaïa into this category during 2015....

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Oral Care in France

Oral care continued to increase in France in current value terms in 2015, driven by higher consumer concern about oral hygiene and the importance placed on to an attractive smile. “Selfie” beauty continued to positively impact this category, as ...

Apr 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 26 | Add to cart | View details

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Beauty and Personal Care in France

For the third consecutive year, beauty and personal care posted poor value growth in France in 2015. The good performances of sun care, deodorants and skin care were not able to fully offset the declining sales in hair care, men’s grooming and ...

Apr 2016 | US$2,650 | Pages: 139 | Add to cart | View details

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Skin Care in France

In 2015 there were two major trends in skin care. The first was the success of brands which belong to players such as Aesop and Kiko Milano. Mono-brand retailers offer a unique shopping experience to consumers. The second was the progression of ...

Apr 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 38 | Add to cart | View details

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Sun Care in France

2015 was a bumper year for sun care in France. The good weather observed during the early spring positively impacted volume sales of sun care during the second quarter of the year. The favourable weather conditions continued into the summer, and sun ...

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Baby and Child-Specific Products in France

Chemists/pharmacies and parapharmacies/drugstores continued to attract consumers, because more of them paid attention to the ingredients used in baby and child-specific products and looked for advice. This trend remained unfavourable to brands sold ...

Apr 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 33 | Add to cart | View details

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Better For You Beverages in France

Many areas of better for you beverages are struggling to maintain consumer interest, chiefly due to health-conscious consumers increasingly seeking more natural diets. Reduced caffeine coffee for example saw 3% retail volume decline in 2015 over the ...

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Better For You Packaged Food in France

The situation did not improve for better for you packaged food in 2015, with the category continuing to suffer from a structural disaffection among French consumers in 2015. There was still a general belief that light versions of packaged food ...

Apr 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 35 | Add to cart | View details

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Food Intolerance in France

The main trend in 2015 was the growing awareness of food allergies and the benefits of food intolerance products, not only by consumers who suffered from allergies but also and increasingly by non-allergic people. While other adults discovered their ...

Apr 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 33 | Add to cart | View details

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Fortified/Functional Beverages in France

There was growing concern over the health impact of FF energy drinks in France during the review period, particularly among younger consumers. This encouraged the government to introduce taxation specifically covering this product area, with the "Red...

Apr 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 34 | Add to cart | View details

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Fortified/Functional Packaged Food in France

Fortified/functional packaged food did not fare any better in 2015 than in the previous year. The category was in the cross fire from the toughening of the regulatory environment for FF packaged food and a decline in demand. Firstly, since the ...

Apr 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 38 | Add to cart | View details

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Naturally Healthy Beverages in France

Sales of NH bottled water benefited strongly from a hot spring and summer in France in 2015. This encouraged consumers to increase their consumption of water, particularly boosting on-the-go impulse sales. Thanks to these trends, NH bottled water saw...

Apr 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 32 | Add to cart | View details

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Naturally Healthy Packaged Food in France

Naturally healthy packaged food fared rather well in 2015. Health concerns and the rise of diet-related conditions in France led more consumers to improve their dietary habits and to seek better quality food. In addition, the category benefited from ...

Apr 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 34 | Add to cart | View details

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Organic Beverages in France

Organic beverages is benefiting from widening distribution in France. The success of organic grocery specialists during the review period is encouraging mainstream grocery retailers within discounters, supermarkets and hypermarkets to broaden their ...

Apr 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 32 | Add to cart | View details

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Organic Packaged Food in France

Most experts and marketers were rather satisfied by the progression of organic packaged food in 2015. While a price war was spreading in standard packaged food, organic packaged food did not seem to be negatively affected by the gloomy situation of ...

Apr 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 33 | Add to cart | View details

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Health and Wellness in France

Health and wellness sales were impacted by consumers' economic concerns during the review period. With subdued real GDP growth and high unemployment rates, consumers remained highly price-sensitive, with this impacting growth due to many product ...

Apr 2016 | US$2,100 | Pages: 113 | Add to cart | View details

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Fresh Food in France

Operators and trade associations were rather disappointed by the performance of fresh food which stagnated in both total volume and retail volume terms in 2015. This was all the more surprising given that most indicators turned green in early 2015. ...

Mar 2016 | US$1,210 | Add to cart | View details

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Away-From-Home Tissue and Hygiene in France

Demand for AFH tissue and hygiene was negatively impacted by two major terror attacks, in January and November 2015, and year-round terrorism risks which resulted in a 2% decline in visits to horeca outlets in 2015. In hospitals, public attendance ...

Mar 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 20 | Add to cart | View details

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Incontinence in France

Demand for disposable incontinence products continued to be structurally driven by the ageing population in 2015. The number of persons aged 65+ years, for example, rose by 2% over the previous year. In addition, the advent of several innovative ...

