Manufacturers of toiletries&madsh;that whole long list of things found in the bathroom for personal care, shampoo, deodorant, hand lotion, face crème, foot crème, toothpaste, perfume, hair mouse, etc.—saw robust growth over the period 1997 through 2007 but lost many of those gains between 2007 and 2009, a pattern repeated in so many industries.
Today’s market size is the size of hte toiletries market as measured by U.S. manufacturers’ shipments in 1997, 2007, and 2009.
Geographic reference: United States
Year: 1997, 2007 and 2009
Market size: $24.3, $48.8 and 38.5 billion respectively
Source: 1997 Economic Census, 2007 Economic Census, and the 2009 Annual Survey of Manufactures.
Original source: U.S. Census Bureau
Posted on December 15, 2011