Executive Summary

Feb 2019
A good year generally but challenges remain over the forecast period

Overall, 2018 was a positive year for home care but a number of challenges remain which could substantially alter the landscape and affect growth over the forecast period.

Home care is shaped by advancing technology, changing consumer habits and environmental concerns

Across all home care categories, advances in product technology and complementary products were evident in 2018.

Big brands continue to dominate but discounters gain share

Irish consumers are traditionally loyal to brands that are either indigenous or have a manufacturing presence in the country.

Product innovation is increasingly consumer-led

Irish consumers have become increasingly militant about the environmental impact of their favourite products. Products that are perceived to be harmful to the environment or to health receive significant adverse media attention and publicity across all categories.

Challenges remain over the forecast period.

The economic outlook for Ireland is projected to remain bright with GDP expected to beat the EU average over the first half of the forecast period. With retail sales generally performing very strongly, this bodes well for home care as prices are expected to increase.

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Home Care in Ireland

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A good year generally but challenges remain over the forecast period
Home care is shaped by advancing technology, changing consumer habits and environmental concerns
Big brands continue to dominate but discounters gain share
Product innovation is increasingly consumer-led
Challenges remain over the forecast period.

MARKET INDICATORS

Table 1 Households 2013-2018

MARKET DATA

Table 2 Sales of Home Care by Category: Value 2013-2018
Table 3 Sales of Home Care by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 4 NBO Company Shares of Home Care: % Value 2014-2018
Table 5 LBN Brand Shares of Home Care: % Value 2015-2018
Table 6 Penetration of Private Label in Home Care by Category: % Value 2013-2018
Table 7 Distribution of Home Care by Format: % Value 2013-2018
Table 8 Distribution of Home Care by Format and Category: % Value 2018
Table 9 Forecast Sales of Home Care by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 10 Forecast Sales of Home Care by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023

SOURCES

Summary 1 Research Sources

Air Care in Ireland

HEADLINES

PROSPECTS

Candle air fresheners continue to grow in popularity adding new demographics
Environment-conscious consumers impact sales of air care
E-commerce and online sales are limited

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Private label expected to grow significantly due to indigenous providers
A polarisation trend is evident in air care
Big brands compete on sustainability

CATEGORY DATA

Table 11 Sales of Air Care by Category: Value 2013-2018
Table 12 Sales of Air Care by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 13 Sales of Air Care by Fragrance: Value Ranking 2013-2018
Table 14 NBO Company Shares of Air Care: % Value 2014-2018
Table 15 LBN Brand Shares of Air Care: % Value 2015-2018
Table 16 Forecast Sales of Air Care by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 17 Forecast Sales of Air Care by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023

Bleach in Ireland

HEADLINES

PROSPECTS

Adverse publicity surges
Commoditisation, reliability and low cost sustain moderate growth

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Domestos continues to lead despite pressure from private label
Brands compete on sustainability

CATEGORY DATA

Table 18 Sales of Bleach: Value 2013-2018
Table 19 Sales of Bleach: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 20 NBO Company Shares of Bleach: % Value 2014-2018
Table 21 LBN Brand Shares of Bleach: % Value 2015-2018
Table 22 Forecast Sales of Bleach: Value 2018-2023
Table 23 Forecast Sales of Bleach: % Value Growth 2018-2023

Dishwashing in Ireland

HEADLINES

PROSPECTS

Housebuilding and renovations increase dishwasher sales
Dishwasher technology and environmental concerns shape the growth of dishwashing
Hand dishwashing suffers due to socioeconomic factors

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Brands compete on sustainability messaging
Multinationals and long-established brands continue to dominate
E-commerce continues to grow in importance

CATEGORY INDICATORS

Table 24 Household Possession of Dishwashers 2013-2018

CATEGORY DATA

Table 25 Sales of Dishwashing by Category: Value 2013-2018
Table 26 Sales of Dishwashing by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 27 NBO Company Shares of Dishwashing: % Value 2014-2018
Table 28 LBN Brand Shares of Dishwashing: % Value 2015-2018
Table 29 Forecast Sales of Dishwashing by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 30 Forecast Sales of Dishwashing by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023

Home Insecticides in Ireland

HEADLINES

PROSPECTS

Neonicotinoids ban generates adverse publicity
Extremely un-Irish summer experienced in 2018

