The turnover of enterprises supported by the boom in exports
It was held a few days ago a press conference in which Unipro, the Italian Association of cosmetic companies, has released data on trends of the market in the first half of 2011. There is still a plus sign in the preliminary data of the Italian market of cosmetics, although the trends in the channels are not very homogeneous. In the suffering of the channel continuing professional hairstyle (-1%), better cosmetics sold in beauty salons (+1.8% with an expected value of around 270 million euros). By slowing the pace of growth of the pharmacy that sold shares to the marginal perfumery, while continuing the rise of the channel herbalist (+5%). Finally weighs no small contraction (-1.5%) of retail, which covers 40% of the total cosmetics market. The contractors, skeleton key of the production system, trends indicate good recovery (+4%). “The industry takes, despite the economic scenario is not very reassuring,” says Fabio ROSSELLO, newly elected president of Unipro, “but companies need to engage not just to confirm the levels of competitiveness and exports, strong growth, confirming more than 12 months “.