Selective Perfumery

An integral part of the French people’s everyday lives

Selective Perfumery is a universe like none other, in which you will enjoy a beauty and care experience delivered by professionals who are experts in make-up, skincare and perfumes, devoting their time and knowledge to you in a tailored consulting service. They offer you a wide range of rare, exceptional and safe products, exactly suited to you.

An sector that sets the example

Selective Perfumery is the leading employer in the sector with 68% of the workforce (17,770 employees out of 25,000) in retail perfumery, beauty, toiletries and personal care and cosmetics outlets offering Selective Perfumery

With sales of more than €3 billion, France is one of the leading markets for Selective Perfumery in Europe, just behind the United Kingdom (€3.2 billion), ahead of Italy (€1.7 billion) and Spain (€1.5 billion). (Source: NPD)

 

Selective Perfumery in numbers

Fédération française de parfumerie selective

A NETWORK COVERING FRANCE

€3 billion in turnover

4 distribution channels and 2,560 points of sale

A DYNAMIC MARKET

 Over 1000 new products per year

2/3 of fragrance Sales

Fédération française de parfumerie selective
Fédération française de parfumerie selective

AN EMPLOYER SETTING THE EXAMPLE

Leading employer in the beauty and cosmetics retail trade

94% are women

A NETWORK COVERING THE NATION

€3 billion in turnover

4 distribution channels and 2,560 points of sale

Fédération française de parfumerie selective

A DYNAMIC MARKET

 Over 1000 new products per year

2/3 of fragrance Sales

Fédération française de parfumerie selective

AN EMPLOYER SETTING THE EXAMPLE

Leading employer in the beauty and cosmetics retail trade

94% are women

Fédération française de parfumerie selective

Timeline

2019
Aug 20

SEPTEMBER 2011

The FFPS opens its 1st website

Aug 20

NOVEMBER 2011 : #SupplyChain

FFPS and FEBEA adopt a best practice manual on logistics

Aug 20

11 JULY 2013 #Europe

The European regulation on cosmetic product withdrawals is implemented, the FFPS publishes a series of practical guides #Europe

Aug 20

NOVEMBER 2015 : #VocTraining

FFPS and Agefos PME launch the certification degree programmes for Beauty Consultants.

Aug 20

SEPTEMBER 2016 : #CustomerJourney

The FFPS publishes the results of the 1st study (IFOP) analysing the specificities of the customer pathway in the age of omni-channeling.

Aug 20

31 MAY 2022 : #Selective Distribution

New European block exemption regulation for vertical supply and distribution agreements.

Aug 20

The 1950s #SelectiveDistribution

Selective distribution of perfumery and beauty comes into being.

Aug 20

1965 : #Europe #regulation

The European Community adopts Regulation 19/65/CEE on certain categories of agreements and concerted practices between undertakings pursuant to Article 101 TFEU, paragraph 3 of which lays down the exemption rules.

Aug 20

1ER JANUARY 2000 : #Europe

The new European block exemption regulation for vertical supply and distribution agreements (No. 2790/1999) comes into effect

Aug 20

2000 : The French Federation of Selective Perfumery (FFPS).

The FFPS is created, under the aegis of the French Federation of Retail Perfumes, and the regional professional trade unions for Selective Perfumery, created in 1962

Aug 20

Avril 2011

FFPS launches an EDI programme with its partner GSI #Dematerialisation #Sales Exchanges

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