Mar 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 21 | Add to cart | View details

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Nappies/Diapers/Pants in France

The number of live births fell by almost 3% in 2015. The ongoing morose socio-economic conditions and a series of terror attacks throughout the year were deterrents to procreation among French households. Historically low birth figures over the ...

Mar 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 23 | Add to cart | View details

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Tissue and Hygiene in France

Tissue and hygiene continued to record retail value growth in 2015, although the various categories registered disparate performances. Retail tissue was the growth driver and thrived mainly due to the strong pace of product innovation and an ...

Mar 2016 | US$2,650 | Pages: 56 | Add to cart | View details

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Retail Tissue in France

Kitchen towels recorded value growth in 2015 mainly due to the popularity of home-made patisserie and desserts, as households sought to recreate professional-level pastry recipes at home. In these activities, kitchen towels are very often used for a ...

Mar 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 21 | Add to cart | View details

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Sanitary Protection in France

In volume terms, per capita demand for sanitary protection regressed slightly in 2015 due to the declining population of females aged 12-54 years. Over the previous decade, this population segment declined by almost 2%. On average, 253 units of ...

Mar 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 21 | Add to cart | View details

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Wipes in France

Both personal and home care wipes and floor cleaning systems recorded retail value declines in 2015. Demand for baby wipes, which was the largest value contributor (71%) to personal wipes in 2015, continued to suffer from earlier reports by consumer ...

Mar 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 23 | Add to cart | View details

Country Profile

France: Country Profile

A weak euro and low energy prices should keep the French economy on a modest but steady recovery in 2016. An improvement in corporate profit margins is also expected. Weaknesses in domestic demand are a drag. Public sector employment will fall ...

Mar 2016 | US$150 | Pages: 10 | Add to cart | View details

Strategy Briefing

The Global Rise of the Can’t Cook Gourmet

While more consumers self-identify as foodies, with a strong interest in exotic and gourmet foods, there is also a rise in the number of consumers who can’t, or won’t, cook for themselves. Drawing from a wide range of Euromonitor International ...

Feb 2016 | US$1,325 | Pages: 39 | Add to cart | View details

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Apparel Accessories in France

Apparel accessories experienced a low renewal rate in 2015 as these items are generally used over long periods of time, especially in the case of belts. In addition, some purchases in the category are dependent on the prevailing weather conditions, ...

Feb 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 25 | Add to cart | View details

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Childrenswear in France

Childrenswear generated static volume growth and negative current value growth in 2015, although this was an improvement on the volume and current value CAGRs registered in the category over the review period. On one hand, sales of childrenswear are ...

Feb 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 26 | Add to cart | View details

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Footwear in France

With per capita annual sales of footwear at four pairs in 2015, French consumers are among the heaviest buyers of footwear at global level. However, footwear in France is still facing difficulties. Indeed, although value sales of rose slightly to ...

Feb 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 28 | Add to cart | View details

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Hosiery in France

Unfavourable weather conditions had a strong negative impact on sales of hosiery during the first half of 2015 and hosiery consequently struggled to recover despite recording a positive performance from September. According to Euromonitor ...

Feb 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 22 | Add to cart | View details

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Jeans in France

Current value growth remained stable in jeans in 2015, as it did as over the entire review period. The improving economic context in the country had a positive impact on sales of jeans offered under the spring/summer and autumn/winter collections of ...

Feb 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 30 | Add to cart | View details

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Menswear in France

Volume sales of menswear increased by 1% in 2015, a superior performance to the marginally negative volume CAGR recorded in the category over the review period. The improved economic context and favourable weather conditions again had a positive ...

Feb 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 36 | Add to cart | View details

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Apparel and Footwear in France

Volume sales of apparel and footwear remained stable in 2015 as the improved economic context and favourable weather conditions had a positive impact on sales of spring-summer and autumn-winter collections. However, the market still recorded a slight...

Feb 2016 | US$2,100 | Pages: 100 | Add to cart | View details

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Sportswear in France

Constant value sales of sportswear in France increased by 1% in 2015. Despite the strong performance recorded in sports footwear, with current value sales increasing by 4% in 2015, overall sales of sportswear were adversely impacted by the static ...

Feb 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 21 | Add to cart | View details

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Womenswear in France

Womenswear recorded static volume growth for the second consecutive year in 2015. However, value sales of womenswear continued to decline as the average unit price in the category remained on a downwards trend. This can be explained by the success of...

Feb 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 37 | Add to cart | View details

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Asian Speciality Drinks in France

Asian speciality drinks remained a micro-niche with limited visibility in France in 2015; the key consumers of such drinks remained the Asian population living in France. They purchase these products in Asian supermarkets, online stores and ...

Feb 2016 | US$990 | Pages: 31 | Add to cart | View details
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