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Private label and discounters continue to win share
Crossover between commercial and domestic insecticides remains
Vapona retains its position

CATEGORY DATA

Table 31 Sales of Home Insecticides by Category: Value 2013-2018
Table 32 Sales of Home Insecticides by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 33 Sales of Spray/Aerosol Insecticides by Type: % Value 2013-2018
Table 34 NBO Company Shares of Home Insecticides: % Value 2014-2018
Table 35 LBN Brand Shares of Home Insecticides: % Value 2015-2018
Table 36 Forecast Sales of Home Insecticides by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 37 Forecast Sales of Home Insecticides by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023

Laundry Care in Ireland

HEADLINES

PROSPECTS

Price per wash is good for consumers but a concern for manufacturers
Consumers have more disposable income but less time
Various factors affect laundry care categories

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Unilever’s commitment to sustainability wins favour with Irish consumers
Reckitt Benckiser demonstrates its commitment to sustainability
Lower temperatures drive new product developments

CATEGORY INDICATORS

Table 38 Household Possession of Washing Machines 2013-2018

CATEGORY DATA

Table 39 Sales of Laundry Care by Category: Value 2013-2018
Table 40 Sales of Laundry Care by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 41 Sales of Laundry Aids by Category: Value 2013-2018
Table 42 Sales of Laundry Aids by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 43 Sales of Laundry Detergents by Category: Value 2013-2018
Table 44 Sales of Laundry Detergents by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 45 NBO Company Shares of Laundry Care: % Value 2014-2018
Table 46 LBN Brand Shares of Laundry Care: % Value 2015-2018
Table 47 NBO Company Shares of Laundry Aids: % Value 2014-2018
Table 48 LBN Brand Shares of Laundry Aids: % Value 2015-2018
Table 49 NBO Company Shares of Laundry Detergents: % Value 2014-2018
Table 50 LBN Brand Shares of Laundry Detergents: % Value 2015-2018
Table 51 Forecast Sales of Laundry Care by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 52 Forecast Sales of Laundry Care by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023

Polishes in Ireland

HEADLINES

PROSPECTS

Changing preference for flooring impacts polishes
Decreased formality in school and the workplace has an impact on polishes

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Private label continues to gain share, but multinationals lead the way
Punch retains its number one position

CATEGORY DATA

Table 53 Sales of Polishes by Category: Value 2013-2018
Table 54 Sales of Polishes by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 55 NBO Company Shares of Polishes: % Value 2014-2018
Table 56 LBN Brand Shares of Polishes: % Value 2015-2018
Table 57 Forecast Sales of Polishes by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 58 Forecast Sales of Polishes by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023

Surface Care in Ireland

HEADLINES

PROSPECTS

Change in attitudes and time pressure affect surface care
Wipes continue to attract negative publicity

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Big gains made by discounters and private label
E-commerce sales surge

CATEGORY DATA

Table 59 Sales of Surface Care by Category: Value 2013-2018
Table 60 Sales of Surface Care by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 61 Sales of Home Care Wipes and Floor Cleaning Systems by Category: Value 2013-2018
Table 62 Sales of Home Care Wipes and Floor Cleaning Systems by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 63 NBO Company Shares of Surface Care: % Value 2014-2018
Table 64 LBN Brand Shares of Surface Care: % Value 2015-2018
Table 65 NBO Company Shares of Home Care Wipes and Floor Cleaning Systems: % Value 2014-2018
Table 66 LBN Brand Shares of Home Care Wipes and Floor Cleaning Systems: % Value 2015-2018
Table 67 Forecast Sales of Surface Care by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 68 Forecast Sales of Surface Care by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023

Toilet Care in Ireland

HEADLINES

PROSPECTS

Consumers increasingly engage contract cleaners
Toilets and water usage

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Big brands dominate toilet liquids
Competition posed by private label

CATEGORY DATA

Table 69 Sales of Toilet Care by Category: Value 2013-2018
Table 70 Sales of Toilet Care by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 71 NBO Company Shares of Toilet Care: % Value 2014-2018
Table 72 LBN Brand Shares of Toilet Care: % Value 2015-2018
Table 73 Forecast Sales of Toilet Care by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 74 Forecast Sales of Toilet Care by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023