Women look for goods online thoroughly, taking their time; that is why a personalized approach is appreciated here. 64% Russian pollees look for cosmetics online, and when an analogous product is almost over and they need a new one, only 47% prefer offline. If an old product is completely over, 44% users will go to an offline shop—only 19% will choose online tools.
The Russian beauty market decreased by 4% to 363 billion rubles in May 2017—June 2018, compared to the same period in 2016-2017, says the study by GfK Russia presented at the Think with Google Beauty conference. Analysts also note a fall in the average spend in this category by almost 5%.