A soap is made by combining tallow (or other hard animal fat) or vegetable/fish oil with an alkaline solution. Consumers nowadays prefer toilet soaps that deliver not only skin cleansing but also moisturising, deodorising and exfoliating properties. As a result, toilet soaps today are found in a wide variety of forms for specific end-uses. During 2009-2016, the global toilet soap market grew at a CAGR of around 5%. The market is characterised by growing maturity and a fierce competition among major brands. In recent years, there has been an increasing trend towards value-added products. This report by Expert Market Research entitled “Toilet Soap Market Report and Forecast 2017-2022” provides a comprehensive analysis for anyone who plans to foray into the toilet soap market.
Historical market trends for the toilet soap industry have been provided from 2009-2016 and forecasts have been presented till 2022. On a regional level, the report has segmented the global toilet soap market into the following regions – North America, South America, Asia-Pacific, Western Europe and Eastern & Central Europe. Asia-Pacific currently represents the largest market. On the basis of product type, the global market for toilet soaps has been further segmented into bar soaps, liquid soaps, shower gels and others. For each of the categories, the report has provided both historical and future market trends.
The value chain analysis of toilet soaps has also been covered in this report encompassing all the activities in the value chain such as procurement, manufacturing, sales and distribution. Furthermore, the study assesses the market based on Porter’s five forces model, which evaluates the level of competition in the market by analysing factors such as bargaining power of buyers and suppliers, threat from substitutes and new entrants. A thorough evaluation of the competitive landscape of the toilet soap industry has also been provided. Some of the key players in this market include Proctor and Gamble, Unilever and Colgate-Palmolive.
This report provides an exhaustive insight for setting-up and running a toilet soap manufacturing plant. Factors such as land requirement, construction requirement, raw material requirement, labour requirement, machinery requirement, manufacturing process, utility requirement, total capital investment, total operating cost, prices, income projections, expenditure projections, profit margins, net present value, return on investment, payback period, etc. have been comprehensively covered in this report.
The following are the key questions answered by this report:
- What are the market trends for the global toilet soap market?
- Which are the biggest markets (regions) for toilet soaps?
- What are the major types of toilet soaps? Which are the most popular?
- Who are the key manufacturers in the toilet soap market?
- What are the land and construction requirements to start a toilet soap manufacturing plant?
- What are the machinery requirements to start a toilet soap manufacturing plant?
- How are toilet soap priced? What are the profit margins at various stages of the supply chain?
- What is the total capital investment required to start a toilet soap manufacturing plant?
- What are the running costs of a toilet soap manufacturing plant?
- How much revenue can a toilet soap manufacturing plant generate?
In order to prepare this research report, Expert Market Research conducted face to face and telephonic interviews with numerous industry participants in the toilet soap industry. They included manufacturers, distributors, end users, consultants, marketing professionals, researchers, etc. Primary research accounted for the bulk of the research efforts, complemented by an extensive secondary research. Secondary sources included annual reports, press releases, books, journals, white papers, newspapers, magazines, government sources and various proprietary databases.
Expert Market Research uses its comprehensive database of macroeconomic and industry specific data to produce its market forecasts. The initial baseline forecast is produced with the most recent market data. After an initial baseline forecast, all future macroeconomic and sector-specific events and assumptions are taken into account to generate the final forecast.