2016 may have been a tough year for the retail sector in general, but cosmetic sales still grew in the UK to a whopping £9.38 billion.
There was evidence too that British shoppers are starting to be a great deal more savvy in their purchases - price conscious and making sure they get value for money by shopping around for their favourite cosmetic brands .
This means that the opportunities to grow a successful business in cosmetics are certainly there, but only for those who have business acumen and the ability to be highly competitive. That cutting edge can come from having the backing of an established and reputable cosmetics company. For example, clients will feel reassured by a familiar brand name. Franchisees can also enjoy other benefits from a partnerships with bigger players, such as help with business management, technological support and a seamless, prompt supply of products. There are many successful cosmetics related companies in the UK and globally, who are happy to share their successful business model with entrepreneurs.
From cosmetic carts and stands in shopping centres, to distributors, salons and beauty service providers. Options for working from home are also plentiful, as the digital age has create a myriad of opportunities to promote and demonstrate cosmetics via social media. One of the leaders in this field is Body Shop, which is growing its network of franchise product promoters who use social media and event demonstrations to good effect. Guinot franchise also covers both make up and cosmetics in its franchise deal. For the sweet scent of success with your cosmetic business startup, get the right foundation by contacting us for advice today.