NPD Group: Holidays Will Be Good for Prestige Beauty

“New data from the NPD Group on the state of the U.S. beauty market is noting a boost in year-to-date sales over 2014 to highlight the segment’s strength headed into the holiday season. Prestige beauty sales for January to September are up 8% over the same period last year — led by fragrances, makeup and skin care. ‘What’s driving the industry today has changed; fragrance sales are dynamic in core components like juices, while gift sets are becoming less prominent,’ NPD Group’s global beauty industry analyst Karen Grant said.” Read more at Drug Store News.